Lord Freyberg

Crossbench 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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Recent appearances

  • Trade Bill - Commons Amendments: Motion D1 (as an amendment to Motion D) 2 Feb 2021

    My Lords, as I rise to speak to Motion D1 in the name of the noble Baroness, Lady Thornton, the House will recall I have spoken at length in recent weeks about my support for Amendment 4 and, in particular, the protections it would afford publicly funded data processing services and IT systems in connection with the provision of health and care. The Minister has mentioned in his replies, and...
  • Medicines and Medical Devices Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 17 14 Jan 2021

    My Lords, I was privileged to speak at some length about the provisions of this Bill in Grand Committee, and I thank those who supported the amendments in my name, which concerned the role of cutting-edge, data-driven medical devices. The Minister has since reassured me of his intention to further explore their implications in the course of a consultation exercise about their definition and...
  • Trade Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 11 7 Dec 2020

    My Lords, I am delighted to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Thornton, and congratulate her on her excellent and persuasive speech. I am pleased to contribute to consideration on Report of the Trade Bill and to speak to the new Amendment 11. There is some question as to the status of new and enhanced digital trade provisions in replacement deals, such as the CEPA signed by the UK and Japan in...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1993

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (23 Nov 1999 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (28 Nov 1995 to 19 Nov 1998)

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