Baroness Verma

Sandip Verma

Sandip Verma



Address as

Baroness Verma

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5216


Electoral history

Contested (Conservative) Hull East 2001 and Wolverhampton South West 2005 general elections

Lords career

Opposition Whip 2006-10; Opposition Spokesperson for: Health 2006-07, Education and Skills 2006-07, Innovation, Universities and Skills 2007-09, Children, Schools and Families 2007-08, 2009-10, Universities and Skills 2009-10; Government Whip 2010-; Government Spokesperson for: Cabinet Office 2010-, International Development 2010-11, Women and Equalities 2010-, Business, Innovation and Skills 2011-

Party groups

Area chair, Conservative Women 2001-02; Area officer 2001-03; Executive National Conservative (Women) 2001-03; Chair, Leicester South Conservative Association 2006-08; President, City of Leicester Conservative Association 2008-09, 2010-11; Patron: Tory Reform Group, British Asian Conservative Link, Friends of Conservative Society of Indians; Vice-chair, Syston branch, Rutland Conservative Association

Political interests

Health, education, overseas development, home affairs

Countries of interest

Africa, Europe, South Asia

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Verma, of Leicester in the County of Leicestershire 2006

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

In receipt of ministerial salary

5: Land and property

Two houses in Leicester from which rental income is received

7: Overseas visits

Visit to Delhi, 7 January 2011, to receive the President’s Parvasi Bhartiya Sannam Award; flights and accommodation in Delhi paid for by Government of India

Visit to India, 29 April - 1 May 2011, flights and accommodation paid for by World Council on Corporate Governance

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director (unpaid), Domiciliary Care Services Ltd (private company)