Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Cost of Living - Motion to Take Note 9 Jun 2022

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Eatwell, for securing this debate. I will concentrate not on the whole panorama of government policy in its economic and political context, which he has done wonderfully, but on the number one issue of the day and the first part of his three-part Motion: the cost of living and inflation. I will make three points. The first is about the seriousness of...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) 16 May 2022

    My Lords, it is a great pleasure to follow my Whip, especially when I agreed with almost everything they said. The Government’s priority in the gracious Speech—strengthening growth and easing the cost of living—is something I think we would all agree with. It means better housing, better public services, making a reality—not simply an aspiration—of levelling up, reducing inflation...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) 12 May 2021

    My Lords, it is a great pleasure to take part in this debate. The gracious Speech outlined a number of policies, but what hit me particularly was that it underlined a great vision—for jobs, full employment, lifelong training, the younger generation moving from Generation Rent to Generation Buy, and prosperity. On the economy, let us not forget that we are in a very fortunate position. Last...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1991

Currently held offices

  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (11 Jul 2017 to 29 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (16 May 2013 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (4 Dec 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
  • Member, Public Service and Demographic Change Committee (5 Jul 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (16 Apr 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Committee On Religious Offences (15 May 2002 to 10 Apr 2003)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F (8 Dec 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)

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