Baroness Hollins

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Media Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion 28 Feb 2024

    My Lords, I too will speak about Clause 50. I am pleased to follow the noble Viscount, Lord Astor, with whose views on this clause I agree. The repeal of Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act has been lobbied for by national newspapers for over a decade. Other noble Lords have questioned why it should appear now in a Bill about broadcasting. The Minister asserted that the purpose is to...
  • Pupil Mental Health, Well-being and Development - Motion to Take Note 22 Feb 2024

    My Lords, I congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Bennett, on an excellent opening speech. I agree that our schools could do much more to prepare pupils for the challenges of today. I declare my interest as founder and chair of a small mental health charity, Books Beyond Words, which I shall mention briefly later. Before I became a Member of your Lordships’ House, I was a clinical academic...
  • Knife Crime: Violence Reduction Units - Question 20 Feb 2024

    My Lords, a 2014 Scottish study by Professor John Crichton found that the kitchen knife was the most commonly used weapon. The author suggested that the introduction of knives without points as an effective public health strategy might positively affect the rate of death and serious injury. I quote: “It would not be necessary to enforce an absolute ban on long pointed kitchen knives, but...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 November 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill (since 19 Jul 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)

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