Baroness Meacher


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Recent appearances

  • Criminal Finances Bill - Committee (2nd Day) 3 Apr 2017

    I support Amendment 167, so ably moved by my noble friend Lady Stern. I apologise to the House that I was not able to be present at Second Reading. I applaud the Government for bringing forward this important Bill, which will do much to improve our capability to recover the proceeds of crime and to tackle money laundering and corruption. My particular interest in the amendment comes from my...
  • End of Life Care - Question for Short Debate 14 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I am most grateful to my noble friend Lady Finlay for initiating this debate. I declare my interest as chair of Dignity in Dying, the sister organisation of Compassion in Dying, which is a slightly separate charity. Ensuring that people have genuine, meaningful choice at the end of life is central to improving care. Over the past decades, much of our NHS has shifted significantly...
  • Assisted Dying - Question for Short Debate 6 Mar 2017

    My Lords, forgive me for speaking in the gap. Following the Canadian and other North American decisions, Dignity in Dying, an organisation of which I am chair, is proud to support Noel Conway, one of our members, who has launched a judicial review. Noel is seeking a declaration from the courts that the blanket ban on assisted dying under the Suicide Act 1961 is contrary to his human rights....

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 October 2006

Currently held offices

  • 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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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Meacher’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 48.41% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 14 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 249 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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