Lord James of Blackheath

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (2nd Day) 6 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I start with an expression of regret at the circumstances of this debate. It is very unfortunate that we appear to have left it to the Commons—alone, in isolation and unaided—and I am not sure that I have that degree of trust in it to pass on its own an independent conclusion that does not attempt to foreshadow what we have said here. I have carefully monitored the opinions of ...
  • Ivory Bill - Committee (1st Day) 10 Sep 2018

    My Lords, I wholly support the words of the noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones. However, one serious aspect that may have been overlooked is a nasty little market which may escape the whole of this affair, and that is the casinos’ use of roulette balls. This is a very big, constantly renewing market. The life of a roulette ball in ivory is only about five weeks and they cost £100 each. They...
  • Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] - Second Reading 1 Nov 2017

    My Lords, my contribution to these proceedings will be to present my memories of two money-laundering activities that took place and see how they compare with what might happen today if they had to contend with the presence of this enacted Bill. The first case emanates from the northern shores of Africa and the other one relates to our old friends the IRA. They are very different, and I shall...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 July 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman, Litigation Control Group Ltd. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market, Energy and Transport (18 May 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (17 Jan 2008 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (13 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (23 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)


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