Baroness Smith of Newnham

Baroness Smith of Newnham is a Liberal Democrat Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 21 October 2014. Her full title is The Baroness Smith of Newnham, and her given name is Julie Elizabeth Smith. She currently undertakes the role of Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Defence).


Find out about the experience of Baroness Smith of Newnham outside of Parliament.

Non political

POLIS Department, Cambridge University
Reader in European Politics
October 2018 - October
POLIS Departmnt (Previously Centre of International Studies), Cambridge
Senior Lecturer in International Relations
2004 - 2018
CIS (Centre for International Studies), Cambridge
Lecturer/Teaching Fellow
1997 - 2004
Robinson College, Cambridge
Fellow in Politics
1997 -


Cambridge City Council
Executive Councillor for Customer Services & Resources
2012 - 2014
Cambridge City Council
Executive Councillor for Arts & Recreation
2006 - 2010
Cambridge City Council
City Councillor
2003 - 2015

Public life

Gladstone's Library, Hawarden
2014 -
Cambridge University Catholic Association
2008 -