Baroness Tonge

Baroness Tonge is a Non-affiliated Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 27 June 2005. Her full title is The Baroness Tonge, and her given name is Jennifer Louise Tonge. Prior to joining the Lords, she sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1997.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Baroness Tonge, including posts and roles held.


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Richmond Park
Elected 2 times
1 May 1997 - 5 May 2005

Party affiliation

Independent Liberal Democrat
1 March 2012 - 31 October 2016
Liberal Democrat
1 May 1997 - 29 February 2012

Elections contested

Richmond and Barnes
9 April 1992

House membership

Dr Jenny Tonge
1 May 1997 - 5 May 2005

Committee memberships

International Development Committee
14 July 1997 - 1 November 1999