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The Baroness Hamwee

Life peer


The Baroness Hamwee was born Sally Rachel Hamwee on 12 January 1947 , and is a Liberal Democrat Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 06 June 1991.


Currently sitting on the Human Rights (Joint Committee) (since July 2017), Baroness Hamwee does not chair at this time.

She has in the past sat on Human Rights (Joint Committee) (Jul 2015 to Apr 2017), Extradition Law (Jun 2014 to Feb 2015), Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] (Oct 2013 to Dec 2013), Inquiries Act 2005 Committee (May 2013 to Feb 2014), Adoption Legislation Committee (May 2012 to Feb 2013), Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (May 2012 to Mar 2015), Leader's Group on Working Practices (Jul 2010 to Apr 2011), Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (Jun 2010 to May 2012), Procedure Committee (Lords) (Nov 2009 to May 2014), Economic Affairs Committee (Dec 2008 to Apr 2010), Select Committee on the Ceremony of Introduction (Dec 1997 to Apr 1998), Procedure Committee (Lords) (Jun 1997 to May 2001), Relations between Central and Local Government, Committee on (Nov 1995 to Jul 1996), House of Lords Offices Committee (Nov 1994 to May 1997), Refreshment Sub Committee (Nov 1991 to Nov 1994).


Baroness Hamwee is currently Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Immigration), an opposition position she has held since June 2017.

Focus Areas

Baroness Hamwee has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Asylum, immigration and nationality; Crime, civil law, justice and rights; Housing and planning; Local government; Parliament, government and politics; Theatre
UK Areas - London

You can contact Baroness Hamwee in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 5353

Fax : 020 7219 5979

Email : hamwees@parliament.uk