Lord Trees


Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Environment and Climate Change - Motion to Take Note 23 Mar 2017

    My Lords, as a member of the EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Teverson, for his excellent chairmanship of the committee and of this report, and I thank our clerks for their excellent hard work in producing it. The Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union sets out, very early on, the objectives for its environmental policy. The main bullet points...
  • EU Membership: UK Science - Motion to Take Note 23 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I am not a member of the Science and Technology Select Committee but I have read its report with great interest—it provides a forward-looking sequel to the earlier report of July 2016. I join other noble Lords in congratulating the noble Earl, Lord Selborne, and the committee on the production of an excellent report and I welcome its conclusions. I should perhaps declare my...
  • Circuses: Wild Animals - Question 1 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I was going to ask about primates myself. Both the BVA and well-respected animal welfare organisations such as the RSPCA all agree that primates are totally unsuitable to be kept as pets; they are highly social, highly intelligent animals and many welfare problems arise when they are kept in captivity as pets. Will the Government consider taking stronger action to remedy this...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 July 2012

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)
  • Member, European Union Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)


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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Trees’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 31.23% 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") 21 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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