The Baroness Burt of Solihull
- Liberal Democrat
- Life peer
The Baroness Burt of Solihull was born Lorely Burt on 10 September 1954 , and is a Liberal Democrat Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 09 October 2015. She previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for Solihull.
Baroness Burt of Solihull is currently Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Equalities), an opposition position she has held since October 2016.
In the past, Baroness Burt of Solihull has held the position of Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2014 to 2015) in government.
She was Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (2015 to 2016), Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (2007 to 2010), Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (2006 to 2007), Opposition Whip (Commons) (2005 to 2006), Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland) (2005 to 2006) in opposition.
She was Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party.
Baroness Burt of Solihull has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Business, industry and consumers; Economy and finance; Employment and training; Women's policy issues; Equalities; Prison issues
World Areas - Europe; Guinea-Bissau, Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh
UK Areas - West Midlands