Baroness Henig

Deputy Chairman of Committees


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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (1st Day) 20 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I declare my interests as set out in the register. We are all aware of the importance of this debate. In 30 or 50 years from now, academics, PhD students and programme makers will be poring over our speeches to understand why this country took the decisions it did in 2016-17 and how we parliamentarians explained and analysed the choices facing us. That is my defence for being the...
  • Policing and Crime Bill - Committee (4th Day) (Continued) 9 Nov 2016

    I rise to support the noble Baroness, Lady McIntosh of Pickering, and to put on record how excellently she is chairing this committee. I am possibly one of the “keen” members of this body, as she put it to the Committee. We are reviewing the Licensing Act and looking at a whole range of issues; clearly, it is not just the issues in this set of amendments. We are looking at how the...
  • Policing and Crime Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) 26 Oct 2016

    I thank all noble Lords who have spoken at this late hour. Although it is late, this is an important debate. I listened very carefully to the Minister but she did not actually answer the question. She did not tell the Committee what the words actually mean. I have to say again that if it is not clear what a phrase means, it is not going to be good law and it is going to lead to an awful lot...

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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

  • Member, Licensing Act 2003 Committee (since 25 May 2016)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 63.27% 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") 119 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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