Baroness Sheehan

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (International Development)

Liberal Democrat Peer

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  • Climate Change - Motion to Take Note 24 Jan 2019

    My Lords, I thank my noble friend Lord Teverson both for bringing such an important debate to your Lordships’ House and for the breadth and depth of his introduction. We in the UK have accepted that climate change is caused primarily by the burning of fossil fuels. We have committed to, and even led, international efforts to tackle climate change, including the 2015 Paris Agreement and the...
  • Yemen: Humanitarian Situation - Question 14 Jan 2019

    My Lords, the drone strike last week at the Al Anad air base showed the need to try to broaden the ceasefire agreement to cover the whole of the country, but this would require a resumption of the talks between the Yemeni Government and the Houthis. Does the Minister think that the likelihood of that happening has gone up since the US’s announcement in the last few hours that it will...
  • Conflict-affected Countries: Adolescent Girls - Question for Short Debate 8 Jan 2019

    My Lords, I start by thanking the noble Baroness, Lady Hodgson, for the very knowledgeable way in which she introduced this important debate. I want to acknowledge the impressive contributions from noble Lords from across the Chamber, which have reminded us of the great challenges that adolescent girls face. Man-made conflict is the source of so much of the gratuitous violence that we see in...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 October 2015

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (International Development) (since 28 Oct 2016)
  • Member, EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee (since 14 Dec 2015)

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