Baroness Parminter

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Environment Bill - Report (4th Day) (Continued): Amendment 122 15 Sep 2021

    My Lords, I have no expertise in this area and no interest to declare, but some of the happiest memories with my two young girls were taking them to see Santa on the steam train at the rural life centre in Tilford every Christmas. However, tonight, I speak at the request of my colleague, the noble Lord, Lord Bradshaw, who cannot be with us because he has had a fall. I make it clear to the...
  • Environment Bill - Report (4th Day) (Continued): Amendment 118 15 Sep 2021

    My Lords, sadly, I was too slow to get my name on to this amendment, but I think that it has complete support around the House. I have just one point, which is that this is something that we must be focused on not only in the UK but globally. As the noble Earl, Lord Caithness, said, we must have farming that is absolutely hand in glove with nature. When the Select Committee on Environment and...
  • Environment Bill - Report (4th Day): Amendment 117 15 Sep 2021

    My Lords, I rise very briefly to say that we support the intent of this amendment. Given the competing demands on land in our country, we believe it is time for a national framework. If it works in other parts of the continent and in other parts of the United Kingdom, the time has come and we would support it. I fear the Minister will say that, for a number of reasons, he is not able to...

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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)
  • Member, Food, Poverty, Health and Environment Committee (since 13 Jun 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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