Baroness Garden of Frognal

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Liberal Democrat Peer

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  • Multi-Academy Trusts: Salaries - Question 14 Feb 2019

    My Lords, the noble Lord has just referred to the £140,000 salary, which the Minister described as reasonable. In the world of finance that he comes from, that might be a reasonable salary. In the world of education, which I come from, it is nothing short of obscene. At a time when teachers are experiencing real pay cuts and often having to subsidise teaching materials because there is...
  • Higher Education (Fee Limits for Accelerated Courses) (England) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Approve 29 Jan 2019

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for explaining these regulations and setting out the Government’s thinking on accelerated degrees. They were, as he said, the subject of much discussion during the passage of the Higher Education and Research Act. As he also said, currently the provision is tiny, and we wonder how much demand there will be for these degrees. How many universities do the...
  • Brexit: Foreign Language Teaching and Public Service Interpreting - Question for Short Debate 23 Jan 2019

    My Lords, I join in thanking the noble Baroness, Lady Coussins, for introducing this debate. She is a tireless supporter of modern foreign languages and has campaigned for the public sector interpreters in their attempts not to be undercut by cheaper but far less qualified people. I thank those who have sent us briefings for this debate. The noble Lord, Lord Dykes, mentioned the Library...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 18 October 2007

Currently held offices

  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 5 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 17 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Lords Spokesperson (Women & Equalities) (5 Nov 2014 to 7 May 2015)
  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (4 Nov 2014 to 7 May 2015)
  • Member, Digital Skills Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 4 Nov 2014)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Department of Business, Innovation and Skills) (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (13 Oct 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (13 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Spokesperson for Children, Schools and Families (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (9 Dec 2008 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Children, Schools and Families (25 Oct 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)


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