Lord Morris of Handsworth

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Recent appearances

  • Universal Credit - Motion to Take Note 16 Nov 2017

    My Lords, on the face of it, universal credit seems a good idea. We were told that it would simplify the system; it would make work pay and, as a result, recipients would enjoy higher living standards. Why is it then that an astonishing mass of experts have provided evidence that has led them to urge a temporary halt to the rollout of the system until it can be more effectively and...
  • Housing: Availability and Affordability - Motion to Take Note 12 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I welcome the housing needs of the nation being, once again, back on the political agenda. In recent weeks we have heard announcements on housing from the Prime Minister and the leader of the Opposition. In this debate I will resist the temptation to say, “Too little, too late”. Instead, I will say thanks to my noble friend Lord Smith of Leigh for bringing forward this...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 June 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: former General Secretary, Transport and General Workers Union. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (since 19 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (29 Jun 2016 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education (21 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Adoption Legislation Committee (29 May 2012 to 26 Feb 2013)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (14 Nov 2007 to 15 May 2012)

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