Lord Plant of Highfield

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Atrial Fibrillation — Question for Short Debate 4 Nov 2015

    My Lords, most of what needed to be said has been said. I echo everything that noble Lords have said about the initiative by the noble Lord, Lord Black, and I am very pleased that he called for this debate. Like other noble Lords, I have had AF for a very long time—20 years or more—and I have been taking warfarin every day, along with a low-dose aspirin, for 20 years. This medication was...
  • Legal Systems: Rule of Law — Motion to Take Note 10 Jul 2014

    My Lords, I should like to add my thanks to the noble and learned Lord, Lord Woolf, for initiating this debate. Perhaps I may draw attention to my interests as set out in the register. I want to devote all my remarks to the idea of the rule of law, because what exactly that might mean is not without controversy. There is a fairly straightforward idea of the rule of law, which I think is...
  • Previous Business – Lords: Grand Committee 23 Apr 2013

    Report of the Joint Committee on the Draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill – Lord Plant of Highfield. Debate; 3:30 pm

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1992

Currently held offices

  • Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (since 17 May 2018)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 19 Jul 2017)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (since 22 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 9 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (13 Sep 2016 to 9 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (25 May 2016 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill Select Committee (Lords) (5 May 2016 to 25 May 2016)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (7 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014 Committee (9 Jun 2014 to 30 Oct 2014)
  • Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill (Joint Committee) (3 Jul 2012 to 21 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (22 Jul 2010 to 15 May 2012)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (2 Dec 2003 to 14 Nov 2007)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E (12 Jan 1998 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Relations between Central and Local Government, Committee on (27 Nov 1995 to 2 Jul 1996)


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