Baroness Walmsley

Co-Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrat Peers

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Childhood Obesity - Question 13 Dec 2018

    My Lords, is the Minister aware that food economists have calculated that, calorie for calorie, fruit, vegetables and high-quality proteins are much more expensive than foods high in carbohydrate and fat? Is it surprising that poor parents find that they have to fill up their children with those foods that eventually often lead to obesity? The structural underpinning of this problem is...
  • Brexit: People’s Vote - Question 12 Dec 2018

    My Lords, the Minister said that a majority of the electorate had voted to leave the European Union. If I recall correctly, 37% voted to leave, 33% voted to remain and 30% did not vote at all. Ministers go around saying that 52% of the British people voted to leave the European Union—I heard Jeremy Hunt say that on TV the other day. Last time I looked, the population of the UK was about 65...

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 May 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: Public Relations Consultant (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Co-Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrat Peers (since 1 Oct 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jun 2015 to 12 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Affordable Childcare Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 11 Feb 2015)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (25 Feb 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (25 Feb 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Adoption Legislation Committee (29 May 2012 to 26 Feb 2013)
  • Spokesperson for Children, Schools and Families (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Education and Children), Children, Schools and Families (5 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Education & Children), Innovation, Universities and Skills (4 Jul 2007 to 5 Jul 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Education & Children), Education & Skills (21 Mar 2006 to 4 Jul 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Children), Education & Skills (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Education & Skills (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (12 Dec 2000 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (12 Dec 2000 to 7 May 2005)

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