Lord Jay of Ewelme

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) 13 May 2021

    My Lords, I speak today as chairman of the European Affairs Committee’s new Sub-Committee on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland. The appointment of that committee is a welcome demonstration of the House’s commitment to and engagement with Northern Ireland. In view of recent community tensions and political developments, that engagement is more important than ever. The committee’s...
  • Yemen: Aid Funding - Commons Urgent Question 3 Mar 2021

    My Lords, cutting British aid, particularly to Yemen, in the middle of a humanitarian emergency looks less like global Britain than little England at its worst. Let us hope that it is not too late to reverse it. How will we use our chairmanship of the G7 group of rich nations this year to help the poorest and most vulnerable people in Yemen and elsewhere?
  • EU Ambassador to the UK: Diplomatic Status - Private Notice Question 25 Jan 2021

    Does not the Minister agree that it is time now to put aside gesture politics and to focus instead on developing the relations necessary to make a success of, for example, the G7 summit in Cornwall and the climate change summit in Scotland? In both of those, the European Commission will, whether we like it or not, have a major and important role to play.

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Profile

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

  • Member, European Affairs Committee (since 14 Apr 2021)
  • Chair, Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland Sub-Committee (since 14 Apr 2021)
  • Chair, Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland Sub-Committee (since 14 Apr 2021)
  • Member, Joint Committee on the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act (since 24 Nov 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (27 Jun 2017 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Chair, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (27 Jun 2017 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 27 Jun 2017)
  • Member, European Union Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 4 Jun 2020)
  • 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, 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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