Baroness Northover

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 13 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking in response to reports about the physical and mental health of the British-Iranian citizen detained in Iran, Mrs Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe; whether they have requested a visit to Mrs Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to assess her physical and mental health; and what assurances they have been given that she will receive appropriate...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 13 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that Mrs Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has access to her daughter; and what assurances they have received from the government of Iran in this regard.
  • UK Exports - Question for Short Debate 8 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I thank noble Lords for allowing me to speak in the gap. Like the noble Lord, Lord Popat, I am delighted to serve as a trade envoy, in my case to Angola. I pay tribute to the noble Lord, Lord Marland, who devised the trade envoy network. It is needed now more than ever. Unlike Ministers, trade envoys can focus solely on their respective countries. They can build relationships with...

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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)
  • Shadow LD Spokesperson (International Development) (since 29 Jul 2015)

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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