Lord Grabiner

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Worboys Case and the Parole Board - Statement 28 Mar 2018

    We have focused attention—quite properly, in my view—on the performance of the Parole Board, but there is a separate and rather important aspect of this very shocking case. As I understand it, the CPS had available to it a good deal of material which was not then the subject of prosecution. That may have had a real impact on the sentence that was ultimately imposed upon Worboys; in fact,...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (9th Day) (Continued): Amendment 302B (to Amendment 302A) 21 Mar 2018

    The amendment includes the proposition that if the panel “consider it necessary”, they may refer the matter to the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. I am not aware that there is any mechanism that could possibly enable that to happen. Moreover, even if it were possible, I suspect that the court would not be very grateful to receive what essentially would be a highly political rather...
  • Foreign Policy: Parliamentary Participation - Question 19 Mar 2018

    Reverting to the form of the Question from the noble Viscount, Lord Waverley, is it not an established constitutional convention that where legislation trespasses into the territory of the royal prerogative, the royal prerogative simply falls away? If that is right, it is not an exercise in making fresh legislation to determine when, how and why the royal prerogative should have status in any...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Currently held offices

  • Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (since 17 May 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Draft Bribery Bill (Joint Committee) (11 May 2009 to 16 Jul 2009)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (26 Nov 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E (13 Nov 2002 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Committee On Religious Offences (15 May 2002 to 10 Apr 2003)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Grabiner’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 11.76% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 45 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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