Lord German

Lord German

Full title

The Lord German OBE

Name

Michael German

Party/group

Liberal Democrat

Joined the Lords

24 June 2010

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6942
Fax: 020 7219 5979
germanm@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Shadow Minister for the Environment National Assembly for Wales 2009-10
Minister for Rural Development & Wales Abroad National Assembly for Wales 2002-03
Deputy First Minister National Assembly of Wales 2000-03
Minister for Economic Development National Assembly for Wales 2000-01
Member National Assembly for Wales 1999-10
Leader Welsh Liberal Democrats 1999-08
Leader and Leader Designate Welsh Liberal Democrats, National Assembly for Wales 1988-08
Group Leader Welsh Liberal Democrats, Cardiff City Council 1983-95

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Director European Division, Welsh Joint Education Committee 1990-99
Head of Music Various secondary schools 1967-90
Teacher Primary school 1966-67

Public life

Post Organisation Date
President Monmouth, Brecon and Abergavenny Canals Trust 2011-
President Dolen Cymru, The Wales - Lesotho Link 2007-

Member's focus

Policy
Citizenship
Education
Employment and training
European Union
Music education
Parliament, government and politics
Social Security and pensions
UK
Northern Ireland
Scotland
South East Wales
Wales
World
Azerbaijan
Ireland
Lesotho
Moldova
Oman
Vietnam

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Member, Advisory Committee on Business Appointments
  • 5: Land and property

    • House in Cardiff from which rental income is received
    • House in Newport from which rental income is received
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Moldova, 20-23 March 2014, as part of a parliamentary delegation at the invitation of the Parliament of Moldova; accommodation provided by hosts
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Director and Executive Member, Cymru Yfory (Tomorrow's Wales)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chairman, Anglo-Azerbaijani Society