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Lord Cashman

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 1 20 Jan 2020

    My Lords, as in Committee, I speak in support of this amendment. I previously served on the EU Justice Sub-Committee, where we undertook a long inquiry into this very issue. We were reassured neither by the then Home Secretary nor by the officials from the Home Office. It seems absolutely clear that the two systems are complementary: we have nothing to lose by running them together and...
  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 2 14 Jan 2020

    My Lords, I too support these two amendments. Initially, I did not intend to speak but I also served on the EU Justice Sub-Committee. I reinforce the point that was made time and again about the deep concern of those seeking settled status that they would not have physical evidence and that the only evidence would remain in a database. Databases can come under cyberattack and be wiped. I ask...
  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 2 14 Jan 2020

    Before my noble friend replies, does he agree that, as a member of the EU, a citizen has freedom of movement within the EU? If a country removes itself from the EU, its citizens cannot have the right of freedom of movement within the EU.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 October 2014

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee (17 May 2018 to 12 Jun 2018)
  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (27 Jun 2017 to 16 Jul 2019)


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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Cashman’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 66.93% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 78 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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