10 Years in the House of Lords

Today, 30th October 2023, is Chris’s 10 year anniversary as a life peer.

Exactly ten years ago, on 30th October 2013, Chris was sworn is as a member of the House of Lords.

🦮 First guide dog in the House of Lords

📣 Over 500 speeches and over 50 oral questions

🔎Scrutinising and attempting to improve a raft of legislation

⚙️Constant focus on the golden threads of technology and inclusion.

Select committees on:

💻digital skills,

🤖artificial intelligence,

💷 financial exclusion

🗳️ democracy and digital technology

📡Member of science and technology committee

Reports on:

🚧 safer streets,

🔗DLT (blockchain) for public good,

📊 opening up public appointments to disabled people and

🎓 the disabled students allowance.

Chris describes his time in the House of Lords as an “extraordinary honour” and says he is looking forward to the next ten years.