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Viscount Camrose

Conservative - Excepted Hereditary

Became Member: 6th April 2022

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Science, Innovation and Technology)

(since March 2023)

Viscount Camrose is not a member of any APPGs
2 Former APPG memberships
Artificial Intelligence, Digital Finance
AI in Weapon Systems Committee
31st Jan 2023 - 7th Mar 2023


Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Viscount Camrose has voted in 220 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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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 Clement-Jones (Liberal Democrat)
Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Science, Innovation and Technology)
(94 debate interactions)
Lord Bassam of Brighton (Labour)
Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport)
(39 debate interactions)
Baroness Kidron (Crossbench)
(29 debate interactions)
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Lords initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Viscount Camrose, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.


Viscount Camrose has not introduced any legislation before Parliament

Viscount Camrose has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Latest 1 Written Question

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Written Questions can be tabled by MPs and Lords to request specific information information on the work, policy and activities of a Government Department
25th Jan 2023
To ask His Majesty's Government how many COVID-19 lateral flow test kits they purchased since January 2020; what was the total cost of those tests; how many tests were distributed; and what estimate they have made of how many were used.

The Department purchased approximately 2.6 billion lateral flow device (LFD) tests between September 2020 and March 2022. It is not possible to provide data for April 2022 and beyond at this time as it is not yet validated for release. We are unable to provide the information requested on the total costs of LFD tests as this information is commercially sensitive.

A table showing the number of LFD tests distributed up until May 2022 is attached. Whilst we collect data on tests recorded, this data does not necessarily equate to used tests as not everybody records the results of tests that they have used.

Lord Markham
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care)