Baroness Jolly

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2017 - Motion to Approve 21 Mar 2017

    My Lords, over the last seven decades, the liberal international order has been a bedrock for promoting global stability and prosperity. Throughout my life, this nation—outward-looking and globalist—has been at the heart of the international rules-based project. From the start, British Armed Forces, diplomats and lawyers devoted their lives’ work—and, sometimes, their...
  • Armed Forces: East of Suez - Question 9 Mar 2017

    My Lords, last year, an extra £800 million was committed to defence projects east of Suez. As the Minister said, we currently use bases in the Gulf, Diego Garcia and, of course, the Sultanate of Brunei. Are there plans for more? With hard power comes soft power, so are human rights ignored in these countries as part of these deals?
  • Defence: Industrial Strategy - Question 27 Feb 2017

    My Lords, what are the considerations when making decisions about the maintenance and growth of the supply chain, particularly on issues such as the availability of British skilled workers, the current defence industrial locations in the UK and the impact on local economies of buying overseas?

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 11 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Shadow LD Spokesperson (Defence) (since 29 Jul 2015)
  • Liberal Democrat Principal Spokesperson for Defence (Lords) (since 1 Jun 2015)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Defence) (since 1 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (7 Oct 2013 to 7 May 2015)
  • Member, Draft Care and Support Bill Committee (22 Nov 2012 to 6 Mar 2013)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (5 Nov 2012 to 1 Nov 2013)


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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Jolly’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 87.20% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 166 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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