Lib Dem House of Lords Spokespersons

We have received a number of requests for information on Lib Dem spokespersons in the House of Lords. We’ve now compiled the following list of people and briefs, which can also be downloaded as a .pdf here.


Liberal Democrat Spokespersons 
House of Lords, June 2015

Leader of the Liberal Democrats, House of Lords
Lord Wallace of Tankerness

Chief Whip
Lord Newby

Business, Innovation and Skills Team
Lord Stoneham of Droxford – Principal Spokesperson
Baroness Garden of Frognal – Spokesperson for Higher and Further Education and Skills
Lord Clement-Jones (jointly with DCMS Team)
Lord Palmer of Childs Hill

Civil Service and the Public Sector
Lord Razzall – Principal Spokesperson for Civil Service and Public Sector Reform

Communities and Local Government Team
Lord Shipley – Principal Spokesperson for Communities, Decentralisation and the Northern Powerhouse
Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville – Spokesperson for Housing
Baroness Janke (jointly with Treasury Team)

Constitutional and Political Reform
Lord Tyler – Principal Spokesperson for Constitutional and Political Reform

Culture, Media, Sport and Tourism Team
Baroness Bonham-Carter – Principal Spokesperson for Media and the Creative Industries
Baroness Doocey – Principal Spokesperson for Sport, Tourism and Cultural Participation
Lord Clement-Jones (jointly with BIS Team)

Baroness Jolly – Principal Spokesperson
Baroness Smith of Newnham

Energy and Climate Change Team
Lord Purvis of Tweed – Principal Spokesperson
Baroness Maddock

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Team
Baroness Parminter – Principal Spokesperson

Education Team
Lord Storey – Principal Spokesperson
Lord Addington – Spokesperson for Special Educational Needs
Baroness Pinnock – Spokesperson for Children

Baroness Hussein-Ece – Principal Spokesperson

Foreign Office Team
Lord Wallace of Saltaire – Principal Spokesperson
Baroness Falkner of Margravine
Baroness Ludford – Spokesperson for Europe

Health Team
Baroness Walmsley – Principal Spokesperson
Baroness Tyler of Enfield – Spokesperson for Mental Health

Home Affairs Team
Lord Paddick – Principal Spokesperson
Baroness Hamwee – Parliamentary Spokesperson

International Development
Baroness Northover – Principal Spokesperson
Lord Chidgey
Zahida Manzoor

Justice Team
Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames – Principal Spokesperson
Lord Lester of Herne Hill – Human Rights Legislation

Law Officers
Lord Thomas of Gresford – Shadow Attorney General

Northern Ireland Team
Lord Alderdice – Principal Spokesperson

Scotland Team
Lord Stephen – Principal Spokesperson

Transport Team
Lord Teverson – Principal Spokesperson
Lord Bradshaw – Parliamentary Spokesperson and Industry Contact

Treasury Team
Baroness Kramer – Principal Spokesperson
Lord Sharkey – Spokesperson for Personal Finances
Baroness Janke (jointly with DCLG Team)

Voluntary Sector
Baroness Barker – Principal Spokesperson for the Voluntary Sector and Social Enterprise

Wales Team
Baroness Randerson – Principal Spokesperson

Work and Pensions Team
Lord German – Principal Spokesperson
Lord Kirkwood – Spokesperson for Welfare
Baroness Thomas of Winchester – Spokesperson for Disability

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