Lord Hunt of Wirral

Conservative 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

  • Preparing for Extreme Risks (RARPC Report) - Motion to Take Note 12 Jan 2023

    My Lords, I declare my insurance and legal interests as set out in the register. Like other noble Lords, I welcome the Government’s resilience framework and its focus on building our understanding of risks and preparation. We have seen in recent times, particularly during the pandemic, how interconnected and complex our world has become. Having a common and comprehensive framework to build...
  • Financial Services and Markets Bill - Second Reading 10 Jan 2023

    My Lords, I draw attention to my financial services and legal interests as set out in the register, and that I am co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Insurance and Financial Services. As many speakers have pointed out, this Bill represents a golden opportunity to adapt to the new reality of post-Brexit and, we hope, post-pandemic life. Financial services provide over a million...
  • Football: Abuse and Violence - Question 12 Dec 2022

    Would my noble friend like to take this opportunity to congratulate the England team on a 26-run victory over Pakistan, in circumstances where everyone respected the umpire and the way in which the cricket was played there?

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)
  • Chair, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (14 Apr 2021 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Constitution Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Leader's Group on Members Leaving the House (L) Committee (1 Jul 2010 to 13 Jan 2011)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Shadow Minister, Business (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (7 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (19 Nov 2007 to 1 May 2012)
  • Chair, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (25 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
  • Chair, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (25 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (23 May 2006 to 25 May 2006)
  • Member, Joint Committee on Security (24 May 2005 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (19 Nov 2002 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (6 Dec 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E (24 Nov 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister (Public Service & Science) (20 Jul 1994 to 4 Jul 1995)
  • Secretary of State for Employment (27 May 1993 to 19 Jul 1994)
  • Secretary of State for Wales (4 May 1990 to 27 May 1993)
  • Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Local Government) (25 Jul 1989 to 3 May 1990)
  • Member, Televising of Proceedings of the House Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 16 Nov 1989)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 25 Jul 1989)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): Accomodation & Administration Sub-Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 25 Jul 1989)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): New Building Sub-Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 25 Jul 1989)
  • Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household (HM Household) (15 Jun 1987 to 24 Jul 1989)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Energy) (11 Sep 1984 to 13 Jun 1987)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (23 Feb 1983 to 10 Sep 1984)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jan 1983 to 1 Jan 1985)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (30 Sep 1981 to 22 Feb 1983)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (3 May 1979 to 24 Feb 1982)

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