Lord Empey

UUP Peer

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  • Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) (No. 2) Bill - Committee: Amendment 1 19 Mar 2019

    My Lords, I am grateful to the Minister for his contribution. I also thank the noble Lord, Lord Murphy, from the Labour Party, and the Liberal Democrat Benches, for supporting these amendments alongside other colleagues on this side of the House. I just want to repeat my interpretation of what I think the Minister is saying, because if you withdraw amendments at a point such as this, it is...
  • Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) (No. 2) Bill - Committee: Amendment 1 19 Mar 2019

    I thank the Minister for those points of clarification. He will be aware that everybody who spoke in this debate was basically on the same page: we want to help these boiler operators and owners. We want, as he put it, fairness, justice and equity. I have to say to him that if we accept these assurances—if I withdraw the amendment—and we were to find subsequently that these conditions...
  • Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) (No. 2) Bill - Committee: Amendment 1 19 Mar 2019

    My Lords, I apologise for being out of position, but things have moved so quickly. I have tabled two amendments which I would like to speak to together. Their purpose is to get some fairness into the renewable heat initiative in Northern Ireland. As many Members will know, it has been one of the worst examples and it is how not to do a renewable heating scheme. It has ostensibly been...

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UUP Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 19 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (since 17 May 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Financial Exclusion Committee (25 May 2016 to 25 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Extradition Law Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 25 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Personal Service Companies Committee (12 Nov 2013 to 31 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee (29 May 2012 to 28 Feb 2013)


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