Lord Newby

Lord Newby is a Liberal Democrat Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 15 October 1997. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Newby OBE, and his given name is Richard Mark Newby. He is Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Lord Newby, including posts and roles held.

Current

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Party affiliation

Other posts

Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords
13 September 2016 - Present
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Committee memberships

Committee of Selection (Lords)
14 May 2012 - Present
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Procedure and Privileges Committee
16 May 2012 - Present
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House of Lords Commission
12 October 2016 - Present
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Previous

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Government posts

Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords)
HM Household
9 May 2012 - 7 May 2015
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Lords Spokesperson (HM Treasury) (Whip)
HM Treasury
9 May 2012 - 7 May 2015
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Opposition posts

Liberal Democrat Lords Chief Whip
Opposition Department
27 May 2015 - 13 September 2016
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Committee memberships

Economic Affairs Committee
28 June 2001 - 20 November 2003
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Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
24 January 2002 - 30 March 2015
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Finance Committee (Lords)
1 September 2016 - 27 October 2016
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Liaison Committee (Lords)
12 October 2016 - 29 October 2019
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