Baroness Meacher

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Access to Palliative Care Bill [HL] - Second Reading 14 Jun 2019

    My Lords, along with others I applaud the noble Baroness, Lady Finlay, for proposing this important Private Member’s Bill. It is surely a cruel anomaly that NHS funding for palliative care seems to depend on where you happen to receive that care, whether it is in hospital, in a hospice or at home, when there is no more important time to have proper funding for high-quality care. I should...
  • Employment - Motion to Take Note 6 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I too applaud the noble Lord, Lord Leigh of Hurley, for moving the Motion for debate today. The employment statistics are indeed impressive and we are all aware that, in general, employment improves the well-being of us all. But in 21st-century Britain, as the noble Lord, Lord Haskel, has already indicated, for too many people employment does not equate to well-being—quite the...
  • Suicide Act 1961: Prosecutions - Question 23 May 2019

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether the threat of prosecutions under the Suicide Act 1961 is causing suffering to mentally competent, terminally ill people at the end of their lives.

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 October 2006

Currently held offices

  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (since 19 Jul 2017)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)


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