Lord German

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • UK-Rwanda Partnership - Statement 7 Dec 2023

    My Lords, there is no doubt that this is a mess. It is a mess in which the Government have written themselves a project so bad that we are ending up with an ineffective, expensive and unworkable policy which lacks in human decency. What we should be receiving is a Government that give us a workable solution which is speedy, effective and humane. Adding to that, and worse, it is now pitting...
  • Legal Migration - Statement 5 Dec 2023

    My Lords, yesterday’s Statement to the other House was one where figures were plucked from the air; one must draw the conclusion that they are arbitrary, in the sense that they do not have any background in what one might call a forward workforce planning regime for the country as a whole. One would have expected that, if you were to do a workforce planning regime for the future, it would...
  • Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2023 - Motion to Regret 4 Dec 2023

    My Lords, these Benches are grateful to the noble Baroness, Lady Lister, for bringing these issues to us and discussing them. Particularly important is the impact on younger people and those who have no way of making that payment, and the poverty into which some of these people will fall. I will give noble Lords some indication of the size of this SI and what its impact will be. The...

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Liberal Democrat Peer, Former Liberal Democrat MS for South Wales East

Entered the House of Lords on 29 June 2010

Entered the Senedd on 6 May 1999

Left the Senedd on 30 June 2010

Also represented South Wales East

Currently held offices

  • Member, Restoration and Renewal Client Board Committee (since 17 Oct 2022)
  • Member, House of Lords Commission (since 28 Jan 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee ( 2 Jul 2020 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee (13 Jun 2019 to 16 Jun 2020)
  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (23 Jun 2015 to 2 Jul 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) ( 1 Jun 2015 to 7 Sep 2015)

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