Baroness Ludford

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

Liberal Democrat Peer

Baroness Ludford has informed us that due to being an MEP between 2009 and 2014, she was statutorily barred due to the EU law ban on ‘dual mandate’, reflected in the UK’s European Parliament (Disqualification)(UK & Gibraltar) Order 2009, from sitting or voting in the Lords during this time. This will have had an effect on the numerology section below.

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Recent appearances

  • Carriers’ Liability (Amendment) Regulations 2023 - Motion to Regret 13 Mar 2023

    My Lords, the usual channels on the Opposition Benches have just had a quick word with me, saying that the noble Lord, Lord Ponsonby, will be able to contribute to the debate. On these Benches, we welcome the opportunity that the noble Lord, Lord Berkeley, has given us to debate the regulations and the code of practice. He has comprehensively and usefully set out his concerns. We are...
  • EU Settlement Scheme - Question 13 Mar 2023

    To ask His Majesty’s Government, further to the High Court judgment of 21 December 2022, what plans they have to allow EU citizens who hold pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme (1) to keep their rights under the Withdrawal Agreement when that status expires, and (2) to automatically obtain permanent residence rights without making a second application to that scheme.
  • EU Settlement Scheme - Question 13 Mar 2023

    My Lords, it is nearly three months since the High Court found that the Government’s interpretation of the withdrawal agreement was wrong in law in the way it constructed the EU settlement scheme for EEA citizens to get a permanent residence right. I suggest that the Government need to undertake some consultations with parties and groups with relevant expertise, such as the3million and the...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Affairs Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union) (since 28 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (1 Jul 2019 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 2 Jul 2019)

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