Lord Sharkey

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 December 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, Financial Services Regulation Committee (since 24 Jan 2024)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (31 Jan 2023 to 31 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Industry and Regulators Committee (14 Apr 2021 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, EU Services Sub-Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Chair, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (16 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Chair, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (16 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, European Union Committee (15 Jul 2019 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee ( 2 Jul 2019 to 16 Jul 2019)
  • Member, SLSC Sub-Committee A ( 4 Sep 2018 to 30 Apr 2019)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee ( 8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (17 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Mortgages: Islam 13 May 2024

    To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the disparities between conventional and Sharia-compliant mortgage products in respect of the imposition of capital gains tax.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Overseas Students: Visas 3 May 2024

    To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of recent data by Enroly published on 27 March which showed that issuance of certificates of Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies has significantly reduced, with overall deposits down by more than a third on the same point in 2023.

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