Lord Norton of Louth


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  • Ivory Bill - Committee (2nd Day) 12 Sep 2018

    My Lords, I, too, have signed to give notice of opposition to the clause standing part of the Bill. I endorse the words of the noble and learned Lord, Lord Judge, with whom I agree totally. Like him, I have no problems with what the Bill seeks to achieve; the principle is wholly worthy. Indeed, I have no problem with other parts of the Bill either. My concern is with this clause. I do not see...
  • Referendums: Parliamentary Democracy - Motion to Take Note 19 Jul 2018

    My Lords, I too congratulate my noble friend Lord Higgins on initiating this debate. Although we have variously discussed and legislated for referendums, we have little experience of debating the merits of referendums qua referendums. There is a tendency to advocate a referendum as a means of achieving an outcome that may not be achieved through other processes. Referendums are offered as...
  • Higher Education - Motion to Take Note 19 Jul 2018

    My Lords, I am extremely grateful to everyone who has spoken in this debate. There have been some excellent contributions, including the splendid maiden speech of the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Chichester. There has been a clear message throughout this debate. I recall how a few years back I initiated a debate on the need for an evidence-based drugs policy, and in replying, the...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1998

Currently held offices

  • Member, Constitution Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Committee (14 May 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (16 May 2012 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (6 Jul 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (9 Jun 2010 to 15 May 2012)
  • Member, Constitution Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Committee on Regulators (23 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (24 May 2005 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Constitution Committee (28 Jun 2001 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E (24 Nov 1998 to 11 May 2001)


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