Baroness Henig

Deputy Speaker (Lords)


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Recent appearances

  • Licensing Act 2003: Post-Legislative Scrutiny (Licensing Act 2003 Report) - Motion to Take Note 20 Dec 2017

    My Lords, I first draw attention to my interests as set out in the register and to my membership of the all-party groups for beer and for wine and spirits. I too express my appreciation to the chair of the committee for all her hard work and relentless scrutiny of the issues raised, and my thanks to our clerk, Michael Collon, and most of all—for me—to our specialist adviser, Sarah...
  • Better Regulation - Motion to Take Note 7 Dec 2017

    My Lords, I am honoured to be listed twice in this debate. I feel a bit like New York—so good they named it twice. I first draw attention to my interests as listed in the Lords register, and to the fact that for six years, from 2007 to 2013, I was the chair of the regulatory body for private security. I commend the noble Baroness, Lady Neville-Rolfe, for introducing this important...
  • Trade and Customs Policy - Motion to Take Note 5 Dec 2017

    My Lords, it is not always an unalloyed pleasure to be the last speaker in a long and serious debate such as this one, but being sandwiched between the former Trade Minister and the present one is a great honour. It gives me the opportunity both to welcome the noble Baroness, Lady Fairhead, to her role in this House and to pay tribute to the noble Lord, Lord Price, for all the hard work he...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 June 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Senior Lecturer, Lancaster University. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 5 Mar 2018)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Licensing Act 2003 Committee (25 May 2016 to 4 Apr 2017)
  • Member, European Union Committee (27 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (24 Nov 2009 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Draft Bribery Bill (Joint Committee) (11 May 2009 to 16 Jul 2009)
  • Member, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (23 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (24 May 2005 to 12 Nov 2009)


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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Henig’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 63.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 122 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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