Baroness Barker

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Voluntary Sector)

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Detainees 13 Dec 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement made by the Home Secretary on 24 July (HC Deb, col 908), whether they plan to publish more data on the number of LGBTQI+ immigration detainees.
  • Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Third Reading 11 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I do not want to detain the House but I have one or two important things to say. First, the House owes a debt of gratitude to the ministerial team for their work in getting us to this point. The noble Lord, Lord O’Shaughnessy, should take a great deal of the credit for enabling all the things he listed as achievements of the House, going forward. Obviously, the Bill leaves us in a...
  • Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Third Reading 11 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I too thank the Minister for bringing forward this amendment and for having taken the time and effort to discuss the thinking of the department with many of us. I pay tribute to him and to the noble Baroness, Lady Stedman-Scott. They were rookies—this was their first ever Bill—and they have done a tremendous job, not least because it is a fairly open secret that many of us think...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Voluntary Sector) (since 7 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 28 Mar 2018)
  • 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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