Baroness Meacher


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  • Universal Credit - Motion to Take Note 16 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Baroness, Lady Hollis, for obtaining this very important debate. I recognise that the aim of universal credit was indeed to improve incentives to work and, along with others, I strongly support that objective—if only the policy would deliver it as originally planned. The only tool now left to the Government to drive people into work is the cruel...
  • Health: Flu - Question 30 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I talked to a very senior NHS consultant this morning. To my absolute amazement, he said that the latest research showed that compulsory flu jabs for NHS staff provide no significant improvement at all in patient health. This is rather striking and a bit unexpected. Does the Minister have any different research evidence?
  • Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2017 - Motion to Approve 24 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I apologise to the Minister—I had not anticipated this debate starting quite so early. I well understand the need to control the supply of methiopropamine, or MPA, and I applaud the Government for seeking the professional opinion of the Advisory Committee on the Misuse of Drugs and for following its recommendations. As we know, Governments have not always consulted the ACMD,...

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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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