Lord Lexden

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Conservative Peer


Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Member, Windsor Framework Sub-Committee (since 16 Jan 2024)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 5 Mar 2018)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 6 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education for 11–16 Year Olds Committee (31 Jan 2023 to 23 Nov 2023)
  • Member, EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee ( 9 Sep 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 Committee (13 Jun 2019 to 22 Jun 2020)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (19 Jul 2017 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2017 to 16 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Constitution Committee (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 1 Jan 1970

    Discussions with the Irish Government about their approach to addressing the legacy of the Troubles in Northern Ireland since April 1998 – Lord Lexden. Oral questions
  • Children and Young People: Local Authority Care - Motion to Take Note 18 Apr 2024

    My Lords, I am very glad to contribute to a debate opened so powerfully and movingly by the noble Lord, Lord Laming, one of our country’s leading experts on social care—from whom, incidentally, I have received much personal kind encouragement about aspects of my work throughout my time in your Lordships’ House. I have just one purpose in contributing to this important debate. It is to...
  • Schools and Colleges: Special Educational Needs - Question 15 Apr 2024

    My Lords, is it not the case that provision for special educational needs in our country would be greatly damaged by Labour’s proposed education tax? The party says it would exempt from the VAT charge those in independent schools with education, health and care plans, but there are some 100,000 in independent schools with special educational needs who lack such plans. How on earth would the...

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