Lord Hylton

Highlights of my speech in the Foreign Affairs and Defence debate on 19th November 2009

Lord Hylton

“I urge Her Majesty’s Government and those responsible for European Union policy to approach the Middle East with a proper and necessary sense of humility.  We should recognise that our actions – and indeed, our inaction – have led to the wasted yeas of a so-called peace process, with no real peace and at least…

Immigration Detention Centres

Lord Hylton

On Wednesday 4th November at about 7.30 pm I will be opening a short one-hour debate on this subject.  I want to draw particular attention to the detention for periods of various lengths of families with children, who have committed no offence while in this country.  These are often asylum applicants who have not been…