The Duke of Norfolk

Former Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Hospices: Funding 15 Jun 2000

    My Lords, before I ask my question, I should mention that my wife founded a charity called Help the Hospices which provides a meeting place for hospices in London near King's Cross. It was opened by Her Majesty the Queen the other day. It also holds conferences and trains people in the hospice movement. My question relates to funding. In the voluntary sector only 30 per cent of the expenses...
  • House of Lords: Standards of Conduct 4 May 2000

    My Lords, what form will this discussion take? Shall we all be interviewed individually about our past? Some of us have held commissions in the Army. I believe that it could be a terrible waste of money and effort. If anyone is worthy of being interviewed--mine has been an ordinary life--I am among the first to be willing to be interviewed; but what is the purpose of it all?
  • Local Government Bill [H.L.] 6 Dec 1999

    My Lords, it will not surprise noble Lords to hear that I disagree with practically everything that the noble Baroness, Lady Massey, has just said. I strongly support the comments on Clause 68 of the noble Baronesses, Lady Young and Lady Seccombe, and the noble Lord, Lord Waddington. I wish to hammer home the need for Clause 68 to be repealed as it would allow local authorities to promote...

More of The Duke of Norfolk’s recent appearances


Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 October 1971

Left the House of Lords on 24 June 2002 — Died

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