Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate

Conservative Peer


Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 October 2016

Previously MP for Leeds North East until 8 April 1997 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Also represented Leeds North East

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Member, Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (20 Jun 2019 to 23 Jul 2019)
  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (27 Jun 2017 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (18 Oct 1995 to 1 May 1997)
  • The Vice-Chamberlain of HM Household ( 7 Jul 1995 to 18 Oct 1995)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (16 Dec 1992 to 7 Jul 1995)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (28 Nov 1990 to 11 Jan 1992)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 1987 to 22 Jan 1990)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (17 Jun 1987 to 22 Jan 1990)

Recent appearances

  • Lord Byron: 200th Anniversary - Question 16 Apr 2024

    My Lords, “To have joy, one must share it”. That is a quotation from Lord Byron. He is hardly being shared where he is presently located. Indeed, the proposals to go to Hyde Park seem almost as bad. Will my noble friend the Minister look carefully at the activities of the Fourth Plinth Commissioning Group at Trafalgar—or “Trafulgar”—Square, where we have seen recently some very...
  • Surplus Carbon Emissions - Question 27 Mar 2024

    My Lords, the Government are to be congratulated on achieving these targets, but would my noble friend not agree that we need to do much more with our international relationships to make sure that we alone are not forging ahead when others are failing to do so?
  • Artificial Intelligence (Regulation) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 22 Mar 2024

    My Lords, as has been illustrated this morning, we stand on the cusp of a technological revolution. We find ourselves at the crossroads between innovation and responsibility. Artificial intelligence, a marvel of modern science, promises to reshape the world. Yet with great power comes great responsibility, and it is therefore imperative that we approach this with caution. Regulation in the...

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