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Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park

Conservative - Life peer

Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

(since February 2020)

Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

(since September 2020)
Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park is not a member of any APPGs


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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch (Labour) Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (22 debate interactions) View debates with Baroness Jones of Whitchurch Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville (Liberal Democrat) Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (12 debate interactions) View debates with Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville Baroness Hayman of Ullock (Labour) Opposition Whip (Lords) (10 debate interactions) View debates with Baroness Hayman of Ullock View All MP Sparring Partners

Lords initiatives

2 Bills introduced by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park


A Bill to amend the Children Act 1989 to state that proceedings under Section 5A of, and Schedule 2 to, the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 are family proceedings

This Bill received Royal Assent on Friday 15th March 2019 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to Provide that the Secretary of State’s powers in relation to the management of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, include the power to grant a lease in respect of land for a period of up to 150 years.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 30th January 2018
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237 Written Questions

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