All 5 results for speaker:Lord Bamford

Transport: Hydrogen - Question (13 Sep 2021)

Lord Bamford: My Lords, I refer the House to my entry in the register. Also, my son, Jo, is chairman of Ryze Hydrogen, a green hydrogen business. The UK Hydrogen Strategy recognises that the hydrogen combustion engine could play a key role in decarbonisation. This is most welcome. My noble friend will be aware of my company’s prototype JCB machines, which are powered, with zero emissions, by hydrogen...

Hydrogen Sector - Question (30 Nov 2020)

Lord Bamford: My Lords, I refer the House to my entry in the register. While I very much welcome the Prime Minister’s 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution, is my noble friend aware that the accelerating shift to electric vehicles is being interpreted by many as an outright ban on the internal combustion engine? This is concerning. Is it, in fact, Her Majesty’s Government’s intention to ban...

Brexit: Domestic and International - Motion to Take Note (27 Oct 2016)

Lord Bamford: My Lords, I too congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Gadhia, on his excellent maiden speech. I am a businessman, in the business of manufacturing and selling construction and agricultural machinery to customers all over the world. You see, exporting is in my blood, and I have been doing it for over 50 years, since I started in our family business. We now export around 75% of everything we make...

Economy: Manufacturing — Motion to Take Note ( 3 Jul 2014)

Lord Bamford: My Lords, I also congratulate my noble friend Baroness Wilcox on securing this important debate on manufacturing, and I thank her for her excellent speech. This is a debate that really matters, as we consider our economic future in a fast-changing and more competitive world. I begin by declaring an interest. I am an industrialist, and I am also an engineer. My family business, JCB, has 11...

Queen’s Speech — Debate (4th Day) (10 Jun 2014)

Lord Bamford: My Lords, I am an engineer and a manufacturer—a manufacturer of construction and agricultural machinery. I have spent my whole life making things—things that enable other people to make still more things. On this occasion, I am happy to be making a speech, my maiden speech to your Lordships’ House. I am happy for many reasons, not least because it gives me an opportunity to thank...

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