The Earl of Caithness

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Agriculture Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 58 17 Sep 2020

    My Lords, I too had the privilege of sitting on the committee chaired by the noble Lord, Lord Krebs—the Food, Poverty, Health and Environment Committee—and I am grateful to the Government for their response to our report. I would classify it in English as “disappointing,” in Scottish as “peely-wally,” and I think the amendment before us goes a long way towards implementing what...
  • Agriculture Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 49 17 Sep 2020

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for bringing forward his amendments on this issue. I would still prefer the reporting to be annual, but he has made a move towards us, and I will not dispute his suggestion of three years. My noble friend Lord Dundee made some interesting and useful points about animal feeds and the damage caused when growing them in other countries, particularly in Brazil, as...
  • Agriculture Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 45 17 Sep 2020

    My Lords, I welcome these amendments. I have only two questions for my noble friend. It concerns me that these amendments have been tabled at this stage. Why did we not know about this problem before? Why has it only just come to light on Report? It worries me that we might be letting other issues through. Are there any other related programmes affecting other industries where primary...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1965

Currently held offices

  • Member, Food, Poverty, Health and Environment Committee (since 13 Jun 2019)
  • Member, Rural Economy Committee (since 17 May 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 13 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Communications and Digital Committee (25 May 2016 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, European Union Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (21 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (17 May 2012 to 21 May 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (18 May 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture (9 Dec 2008 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (8 Dec 2003 to 30 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (19 Nov 2002 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (9 Jun 1997 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (5 Jun 1997 to 30 Nov 2000)
  • Minister of State (Transport) (Railways and Roads) (14 Apr 1992 to 11 Jan 1994)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (7 Jul 1987 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (2 Sep 1985 to 10 Sep 1986)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (14 Jun 1979 to 31 Oct 1984)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D (24 May 1979 to 1 Feb 1982)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G (28 Mar 1979 to 20 Dec 1979)

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