Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist

Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Ecocide - Question 21 Jul 2021

    My Lords, I am grateful to the noble Baroness, Lady Boycott, for her long-standing commitment to safeguarding the environment, but she will know that the ICC is far from functioning effectively in relation to the jurisdiction it already has. Our priority is to improve its ability to prosecute existing crimes against humanity before we create new ones.
  • Ecocide - Question 21 Jul 2021

    I know that the noble Baroness has a lot of support on this issue around the House, but the UK will use its COP 26 presidency and all the leadership positions it holds to continue to demonstrate global leadership on climate and nature. Of course I will relay her comments to the Italian conference tomorrow. It is not possible to limit global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees without radical...
  • Ecocide - Question 21 Jul 2021

    I agree with the noble Baroness that we have to drive this forward. I know that an international group has recently defined ecocide, but I say again that the UK is a key player in all the multilateral forums focusing on tackling climate change. The significant amendment that would be required to establish a crime of ecocide is not only likely to distract from reform of the international...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 September 2016

Currently held offices

  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (since 29 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (1 Jul 2019 to 3 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (19 Jul 2017 to 3 Oct 2019)

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