Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws


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Recent appearances

  • Domestic Abuse: Clare’s Law - Question 11 Jan 2018

    My Lords, the Minister will know that in the last month we have seen the sentencing of a man who killed his third partner. He threw his first partner off a veranda on the ninth floor of a multi-storey building. He pleaded guilty on the grounds of provocation, was sentenced and released after nine years. He killed a second partner and invoked diminished responsibility manslaughter, and was...
  • Data Protection Bill [HL] - Report (3rd Day) 10 Jan 2018

    My Lords, it is such a relief to hear the noble Lord, Lord Pannick, admit to the House, as he did at the beginning of his speech, that he sometimes loses a case. In fact, even as a meagre lawyer, I enjoyed success over him on an occasion in the European Court of Justice. However, it is disingenuous of the noble Lord to say that we should wait to hear whether the Government intend to do...
  • Brexit: Justice for Families, Individuals and Businesses? (EU Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 20 Dec 2017

    My Lords, I am grateful to everyone who has spoken, to all my committee members and to others. I am grateful also to the Minister for his recognition of this committee’s work and of the very high quality of evidence that we received from voices that should be listened to by government on the problems that will arise if we do not succeed in achieving the close co-operation referred to...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Chair, EU Justice Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)
  • Member, European Union Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)


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