Lord Grantchester

Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Labour Peer

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  • Honda in Swindon - Statement 19 Feb 2019

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for repeating in your Lordships’ House the Statement concerning Honda. It is a serious situation and I am deeply sorry for the loss of jobs this will bring to the economy, industry and people in and around Swindon. The Statement talks about individual company circumstances, the industry’s business cycle and technological change. In the Government’s myopia...
  • Farming: Carbon Emissions - Question 12 Feb 2019

    My Lords, the whole food supply chain needs a partnership approach with research to relate to practical outcomes, on a similar model to that undertaken by the 10 sustainable farming groups set up by Tesco to build long-term relationships with farmers. What steps are the Government taking to ensure that the UK’s agricultural research is directly connected and translates to on-farm...
  • Veterinary Surgeons and Animal Welfare (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve 6 Feb 2019

    I am grateful to the Minister for setting out the purpose of these SIs so clearly and for meeting me and others before today to discuss the technical changes being made. I thank the RCVS and the BVA for the briefings they have sent. I declare my interest as a dairy farmer, and endorse the Minister’s words of appreciation of vets and the work they undertake. I also thank the noble Lord, Lord...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 4 November 2003

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 14 Jul 2016)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (since 1 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) (since 6 Dec 2004)

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Whip (Lords) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D (3 Jun 1997 to 11 Nov 1999)


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