Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Former Labour Peer


Former Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 17 May 2000

Left the House of Lords on 6 July 2016

Positions held at time of appointment: Managing Director, Faber & Faber (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) ( 8 Oct 2010 to 2 May 2011)
  • Government Whip (13 Jun 2003 to 17 Oct 2007)
  • Government Whip (13 Jun 2003 to 27 Jun 2007)

Recent appearances

  • Public Bodies Bill [HL] — Committee (7th Day) 28 Feb 2011

    My Lords, I rise to speak briefly as a great admirer of NESTA, an organisation that works in an exciting and important area of our society to create a viable commercial future for science, technology and the arts. NESTA's core objective is to combine capital investment with non-financial support to help innovative early-stage companies to turn their ideas into commercial success. These target...
  • British Film Institute: Children's Film Funding — Question 14 Feb 2011

    My Lords, I declare an interest as a previous vice-chairman of the BFI under the chairmanship of my noble friend Lord Attenborough, who, as we all regret, cannot be in his place today. As the Minister will know, in the past, children's film was financed from the Eady levy and the funding administered by the Children's Film and Television Foundation with great success. If the principle of...
  • Arts: Funding — Debate 3 Feb 2011

    My Lords, I join everybody in thanking the noble Earl, Lord Clancarty, for initiating this debate. He told us that this was the House's first debate on the arts for 18 months, since a debate initiated by my noble friend Lord Bragg. This has been such a wonderfully interesting afternoon that I hope that, from now on, we will sit all night talking about the arts rather than other matters. We...

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