Lord Pannick


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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (5th Day) 7 Mar 2018

    I will to try to help the noble Lord out. It is not just what the Government say; it is what is in the Bill. Clause 6(3) makes it absolutely clear that retained EU law must be interpreted, “in accordance with … retained general principles of EU law”. The Bill recognises it.
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (5th Day) 7 Mar 2018

    I am very grateful to the Minister for that encouraging response, and I am grateful to the noble Lords and noble and learned Lords who have spoken in this debate. On a matter of detail, the noble Lord, Lord Adonis, asked about new subsection (2B) in Amendment 56, giving guidance to the judges to look to the relevance of an EU agreement. The noble Lord asked how that would work. I shall give...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (5th Day) 7 Mar 2018

    I entirely agree with the noble and learned Lord. I think I said in opening this debate that it is not that the judges cannot withstand criticism of their judgments, it is rather that we are all concerned about confidence in the rule of law. As the noble and learned Lord said, if the judges are left to take policy decisions in a very sensitive context, where a decision will have to be made as...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 3 November 2008

Currently held offices

  • Member, Constitution Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (9 Dec 2008 to 15 May 2013)


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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Pannick’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 51.19% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 354 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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