Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Digital Economy Bill - Report (3rd Day) 29 Mar 2017

    I support this important amendment. In Committee, the Minister rejected the need for change. He said, “we have not seen compelling evidence of harm to PSBs to date”.—[ Official Report, 8/2/17; col. 1783.] “To date”: key words. What is needed is for them to be made up to date, to ensure that public service content will continue to be available and easy to find in...
  • Digital Economy Bill - Report (3rd Day) 29 Mar 2017

    I support the amendments. As I mentioned in Committee, I am a Member of the House of Lords Communications Committee, so ably chaired by the noble Lord, Lord Best, and I stand by our report, Reith not Revolution, although I accept the slight change in who should oversee the setting of the licence fee, as the noble Lord, Lord Best, mentioned. The Minister referred more than once in Committee to...
  • Channel 4 - Question 29 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Department for Culture, Media and Sport will announce its conclusions on the future status of Channel 4.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 July 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Member, Advisory Board, Centre for Reform and Member, Advisory Board for Britain and Europe. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (since 7 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow LD Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (since 29 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Communications Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Media and the Creative Industries) (1 Jun 2015 to 7 Sep 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Spokesperson for Culture, Media and Sport (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Communications Committee (23 Apr 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Culture, Media & Sport (19 Dec 2006 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Shadow Minister (17 Aug 2006 to 19 Dec 2006)
  • Member, BBC Charter Review Committee (24 May 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Culture, Media & Sport (22 Feb 2005 to 17 Aug 2006)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (29 Nov 2004 to 30 Nov 2007)


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