Lord Porter of Spalding

Conservative Peer

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 17 November 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Services Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Lords) (30 Oct 2019 to 5 Nov 2019)

Recent appearances

  • Internal Drainage Boards: Levies - Question 21 May 2024

    My Lords, I declare my interests on the register. Up until May last year—as some noble Lords and certainly the Minister will be aware—when the electorate unceremoniously but quite wisely decided I should have more time in my diary, I used to lead a council that suffered the unfairness of the way the drainage board levies are currently raised. Over 50% of our council tax increases used to...
  • Prepayment Meters - Question 14 May 2024

    On the basis of that answer, can my noble friend confirm for the public at large, so that there is no doubt, that any tenant who has occupied a property that had a bad credit history before the tenant moved in should have been entitled to have that meter swapped to a normal meter—and that any customer who has been kept on a prepayment meter against their will on the basis of a previous...
  • Prepayment Meters - Question 14 May 2024

    That is strictly not true. The tenants in rented property are responsible for their own gas, electricity and water supplies; the landlord is not.

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