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Biography

The Lord Willis of Knaresborough

Constituency
Life peer

Introduction

The Lord Willis of Knaresborough was born George Philip Willis on 30 November 1941 , and is a Liberal Democrat Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 18 June 2010. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough.

Committees

Currently sitting on the NHS Sustainability Committee (since May 2016), Lord Willis of Knaresborough does not chair at this time.

He has in the past sat on Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (Higher education in STEM subjects) (Sep 2011 to Jul 2012), Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (Oct 2010 to Mar 2015), Commons Science and Technology (Oct 2009 to May 2010), Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (Mar 2008 to Sep 2009), Innovation, Universities and Skills (Nov 2007 to Mar 2008), Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (May 2007 to Aug 2007), Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (Jul 2005 to Oct 2007), Liaison Committee (Commons) (Jul 2005 to May 2010), Education & Employment (Mar 1999 to Nov 2000). He has also chaired in the past Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (Higher education in STEM subjects) (Sep 2011 to Jul 2012), Commons Science and Technology (Oct 2009 to May 2010), Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (Mar 2008 to Sep 2009), Innovation, Universities and Skills (Nov 2007 to Mar 2008), Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (May 2007 to Aug 2007), Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (Jul 2005 to Oct 2007).

Focus Areas

Lord Willis of Knaresborough has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Education; Employment and training; Energy and environment; Health services and medicine; Science and technology
World Areas - Ireland; USA
UK Areas - Yorkshire

You can contact Lord Willis of Knaresborough in the following ways:

Parliamentary

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 0207 219 5709

Fax : 0207 219 5979

Email : willisg@parliament.uk

Twitter

https://twitter.com/lordwillisg

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Phil-Willis-Baron-Willis-of-Knaresborough/133029973398413?fref=ts&rf=201751839876394