Lord Parekh


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Recent appearances

  • Commonwealth Summit 2018 - Question for Short Debate 2 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Chidgey, on securing this debate and introducing it with such charm and erudition. Anything that is done to improve the role and functioning of the Commonwealth is to be greatly welcomed, especially if it brings it closer to the people who live within it. We have learned this lesson particularly painfully in the case of the European Union, which...
  • A Manifesto to Strengthen Families - Motion to Take Note 2 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I too welcome the Minister to his new appointment. I begin by thanking the noble Lord, Lord Farmer, and his colleague in the other place, Fiona Bruce, for drafting the manifesto. It presents a very depressing picture of what is happening to family in our country. We are almost a world leader in family breakdown, and in economic terms the estimated cost of family breakdown is about...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (1st Day) 20 Feb 2017

    My Lords, this is a momentous debate, in which the House and Parliament as a whole are trying to turn our back on over 40 years of our history and strike out on our own in a highly dangerous and volatile world. This is the result of the referendum. Some people outside the House, and some of your Lordships as well, have tried to question the democratic legitimacy of the referendum on the...

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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 3 debates in the last year — below 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 30.55% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 136 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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