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Privileges and Conduct - Motion to Agree

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 4:15 pm on 30th April 2019.

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Photo of Viscount Hailsham Viscount Hailsham Conservative 4:15 pm, 30th April 2019

The noble Baroness has identified a very considerable problem. It has been addressed by the regulatory authorities, which have a concept of impairment of fitness to practise. In the case of Grant, Mrs Justice Cox gave a very clear indication of what would constitute impairment of fitness to practise. That is a model that this House might care to reflect on, to address the point that the noble Baroness has just made.