Lord Ribeiro

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

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

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Recent appearances

  • Medicines and Medical Devices Bill - Second Reading 2 Sep 2020

    My Lords, I will focus my contribution on the safety of medical devices, post-marketing surveillance and organ donation. The noble Baroness, Lady Cumberlege, did us all a service with her review, highlighting the trauma and damage suffered by women who have had implantable devices, such as surgical mesh, inserted in the pelvis to treat urinary incontinence. This Bill could become an important...
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Leicester) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve 29 Jul 2020

    My Lords, these regulations are proportionate and in the interests of the public’s health. They should be passed. Professor Michael Marmot, in his review of the social determinants of health inequality, noted in 2010 that the lower an individual’s social position, the poorer their health was likely to be. Ten years on, in some parts of the UK not much has changed. The outbreak of...
  • Covid-19: Response - Statement 27 Jul 2020

    My Lords, the London Nightingale hospital was mothballed in mid-May and remains at standby for a second wave of Covid-19, having treated just 54 patients since it opened on 3 April. In a recent report of 19 July, Harrogate Borough Council questioned how the 500-bed field hospital based in Harrogate Convention Centre would be deployed. Given that £3 billion has been allocated to maintain...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 December 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS Committee (25 May 2016 to 5 Apr 2017)
  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 2 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)

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