Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield

Crossbench Peer


Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 25 November 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee ( 1 Jul 2019 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) ( 6 Jul 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)

Recent appearances

  • Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion 29 Jan 2024

    My Lords, to understand a nation and its people, you need a feel for the inner bundle of practices, characteristics and states of mind that create the image that a country carries of itself, which in turn shapes the way that others see it. For those of us fortunate enough to have been nurtured within the bounds of our cherished archipelago in the cold northern seas, the rule of law has a fair...
  • The Union (Constitution Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 20 Jan 2023

    My Lords, it is a great honour to follow a fellow historian, the noble Lord, Lord Verdirame, to welcome him to your Lordships’ House and to praise his lustrous maiden speech. His learning, experience and scholarship take him deep into one of the crucial, perpetual questions of our time: the sustenance of liberty, which is now under threat in ways and places that would have been unimaginable...
  • Cabinet Manual: Revision (Constitution Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 16 Dec 2022

    My Lords, I declare my membership of your Lordships’ Constitution Committee. In addition, I must declare an eccentricity, for I am one of a tiny number of people in the kingdom who experience a spasm of excitement when I hear the words Cabinet Manual. I do not wish to exaggerate, but a dash of curiosity laced with concern really does flash across my little grey cells. I am sure your...

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