Baroness Parminter

Liberal Democrat Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 1 Mar 2023

    Men’s access to eating disorder services – Baroness Parminter. Oral questions; 3:00 pm
  • Online Safety Bill - Second Reading 1 Feb 2023

    My Lords, like other noble Lords, I welcome the Bill and the opportunity it presents, if it is strengthened, to address the many online harms which have been so eloquently outlined by colleagues around the Chamber. My starting point is ensuring that we do all we can to minimise the harms to those at risk of, or with, eating disorders. I declare an interest as the mother of a young adult...
  • Online Safety Bill - Second Reading 1 Feb 2023

    My Lords, like other noble Lords, I welcome the Bill and the opportunity it presents, if it is strengthened, to address the many online harms which have been so eloquently outlined by colleagues around the Chamber. My starting point is ensuring that we do all we can to minimise the harms to those at risk of, or with, eating disorders. I declare an interest as the mother of a young adult...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 19 July 2010

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Environment and Climate Change Committee (since 14 Apr 2021)
  • Chair, Environment and Climate Change Committee (since 14 Apr 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Food, Poverty, Health and Environment Committee (13 Jun 2019 to 6 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 13 Mar 2018)
  • Member, National Policy for the Built Environment Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 2015 to 14 Sep 2017)
  • Member, European Union Committee (16 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)

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