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The Rt Hon. the Baroness Northover

Life peer


The Rt Hon. the Baroness Northover was born Lindsay Granshaw on 21 August 1954 , and is a Liberal Democrat Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 01 May 2000.


Baroness Northover is currently Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs), an opposition position she has held since October 2016.

In the past, Baroness Northover has held the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Development) (2014 to 2015), Lords Spokesperson (Women & Equalities) (2013 to 2014), Lords Spokesperson (Department for International Development) (2011 to 2014), Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (2010 to 2015) in government.

She was Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (International Development) (2015 to 2016), Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (International Development) (2002 to 2010), Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Health) (2000 to 2002) in opposition.

Focus Areas

Baroness Northover has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - International affairs
World Areas - Africa; America; Far East; London; Middle East

You can contact Baroness Northover in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 8623

Email : northoverl@parliament.uk