Lord Trees


Recent appearances

  • Horserace Betting Levy Regulations 2017 - Motion to Approve 29 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I will try to be very brief as I am very aware of the time, but want to support these regulations, which simply extend the reach of the levy to include offshore betting and which, in my opinion, quite simply right a wrong. One of the major benefits of the levy in the past has been, as I hope it will be in the future, the support it gives to equine veterinary science, research and...
  • 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...

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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 11 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Trees’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 31.44% 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") 23 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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