Lord Holmes of Richmond


Recent appearances

  • Financial Inclusion: New Technology - Question for Short Debate 6 Jul 2017

    My Lords, I thank all noble Lords who contributed to the debate, not least my noble friend the Minister. It seems harsh to pull him up on one tiny detail, but I feel I must. He said that the timing of the publication date of the report from the ad hoc Financial Exclusion Select Committee was not perfect. The timing was perfect; perhaps the timing of the general election was less so. For...
  • Financial Inclusion: New Technology - Question for Short Debate 6 Jul 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote financial inclusion through the use of innovative financial solutions and new technology, including open access to payment infrastructure, smart phone applications and distributed ledger technology.
  • Financial Inclusion: New Technology - Question for Short Debate 6 Jul 2017

    My Lords, it is a pleasure and a privilege to have secured this short debate on financial inclusion and the role that fintech can play in delivering that for citizens right across our communities. I welcome my noble friend Lord Bates to the Front Bench. We have, as we heard even this morning, a productivity crisis in our nation. With my noble friend covering not only DfID but Treasury matters...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 30 October 2013

Currently held offices

  • Member, Artificial Intelligence Committee (since 29 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Financial Exclusion Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Social Mobility Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 16 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 23 Jun 2015)
  • Member, Digital Skills Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 4 Feb 2015)


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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Holmes of Richmond’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 87.62% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 47 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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