Lord Eames

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill - Commons Reason: Motion A 12 Sep 2023

    My Lords, in my years of service to this House I cannot think of an occasion when sadness, disillusionment and indeed anger pressed upon me to the extent they do today. Over the months we have worked to try to improve this Bill, I have listened to many highly technical speeches based on great parliamentary experience. But to that I have to add one other element today which it has been my sad...
  • Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill - Commons Amendments: Motion A1 (as an amendment to Motion A) 5 Sep 2023

    My Lords, I once more find myself speaking as earnestly as I can in support of the sentiments of two former Secretaries of State for Northern Ireland—two men who undertook those tasks at times of division, suffering and what I can only term injustice for so many people in Northern Ireland. Given the fact that two men who had that experience have voiced sentiments in your Lordships’ House...
  • Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 114A 26 Jun 2023

    My Lords, I have frequently felt moved to speak in this House about the suffering that has been endured across Northern Ireland and which is obviously the centre of the approach of this legislation. However, we have also had occasions to be reminded that so little of our society finds, in this proposed legislation, anything that they can have confidence in. On one occasion in Committee, I...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1995

Currently held offices

  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (since 19 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee ( 1 Jul 2019 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee ( 9 Jun 2010 to 15 May 2012)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee ( 9 Jun 2010 to 15 May 2012)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (25 Nov 2009 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (20 Nov 2007 to 5 Nov 2019)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (13 Nov 2007 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 7 May 2005)

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