Baroness Chakrabarti

Shadow Attorney General


Recent appearances

  • Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill [HL] - Third Reading 13 Nov 2018

    My Lords, I shall not trouble the House for long. Notwithstanding some differences of principle between us, I am very grateful to the Minister and his Bill team for the limited movement towards safeguards in the Bill, but it is a shame that the Bill was not a possible vehicle for the prohibition of cross-examination of domestic violence victims in the family courts. It is government policy...
  • Voyeurism (Offences) (No. 2) Bill - Second Reading 23 Oct 2018

    My Lords, as someone who has spent most of her adult life resisting unnecessary criminal offences, I know a genuine and serious gap in the criminal statute book when I see it. I therefore join the chorus of congratulations for those who campaigned for the Bill, in particular Gina Martin and the Member of Parliament for Bath, Wera Hobhouse, who supported campaigners and worked so diligently on...
  • Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill [HL] - Report 16 Oct 2018

    My Lords, once more I am grateful to all noble Lords who have contributed to the discussion, which once again highlighted the fundamental differences on the principles in this Bill between some of us on each side of this House. I have tried hard not to be completely disruptive to the idea that certain, non-contentious, administrative decisions might be delegated as part of modernising the...

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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 19 debates in the last year — above 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 56.93% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 25 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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