Lord Holmes of Richmond

Conservative Peer

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 30 October 2013

Party was Conservative until 23 Jul 2019; Non-affiliated until 11 Oct 2020

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (12 Dec 2022 to 20 Feb 2023)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (13 May 2021 to 31 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee (13 Jun 2019 to 16 Jun 2022)
  • Member, Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee (17 May 2018 to 26 Mar 2019)
  • Member, Artificial Intelligence Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 13 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Financial Exclusion Committee (25 May 2016 to 25 Mar 2017)
  • 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)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Non-native Species 20 May 2024

    To ask His Majesty's Government whether DEFRA has the power to authorise individuals to release and catch non-native species, such as Asian hornets, for track and trace purposes.
  • People with Disabilities: Access to Services - Motion to Take Note 16 May 2024

    My Lords, I congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Hughes, on securing such an important debate. I agree with all previous speakers that we need much longer to discuss these issues, in more detail and more often, both in your Lordships’ House and in the other place. If my noble friend the Minister was unaware of the lived experience of disabled people in the UK today at the beginning of this...
  • Post Office (Horizon System) Offences Bill - Second Reading 13 May 2024

    My Lords, this has been a sober and serious Second Reading—understandably so. How does one even begin to find the words to describe such an unspeakable set of circumstances? Perhaps one pulls on the words of those who have been faced with many miscarriages of justice: the CCRC itself described this as “the most widespread miscarriage of justice” it had seen. It is for that reason at...

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