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The Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts CBE

Life peer


The Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts CBE was born Robin Granville Hodgson on 25 April 1942 , and is a Conservative Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 07 June 2000. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for Walsall North.


Currently sitting on the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (formerly Merits Committee) (since June 2015), Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts does not chair at this time.

He has in the past sat on Insurance Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (Nov 2014 to Nov 2014), Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (Nov 2014 to Feb 2015), National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (Jun 2014 to Jun 2014), Soft Power Committee (May 2013 to Mar 2014), Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (Jun 2012 to Jul 2012), EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (May 2012 to Mar 2015), Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill [HL] (Sep 2011 to Dec 2011), EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (Nov 2007 to May 2012).

Focus Areas

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Challenges of population growth; Business, industry and City; Crime, civil law, justice and rights; Economy and finance; Charitable and voluntary sector
UK Areas - West Midlands

You can contact Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 0207 219 8526; Fax: 020 7219 1903

Email : hodgsonr@parliament.uk

External/Private Office

PA: Rebecca Russel Ponte

Phone : 07500706917

Email : russelponter@parliament.uk