Baroness Coussins


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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (2nd Day) 26 Feb 2018

    My Lords, I rise to speak briefly in support of Amendment 10, with particular reference to the Erasmus+ programme, for two specific reasons. First, if we were no longer part of Erasmus+, there would be adverse consequences for the employability of our young people in general. Secondly, Erasmus+ is an essential part of the pipeline for modern foreign language teachers, where there is already a...
  • Previous Business – Lords: Grand Committee 18 Jan 2018

    Importance of modern foreign language teaching in schools and universities and the impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU – Baroness Coussins. Short debate; 1:00 pm
  • Industrial Strategy - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 8 Jan 2018

    My Lords, a major petrochemical company recently backed away from investing £4 million a year in jobs in Scotland because it was worried that it would not be able to recruit staff with the necessary foreign language skills. And that is just the tip of the iceberg. Research suggests that the UK economy is losing out on well over £50 billion a year in contracts because of a lack of...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 April 2007

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Relations Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs (21 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (14 Nov 2007 to 1 May 2012)


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