Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Digital Economy Bill - Committee (4th Day) (Continued) 8 Feb 2017

    My Lords, my name is also attached to these amendments, and I support the noble Lord, Lord Puttnam. They add the necessary extra scrutiny needed for media mergers and ensure that Ofcom’s fit and proper test is effectively applied. These amendments specify further grounds for the Secretary of State to refer media mergers to Ofcom. As the noble Lord, Lord Puttnam, mentioned, the existing...
  • Digital Economy Bill - Committee (4th Day) (Continued) 8 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I support my noble friend Lady Benjamin. It is clearly of paramount importance that our children have access to British-made television content. As I mentioned before when talking about the electronic programme guide—and I am afraid the Minister will have to appreciate that the issue is not going away—easy access is important. As my noble friend said, children need to...
  • Digital Economy Bill - Committee (4th Day) 8 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I put my name to this very important amendment. The noble Lord, Lord Wood, has said most of what I was going to say, so I will be brief, but I add that we live in such a rapidly changing world, in which the existence and preservation of public service broadcasting is ever more crucial. As the noble Lord, Lord Gordon, mentioned, we were at a breakfast yesterday hosted by 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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