Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • EU Exit Negotiations - Statement 13 Nov 2017

    My Lords, at present, European citizens resident in this country have their basic rights protected by the European Court of Justice. The Government intend to take that basic right away and, as I understand it, substitute our own courts, with a rather vague and difficult to understand obligation relating to the Luxembourg court. Will the Government accept that in doing all that, they are...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Marriage: Muslims 9 Nov 2017

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to ask the Law Commission to examine how to improve the protection of British Muslim women in marriage law.
  • Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) 6 Nov 2017

    The relevance of what I have just said is that Max Mosley, who funds Impress, is fanatical in his desire for a privacy law that involves prior restraints. That simply indicates a complete lack of balance in his approach.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1993

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (since 17 Oct 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (12 Jun 2013 to 12 May 2016)
  • Spokesperson for Women and Equality (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Discrimination Law Refrom), Women and Equality (21 Jul 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Discrimination Law Reform, Work & Pensions (25 Oct 2007 to 6 Mar 2008)
  • Women & Equality, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (10 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (21 Mar 2006 to 10 Jan 2007)
  • Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Non-Departmental & Cross Departmental Responsibilities (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (26 Nov 2003 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (3 Jul 2001 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E (6 Dec 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F (28 Oct 1996 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (23 Nov 1994 to 17 Oct 1996)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E (22 Nov 1994 to 17 Oct 1996)

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