Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) (Continued) 5 Dec 2018

    My Lords, it is a privilege to speak after the noble and learned Lord, Lord Goldsmith. Obviously, his distinguished record as a former Attorney-General is particularly relevant to the present situation, and enables him to speak with authority. Probably more than anybody in the country, he has had first-hand experience of the extraordinary pressures placed on Law Officers of the Crown in the...
  • Financial Services (Implementation of Legislation) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 4 Dec 2018

    My Lords, it would be hard to argue with the importance of having the necessary financial architecture in place to protect and sustain the UK’s position in the event of a no-deal scenario. The ability of the appropriate authorities to act decisively to maintain financial stability and public confidence is critical in any country, and nowhere more than in the United Kingdom, given the size...
  • Civil Liability Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments 20 Nov 2018

    I raise a narrower point than that of the noble Lord, Lord Sharkey. I refer to the Government’s Amendment 1 where, notwithstanding the heavyweight legal artillery from the noble and learned Lords, Lord Judge and Lord Hope of Craighead, I would like to probe the thinking a little further. What is proposed seems undesirable in a number of aspects, not least of which is that it may put the...

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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)

Currently held offices

  • Member, SLSC Sub-Committee B (since 4 Sep 2018)
  • Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (since 17 May 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)


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