Baroness Paisley of St George's

Former DUP Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Education Bill: Report (2nd Day) (Continued) 24 Oct 2011

    My Lords, I, too, support this amendment. I had two wonderful experiences recently. One was on board a ship that was visiting Belfast. On a tour of that ship we were shown an operating theatre. The captain said to us, "There is the theatre". It was a beautiful operating theatre, and the captain explained, "There is a computer in the wall, and in mid-ocean we can perform life-saving operations...
  • Education Bill: Report (2nd Day) (Continued) 24 Oct 2011

    My Lords, there are thousands of parents in our country today who do not have a Bible in their homes and who do not read it to their children. School is the only place where these children are given any light at all into the word of God. This is the 400th anniversary of the printing of the King James version of the Holy Bible in the English language. We are Christian country and it is our...
  • Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill: Report (4th Day) 13 Jul 2011

    My Lords, I would like to add my voice and appeal that we leave this matter until tomorrow. At this late hour, no one can make guarantees. Although speeches may be short, when there are interventions it lengthens the thing out far too long. Those of us who are past our green years need to get home and get a bit of rest before coming back early in the morning. We will then have a fresher mind...

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Former DUP Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 3 July 2006

Left the House of Lords on 30 October 2017

Positions held at time of appointment: Vice-President, Democratic Unionist Party. (from Number 10 press release)

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