Lord Ryder of Wensum


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  • Medical Research - Question for Short Debate 28 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Lord for initiating this debate with his opening speech. We listened to that with great attention and I congratulate him on it. I used to be chairman of the Institute of Cancer Research but the views expressed today are my own. I make one point only: there is a pressing need to reform the 2007 European paediatric regulation which hampers cancer medicine for...
  • Parliamentary Proceedings: Statistics - Question for Short Debate 18 Jan 2017

    My Lords, I too thank the noble Lord, Lord Butler, for initiating this important debate. Our constitution has emerged over centuries without plans or planners, yet checks and balances to it have evolved all the while. The noble Lord has proposed a modest constitutional balance tonight and I wholeheartedly support it. My support stems partly from the decision taken at the turn of the century...
  • Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill: Second Reading 26 Feb 2016

    My Lords, I echo the comments of my noble friend Lord Saatchi on the quality of the debate in the other place, which I followed very closely. I speak as a lay man and shall be brief, referring only to innovation. My interest in the Bill stems from several years as chairman of the Institute of Cancer Research. I supported the principles of my noble friend’s earlier Bill and I support...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market, Energy and Transport (18 May 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (13 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip) (28 Nov 1990 to 4 Jul 1995)
  • Paymaster General (HM Treasury) (14 Jul 1990 to 28 Nov 1990)
  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (24 Jul 1989 to 23 Jul 1990)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) (25 Jul 1988 to 24 Jul 1989)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (16 Oct 1986 to 24 Jul 1988)


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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Ryder of Wensum’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 33.60% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 40 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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