Baroness Northover

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Liberal Democrat Peer

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  • Export Licences: High Court Judgment - Statement 20 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I too thank the Minister for repeating the Statement. The judges concluded that it was “irrational and therefore unlawful” for the Government to have made the export licensing decisions without making adequate assessment of whether past incidents amounted to breaches of international humanitarian law and whether measures subsequently taken meant that there was no longer a...
  • Export Licences: High Court Judgment - Statement 20 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I too thank the Minister for repeating the Statement. The judges concluded that it was “irrational and therefore unlawful” for the Government to have made the export licensing decisions without making adequate assessment of whether past incidents amounted to breaches of international humanitarian law and whether measures subsequently taken meant that there was no longer a...
  • Syria: Idlib Attacks - Statement 18 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I would also like to thank the noble Baroness for repeating the Answer and to pay tribute to DfID and those working in the area. Can she tell us why the UN seems to be refusing to name those who have bombed the hospitals? Can she also say what plans there are to cope with people who may indeed be displaced once more and who now have absolutely nowhere to go, especially as the...

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Profile

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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