Baroness Hamwee

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Immigration)

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Detainees 13 Sep 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many children in the UK had one or both parents placed in immigration detention in each calendar year since 2010; what were the ages of those children; for what period were they separated from one or both parents; and if such records are not kept, why not.
  • Immigration Policy: Children and Parents - Question 10 Sep 2018

    My Lords, the noble Baroness referred to the best interests of the child, no doubt reminding us of Section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act and the Convention on the Rights of the Child. What records are kept of the factors considered in applying Section 55 and the convention when the child is separated from his or her parents? Are the records available to the parent and the...
  • Windrush - Statement 4 Sep 2018

    My Lords, the Minister referred to the “lessons learned” review. I am not asking a question on this first point, but it must have been a shock—and a lesson—to a number of individuals to have learned that three deportees had died. On the review, can she confirm that the work will apply much more generally than to the Windrush generation? The objectives refer to...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1991

Currently held offices

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (since 19 Jul 2017)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Immigration) (since 17 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Extradition Law Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 25 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Inquiries Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 26 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Adoption Legislation Committee (29 May 2012 to 26 Feb 2013)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Leader's Group on Working Practices Committee (27 Jul 2010 to 26 Apr 2011)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (9 Jun 2010 to 15 May 2012)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)
  • Spokesperson for Communities and Local Government (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (15 Dec 2008 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Regional and Local Government), Department for Communities and Local Government (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Department for Communities and Local Government (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Regional & Local Government), Department for Communities and Local Government (2 Aug 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Regional & Local Government), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (1 Jun 2005 to 2 Aug 2006)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Local Government & the Regions (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Local Government & the Regions (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Member, Select Committee on the Ceremony of Introduction (17 Dec 1997 to 30 Apr 1998)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (9 Jun 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Relations between Central and Local Government, Committee on (27 Nov 1995 to 2 Jul 1996)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (22 Nov 1994 to 7 May 1997)
  • Member, Refreshment Sub Committee (11 Nov 1991 to 3 Nov 1994)


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