Baroness Watkins of Tavistock

Crossbench Peer

Recent appearances

  • Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Third Reading 11 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I concur with what other noble Lords have said and ask the Government to take one more look at the remaining conflict of interest relating to independent hospitals. It appears they will be able to employ their own AMCPs and, as the responsible body, authorise the deprivation of liberty of people in the hospital. This could pose a huge conflict of interest. The team has taken a great...
  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) (Continued) 5 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I declare my interests as outlined in the register. I will focus my remarks on my area of expertise. The questions before us are of great importance; I am aware that the vote in the other House will inform the future of the UK’s relationship with the EU. A no-deal Brexit could result in the possibility of an immediate risk to both the provision of safe and effective healthcare and...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 14 December 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, SLSC Sub-Committee B (since 4 Sep 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Health Service Safety Investigation Bill (Joint Committee) (15 May 2018 to 27 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (27 Jun 2017 to 15 May 2018)
  • Member, Licensing Act 2003 Committee (25 May 2016 to 4 Apr 2017)


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