Earl Ferrers

Former Conservative Peer

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A selection of Earl Ferrers’s votes

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Recent appearances

  • Localism Bill: Report (2nd Day) 7 Sep 2011

    The noble Baroness is making a very interesting speech, but she will talk in acronyms. She talks about HBs, DCLGs and so on, and some of the more modest of us are not quite certain what she is talking about.
  • Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011: Motion to Approve 6 Sep 2011

    Perhaps I may interrupt my noble friend for a moment as one who intended to make a speech but was unable to do so because the noble Baroness got up too quickly. Does my noble friend agree that it is in fact impossible to have equality between people? You can have equalities of opportunity for people to use, but you cannot possibly say that two people are equal.
  • Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011: Motion to Approve 6 Sep 2011

    With the greatest respect, the noble Lord is doing more than making an intervention; he is making another speech.

More of Earl Ferrers’s recent appearances

Profile

Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1954

Left the House of Lords on 13 November 2012 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct (31 Mar 2006 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct (23 Jul 1997 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, Declaration and Registration of Interests Committee (23 Jul 1997 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (1 Jan 1988 to 1 May 1997)
  • Member, Finance and Staff Sub Committee (5 Dec 1984 to 15 Nov 1988)
  • Member, Adminstration Sub Committee (5 Dec 1984 to 15 Nov 1988)
  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (5 Dec 1984 to 15 Nov 1988)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (11 Dec 1979 to 30 Nov 2000)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (11 Dec 1979 to 13 Nov 1980)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (11 Dec 1979 to 8 Apr 1997)
  • Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (1 Nov 1979 to 31 May 1983)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (14 Dec 1976 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (7 Dec 1976 to 5 Apr 1979)

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