Baroness Neuberger

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Recent appearances

  • Immigration Bill - Third Reading 12 Apr 2016

    My Lords, I, too, strongly support this amendment. I will speak briefly because much of what I wanted to say has already been said, and said very eloquently. This is enormously important. As many noble Lords know, we run a drop-in for asylum-seeker families at my synagogue. In talking to some of the women, many of them pregnant, who visit with their small children, one thing that comes out...
  • Immigration Bill — Report (3rd Day) 21 Mar 2016

    My Lords, I support the amendment and congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Dubs, on moving it. My uncle came here at the age of 13—he had failed the 12 year-old cut-off point—as a semi-unaccompanied refugee from Nazi Germany; my mother was an adult when she came. I want to say something about the courage of the British Government at that time. When we talk about not wishing to accept...
  • Immigration Bill — Report (1st Day) 9 Mar 2016

    My Lords, I, too, support the amendment. I declare an interest as senior rabbi of the West London Synagogue, where we run in a drop-in service for destitute asylum seekers, as many synagogues and churches do around the country. Many of these asylum seekers have waited longer than six months. The way they survive—because you cannot survive on £5 a day—is by going from...

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Profile

Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 July 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Writer and Broadcaster. (from Number 10 press release)

Party was Liberal Democrat until 5 Sep 2011

Currently held offices

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (Higher education in STEM subjects) (13 Sep 2011 to 17 Jul 2012)
  • Chair, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (22 Jun 2010 to 13 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (16 Dec 2008 to 22 Jun 2010)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (11 Dec 2008 to 15 May 2012)
  • Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (9 May 2007 to 8 Aug 2007)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (24 May 2005 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Health (22 Feb 2005 to 27 Jul 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Neuberger’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 4.17% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 113 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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