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Welfare Reform and Work Bill — Committee (1st Day) Continued (7 Dec 2015)

Baroness Meacher: ...—and would be under Amendment 34—is the conditionality and sanctions regime which undoubtedly increases the stress level of claimants very considerably. As a panel member, along with Sir Keir Starmer and others, for an inquiry by the Fawcett Society into the impact of the Government’s welfare measures upon women, and by association their children, I found quite appalling the sheer...

Serious Crime Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) (28 Oct 2014)

Baroness Meacher: ...preaching. The Minister explained to me just before this debate that the Bill team believes that the amendment does not achieve what we believe that it will. However, I sought legal opinion from Keir Starmer and his colleague Catherine Meredith, and they came back to me over the weekend and assured me that the amendment is fine and will achieve what we want it to. Of course, this was very...

Assisted Dying Bill [HL]: Second Reading (18 Jul 2014)

Baroness Meacher: ...opponents need not fear abuse by relatives; the safeguards have been shown in Oregon to deal with this relatively small problem very well. In their literature, our opponents have taken a quote from Keir Starmer, the former DPP, out of context to imply that he is content with the law as it stands. I spoke to Keir Starmer last week. This was not his meaning, but his guidance has resulted in...

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