Lord Janner of Braunstone

Former Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Israel and Palestine — Question for Short Debate 7 Feb 2013

    My Lords, in my career and personal life I have been proud to work and continue to work for both Jews and Arabs in Israel and the neighbouring countries. I have spent much time building bridges between their communities, working together on their similarities and differences, and discussing how we live and more importantly how they can live happily together. This is why I believe it is...
  • Israel: Arab Citizens — Motion to Take Note 13 Dec 2012

    My Lords, it would be very good if mutual faiths could bring us together and ensure that we have as much peace as possible between people of different religions in different parts of the world. One problem is that this does not always happen, as is the case in the Middle East. Sadly, inequality and discrimination happen throughout the world. Even sometimes here in Britain we, as citizens,...
  • Ugandan Asians — Motion to Take Note 6 Dec 2012

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Cormack, especially for his kind words about me and about the Jewish community, of which am part. I praise my noble friend Lord Popat on this remarkable and important debate on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the exile of the Ugandan Asian community from their home by Idi Amin. My noble friend was right that there similarities between his...

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Former Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Left the House of Lords on 19 December 2015 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (14 Jan 1998 to 30 Jun 2014)
  • Chair, Employment Committee (28 Oct 1992 to 17 Oct 1996)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (27 Apr 1992 to 1 Apr 1996)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 15 May 1987)
  • Member, Employment Committee (5 Feb 1982 to 28 Oct 1992)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (1 Nov 1978 to 1 May 1997)

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