Baroness Bertin

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Second Reading 14 Sep 2021

    My Lords, I too welcome the noble Lord, Lord Sandhurst, to this House. I am sure he will make a great contribution. With only five minutes, I will be very specific and speak on Clause 12 in Part 2. Happily, many other noble Lords have also raised this as an area of concern, and I am very grateful to them. As all those in government discover fairly quickly, it is not that easy to make a...
  • Non-fatal Strangulation and Suffocation - Question 8 Jul 2021

    My Lords, I am always shocked that many police forces still do not have specialist domestic abuse units. Does my noble friend the Minister agree that now we have offences such as non-fatal strangulation, the provision of those units and specialist training for front-line officers are even more crucial? What steps are the Government taking to ascertain the proportion of domestic abuse cases...
  • End-to-end Rape Review - Statement 22 Jun 2021

    My Lords, there is much to support in this review. I am pleased that the Government have been so candid in their assessment of what is a totally unacceptable situation, but I do not doubt their commitment to trying to rectify it. It is particularly encouraging to see that the report is committed to implementing an offender-centred police process. Putting victims and their character at the...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 18 October 2016

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Domestic Abuse Bill (Joint) Committee (6 Mar 2019 to 14 Jun 2019)
  • Member, Communications and Digital Committee (27 Jun 2017 to 2 Apr 2019)

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