Baroness Brinton

Liberal Democrat Peer


Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 February 2011

Other offices held in the past

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Health) ( 1 Feb 2020 to 31 Dec 2022)
  • Acting Leader, Liberal Democrats (13 Dec 2019 to 1 Jan 2020)
  • Member, Equality Act 2010 and Disability Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 15 Mar 2016)
  • Party Chair, Liberal Democrats ( 1 Jan 2015 to 1 Jan 2020)

Recent appearances

  • Victims and Prisoners Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 13 16 Apr 2024

    My Lords, from these Benches we pay tribute to the noble Baroness, Lady Coussins, for her absolute and consistent determination that we should be reminded about the need for professionally qualified interpreters. We had a good debate in Committee on her previous amendments. I will not repeat what I said then. I have torn up what I was going to say because I will be very interested to know...
  • Victims and Prisoners Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 9 16 Apr 2024

    My Lords, I start by referring to Amendment 16 from the noble Baroness, Lady Gohir. I will not repeat the points she made but she emailed me just prior to us starting this evening’s debates on Report. I am interested that she notes that this is a loophole caused by us exiting the EU. I have immense sympathy with the amendment. If it is a clear anomaly caused by us exiting the EU, I remember...
  • Victims and Prisoners Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 2 16 Apr 2024

    I was trying to make the point that the noble and learned Lord has started to make: there are lots of different agencies involved, and they do not collect the same, consistent data. Something on the face of the Bill would ensure that the data was consistent and would help everybody.

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