Lord Higgins


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Recent appearances

  • Class 4 National Insurance Contributions - Statement 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, my noble friend will know that the Chancellor’s original proposal was widely welcomed by, for example, a leader in the Financial Times and the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Would he agree that the way in which the doctrine of the manifesto has developed over almost the last century needs further review now? We find ourselves in a situation where a manifesto appears at short...
  • Budget Statement - Motion to Take Note 14 Mar 2017

    My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Macpherson, not least because he started his speech on exactly the same point I was going to make, referring to Iain Macleod’s famous dictum that a Budget that looks good on Budget day may look a lot less good a few weeks later. It has never been clearly established whether the reverse of that is true: that a Budget which is...

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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, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 1 Jan 1992)
  • Chair, Liaison Committee (Commons) (9 Jun 1983 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • 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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