Lord Morris of Handsworth

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Protection for Workers - Statement 7 Mar 2019

    My Lords, I suspect that this is an occasion when we must be grateful for small mercies. We are grateful that, at last, for whatever reason, workers’ rights have got on to the Government’s agenda. But if the Government really want to deal with workers’ rights and make the workplace more habitable—a place of co-operation and commitment—they need to get rid of a lot of the issues that...
  • Social Housing - Motion to Take Note 31 Jan 2019

    My Lords, for the record I will take the opportunity to congratulate my noble friend on her maiden speech. She has much to offer your Lordships’ House. I also thank my noble friend Lord Whitty for securing this able and timely report. It is timely for a number of reasons, but I shall draw to the attention of the House the report from Shelter that tells us that more than 250,000 people are...
  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (2nd Day) 6 Dec 2018

    My Lords, while many of us wish that we were engaged in a different debate today, the fact of the matter is that the people told us in the referendum that they wanted to leave the European Union. Our Government have listened and we are about to leave. Many knew the generalities of leaving but were confused by the contradictions in the information being bandied around in speeches, leaflets and...

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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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