Former Labour Peer
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Perhaps I may be allowed a short speech, an anecdote and an observation. The anecdote is forever written on my heart. I mean that without being emotional. It occurred many years ago when I was a young advocate appearing at Bow Street on a very unimportant case. The chief magistrate was there looking after his court. While I was waiting for my case to come on, I witnessed a tramp—that is...
My Lords, in the light of those charming remarks by the Minister, I beg leave to withdraw the amendment.
moved Amendment No. 21: Page 74, line 31, at end insert— "(2) For the avoidance of doubt, it is hereby declared that nothing in this section affects the duties and powers of the Secretary of State to make rules and issue guidance in connection with sex education under section 148 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 (c. 21) amending the Education Act 1996 (c. 56)."
Former Labour Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 1978
Left the House of Lords on 27 January 2006 — Died
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