Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
16th Nov 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
20th Oct 2016 - 3rd May 2017
Defence Sub-Committee
8th Sep 2015 - 31st Oct 2016
Defence Committee
6th Jul 2015 - 31st Oct 2016
Committees on Arms Export Controls
3rd Nov 2014 - 30th Mar 2015
Defence Committee
3rd Nov 2014 - 30th Mar 2015
Environmental Audit Committee
26th Jul 2010 - 25th Nov 2013
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
17th May 2010 - 7th Oct 2013
Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
19th Jan 2009 - 6th May 2010
Opposition Whip (Commons)
3rd Jul 2007 - 19th Jan 2009
Home Affairs Committee
12th Jul 2005 - 22nd Oct 2007


Department Event
Monday 28th June 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Legislation - Main Chamber
Environment Bill – committee stage (day 3)
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Department Event
Wednesday 30th June 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Legislation - Main Chamber
Environment Bill – committee stage (day 4)
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Department Event
Monday 5th July 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Legislation - Main Chamber
Environment Bill – committee stage (day 5)
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Scheduled Event
Tuesday 6th July 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Legislation - Grand Committee
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] – committee stage
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Department Event
Tuesday 6th July 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Legislation - Grand Committee
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] – committee stage
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Department Event
Wednesday 7th July 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Legislation - Main Chamber
Environment Bill – committee stage (day 6)
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Department Event
Monday 12th July 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Legislation - Main Chamber
Environment Bill – committee stage (day 7)
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Department Event
Friday 16th July 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Legislation - Main Chamber
Education (Environment and Sustainable Citizenship) Bill [HL] – second reading
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Division Votes
Thursday 10th June 2021
Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development etc.) (England) (Amendment) Order 2021
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 189 Conservative No votes vs 0 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 104 Noes - 241
Speeches
Wednesday 16th June 2021
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL]

My Lords, it is a privilege to open this debate. Today, in this House, we are opening a new chapter …

Written Answers
Monday 9th September 2019
Cayman Islands: Passenger Ships
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Thursday 13th May 2021
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] 2021-22
A Bill to make provision for an Animal Sentience Committee with functions relating to the effect of government policy on …
MP Financial Interests
None available
EDM signed
Tuesday 22nd January 2019
CENTENARY OF THE GOVERNMENT CHIEF WHIP'S OFFICE
That this House congratulates the Office of the Government Chief Whip on reaching its centenary year; further congratulates Sir Roy …
Supported Legislation
Tuesday 30th January 2018
Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 2) Bill 2017-19
A Bill to Provide that the Secretary of State’s powers in relation to the management of the Royal Botanic Gardens, …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Lord Benyon has voted in 46 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
Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville (Liberal Democrat)
Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
(3 debate interactions)
Baroness Hayman of Ullock (Labour)
Opposition Whip (Lords)
(3 debate interactions)
Earl of Shrewsbury (Conservative)
(3 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
HM Treasury
(1 debate contributions)
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Commons initiatives

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

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


Lord Benyon has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Lord Benyon has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

2 Bills introduced by Lord Benyon


A Bill to make provision for an Animal Sentience Committee with functions relating to the effect of government policy on the welfare of animals as sentient beings


Last Event - 2nd Reading (Lords)
Wednesday 16th June 2021
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Next Event - Committee Stage (Lords)
Tuesday 6th July 2021

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to create statutory limitations on court proceedings against current and former members of the armed forces for certain alleged offences committed during military operations or similar circumstances; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 1st November 2017
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Next Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Date TBA

Lord Benyon has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament