Baroness Smith of Newnham

Liberal Democrat

Recent appearances

  • EU Exit Negotiations - Statement 13 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I am grateful to the Minister for repeating the Secretary of State’s Statement to the other place. The Secretary of State seems to suggest that there has been a lot of activity and progress in recent weeks. That seems to be rather at odds with everything we have been hearing from Monsieur Barnier and the EU 27. One wonders who has been misled or has misunderstood what has...
  • Brexit: Financial Settlement - Question 13 Nov 2017

    My Lords, in light of the fact that sterling has fallen yet again, does the Minister agree that EU denominated liabilities will increase the greater government uncertainty and instabilities? Is anyone in control? Is it not time for the Prime Minister to get a grip?
  • Intergenerational Fairness in Government Policy - Motion to Take Note 26 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I am grateful to all Members who have spoken this afternoon and brought such expertise to the debate. It has been fascinating and incredibly well-informed, and touched on a set of issues for which the national debate is normally too limited. I was handed a note from the Table to say: “The debate must finish by 1451 and, if it does not, I will have to stand up and shut you...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 October 2014

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Relations Committee (since 25 May 2016)


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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Smith of Newnham’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 78.68% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 70 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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