Lord Jay of Ewelme

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Offender Management and Treatment - Motion to Take Note 3 Oct 2019

    My Lords, I am very glad to take part in this debate, and it is always a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Dholakia. I should perhaps declare an interest: my wife has been a prison visitor and governor most of her life, and, as the High Sherriff of Oxfordshire this year, will have visited every prison in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. She also recently visited the NHS...
  • UK’s Ambassador to the USA: Resignation - Statement 11 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I worked with Kim Darroch for many years, in many different capacities, under many different Prime Ministers from Lady Thatcher onwards, and I have the very highest regard for his integrity and diplomatic skills. I regret his resignation; I am not in the least surprised that those who worked for him regret it as well. I pay tribute to him for the work he has done. Can the Minister...
  • Brexit: Movement of People in the Cultural Sector (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 15 May 2019

    My Lords, I am grateful to all those who have spoken in this debate: there have been some very powerful speeches this afternoon. I am also grateful to the Minister for his thoughtful reply and his undoubted commitment to our cultural sector. The debate has confirmed the importance of our culture, both for its intrinsic excellence and for its benefit to our economy and soft power aboard. I...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 October 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Head of the Diplomatic Service. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Chair, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (since 27 Jun 2017)
  • Member, European Union Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 27 Jun 2017)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill (Joint Committee) (3 Jul 2012 to 21 Nov 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs (17 May 2012 to 21 May 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (9 Dec 2008 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Intergovernmental Organisations Committee (15 Nov 2007 to 7 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Apr 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (21 Nov 2006 to 26 Nov 2008)


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