Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Fire Safety Bill - Committee: Amendment 8 29 Oct 2020

    My Lords, I apologise that I could not participate at Second Reading. I had wanted to raise carbon monoxide detection—a silent killer production of combustion—with fire detection, but I understand it is outside the scope of this Bill. I would like to speak to Amendment 8, to which I have added my name. Let me explain why. I remain haunted by seeing the blazing Grenfell Tower from my...
  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 102A 28 Oct 2020

    My Lords, Amendment 104 is almost identical to Amendment 6, which we debated on Monday, and Amendment 69, which I moved only a few hours ago. Those two amendments related, respectively, to goods in Part 1 and services in Part 2. This amendment, in the case of “recognition of professional qualifications”, seeks to make the application of the market access principles subordinate to the...
  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 102A 28 Oct 2020

    My Lords, Amendment 104 is almost identical to Amendment 6, which we debated on Monday, and Amendment 69, which I moved only a few hours ago. Those two amendments related, respectively, to goods in Part 1 and services in Part 2. This amendment, in the case of “recognition of professional qualifications”, seeks to make the application of the market access principles subordinate to the...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 July 2001

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (since 1 Jul 2019)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 5 Mar 2018)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 6 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Policy for the Built Environment Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Public Service and Demographic Change Committee (29 May 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (14 Nov 2007 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Committee on the Assisted Dying for the terminally ill Bill (30 Nov 2004 to 7 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (19 Nov 2002 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (13 Nov 2002 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (13 Nov 2002 to 17 Nov 2005)

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