Lord Aberdare

Crossbench Peer

Profile

Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 July 2009

Currently held offices

  • Member, Statutory Inquiries Committee (since 24 Jan 2024)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education for 11–16 Year Olds Committee (31 Jan 2023 to 23 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Highgate Cemetery Bill [HL] Committee (15 Dec 2020 to 8 Mar 2021)
  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (23 Jun 2015 to 2 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Digital Skills Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 4 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 1 Jan 1970

    Importance of skills for the success of the UK economy and for the quality of life for individuals – Lord Aberdare. Debate
  • Independent Schools - Question 18 Mar 2024

    My Lords, what are the Government doing to try to close what seems to be an alarmingly growing gap between independent and state schools in the teaching of arts and creative subjects?
  • Self-employment: A1 Forms - Question 12 Feb 2024

    My Lords, 20% of orchestras’ earned income comes from touring, mostly to countries in the European Economic Area. The Government’s plan to remove orchestra tax relief completely from performances in the EEA will have a hugely damaging effect on the viability of such touring, making it hard and, for some orchestras, even impossible to continue to tour in Europe. Will the Minister and her...

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