Baroness Doocey

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

  • HM Passport Office: Backlogs - Commons Urgent Question 12 May 2022

    My Lords, the Minister is aware that, far from enjoying exactly the same benefits as members of the EU, our citizens must now have three months’ validity on their passports. The Government should have been more concerned with the process of issuing passports than with what colour they are. Have there been any discussions between the Government and EU countries about relaxing the three-month...
  • Tourism - Motion to Take Note 24 Jun 2021

    My Lords, I thank all noble Lords who have spoken in the debate. Despite the very difficult time constraints, it has been a very interesting and wide-ranging debate that has highlighted a lot of very important issues. I also thank the Minister for his time. I am sure I speak for most, if not all, noble Lords who have spoken today when I say that I look forward to a time when Governments of...
  • Tourism - Motion to Take Note 24 Jun 2021

    To move that this House takes note of the need to promote tourism in the United Kingdom.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 December 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (28 Jan 2021 to 31 Mar 2022)
  • Member, House of Lords Commission (1 Sep 2016 to 28 Jan 2021)
  • Chair, Finance Committee (Lords) (1 Sep 2016 to 28 Jan 2021)
  • Chair, Finance Committee (Lords) (1 Sep 2016 to 28 Jan 2021)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Sport, Tourism and Cultural Participation) (1 Jun 2015 to 7 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Leader's Group on Governance Committee (23 Mar 2015 to 14 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee (15 Jan 2014 to 3 Apr 2014)
  • Member, Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee (16 May 2013 to 3 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill (Joint Committee) (3 Jul 2012 to 21 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill (Joint Committee) (3 Jul 2012 to 21 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (20 Jun 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

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