The Earl of Lytton

Crossbench Peer

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10th June 2020 onwards

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  • Has never voted on more EU integration

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Recent appearances

  • Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) (Coronavirus) Rules 2020 - Motion for an humble Address 23 Sep 2020

    My Lords, my involvement in the private rented sector is parliamentary, personal and professional. I saw the freeze on evictions as a necessary but blunt instrument due to the prevailing immediacy of circumstances and for good order, given judicial incapacity. Landlords and tenants, lenders and borrowers, the honest and the less so, and many pre-existing or unrelated issues were swept up in...
  • Tree Pests and Diseases - Motion to Take Note 13 Feb 2020

    My Lords, I congratulate the noble and learned Lord, Lord Hope, and the noble Earl, Lord Kinnoull, on securing this debate. I give due credit to the Library briefing that has been produced. I have learned a great deal already from the contributions that have already been made during the course of this debate, as we have some real experts in this field, unlike me. Like many of your Lordships,...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Non-domestic Rates: Appeals 21 Jan 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Viscount Younger of Leckie on 30 October 2019 (HL178), whether (1) their interim review, and (2) the Valuation Office Agency's customer evaluation, of the Check, Challenge, Appeal system has concluded; and when they intend to publish the results of each.

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 18 May 2011

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Policy for the Built Environment Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

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