Lord Hussey of North Bradley

Former Crossbench Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Disabled People 30 Apr 2003

    My Lords, I apologise for rising unexpectedly at this late moment, but I was in bed at home with 'flu when the debate was announced. I shall not detain your Lordships for long. I simply want strongly to make the point how far things have changed since I was first involved in disability. I was wounded in 1944. Six years later, when I was in hospital in Oxford, I remembered that I had been sent...
  • Communications Bill 29 Apr 2003

    I have listened with great interest to this debate. I intervene with some hesitation having spent the whole of the holiday in bed. I hope that the Committee will excuse my somewhat halting few words. I declare an interest, having been chairman of the BBC for 10 years. I think that that is the longest anyone has ever done it and I do not suppose that anyone will ever try to do it for longer....
  • Address in Reply to Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech 20 Nov 2002

    My Lords, I am a little sensitive to the noble Lord's reference to the batting order. I played rather a lot of cricket during my life but never rose above number 11. When the Government set up the Ofcom committee to centralise the number of bodies involved in media regulation, most of us felt that it was probably in our interest to clarify to whom and from whom we could go for advice. Ofcom...

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Former Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 6 November 1996

Left the House of Lords on 27 December 2006 — Died

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