Lord Grantchester

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Electricity Network Connection Action Plan - Question 22 Nov 2023

    My Lords, there are considerable problems with capacity issues within local circuits in the distribution network from the transmission lines, especially in rural areas. There are reported delays even to the 132-kilovolt networks, as renewable schemes are being held in the queue to be connected until 2037. How can that help to decarbonise the power sector by 2035? I declare an interest as...
  • Trade (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 21 Nov 2023

    I begin by joining others in welcoming the Secretary of State to his new position and congratulating him on his maiden speech. His standing can only enhance the reputation of your Lordships’ House. This trade agreement is one of the residues left from the Department for International Trade, now disbanded and currently within the Department for Business and Trade. The department could well...
  • 2030 Emissions Reduction Target: Heating - Question 5 Sep 2023

    My Lords, it is an unfortunate feature of Conservative Governments that they constantly churn grant schemes—

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 4 November 2003

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment and Climate Change Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) (since 6 Dec 2004)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Land Use in England Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 28 Nov 2022)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (14 Jul 2016 to 19 Jan 2022)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (18 Sep 2015 to 19 Jan 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) ( 1 Jul 2014 to 17 May 2021)
  • Opposition Whip (Lords) ( 8 Oct 2010 to 17 May 2021)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D ( 3 Jun 1997 to 11 Nov 1999)

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