Baroness Hamwee

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Immigration)

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Access to Palliative Care Bill [HL] - Second Reading 14 Jun 2019

    My Lords, the noble Baroness, Lady Finlay, is a very powerful advocate. As we have heard, the House wants her to do even more, but she has explained her strategy quite clearly. I have never felt it appropriate to speak entirely from my own experience in your Lordships’ Chamber, but today I will. After all, we are all informed by our own observations and incidents from our own lives,...
  • Asylum Seekers - Question 10 Jun 2019

    My Lords, we have seen two very unhappy incidents of homophobia in this country in the last few days—at the theatre in Southampton and on the bus in Camden. Does the Minister agree that denying the dangers facing many asylum seekers, at best, displays a lack of understanding of minorities on the part of the Home Office and, at worst, amounts to real prejudice?
  • Victims of Domestic Violence and Abuse - Motion to Take Note 6 Jun 2019

    My Lords, the noble Baroness, Lady Newlove, will be in no doubt of the House’s gratitude to her for securing this debate and, more importantly, for never letting us overlook the interests and points of view of victims. I know that that will continue. I declare an interest as a past member and chair of the board of Refuge. My first meeting was on the day I was asked to become a Member of...

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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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