Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Conservative Peer

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 5 June 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: Director of Taylor's Bulbs of Spalding. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (since 19 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (20 Apr 2023 to 30 May 2024)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) ( 5 Mar 2018 to 3 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Services Committee ( 1 Sep 2016 to 3 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Sub-Committee on Leave of Absence (10 Jun 2015 to 3 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (14 Oct 2014 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (14 Oct 2014 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (14 Oct 2014 to 9 May 2019)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (14 Oct 2014 to 3 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (14 Oct 2014 to 3 Oct 2019)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (14 Oct 2014 to 3 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Accommodation Steering Group Committee ( 6 Aug 2014 to 3 Oct 2019)
  • Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms (HM Household) (Chief Whip, House of Lords) ( 6 Aug 2014 to 26 Jul 2019)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department ( 6 Sep 2012 to 6 Aug 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (16 Sep 2011 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (11 May 2010 to 15 Sep 2011)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Work and Pensions), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions (19 Jan 2009 to 24 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs ( 9 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food & Rural Affairs), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Wales (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders 20 May 2024

    Would the Leader of the House be willing to discuss with his colleagues in the usual channels a debate on the ongoing review into the Code of Conduct? As noble Lords will know, the Conduct Committee is conducting a wide-ranging review of the code, and the outcome of its deliberations will affect all Members of this House. It is therefore very important that the committee can hear views from...
  • Passport e-Gates Network Outage - Statement 13 May 2024

    My Lords, I will recount a personal anecdote, and ask my noble friend the Minister some questions, because I travel frequently between here and the European Union. I had the good fortune to arrive at Gatwick in the mid-afternoon of the day in question; had I not, I might have been stuck, so I felt much relief from my adept timing. However, I am somewhat anxious, given the amount of traffic...
  • English Horticultural Sector (Horticultural Sector Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 19 Apr 2024

    My Lords, what a pity it is that a subject so important, and which has had such an input from the House of Lords, has such little time to be debated. I hope there will be other occasions on which we can talk about this. I speak as a professional horticulturalist—I am less so nowadays, because I spend too much time here, and you cannot actually work in the fields and sit on these Benches. I...

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