Baroness Prashar

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Online Safety Bill - Committee (6th Day): Amendment 52A 11 May 2023

    My Lords, I will speak to Amendments 236, 237 and 238 in my name. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Storey, and the noble Baroness, Lady Bennett of Manor Castle, for supporting me. Like others, I thank Full Fact for its excellent briefings. I also thank the noble Lord, Lord Knight, for introducing this group of amendments, as it saves me having to make the case for why media literacy is a very...
  • Illegal Migration Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion 10 May 2023

    My Lords, it is a clever ploy to entitle this Bill the Illegal Migration Bill. Not for the first time, illegal migration has been conflated with asylum. This is essentially an asylum Bill, and asylum is a fundamental right. Migration, of course, is a choice. Although the Government claim that this Bill is designed to deal with boat people, it will apply to everyone who arrives here by...
  • Online Safety Bill - Second Reading 1 Feb 2023

    My Lords, we are privileged to live in an age of internet technology, which gives us greater access to information and means of communication than at any point in human history. But to get the most out of this online world it must be safe and effectively regulated to counter harm and misinformation. I fully support the Bill. It is a good start, but it needs to be improved in a number of...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, EU Services Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Freedom of Information Advisory Panel (Lords) (since 13 Nov 2007)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Children and Families Act 2014 Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 21 Nov 2022)
  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee ( 2 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill Committee (29 Nov 2018 to 31 Mar 2019)
  • Chair, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Chair, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, European Union Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Chair, EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education (17 May 2012 to 12 Jun 2014)
  • Member, Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct (19 Jan 2009 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (15 Dec 2008 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (10 Dec 2008 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Committee on Regulators (23 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) ( 3 Jul 2001 to 18 Nov 2004)

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