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Death of a Member: Lord Judge - Tributes ( 9 Nov 2023)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, Igor Judge was a man of warmth, courtesy, humour and wisdom. He moved seamlessly from being a giant of the law to a doughty defender in this House of the constitution. I got to know him when I was Clerk of the House of Commons and he eagerly embraced the proposal that there should be regular meetings between senior members of the judiciary and senior officials of the Commons, which...

Residential Leasehold for Flats - Question (30 Nov 2023)

Lord Lisvane: Does the absence of these clauses lead the Minister to draw a conclusion which has general application—that Parliament is asked to consider far too much legislation, to be proceeded with at far too great a pace?

Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion (29 Jan 2024)

Lord Lisvane: My Lords, were it not for the thousands of human tragedies and broken lives that are part of the problem which this Bill attempts so clumsily to solve, we would be looking at surrealism verging on the point of becoming comic. A scriptwriter suggesting this scenario would be told to go away and come back with something a little more credible. But alas, we are faced with a proposal to put legal...


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