Lord Giddens

Labour Peer

Profile

Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 29 June 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment and Climate Change Committee (since 31 Jan 2024)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communications and Digital Committee (28 Jan 2021 to 25 Feb 2021)
  • Member, EU Environment Sub-Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee ( 5 Jun 2018 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Artificial Intelligence Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 13 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Digital Skills Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 4 Feb 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (17 May 2012 to 7 Jan 2014)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (21 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2008)

Recent appearances

  • Advanced Artificial Intelligence - Motion to Take Note 24 Jul 2023

    My Lords, let me join the queue in congratulating the noble Lord, Lord Ravensdale, on his stellar career to date and his excellent speech. He will bring an enormous amount to your Lordships’ House, especially his depth of knowledge in the area we are discussing. ChatGPT and other forms of generative AI have taken the world by storm. I am a social scientist, but I have spent several years...
  • Wellbeing of Future Generations Bill [HL] - Second Reading 13 Mar 2020

    My Lords, I also warmly congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Bird, on having got his Bill this far. It could be even bigger than the Big Issue, which you would think is big enough for most people—but not for him. Anyway, I much enjoyed his warm introduction. As noble Lords have said, we live in a world of quite dazzling change. For us, the future is here in the present in ways that were never...
  • Green Economy - Motion to Take Note 12 Mar 2020

    My Lords, I join the queue of those congratulating the noble Baroness, Lady Parminter, on introducing this debate so ably. Creating a green economy is an absolute exigency, and within a limited timescale too. The overwhelming reason is the trans- formation of global weather patterns, as other noble Lords have said. Put bluntly, human-induced climate change is an existential threat. People...

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