Baroness Chakrabarti

Shadow Attorney General


Recent appearances

  • Guardianship (Missing Persons) Bill - Second Reading 6 Apr 2017

    My Lords, what a privilege to follow the hard work and moving speech of the noble Baroness, Lady Hamwee. We on these Benches are more than happy to support the Bill at its Second Reading. It provides a much-needed remedy to the sometimes devastating financial and legal problems faced by the families of missing persons as a result of a gap in the law, which has remained unfilled for far too...
  • Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 27 Jan 2017

    My Lords, my noble friends and colleagues are far too kind in giving me this opportunity to respond to a debate in which I think I have agreed with every word that has been spoken from across the House. The debate has been particularly pointed for both the humanity and logic in the contributions from all sides. It is always a particular privilege to listen to the noble Lord, Lord Ramsbotham,...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Second Reading 6 Dec 2016

    My Lords, I, too, draw attention to academic interests in the register. Most importantly, I have the privilege of being the chancellor of the University of Essex, and before that I was the chancellor of Oxford Brookes University for some years. As little more than a maiden myself, I add my congratulations to the noble Baroness, Lady Sugg, on a thoroughly gracious maiden speech. I also thank...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 September 2016

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Attorney General (since 6 Oct 2016)


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  • Has spoken in 5 debates since joining Parliament — average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Chakrabarti’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions since joining Parliament — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 54.05% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 4 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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