Baroness Northover

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Liberal Democrat Peer

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  • Amritsar Massacre: Centenary - Question for Short Debate 19 Feb 2019

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Loomba, for securing this very important debate. I pay tribute to the work that he and the noble Lord, Lord Desai, are doing on this matter. There have been some very passionate and personal contributions today. I was especially struck by that of the noble Baroness, Lady Verma. We are looking at this centenary just after the one for the First World War....
  • Venezuela - Question 7 Feb 2019

    My Lords, given that Maduro has not given up and that the army has not deserted him, what action can we take to warn him to respect the right of the Venezuelans to demonstrate peacefully without risk to life and limb? Can the Bank of England take action to hold Venezuelan funds, which Maduro is apparently trying to access at the moment?
  • Sri Lanka - Question for Short Debate 5 Feb 2019

    My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Naseby, has a long record of engagement in Sri Lanka, and over the years, the Governments there will have been very grateful to him for that support. I thank him for his detailed briefing documents, which other speakers have clearly derived information from, even though these do not quite square with the material I received from the House of Lords Library and...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 May 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: Chair, Women's Liberal Democrats (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (since 28 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (International Development) (1 Jun 2015 to 28 Oct 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development (4 Nov 2014 to 7 May 2015)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Women & Equalities) (7 Oct 2013 to 5 Nov 2014)
  • Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Department for International Development) (5 Sep 2011 to 4 Nov 2014)
  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (11 May 2010 to 4 Mar 2015)
  • Spokesperson for International Development (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (9 Dec 2008 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (15 Jun 2005 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, International Development (22 Feb 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, International Development (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (8 Dec 2003 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (International Development) (9 Dec 2002 to 6 May 2010)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Health) (18 Dec 2000 to 10 Oct 2002)


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