Lord Sandhurst

Conservative Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Schools Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 101 18 Jul 2022

    My Lords, I will speak to Amendment 105, the purpose of which is to ensure that parents can discover what their children are being taught in school. They must have access, we say, to the materials deployed in class. It arises because some commercial providers of materials in the sensitive field of RSE and health have tried to stop parents getting access to materials which they have provided...
  • Human Rights Act 1998 - Motion to Take Note 14 Jul 2022

    My Lords, I welcome the chance to engage in this important debate on this important statute. I begin by declaring my interest as chair of research at the Society of Conservative Lawyers. Experience of the Human Rights Act has revealed structural flaws that the Bill of Rights would go some way to remedying. Our time today is short, so I will focus on just three matters. The first is Section 2,...
  • Schools: Financial Education - Question 12 Jul 2022

    My Lords, the fraud Select Committee has heard that far too many scams succeed because of ignorance on the part of the recipient. The Centre for Social Justice report, to which we have already heard reference, has found that two-thirds of primary school children receive no financial education and, notwithstanding what we have heard from my noble friend, that too many school leavers have no...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 June 2021

Currently held offices

  • Member, Fraud Act 2006 and Digital Fraud Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)

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