Ulster Luncheon

Lord Lexden was the guest of honour at a luncheon held in Belfast to celebrate his recent elevation to the peerage.

Debate on the Economy

Text of a speech delivered by Lord Lexden in a debate 'to call attention to Government policies to promote enterprise, growth and the fundamental rebalancing of the economy'.

AV and the lessons of history

Lord Lexden's latest article for the Conservative Party's Blue Blog.The blog puts the concerns over changing the voting system in a historical context. 

Voting arrangements for British citizens abroad

Lord Lexden's speech in a short debate on Viscount Astor's question: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will consider changing the voting arrangements for British citizens residing abroad and members of the Armed Forces serving abroad. 

Peel and Disraeli

Text of  the speech delivered by Alistair Lexden OBE  at the 27th Annual Banquet  of the Peel  Society in Drayton Manor Park, Tamworth on February 25, 2011.

Maiden Speech

Lord Lexden's Maiden Speech at the Grand Committee in the Moses Room in a short debate ensuring that children with diabetes can benefit from school education

Alistair Cooke becomes Baron Lexden

Lord Lexden, formerly known as Alistair Cooke, has taken his seat in the House of Lords today, after being made a life peer on the recommendation of Rt Hon David Cameron MP, the Prime Minister, last month. Alistair's full title is Baron Lexden, of Lexden in the County of Essex and Strangford in the County of Down.