Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield


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  • EU Membership: UK Science - Motion to Take Note 23 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I declare my membership of the Science and Technology Committee and add my tribute to the chairmanship of the noble Earl, Lord Selborne. I also declare my fellowship of the British Academy and my professorship of contemporary British history at Queen Mary, University of London. When violence strikes, as it did yesterday, taking lives, injuring individuals and assaulting the central...
  • Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2017 - Motion to Approve 21 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I declare my membership of the Chief of the Defence Staff’s strategic advisory panel and of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s diplomatic excellence external panel, and that I shall shortly become, at an advanced age, an honorary captain in the Royal Naval Reserve. In the life of a nation, it falls to certain generations to undertake a rethink of their country’s...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (1st Day) 20 Feb 2017

    My Lords, there is a line of Nietzsche’s that General de Gaulle liked to quote, which is that the state is, “the coldest of all cold monsters”. How chilling too can be the state’s artefacts—even its paper ones. For a remainer such as me, these two little light green pages that capture the Bill before us represent the coldest of cold print. Yet I accept the result...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 25 November 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (since 12 Jun 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (6 Jul 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)


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