Earl Cathcart

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill - Second Reading 4 Apr 2019

    My Lords, this is the first time I have spoken today, but I will try to be brief. I do not think that I can support this Bill, for the following reasons. We are told that this business is an emergency, but of course it is not. We have had nearly three years to prepare for it and the Government have assured us that they are ready to leave without an agreement if necessary. Indeed, more than...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill - Second Reading 4 Apr 2019

    The result was still in favour of leaving with no deal. We are told that emergency legislation is necessary, but the reality is that the Prime Minister has already said that she will seek an extension beyond 12 April—so where is the emergency? The convention is that emergency legislation passed in one day has the consent of both Houses before being brought forward: in other words, it is...
  • Tobacco Harm Reduction - Question 2 Apr 2019

    My Lords, five years ago I smoked 50 cigarettes a day. Then I took up vaping and have not had a puff of tobacco since. Should the Government not do more to encourage smokers to switch to vaping?

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 7 March 2007

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (since 13 Sep 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Scotland), Shadow Minister (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Communities and Local Government and Scotland), Shadow Minister (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Communities and Local Government), Shadow Minister (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Scotland), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Communities & Local Government and Scotland), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Communities & Local Government), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Communities and Local Government (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Scotland (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Earl Cathcart’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 77.71% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 157 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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