Lord Lucas

Conservative Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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A selection of Lord Lucas's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Education: A-level Results - Question 23 Sep 2020

    My Lords, will the Government conduct research into the extraordinarily large difference between predicted grades and actual grades at A-level, so that we can understand why deprived children fall below predicted grades so often and do something about it?
  • Devolution in England - Question 22 Sep 2020

    My Lords, will my noble friend look at the proposals in the Policy Exchange document No More Tiers, which proposes that power should reside in communities such as the one I live in now, at Eastbourne, rather than be handed down from higher authorities?
  • Devolution in England - Question 22 Sep 2020

    My Lords, will my noble friend look at the proposals in the Policy Exchange document No More Tiers, which proposes that power should reside in communities such as the one I live in now, at Eastbourne, rather than be handed down from higher authorities?

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1991

Currently held offices

  • Member, Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee (since 13 Jun 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee (17 May 2018 to 19 Mar 2019)
  • Member, Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (13 Sep 2016 to 9 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Digital Skills Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 4 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (Higher education in STEM subjects) (29 Nov 2011 to 17 Jul 2012)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 8 Dec 2011)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (24 May 2005 to 30 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (11 Jul 2003 to 28 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Committee On Animals In Scientific Procedures (28 Jun 2001 to 16 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (28 Nov 1995 to 8 Apr 1997)
  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (22 Nov 1994 to 8 Nov 1995)

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