Baroness Chakrabarti

Shadow Attorney General


Recent appearances

  • HMP Long Lartin - Statement 12 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness for her Statement, in particular for her support for prison staff, which is echoed on this side of your Lordships’ House. I also understand the desire not to speculate prematurely on what happened in the disturbance last night. However, we saw statistics in March of this year suggesting a 6.9% shortfall in prison staffing levels nationally and an 8%...
  • Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill [HL] - Second Reading 8 Sep 2017

    My Lords, it has been an enormous privilege to listen to the noble Lord, Lord Dholakia, speak about a cause that he has doggedly championed over many years. I take this opportunity to thank him for that tenacity in raising concerns around the age of criminal responsibility in this country. It is certainly an area that demands review and careful consideration. On that basis, I am happy to lend...
  • 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...

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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 6 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Chakrabarti’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 53.01% 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") 5 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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