Baroness Doocey

Liberal Democrat Peer

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • International Travel - Statement 9 Sep 2020

    Does the Minister acknowledge that while international travel is something of a roulette, the Government should do everything possible to encourage a renaissance in domestic travel in the UK? The Government’s tourism industry body VisitBritain is forecasting that inbound tourism revenue will be down by £24 billion this year, which equates to about 340,000 jobs, half of which will be in...
  • Business and Planning Bill - Report: Amendment 55 20 Jul 2020

    I thank the Minister for his response, for offering to review the regulations and for the meeting that he suggested. It will definitely be followed up. If we wait until January 2021 in order to start reviewing the regulations, I fear that tourism will be pushed to the back of the queue behind so many other issues that the Government will need to resolve after Brexit is complete. I therefore...
  • Business and Planning Bill - Report: Amendment 55 20 Jul 2020

    My Lords, Amendment 55 standing in my name aims to modify the package travel regulations, retaining protection for consumers travelling abroad but removing barriers which stop small businesses working together in the domestic market. The amendment does so by stipulating that, for something to constitute package travel, an element of travel must be part of the package. Visitor numbers in the...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 December 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, House of Lords Commission (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Chair, Finance Committee (Lords) (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Chair, Finance Committee (Lords) (since 1 Sep 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (20 Jun 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

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