Baroness Falkner of Margravine

Kishwer Falkner

Kishwer Falkner

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Baroness Falkner

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 2809
falknerk@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Contested (Lib Dem) Kensington and Chelsea 2001 general election

Lords career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: Home Office 2004-05, Communities and Local Government 2005-06, Children, Schools and Families 2007-08, Justice 2008-09, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2009-10, Home Office 2009-10

Party groups

Member, Liberal Democrat Federal Policy Committee 1999-2001; Chair, policy, London Liberal Democrats 2000-04

Political interests

European and foreign affairs, political Islam, diversity and equality, youth, constitution, governance, transitional democracies

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Falkner of Margravine, of Barons Court in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham 2004

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Non-executive Director, Hyde Group Ltd (Housing Association)

5: Land and property

Flat in London owned jointly with husband from which rental income is received

7: Overseas visits

Visit to Gaza and Egypt, 23-27 July 2011; airfare and accommodation paid by Council for European Palestinian Relations

Visit to Yaraslavl, Russia, 6-9 September 2011 to attend Global Social Policy Forum; airfare and accommodation covered by the Forum

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Member, Hyde Group Remuneration and Appointments Committee

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chancellor, University of Northampton

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Hyde Plus

Member of Council, St George's House, Windsor Castle

Board Member, Coexistence Trust