Baroness Henig

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Trade Bill - Report (1st Day) 6 Mar 2019

    I absolutely agree. That is precisely my concern: that there is an effective scrutiny process in place to replace what we will lose at European level. In later amendments, we shall discuss future arrangements, but my concern is that in the rollover of the existing deals, we have effective scrutiny so that everybody knows where we are in the negotiations. Parliament and business leaders should...
  • Trade Bill - Report (1st Day) 6 Mar 2019

    I have listened carefully to what the Minister said. She talked about a “running commentary”, and I do not think that is what my amendment sought. It sought a report once every Session, which, I respectfully suggest, is not quite the same thing. As has been said, these are continuity agreements. What I—and, I am sure, many other Members of this House—seek is continuity: when we are no...
  • Trade Bill - Report (1st Day) 6 Mar 2019

    My Lords, I hope that my amendment will prove a little more straightforward than the one we have just debated. When the issue of parliamentary scrutiny of trade agreements covered by this Bill was discussed in Committee, the Minister made much of the issue of speed. Speed, she argued, was of the essence in rolling over these agreements. She said that the Government were opposed to any...

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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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