Chris is active in the Lords. His contributions cover a number of policy areas including: digital infrastructure and new technologies, employment, skills, sports, culture, transport and disability and inclusion.

Spoken contributions

Select Committees

Chris is a member of the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee and

has previously co-authored several House of Lords Select Committee reports:

Democracy and Digital Technologies Select Committee, 2019-2020

Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Select Committee, 2018-2019

Artificial Intelligence Select Committee, 2017-2018

Financial Exclusion Select Committee, 2016-2017

Social Mobility Select Committee, 2015-2016

Digital Skills Select Committee, 2014-2015

Peers in Schools

The Peers in Schools Programme is part of the House of Lords outreach work, which aims to raise awareness of the Lords and encourage people to get involved in its work. Chris undertakes many visits to schools around the UK to talk to them about his work in the House of Lords and the House of Lords more generally. To arrange a visit from a House of Lords member to your school or sixth form college, contact the Lord Speaker’s office on 020 7219 6444 or email