Viscount Ridley


Recent appearances

  • Sustainable Fisheries for Future Generations - Statement 4 Jul 2018

    My Lords, I welcome this ambitious and sensible Statement, with its candid recognition that the European common fisheries policy has been a disaster for both ecological and economic sustainability. I also welcome the ambition to regulate fisheries more sustainably, and particularly the reference to effort control. But will my noble friend confirm that the Government will learn from elsewhere...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Marriage: Humanism 20 Jun 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to a laying an order under section 14 of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 to give legal recognition to marriages performed by Humanists UK, as recommended in the recent report of the All Party Parliamentary Humanist Group Any Lawful Impediment?
  • Bee Population - Question for Short Debate 19 Jun 2018

    My Lords, like others, I congratulate my noble friend Lady Bloomfield on securing this debate and join her in paying tribute to the Hymenoptera and other pollinators. I declare my interest as the owner of a farm. Actually, this is a bit of a humble brag of a declaration because I am proud of having created, at my own expense, the largest new wildflower meadow in the north-east of...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 February 2013

Currently held offices

  • Member, Artificial Intelligence Committee (since 29 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 27 Apr 2017)


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