Baroness Smith of Newnham

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Defence)

Liberal Democrat Peer

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 18 Dec 2023

    Number of ARAP and ACRS-eligible Afghan nationals currently in Pakistan and at risk of repatriation – Baroness Smith of Newnham. Oral questions
  • Net Migration - Question 29 Nov 2023

    My Lords, the Minister suggested that people coming on boats are illegal by definition. If somebody from Afghanistan who has an ARAP number arrives in the UK that way because it is the only way they can come here, would the Home Office not give them the asylum to which they are entitled?
  • Ukraine - Commons Urgent Question 28 Nov 2023

    My Lords, the Minister should be able to answer, I hope, not on Ukraine’s plan but that of His Majesty’s Government. The Statement repeat suggested that support for next year is being finalised, talking about “within government” but also “with our partners around the world”. Can the Minister say whether that includes talking with industry? Unless we have access to adequate...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 October 2014

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Defence) (since 29 Aug 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Defence) (since 29 Aug 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Relations and Defence Committee (25 May 2016 to 28 Jan 2021)

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