Earl Russell

Former Liberal Democrat Peer

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Former Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1987

Left the House of Lords on 14 October 2004

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) ( 8 Dec 2003 to 14 Oct 2004)

Recent appearances

  • Constitution 15 Sep 2004

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Patten, for introducing this very important topic. It is one on which, in this country, we are all out of step but our Johnny. When Lord Wilberforce spoke in the farewell debate for Lord Taylor of Gosforth, he pointed out that the only two countries dealing with this issue which did not have a written constitution were Britain and Israel. It is a very...
  • Constitution 15 Sep 2004

    My Lords, if the Minister studies the judgments of the noble and learned Lord, Lord Reed, on liabilities of the disabled, I think she will find an example of flexibility outstanding even by the examples of parliamentary practice.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Health and Safety Executive 15 Sep 2004

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they propose to exempt the Health and Safety Executive from plans to reduce the size of the Civil Service.

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