Baroness Hamwee

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1991

Currently held offices

  • Member, Modern Slavery Act 2015 Committee (since 24 Jan 2024)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (14 Apr 2021 to 31 Jan 2024)
  • Chair, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (14 Apr 2021 to 31 Jan 2024)
  • Member, EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee ( 2 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, European Union Committee ( 1 Jul 2019 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (19 Jul 2017 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Immigration) (17 Jun 2017 to 14 Apr 2021)
  • 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, 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, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee ( 9 Jun 2010 to 15 May 2012)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee ( 9 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (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 and Privileges Committee ( 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)

Recent appearances

  • Victims and Prisoners Bill - Commons Amendments and Reasons: Motion A 24 May 2024

    My Lords, my noble friend Lady Brinton will respond to most of these items. I cannot resist wondering whether she will comment on whether it is inappropriate to rush towards the duty of candour given the history of the item, but I want to speak particularly to Motion E regarding data sharing for immigration purposes. This amendment has an unhappy history: we have never succeeded before, and I...

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