Baroness Deech

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  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Martin Selmayr 21 Sep 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the propriety of the appointment of Martin Selmayr as Secretary-General of the European Commission following the investigation carried out by the European Ombudsman into the procedure that was followed before his appointment.
  • In Vitro Fertilisation: 40th Anniversary - Motion to Take Note 13 Sep 2018

    My Lords, many years ago, before I was in this House, I was summoned to give evidence to a Select Committee of the Commons about the HFEA. I had hardly sat down when the chairman looked at me and said, “Who do you think you are, playing God?” I did not miss a beat. I said, “I am playing God because that power was given to me by Parliament”. I mean, who else could give...
  • In Vitro Fertilisation: 40th Anniversary - Motion to Take Note 13 Sep 2018

    I am very glad to hear that intervention from the noble Baroness. I have often thought about Mrs Brown and it is very sobering to realise how many other people contributed to the eventual success. I look forward to this House debating changes to surrogacy reform, which I hope will come soon. I hope also that we will debate genome editing and how to regulate it in the future with the expertise...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 25 October 2005

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Equality Act 2010 and Disability Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 15 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Communications Committee (22 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (9 May 2007 to 8 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (23 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)

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