Lord Higgins

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Air Quality - Statement 24 Apr 2017

    Does my noble friend agree that the problem of air pollution is greatest in London, and that the reality is that Transport for London has totally failed to deal with the issue? Indeed, it has made it a great deal worse, in two respects. First, it apparently has no authority to limit the number of minicabs. In fact, the extraordinary position emerges that no one has any authority to limit the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Greater London 7 Apr 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 31 January (HL4755), whether the range of tools available to Transport for London to deal with congestion and vehicle pollution includes the power to limit the number of private hire vehicles which it licenses; and if not, why not.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Greater London 7 Apr 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 31 January (HL4755), whether any authority has the power to limit the number of private hire vehicles licensed to operate in London; and whether they have received any representations from the Mayor of London on the need for such powers.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Personal Service Companies Committee (12 Nov 2013 to 31 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
  • Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (22 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
  • Member, Committee on the Speakership of the House (12 Jul 2005 to 19 Dec 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Work & Pensions and Welfare Reform (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Economic Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Member, Standards in Public Life Committee (16 Nov 1994 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (1 Jan 1992 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Member, Privileges Committee (22 Nov 1988 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Chair, Liaison Committee (Commons) (9 Jun 1983 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Chair, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 1 Jan 1992)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (15 Jun 1982 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (20 Nov 1980 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (3 May 1979 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (7 Apr 1972 to 4 Mar 1974)
  • Minister of State (HM Treasury) (23 Jun 1970 to 7 Apr 1972)

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