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Biography

The Rt Hon. the Lord Crickhowell

Constituency
Life peer

Introduction

The Rt Hon. the Lord Crickhowell was born Roger Nicholas Edwards on 25 February 1934 , and is a Conservative Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 15 October 1987. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for Pembroke and Pembrokeshire.

Committees

Currently sitting on the Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) (since July 2015), Lord Crickhowell does not chair at this time.

He has in the past sat on Constitution Committee (Jun 2010 to Mar 2015), Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (Nov 2007 to Sep 2011), Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (Nov 2007 to May 2012), Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (Apr 2007 to Aug 2007), EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (Nov 2006 to Apr 2010), Constitutional Reform Bill (Mar 2004 to Jun 2004), EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture (Nov 2003 to Nov 2004), Draft Communications Bill (Joint Committee) (Apr 2002 to Nov 2002), Procedure Committee (Lords) (Dec 2000 to Nov 2003), EU Sub-Committee D (Dec 2000 to Nov 2003), Members' Interests (Nov 1978 to Jun 1983).

Posts

In the past, Lord Crickhowell has held the position of Secretary of State for Wales (1979 to 1987) in government.

He was Shadow Secretary of State (1975 to 1979) in opposition.

Focus Areas

Lord Crickhowell has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs; Culture, media and sport; Energy and environment; Parliament, government and politics
World Areas - Japan; Mexico; USA
UK Areas - Wales

You can contact Lord Crickhowell in the following ways:

Parliamentary

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 5353

Email : crickhowelln@parliament.uk