Lord Anderson of Ipswich

Crossbench Peer

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 July 2018

Currently held offices

  • Member, Constitution Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee ( 2 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)

Recent appearances

  • Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Commons Reason: Motion A 22 Apr 2024

    My Lords, Amendment 3J in my name turned out to be the last one standing. Perhaps I may say just a few words at its funeral. It was not much, perhaps, compared with some of those amendments that had already been defeated. Indeed, it survived so long under the guidance of the noble and learned Lord, Lord Hope of Craighead, who I am delighted to see back in his place, precisely because it was...
  • Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Commons Reasons: Motion A1 (as an amendment to Motion A) 22 Apr 2024

    I thank all noble Lords who have spoken to my Motion A1. Perhaps I may make two short points in response. First, I say to the noble Lord, Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, who knows how much I appreciate the work he does in this House and its committees, that a vote for this amendment is not a vote for delay. It simply gives the Secretary of State a power to declare Rwanda safe, having...
  • Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Commons Reasons: Motion A1 (as an amendment to Motion A) 22 Apr 2024

    My Lords, I beg to move Motion A1 as an amendment to Motion A. I do so in the unavoidable absence of the noble and learned Lord, Lord Hope of Craighead, who tabled the previous versions of Amendment 3 and has been good enough to approve this one. We are in the endgame now. We will, this week, have a law that provides for the offshore processing and settlement of asylum seekers in Rwanda. Its...

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