Lord Polak

Conservative Peer

Recent appearances

  • Windrush Generation: 75th Anniversary - Question 24 May 2023

    My Lords, the 75th anniversary is perhaps a good moment for the Government to look at the issue of frozen pensions. Many people came over, helped to rebuild Britain, went back to retire in their home countries in the Caribbean and found that their pensions had been frozen, thereby missing out on thousands of pounds. Can the Minister go back to the department and find a way to alleviate this...
  • Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories - Statement 24 Apr 2023

    My Lords, I refer to my registered interest as the president of Conservative Friends of Israel. I was in Israel for Passover with my family. The attack was horrific. In fact, the other attack—the ramming —happened outside our hotel on the Friday night, when sadly an Italian lawyer passed away from being hit by the car. It was actually frightening. I was with my grandkids; it was all a bit...
  • Brain Tumours - Question 24 Apr 2023

    My Lords, I have three interests here. One is that my mother is currently suffering from brain cancer in a hospice in Liverpool. Secondly, I was successfully operated on 35 years ago for a brain tumour. Thirdly, I am an officer of the APPG on Brain Tumours; I was honoured to sit on the inquiry that produced the report, Pathway to a Cure: Breaking Down the Barriers. In the other place, the...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 October 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Adult Social Care Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 21 Nov 2022)
  • Member, European Union Committee (17 Oct 2018 to 15 Jul 2019)
  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (26 May 2016 to 23 Apr 2020)

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