Lord Dholakia

Lord Dholakia is a Liberal Democrat Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 29 October 1997. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Dholakia OBE DL, and his given name is Navnit Dholakia. He is Co-Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrat Peers.

Experience

Find out about the experience of Lord Dholakia outside of Parliament.

Non political

Privy Councillor
2010 -
House of Lords Appointments Commission
Member
2000 - 2010
National Association of Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO)
President
1998 -
Police Complaints Authority
Member
1994 - 1997
Sussex Police Authority
Member
1991 - 1994
Home Office inter-departmental Committee on Racial Attacks and Harassment
Member
1987 - 1992
Commission for Racial Equality
Head of Administration of Justice
1974 - 1994
Commission for Racial Equality
Head of Administration of Justice
1968 - 1975

Political

Liberal Democrats
President
2001 - 2004
County Borough of Brighton
Councillor
1961 - 1964

Public life

Police Foundation
Trustee
2010 -
Advisory Committee on Business Appointments
Member
2009 -
Mental Health Foundation
Vice-President
2002 -
Lord Carlisle’s Committee on Parole Systems Review
Member
1999 -
County of West Sussex
Deputy Lieutenant
1999 - 2014
Policy Research Institute on Aging and Ethnicity
Vice-Chairman
1998 - 2013
The Howard Journal
Member – Editorial Board
1993 - 2012
The Howard League for Penal Reform
Member
1992 - 2002
Ethnic Minority Advisory Committee of the Judicial Studies Board
Member
1992 - 1996
HM Prison Lewes
Member – Board of Visitors
1978 - 1995