Baroness D'Souza

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Recent appearances

  • Commonwealth - Motion to Take Note 16 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I, too, thank the Minister for ensuring that we have a generous amount of time for this important debate. There has never been a time when the diversity and unity that the Commonwealth represents have been more urgently needed. While there are continued challenges within the family of the Commonwealth, including discontent between the developed and the developing nations, small...
  • South Sudan: Famine - Private Notice Question 23 Feb 2017

    My Lords, as I understand it, some food is available—the problem is that it is too expensive for people to buy. Perhaps there is some mechanism whereby the UK Government, or indeed a collection of Governments, might intervene to stabilise the market or even to reduce the prices so that that food can be bought.
  • Press Regulation (Communications Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 20 Dec 2016

    My Lords, I add my congratulations to my noble friend Lord Best on his masterly introduction to this debate. I have the utmost sympathy for those who have suffered such appalling abuse from the press in recent years—abuse that has affected their lives. I do not believe that there should be no limits to press freedom. As we know, the United Nations Convention on Human Rights itself makes...

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Profile

Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 September 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Executive Director, International Centre Against Censorship. (from Number 10 press release)

Party was Crossbench until 31 Aug 2011

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, House Committee (Lords) (5 Sep 2011 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Lord Speaker (5 Sep 2011 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Sub-Committee on Leave of Absence (28 Jun 2011 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Joint Committee on Security (26 Nov 2008 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (Lords) (20 Nov 2007 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (19 Nov 2007 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (15 Nov 2007 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (13 Nov 2007 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Selection, Committee of (Lords) (7 Nov 2007 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Accommodation Steering Group Committee (6 Nov 2007 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (15 Jun 2005 to 7 Dec 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (24 May 2005 to 30 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Freedom of Information Advisory Panel (Lords) (7 Dec 2004 to 30 Oct 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness D'Souza’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 4.68% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 127 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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