Lord Dholakia

Co-Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrat Peers

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Zimbabwe: Asylum Seekers - Private Notice Question 13 Feb 2019

    My Lords, when did the Minister last look at in-country reports, particularly those produced by Amnesty International? How have they affected the decision-making process in the Home Office on asylum applications?
  • China: Uighur Muslims - Question 11 Feb 2019

    My Lords, the noble Lord is right to raise his concerns about the abuse of human rights of the Uighur community in Xinjiang province. Today, Turkey has made a formal protest to the United Nations, asking it to investigate what is going on in that part of the world. Have we made formal representations to the United Nations, and have we warned the International Criminal Court to keep an eye on...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: China: Taiwan 23 Jan 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of the People’s Republic of China about their “one country, two systems” policy towards Taiwan.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (since 15 Jan 2019)
  • Co-Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrat Peers (since 1 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct (since 19 Jan 2009)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Committee (14 May 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Deputy Leader in the House of Lords, Spokesperson for Communities and Local Government (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Communities), Department for Communities and Local Government (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Home Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 27 Jul 2007)
  • Deputy Leader, House of Lords (15 Nov 2004 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Party Chair, Liberal Democrats (1 Jan 2001 to 31 Dec 2004)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (6 Dec 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F (12 Jan 1998 to 30 Nov 2000)

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