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The Viscount Ridley DL

Excepted Hereditary


The Viscount Ridley DL was born Matthew Ridley on 07 February 1958 , and is a Conservative Excepted Hereditary peer sitting in the House of Lords since 08 February 2013.


Currently sitting on the Artificial Intelligence Committee (since June 2017), Viscount Ridley does not chair at this time.

He has in the past sat on Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (Jun 2014 to Apr 2017).

Focus Areas

Viscount Ridley has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs; Business, industry and consumers; Energy and environment; Health services and medicine; Science and technology
UK Areas - North-East England

You can contact Viscount Ridley in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 7763

Email : ridleywm@parliament.uk



External/Private Office

Private Office

Phone : 01670 789325

Email : mwridley@gmail.com