Lord Singh of Wimbledon

Crossbench Peer

Recent appearances

  • Iran: Prisoner Swap - Question 20 Sep 2023

    My Lords, I have long criticised the regime in Iran for its torture and killing of political opponents and its subjugation of women. However, does the Minister agree that its illegal detention of five American hostages is ethically no worse than America’s equally illegal detention of five Iranian hostages and the withholding of $6 billion of Iranian assets? In that context, will noble Lords...
  • Mr Jagtar Singh Johal - Question 12 Sep 2023

    To ask His Majesty’s Government whether the Prime Minister raised the case of Mr Jagtar Singh Johal, currently imprisoned in India, with the government of India during his recent visit to that country.
  • Mr Jagtar Singh Johal - Question 12 Sep 2023

    I thank the Minister for his reply, but neither it nor the Prime Minister’s response to Questions in the Commons yesterday showed any sense of the outrage expressed by more than 100 Members of the Lords and Commons over India’s abduction and six-year arbitrary detention and torture of Jagtar Singh Johal, a British citizen. Does the Minister agree that it does nothing for Britain’s...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 October 2011

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) ( 1 Jul 2019 to 31 Jan 2023)

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