Lord Hooson

Former Liberal Democrat Peer


Former Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 July 1979

Left the House of Lords on 21 February 2012 — Died

Recent appearances

  • Law Officers 15 Dec 2005

    My Lords, I wish to make a very brief intervention to say that of course the law officer system perhaps does not bear logical examination, but, in practice, one—
  • Prisons: Suicides 20 Oct 2005

    My Lords, I have long thought that there was an overdue case in this country for setting up a broad-based royal commission to look at the whole question of our antediluvian penal system, which is in many respects a blot on the record of a civilised country. I hope that this debate, initiated by my noble friend Lord Dholakia, will encourage the Government to do so, through the medium of the...
  • Prisons: Suicides 20 Oct 2005

    My Lords, when I came to the Chamber today, I had no intention of taking part in the debate. I have not intervened in debates in your Lordships' House in recent times.

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