Lord Hutchinson of Lullington

Former Liberal Democrat Peer

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Hunting Bill 12 Mar 2001

    My Lords, for me this Bill is overwhelmingly a matter of civil liberties, human rights, tolerance, democracy and freedom itself. Every countryman knows that the Commons' vote seeks to destroy not only a country pursuit--a disciplined and historic form of fox and deer control--but also a part of the very culture of the countryside. In the other place reference was repeatedly made to the,...
  • Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No. 2) Bill 28 Sep 2000

    My Lords, I apologise to the noble Lord.
  • Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No. 2) Bill 28 Sep 2000

    My Lords, those who oppose the Bill will be encouraged to hear that the support is crumbling, having heard what the noble Lord, Lord Borrie had to say. His view that this Bill is worse than the first is encouraging to us all. However, this Bill is as dangerous as the first Bill was. In my view it is also patently absurd. Its danger can be spelt out shortly, yet again. It gives an...

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Former Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 5 July 1978

Left the House of Lords on 3 October 2011 — retired

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