Political

Brooke, Horwood and Huppert join the list of Liberal Democrat co-chairs

A news release from Liberal Democrat HQ brings the news of the following four appointments as party committee co-chairs:

  • Martin Horwood, co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee for International Affairs (replacing Tim Farron, who has stood down on becoming President)
  • Julian Huppert, co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee for Transport
  • Stephen Lloyd, co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee for Northern Ireland
  • Annette Brooke, co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee for Communities and Local Government (covering for Simon Hughes for six months during his tenure as the Governmentโ€™s Advocate for Access to Education

The full list of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee co-chairs is:

Business, Innovation & Science
Lorely Burt
Lord Razzall

Communities & Local Government
Annette Brooke
Lord Tope

Constitutional & Political Reform (including Cabinet & House Business)
Mark Williams
Lord Tyler
Lord Maclennan (Cabinet Office)

Culture, Media & Sport
Don Foster
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury

Education, Families & Young People
Dan Rogerson
Baroness Walmsley

Energy & Climate Change & Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Andrew George
Lord Teverson (DECC)
Lord Greaves (DEFRA)

Health & Social Care
John Pugh
Lord Alderdice

Home Affairs, Justice & Equalities
Tom Brake
Baroness Hamwee (Home Office)
Lord Thomas of Gresford OBE QC (Ministry of Justice)

International Affairs
Martin Horwood
Baroness Falkner (Foreign & Commonwealth Office)
Lord Lee of Trafford (Ministry of Defence)
Lord Chidgey (Department for International Development)

Northern Ireland
Stephen Lloyd
Lord Smith of Clifton

Scotland
John Thurso
Lord Maclennan

Transport
Julian Huppert
Lord Bradshaw

Treasury
Stephen Williams
Lord Newby

Wales
Roger Williams

Work & Pensions
Jenny Willott
Lord German

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