Lord Farmer

Conservative Peer

Recent appearances

  • Poverty: Metrics - Question for Short Debate 21 Jan 2019

    My Lords, I too thank my noble friend Lady Stroud for obtaining this important debate. Parliamentarians have an opportunity to transform lives, society and our economy by tackling the root causes of poverty and taking an approach to social justice which changes the lives of the poorest and benefits everybody. When families on the margins find stability in work and escape social breakdown that...
  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) (Continued) 5 Dec 2018

    My Lords, as some noble Lords may know, I supported the campaign to leave the European Union with my vote and also with my finances—and I have the inheritance tax bill from HMRC to prove it. Despite the political and economic turmoil we are in, and the irritation of having to pay twice to help level the playing field, given that the remain-supporting Government pumped more than £9 million...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Married People: Tax Allowances 15 Nov 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what projections they have made for expenditure on the Marriage Allowance in 2019–20, following changes to the basic and higher rates of personal tax allowance.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 October 2014

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Social Mobility Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 16 Mar 2016)


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