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Civil Society and Lobbying - Motion to Take Note

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:18 pm on 8th September 2016.

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Photo of Lord Griffiths of Burry Port Lord Griffiths of Burry Port Labour 12:18 pm, 8th September 2016

My Lords, I add my thanks to the noble Baroness, Lady Hayter, for bringing this field of endeavour and experience to the Floor of the House so that we can enjoy a discussion of its various facets and perhaps focus our thinking about the way we would like things to go in the future. In the years that I have been a Member of your Lordships’ House, I have been only too aware of how poorly I have served the work of this place.