Lord Macdonald of River Glaven

Liberal Democrat

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  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Second Reading 6 Dec 2016

    My Lords, I declare an interest as the warden of Wadham College, Oxford, and express my appreciation to Mr Johnson, who has just left, for being here for so much of the debate so far. All speakers have agreed that the United Kingdom’s universities are among our greatest achievements on the world stage. This is demonstrated by our remarkable placings in the international tables but also...
  • Investigatory Powers Bill - Second Reading (Continued) 27 Jun 2016

    My Lords, I start by acknowledging the value of the work of our security services and its contribution to the security, prosperity and maintenance of freedom in our country. During the five years that I worked closely with them, I found the security services to be well led by men and women who were clearly sensitive to the need to find an appropriate balance between security and liberty and...
  • Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill — Report (2nd Day) 4 Feb 2015

    In speaking to my Amendment 14A, I again declare an interest as warden of Wadham College, Oxford. Last week in Committee I put my name to the amendment tabled by the noble Lord, Lord Pannick, the purpose of which was to remove universities entirely from the ambit of the Bill. I did so because of what seemed to me to be the self-evidently paramount importance of free speech in universities,...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 July 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (16 May 2012 to 12 Jun 2013)


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