Earl of Courtown Portrait

Earl of Courtown

Conservative - Excepted Hereditary

Became Member: 24th July 1979

Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords)

(since July 2016)

Earl of Courtown is not a member of any APPGs
Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)
14th May 2015 - 17th Jul 2016
Digital Skills
12th Jun 2014 - 4th Feb 2015
Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL]
28th Oct 2013 - 16th Dec 2013
Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords)
6th Dec 1999 - 11th May 2001

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Earl of Courtown has voted in 592 divisions, and 1 time against the majority of their Party.

12 Sep 2023 - Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill - View Vote Context
Earl of Courtown voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 13 Conservative No votes vs 23 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 30 Noes - 39
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Labour)
Shadow Chief Whip (Lords)
(7 debate interactions)
Lord Collins of Highbury (Labour)
Opposition Whip (Lords)
(6 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Cabinet Office
(6 debate contributions)
Department for Work and Pensions
(4 debate contributions)
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Legislation Debates
Non-Domestic Rating Act 2023
(1,264 words contributed)
Contingencies Fund Act 2020
(1,194 words contributed)
Ballot Secrecy Act 2023
(608 words contributed)
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Lords initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Earl of Courtown, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

Earl of Courtown has not introduced any legislation before Parliament

Earl of Courtown has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting

Earl of Courtown has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament