Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport)

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Free Television Licences - Question 15 Jul 2019

    My Lords, we on these Benches agree that we must support our older citizens. However, does the Minister accept that the introduction of free TV licences for the over 25s; sorry, for the over 75s—that would be expensive—was government policy and should be paid for by the Government? The licence fee is not the Government’s to spend: it is not public money but the public’s money and...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Design: Education 18 Jun 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of students taking subjects linked to design at (1) primary, (2) secondary, and (3) tertiary level, in each year since 2009; and what steps they are taking to increase the uptake of those subjects.
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Museums and Galleries: Finance 13 Jun 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the distribution of grant-in-aid funding; and what plans they have to increase the number of museums which are in receipt of grant-in-aid funding.

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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)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communications Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • 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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