Lord Dholakia

Co-Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrat Peers

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Offender Management and Treatment - Motion to Take Note 3 Oct 2019

    My Lords, I commend the noble Lord, Lord Ramsbotham, on drawing attention to the issue of arrangements for the management and treatment of offenders. This issue has been dominated in recent years by the transforming rehabilitation changes, which were introduced in 2014 and 2015. The stated aims of transforming rehabilitation were in many ways admirable. They included making the best use of...
  • Services, Procedure and Selection Committees - Membership Motion 3 Oct 2019

    My Lords, my noble friend Lord Newby, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, is in Australia. In his absence, I am delighted to associate my party with the tributes paid to the noble and learned Lord, Lord Hope of Craighead. As the Convenor of the Cross-Bench Peers, the noble and learned Lord has provided distinguished service to the work of your Lordships’ House. He brought his independent...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Young Offenders 2 Aug 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many 10 and 11 year olds received a youth caution or criminal conviction in each of the past five years; and what proportion of those children were in care at the time of the caution or criminal conviction.

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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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