Baroness Meacher

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Parole Board Recommendations: Open Conditions - Question 25 May 2023

    My Lords, following the question asked by the noble Lord, Lord Cormack, does the Minister accept that short-term prison sentences tend to lead to very high reoffending rates and that prisoners often come out more criminal than they went in. If we can ensure that community sentences really address the underlying causes of criminality—and the Justice and Home Affairs Select Committee is...
  • Illegal Migration Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 1 24 May 2023

    My Lords, with some trepidation, I want to comment on Amendments 1 and 5, tabled by my noble and learned friend Lord Hope. Under the refugee convention, anyone approved as a refugee has never been an illegal or unlawful immigrant, however they came to the UK. To define anyone as an illegal immigrant who may subsequently be deemed a refugee surely flies in the face of the refugee...
  • Illegal Migration Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 1 24 May 2023

    Is it not our job to ensure that the Bill does not come up against the convention?

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 October 2006

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (1 Jul 2019 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (19 Jul 2017 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)

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