Baroness James of Holland Park

Former Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Non-Domestic Rating (Deferred Payments) (England) Regulations 2009: Motion of Regret 14 Oct 2009

    My Lords, retrospective taxation is unfair, unjust and immoral. It is also scandalous that any Government claiming to support jobs should be the direct cause of their loss, with all the misery that that causes to people who lose their jobs and to their families. We should always resist such appalling and dishonourable proposals for retrospective legislation whenever they rear their heads. I...
  • Gender Recognition Bill [HL] 29 Jan 2004

    My Lords, before the Minister sits down, I would like to ask a question. I apologise to the House that I did not attend the Grand Committee. We know that certain illnesses—including those that are dangerous and horrible—are passed down through one sex only. The noble Lord, Lord Chan, could confirm that haemophilia is one such condition. Would descendants of a woman with haemophilia, who...
  • Higher Education 14 Jun 2000

    My Lords, I, too, am grateful to my noble friend Lord Baker of Dorking for initiating this important debate, although I feel that I may be ill qualified to take part. I have had no higher education and left school at the age of 16. In this, I am sure that I am not alone in your Lordships' House. However, I had the great advantage of being educated at one of the old local authority high...

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Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1991

Left the House of Lords on 27 November 2014 — Died

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