Lord Parekh

Labour Peer

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  • Islamophobia - Motion to Take Note 20 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Sheikh, on securing this debate. It is to be expected that more than half of the speakers are from the ethnic minorities, and this is one of the very few debates where this has been the case. It is a real pleasure to follow the very eloquent and passionately argued presentation from the noble Baroness, Lady Warsi. If I disagree with her from time...
  • Sport, Recreation and the Arts - Motion to Take Note 19 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I, too, begin by thanking the noble Lord, Lord Moynihan, for securing this debate on the contribution that the arts, recreation and sport make to the well-being of society. It raises two questions. First, what is the well-being of society? What are the constituents of well-being? Secondly, do the arts and sport contribute to it and, if so, how? I shall talk about these two questions...
  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (2nd Day) 6 Dec 2018

    My Lords, it is a painful privilege to participate in this debate. It is a privilege because it is one of the most momentous debates in our history; it is painful because the situation that has triggered it is deeply to be regretted. I wish we were not in a situation where we are forced to debate an issue of this kind. I am the 101st speaker in this debate and, naturally, many of the points I...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 May 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: Professor of Political Theory, Hull University (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (3 Jul 2001 to 2 Dec 2003)


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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Parekh’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 30.09% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 152 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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