Baroness Newlove

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Conservative Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Committee (10th Day) (Continued): Amendment 292E 22 Nov 2021

    My Lords, I support this amendment. I appreciate the time, but as somebody who has lost somebody to a violent act and has been in a crime scene, I reiterate the words of my friend, the noble Baroness, Lady O’Loan. I am a Roman Catholic, but actually I am speaking about the procedures that the police had in place on that night. I was in a crime scene and I had to wait for permission to leave...
  • Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Committee (10th Day): Amendment 277 22 Nov 2021

    My Lords, as the former Victims’ Commissioner, I am amazed by these time limits. To find our domestic abuse victims were being constantly told they were timed out beggars belief in the 21st century, considering we can buy an item in our homes that has a 10-year guarantee, a two-year guarantee, or whatever, yet common assault has six months. What does that say about how we look at human...
  • Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Committee (10th Day): Amendment 269 22 Nov 2021

    I take on board what my noble and learned friend says. I come from a victim’s perspective in all this. While it is all rule of law and whatever, victims’ families do not feel any of what my noble and learned friend is saying, because it feels like the professionals are dealing with all the processes. Victims’ families see all these high-end QCs and whether the other person is...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 July 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, Youth Unemployment Committee (since 28 Jan 2021)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (since 3 Oct 2019)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 5 Mar 2018)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 6 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (2 Jul 2019 to 9 Sep 2019)
  • Member, Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 28 Mar 2018)
  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)

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