Baroness D'Souza

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Recent appearances

  • Overseas Aid and Defence Expenditure - Question 13 Nov 2017

    My Lords, as I understand it, is not an increasingly large amount of the development aid budget now dispersed among other departments where the same standards of evaluation do not apply, and are certainly not as rigorous as those applied by the Department for International Development?
  • House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 8 Sep 2017

    My Lords, I shall begin by making it clear that there is nothing ad hominem about this debate. We are extremely fortunate to have hereditary Peers providing expertise on development, aid, science, transport, the environment, learning, health, defence, law and business, among many other fields. Those Peers also regularly contribute to a host of other issues that come before the House, more...
  • Development Aid Budget - Motion to Take Note 3 Jul 2017

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for his response, which was, as always, sympathetic, informative and detailed, and I warmly thank all noble Lords who contributed to the debate. It is extremely encouraging that DfID is regarded so highly within this House and well beyond it, but there are areas which would benefit from greater scrutiny, particularly, clarification of the objectives and perhaps...

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 14 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 5.14% 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") 130 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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