the Earl of Caithness


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  • House of Lords: Lord Speaker’s Committee Report - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 19 Dec 2017

    My Lords, the interest in your Lordships’ House in this debate and in this subject is enormous—we have a list of 95 speakers. The interest outside is zero. When the noble Lord, Lord Burns, got up to introduce his committee’s report, there were two members in the Press Gallery and none in the Public Gallery. It swelled to 13 by the time he had finished, but we are now down to...
  • Plans to Improve the Natural Environment and Animal Welfare - Motion to Take Note 7 Dec 2017

    My Lords, the terms of my Motion made this a very wide debate. Early this morning, I had a 30-minute lecture to give your Lordships, and I am therefore extremely grateful to each and every noble Lord who took part in this debate and covered the points that I had to omit from my speech. I am also grateful to my noble friend the Minister for his reply, which he took at a good canter that we...
  • Plans to Improve the Natural Environment and Animal Welfare - Motion to Take Note 7 Dec 2017

    My Lords, I declare my interests as in the register, and that I serve on the committee looking at the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006. The committee is still taking evidence, and the views I express are entirely my own. Life on this planet depends on air, water and soil. Ours is the first Government to make a firm commitment, “to leave the natural environment in a...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1965

Currently held offices

  • Member, Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 Committee (since 29 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communications 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 Committee (Lords) (19 Nov 2002 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (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 Committee (Lords) (7 Jul 1987 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (2 Sep 1985 to 10 Sep 1986)
  • Member, Consolidation 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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