Lord Russell of Liverpool

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Crossbench Peer

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 December 2014

Currently held offices

  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 16 Apr 2024)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 21 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Goods Sub-Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (15 May 2018 to 23 Apr 2020)

Recent appearances

  • Media Bill - Report and Third Reading: Amendment 1 23 May 2024

    My Lords, I will bring the House to the safe harbour of the Cross Benches and take us away from the world of politics—we will have quite enough politics in the next month or so without starting it now. I spoke in Committee, so I will not say any more, but I endorse everything the noble Baroness, Lady Bull, said. She knows how I feel, the Minister knows how I feel. We were all on an Armed...
  • Victims and Prisoners Bill - Third Reading: Amendment 1 23 May 2024

    My Lords, I will speak very briefly. I pay tribute to the noble Baroness, Lady Morgan, for her persistence and skills in negotiating with her own party, which is possibly easier than doing it from outside the party. I stress the absolute importance of giving crystal clear guidance. The occupation of data controller is not necessarily high on the list of most of us as a potential career. I...
  • Victims and Prisoners Bill - Report (4th Day): Amendment 132 21 May 2024

    My Lords, I am very happy to add my name to both these amendments, and I pay tribute to the noble Baroness, Lady Royall, for the many years that she has pursued this subject—seemingly to no avail but cumulatively, the more people hear about it, the more we might finally get something done. As I was listening to the powerful examples she was giving, I was mindful of the maiden speech of my...

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