Lord Parekh

Labour Peer

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  • Higher Education: Financial Pressures - Motion to Take Note 30 Mar 2023

    My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Knight of Weymouth, on securing this debate and introducing it with considerable erudition and eloquence. This debate has become important in a post-Brexit age. It is because we have gone through the baptism of post-Brexit, and because of what is to follow, that we are concerned about the issues that it raises. I therefore want to ask myself what...
  • Rwanda: Memorandum of Understanding - Question for Short Debate 6 Feb 2023

    My Lords, I support my noble friend Lady Hayter of Kentish Town for several reasons, of which three are particularly important. I hope the Minister will offer a satisfactory response to them. First, MoUs are not legally binding documents; they involve no legal obligations on either side and they are not subject to parliamentary scrutiny. Therefore, to replace them is to emasculate our...
  • The Importance of the Relationship Between the United Kingdom and India - Motion to Take Note 19 Jan 2023

    My Lords, India and Britain’s representatives have worked out a road map to deepen the ties between the two countries by 2030. That framework gives us some idea of where the countries intend to go. Several lines of activity have opened up, such as research, education, capacity building and culture. Two further things are particularly striking about the framework. First, under the young...

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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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