Lord Newby

Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • EU Withdrawal - Motion to Take Note 13 Feb 2019

    My Lords, this is our ninth debate or Statement on the Government’s withdrawal deal. I do not know about hell, but there may be a special place in purgatory reserved for those who were condemned to speak in them all. Yesterday I suggested that the Prime Minister might be modelling herself on Mr Micawber and simply waiting for something to turn up to resolve her Brexit dilemma. But I wonder...
  • Leaving the European Union - Statement 12 Feb 2019

    My Lords, given that we are now only six weeks from the date on which we are due to leave the EU, this is a most remarkable Statement. It basically says that, despite her trips to Brussels and Ireland, her hard stare at Juncker and dinner with Varadkar, the Prime Minister has made no progress whatsoever in offering—far less negotiating—credible new terms on which we might leave the EU....
  • Lord Speaker: Powers - Question 31 Jan 2019

    Does the noble Baroness the Leader of the House agree with me that this modest proposal from the noble Lord, Lord Grocott, which would give the Speaker some powers to moderate the way we deal with Questions, does not necessarily imply a wholesale change in the role of the Lord Speaker? This is simply a straightforward, stand-alone reform that is long overdue.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (since 12 Oct 2016)
  • Member, House of Lords Commission (since 12 Oct 2016)
  • Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords (since 13 Sep 2016)
  • Member, Consultative Panel on Parliamentary Security (since 18 Jun 2015)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (since 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (since 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Sub-Committee on Leave of Absence (since 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (since 14 May 2012)
  • Member, Accommodation Steering Group Committee (since 9 May 2012)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance Committee (Lords) (1 Sep 2016 to 27 Oct 2016)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Chief Whip (27 May 2015 to 13 Sep 2016)
  • Member, Insurance Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Nov 2014 to 24 Dec 2014)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (20 Jun 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (16 May 2012 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Joint Committee on Security (9 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Lords Spokesperson (HM Treasury) (Whip) (9 May 2012 to 7 May 2015)
  • Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords) (9 May 2012 to 7 May 2015)
  • Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
  • Spokesperson for the Treasury (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Treasury (22 Feb 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Treasury (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (24 Jan 2002 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (28 Jun 2001 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England (7 Dec 1998 to 11 May 2001)

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