Lord Dear

Crossbench Peer

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  • Public Order Bill - Commons Amendments and Reason: Motion A1 (as an amendment to Motion A) 28 Mar 2023

    My Lords, I had not intended to speak in this debate today, but I find myself totally in agreement with the noble Lord, Lord Coaker, and with the last remark about Lord Scarman. I worked very closely with him in 1981 and after that and agreed wholeheartedly with his findings then. They are still good today. The noble Baroness, Lady Meacher, spoke very eloquently and I found myself nodding all...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Leadership 6 Mar 2023

    To ask His Majesty's Government, further the Written Answer by Lord Sharpe of Epsom on 7 February (HL5017), whether they have made a specific assessment of the impact of the leadership training provided to all senior police officers by the College of Policing over the past decade; if so, whether that assessment concluded that the training had (1) been successful, and (2) delivered public...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Training 7 Feb 2023

    To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sharpe of Epsom on  22 December 2022 (HL4321), why the leadership training of senior police officers is delivered by the College of Policing and no longer at the Police Staff College.

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 October 2006

Other offices held in the past

  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) ( 5 Mar 2018 to 11 Mar 2022)
  • Member, Lord Speaker's Advisory Panel on Works of Art (25 Jan 2017 to 23 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) ( 3 Nov 2015 to 5 Nov 2019)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees ( 8 Jul 2015 to 11 Mar 2022)
  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) ( 8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Rookery South (Resource Recovery Facility) Order 2011 Committee (25 Jun 2012 to 13 Feb 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, European Union Committee (24 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (13 Nov 2007 to 16 May 2012)

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