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:
💷 financial exclusion
🗳️ democracy and digital technology
📡Member of science and technology committee
🚧 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.