Norman Lamb was born in 1957 and worked as a solicitor specialising in employment law before he moved into politics. He was a councillor, and leader of the Lib Dem group, in Norwich before later becoming MP for North Norfolk.

Norman Lamb ran for the Liberal Democrat leadership in 2015, when he lost to Tim Farron. He was knighted in 2019 for his work on mental health.

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New Lib Dem Shadow Cabinet revealed with four new MPs joining

Liberal Democrat party leader Jo Swinson has updated and expanded her Shadow Cabinet line-up, adding roles for new MPs Luciana Berger, Sam Gyimah, Phillip Lee and Angela Smith along with some changes in the responsibilities of the others. … Read the full post »

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Norman Lamb gets a knighthood

Step forward, Sir Norman Lamb, newly knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. His work to put treating mental health on a par with physical health has been a major part in a big and welcome shift in attitudes, policies and budgets. … Read the full post »