Lord Trees


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  • Animal Welfare Offences - Question 24 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I welcome the strengthening of the sanctions for animal welfare offences. More than that, though, there is an increasing realisation that people who abuse animals frequently abuse, or go on to abuse, human beings. I pay tribute to the Links Group for drawing attention to that relationship. Given that, does the Minister agree that not only will strengthening the sanctions reduce the...
  • Brexit: Agriculture and Farm Animal Welfare (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 17 Oct 2017

    My Lords, it is a pleasure to speak on this topic. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Teverson, for opening this debate in such excellent fashion and for the fair-minded way he has chaired the Energy and Environment Sub-Committee, on which I had the pleasure to serve until recently. I declare my interests as a veterinary surgeon as listed in the register of interests. The issues that Brexit...
  • Breeding: Dogs and Cats - Question 13 Sep 2017

    My Lords, I support the noble Lord, Lord Black, in what he said. Many people—well-meaning people—keep certain breeds, which, because of their conformation, are so deformed that they will suffer ill health and stress throughout their lives. The popularity of breeds such as the French bulldog and the Scottish fold cat is increasing, partly endorsed by advertising, celebrity...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 July 2012

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, European Union Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)


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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Trees’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 31.48% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 26 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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