Lord Singh of Wimbledon

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  • Terrorism: Domestic Extremism - Question 26 Apr 2017

    My Lords, I emphasise the concern over definitions. In the 1980s, when Sikhs were persecuted throughout India, when they were blamed and called terrorists and extremists, I was asked by the BBC whether I was a moderate or an extremist. I replied, “I am extremely moderate”. Such words have no meaning. We must get beyond these smear definitions and look to what actually concerns us.
  • Syria: Chemical Weapons - Private Notice Question 5 Apr 2017

    My Lords, does the Minister agree with the sentiments of the great human rights activist Andrei Sakharov, who said that there will be no progress on human rights until we are even-handed in condemnation? Having said that, does she further agree that the indiscriminate bombing of civilians in Mosul should be equally condemned? For survivors and for the relatives of those killed and maimed, it...
  • EU Court of Justice Ruling: Religious Signs - Statement 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I thank the Government for the clarity and forcefulness of the Statement protecting religious minorities. The law in Europe seems to be in a mess because of the two conflicting judgments. They are conflicting because if the Human Rights Council says that people have the right to manifest their religion, that should be absolute. Otherwise, it becomes very difficult. Who decides? In...

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Entered the House of Lords on 24 October 2011

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Singh of Wimbledon’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 20.22% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 45 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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