Lord Harris of High Cross

Former Crossbench Peer

Profile

Former Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1979

Left the House of Lords on 19 October 2006 — Died

Recent appearances

  • Liverpool City Council (Prohibition of Smoking in Places of Work) Bill [HL] 20 Jul 2005

    My Lords, in what has turned out to be rather a grim end-of-term scrap, I cheerfully declare my interest as a contented pipe smoker of many years' standing and a former chairman—now honorary president—of the smokers' defence group FOREST. Listening to these debates, it is tempting to resort to unparliamentary language about this gratuitous and time-wasting debate after Her Majesty's...
  • Liverpool City Council (Prohibition of Smoking in Places of Work) Bill [HL] 20 Jul 2005

    My Lords, I believe that it cannot kill the noble Viscount or anybody else. There is no evidence that it kills.
  • Liverpool City Council (Prohibition of Smoking in Places of Work) Bill [HL] 20 Jul 2005

    My Lords, the proof of my case lies in the total failure of ceaseless well-funded research by multiplying anti-smoking lobbies, over 25 years and 80 reports, to find persuasive evidence of harm to others that is consistent or statistically significant. My exposé is set out in a recent monograph called Smoking out the Truth, which included a direct personal challenge to the CMO. His response,...

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