Lord Morris of Handsworth

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Inequalities - Motion to Take Note 13 Jun 2019

    My Lords, this is a timely debate because the Government regularly deny claims of poverty on the grounds that employment is rising. In his statement on poverty in the UK, Professor Philip Alston, the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, described that response from Ministers as an “endlessly repeated” mantra. He said that they have overlooked the fact that 14 million...
  • Immigration Detention - Question 3 Apr 2019

    My Lords, is the Minister aware that children are also detained in some detention centres? Can she tell the House how the education needs of those children are provided for?
  • 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...

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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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