Baroness Deech

Crossbench Peer

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  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Report: Amendment 2 17 Jul 2019

    My Lords, they say that Brexit drives people crazy and I think there is something in this. It certainly makes people cerebral. May I put forward a few general points? First, it has been said that Her Majesty might be embarrassed by such a request. Her Majesty has been on the Throne for 70 years or so and faced many a constitutional crisis. I think she would survive. Secondly, be careful what...
  • United States: Migrant Detention Camps - Question 16 Jul 2019

    My Lords, does the Minister condemn the use of the phrase “concentration camps”? The children in America, no matter how badly treated, are not being gassed, buried alive or smashed against walls. To use that phrase diminishes the memory of those who were treated like that and undermines the argument.
  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Committee: Amendment 10 15 Jul 2019

    I agree with the noble Baronesses, Lady Tonge and Lady Barker. I recall that just a few weeks ago we debated the provision of sex and relationships education to young people. I was shocked and dismayed by the protests of our colleagues from Northern Ireland. The point is, you may or may not approve of abortion or same-sex marriage, but we live in a world where we have to tolerate these...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 25 October 2005

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (since 2 Jul 2019)

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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