Baroness Barker

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Voluntary Sector)

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition 16 Apr 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government when they intend to conclude the consultation on reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004.
  • Immigration: Asylum Claims - Question 28 Mar 2018

    My Lords, does the Minister understand that some of us are greatly concerned when her department has to ask charities and voluntary organisations to tell it how many LGBT people it has in detention? Could her department commit to producing better statistics on these people, who, after all, are often detained with the very people from whom they are fleeing persecution?
  • Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill [HL] - Committee 23 Mar 2018

    My Lords, time is against us. For me, that is deeply frustrating because I have listened with great care to a number of very important points as well as a number of somewhat contentious allegations and assertions being made throughout the debate, each and every one of which should be subject to a great deal of scrutiny in your Lordships’ House. In the short time available to me, I wish...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Currently held offices

  • Member, Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee (since 29 Jun 2017)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Voluntary Sector) (since 7 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Select Committee on Charities (25 May 2016 to 26 Mar 2017)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Voluntary Sector and Social Enterprise) (1 Jun 2015 to 7 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Nov 2014 to 3 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)
  • Spokesperson for Health (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Health (22 Feb 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Social Services, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) (11 Jul 2003 to 17 Nov 2003)


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