Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Conservative Peer

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 June 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman and Founder, Granville plc (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee ( 1 Jul 2019 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Chair, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee ( 1 Jul 2019 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Chair, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee ( 1 Jul 2019 to 19 Jul 2017)
  • Member, SLSC Sub-Committee B ( 4 Sep 2018 to 30 Apr 2019)
  • Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (17 May 2018 to 1 Mar 2019)
  • Chair, Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 28 Mar 2018)
  • Chair, Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 28 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee ( 8 Jun 2015 to 19 Jul 2017)
  • Member, Insurance Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Nov 2014 to 28 Nov 2014)
  • Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Nov 2014 to 3 Feb 2015)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (12 Jun 2014 to 25 Jun 2014)
  • Member, Soft Power Committee (16 May 2013 to 11 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill [HL] Committee ( 5 Sep 2011 to 1 Dec 2011)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (13 Nov 2007 to 16 May 2012)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 11 Jan 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Trade & Industry (16 Dec 2005 to 11 Jan 2007)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, (Also Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland - Not In Shadow Cabinet) (13 Jun 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, (Assisted By Shadow Law Officers) (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Trade & Industry (20 May 2005 to 13 Jun 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Economic Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Home Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs ( 6 Jul 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Home, Constitutional & Legal Affairs (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)

Recent appearances

  • Victims and Prisoners Bill - Report (4th Day): Amendment 120A 21 May 2024

    My Lords, I added my name to Amendments 138A, 143 and 144 in the name of the noble Lord, Lord Blunkett. These amendments are concerned with DPPs—with people who have been detained, as opposed to imprisoned, for public protection. I listened very carefully to the Minister when he explained Amendments 139A, 139B and 139C and the very sympathetic way he has addressed the issues that we raised...
  • Ukraine: Small Boats - Question 1 May 2024

    My Lords, assuming that the seized boats are not going to Ukraine, could my noble friend tell the House how quickly they are destroyed?
  • Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Commons Reasons: Motion A1 (as an amendment to Motion A) 22 Apr 2024

    My Lords, I am sorry if I was not clear. I think I have spent some time discussing the issue of risk assessment and the way the risk is being weighed by various parties, various people and various bodies. This is the point that the noble Lord, Lord Anderson, has arrived at: it is his assessment of where we are on the risk profile. I have said that I fully accept his position as being entirely...

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