Lord Hill of Oareford

Conservative Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading 30 Jan 2018

    My Lords, this is a technical Bill with a simple purpose: to provide as much legislative certainty and predictability as possible as we leave the EU. In some ways, it is quite a boring Bill, but that does not mean that it is not important. To translate the whole body of European law into British law will be a massive task. To provide the certainty, the Government must be able to move fast at...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Report (Continued) 7 Mar 2017

    One of my noble friend’s most endearing characteristics is that he cannot walk past a wasps’ nest without wanting to poke it with a stick. He has just succeeded. There are two points that I would ask him to reflect on, which we have already touched on in this debate. The first—which my noble friend and, I think, all noble Lords, with a few exceptions, would agree with—is that this is...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (1st Day) 20 Feb 2017

    My Lords, since I stood down as European Commissioner back in the summer, I have had a self-denying ordinance on speaking about Europe in this House. The bad news is that today I have broken my self-denying ordinance, but I do not intend to do it too often. I did not feel that I could sit out this debate without saying something about what seems to be missing almost altogether in many of our...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 May 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (9 Jan 2013 to 16 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (9 Jan 2013 to 16 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (9 Jan 2013 to 16 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (9 Jan 2013 to 16 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (9 Jan 2013 to 16 Jul 2014)
  • Leader of the House of Lords and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (7 Jan 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (3 Jun 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (3 Jun 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)

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