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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (7th Day) (Continued) 14 Mar 2018

    My Lords, I am very grateful for the first half of what the Minister said, but slightly less certain about the second half. I wish he had continued as he started. I want to consider his speech when we are all wider awake and in a calmer moment, but the fact is that the Dublin III mechanism is still a way in which unaccompanied children have been able to come to this country and join...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (7th Day) (Continued) 14 Mar 2018

    My Lords, there are at present two legal paths for unaccompanied child refugees in Europe to come to this country. Clearly there are people traffickers who exploit the situation reprehensibly but that is for another day. One legal path is under Section 67 of the Immigration Act, an amendment I moved that was passed by this House, accepted by the Government and became part of the Act. The...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (7th Day) (Continued) 14 Mar 2018

    My Lords, I should explain that this amendment to my Amendment 208 is a technicality. I have been told that there is a slight flaw in the original amendment, so I have deleted four words. I have decided that this is the way it should be done. I beg to move.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1994

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communications Committee (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (16 Dec 2008 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (14 Nov 2007 to 15 May 2012)
  • Member, Committee on Regulators (23 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (26 Nov 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, European Union Committee (19 Nov 2002 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F (13 Nov 2002 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (21 Jun 2001 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Chair of Labour Peers (1 Jul 2000 to 1 Jul 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office (6 May 1997 to 2 Dec 1999)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (Environment and Agriculture) (6 May 1997 to 31 Dec 1999)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F (28 Oct 1996 to 8 Apr 1997)
  • Member, Relations between Central and Local Government, Committee on (27 Nov 1995 to 2 Jul 1996)
  • Member, European Union Committee (20 Nov 1995 to 8 Apr 1997)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C (20 Nov 1995 to 17 Oct 1996)
  • Member, Home Affairs: Sub-Committee on Race Relations & Immigration (23 Nov 1981 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (30 Jan 1981 to 9 Jun 1983)


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