The Earl of Devon

Crossbench Peer

Recent appearances

  • Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - Report (7th Day): Amendment 231 13 Sep 2023

    My Lords, I had not expected to speak but this interesting debate has raised a couple of questions which maybe the Minister or the noble Baroness, Lady McIntosh, may address, particularly concerning Amendment 232. I note that I am a member of the Wetlands APPG, so wetlands and flood plains are very close to my heart. I am also a member of the Devon Housing Commission so the cost and...
  • New Homes - Question 12 Sep 2023

    My Lords, for some weeks we have heard scare stories that 100,000 new homes are blocked by the rules on nutrient neutrality. I am therefore glad that the Government have debunked that myth with their recent explainer, which states that only 16,500 homes are currently impacted. By comparison, Savills estimates that 150,000 homes are land-banked in 2021, and Homes England sits on 250,000 more...
  • Procurement Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments: Amendment to the Motion on Amendment 1 11 Sep 2023

    My Lords, I regret that due to professional commitments I was unable to contribute as much as I would have liked to earlier stages of the Bill. However, I added my name to two amendments on Report, both of which focused on the importance of recognising social value in the development of the national procurement policy statement. I am grateful to the noble Lords who led on those amendments...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 July 2018

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Plan for Sport and Recreation Committee (28 Jan 2021 to 24 Nov 2021)

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