Baroness Scott of Needham Market

Rosalind Scott

Rosalind Scott

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Baroness Scott

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 8660
scottrc@parliament.uk

Biography

Lords career

Liberal Democrat: Whip 2001-02, Deputy Chief Whip 2002, Spokesperson for: Transport, Local Government and the Regions 2001-02, Transport 2002-04, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister/Communities and Local Government 2004-09; House of Lords Appointments Commission 2010-

Party groups

President, Liberal Democrat Party 2008-10

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Mid Suffolk District Council 1991-94; Suffolk County Council: Councillor 1993-2005, Vice-chair 1996-97, Chair, Transport Committee, Local Government Association 2002-04

International bodies

Member: North Sea Commission 1997-2005, Council of European Municipalities and Regions 1997-2003, Congress of Local and Regional Authorities in Europe 1997-2003, EU Committee of the Regions 1998-2002, Inter-Parliamentary Union 2000-; Commonwealth Parliamentary Association 2000-

Political interests

Transport

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Scott of Needham Market, of Needham Market in the County of Suffolk 2000

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Member, House of Lords Appointments Commission

Occasional income from lecturing for Dod's "Westminster Explained"

8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

Visit to Glasgow, 17 March 2011, under auspices of Industry and Parliament Trust Fellowship programme; hotel accommodation for one night provided by Channel 4

Visit to Salford, 28 July 2011, under auspices of Industry and Parliament Trust Fellowship programme; hotel accommodation for one night provided by BBC

Visit to Glasgow, 24 & 25 August 2011, to visit BBC Scotland under the auspices of the Industry Parliament Trust Fellowship Scheme; cost of two nights' accommodation met by BBC

Visit to Liverpook, 26 February 2012, to attend at BBC Showcase; travel and other expenses, including one night’s hotel accommodation, met by BBC