Lord Morris of Handsworth


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Recent appearances

  • Brexit: European Union-derived Rights - Motion to Resolve 4 Apr 2017

    My Lords, like other noble Lords, I support both Motions in the names of my noble friends Lady Smith and Lady Hayter. Like an overwhelming number of UK nationals, I am at heart a European and I care about all European citizens. To that end, I think that we have to confront what I call the “people issue”. We must do so as a matter of some urgency and stop treating UK and indeed EU...
  • Rural Areas: Income - Question 7 Mar 2017

    My Lords, making work pay is a very seductive slogan, but is the Minister not aware that many of the families who are worst off in our country have someone working in the gig economy? What steps can the Government take to ensure that people are paid properly and earn at least a living wage?
  • US Overseas Aid: Global Gag Rule - Question 21 Feb 2017

    My Lords, when President Clinton was putting his Administration together in his first term, he said, “I want my Government to look and behave like America”. If that doctrine was correct then, does the Minister think it holds good under the current Administration?

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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)

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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