Lord Parekh

Labour Peer

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  • Criminal Justice System: Women - Motion to Take Note 25 Jul 2019

    My Lords, it is a great pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Farmer. He has given us an extremely brilliant and articulate account of the prison system and the place of women in it. He has given us a wonderful start. It is widely recognised that our prisons, as well as our entire criminal justice system, are designed with male offenders in mind. Their structure and practices, and the...
  • United Kingdom’s Ambassador to the United States: Leaked Messages - Question for Short Debate 25 Jul 2019

    My Lords, it is obvious that the leaks were contemptible and that they were intended to corrupt the process of deliberation within the British Embassy in the United States by giving the impression that the embassy is leaking and therefore cannot be trusted. If one looks at the leaks, it is striking that there is nothing worrying there. No state secrets have been leaked; all that has been...
  • Trade Unions - Motion to Take Note 18 Jul 2019

    My Lords, it is obvious that trade union membership has been steadily declining since the 1980s, for all kinds of reasons. There has been a decline in large-scale manufacturing industries, the privatisation of public services, the difficulty in recruiting young workers, a tendency to rely on the work of those who are already employed, and government legislation, which in many cases has been...

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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 14 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 29.51% 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") 163 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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