Lord Grantchester

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Direct Payments to Farmers (Reductions) (England) Regulations 2023 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion 28 Mar 2023

    My Lords, I declare my farming interests as set out in the register, being a farmer in receipt of payments. I shall speak from a grass-roots perspective and perhaps be a little more critical. On 26 January this year, the Minister in the other place introduced the Government’s agricultural transition plan with the words: “We will learn from the past”.—[Official Report, Commons,...
  • Silicon Valley Bank - Statement 14 Mar 2023

    Although the main reason for Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse may be its poor handling of the bond market, whether or not augmented by aggressive raising of interest rates by the Fed in the US and turbulence from the Truss era in London, nevertheless, the fact that the bank’s business was focused on new technology and innovation has raised some alarm. Can the Minister give the House an...
  • Net Zero - Question for Short Debate 26 Jan 2023

    Chris Skidmore’s Mission Zero review is a very good sense check, an appreciation of the delivery of the measures that are needed and that are being undertaken in the UK at the moment, as the Government continue to undertake the huge challenge needed to cut back carbon emissions that are leading to the quickening of climate change. His voice adds encouragement to what Labour and many other...

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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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