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Alfred Dubs

Member of the House of Lords

Born in December 1932 in Prague, Lord (Alf) Dubs was one of the Czech children rescued from the Nazis in the Kinder transport. Since then, he has been a keen campaigner on the plight of refugees.

Lord Dubs studied at the London School of Economics before pursuing a long career in public service. He has been a local councillor, an MP, Chair of the Fabian Society, Chair of Liberty, a trustee of Action Aid, Director of the Refugee Council and a trustee of the Immigration Advisory Service.

Lord Dubs was appointed a Labour working peer in 1994, and is an active and independent-minded member of the House of Lords. He is a long-time member of the All-Party Parliamentary Humanist Group. He is a trustee of the Open University, and an Advisory Board member of The John Smith Memorial Trust.