Baroness D'Souza

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 5 Dec 2018

    Resources for reconstruction programmes in Syria – Baroness D'Souza. Oral questions; 3:00 pm
  • Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - Committee (1st Day) 29 Oct 2018

    My Lords. Clause 1 makes a neat distinction between free speech and incitement. New subsection (1A)(a) states: “expresses an opinion or belief that is supportive of a proscribed organisation”. That surely is free speech, depending on the context in which it occurs. New paragraph (b), which states, “in doing so is reckless as to whether a person to whom the expression is...
  • Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - Committee (1st Day) 29 Oct 2018

    Does the noble Lord agree that context is still a very important matter? If someone is preaching a sermon and is therefore in a position of authority, it is likely that they will actually persuade another person to commit a particular criminal act in a place and over time. However, expressing that view in a different context would not necessarily cause there to be violent action within the...

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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, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (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, Committee of Selection (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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 24 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 10.84% 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") 134 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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