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Norman Baker MP (1957-)

Posted on 01/08/2012

Norman Baker MP

BA German, 1978 Royal Holloway College

Norman Baker is a Liberal Democrat politician in the United Kingdom who was the Member of Parliament for Lewes in East Sussex from the 1997 general election to 2015. On 7 October 2013, Baker was appointed Minister of State at the Home Office in the coalition government of 2010-15. Baker resigned from his role as Minister for the Home Office in 2014. In the 2001–05 Parliament, Baker was a member of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, and was appointed as Shadow Environment Secretary in 2002. Baker has been a panellist on BBC1's Question Time a number of times. In past years he has been named Opposition Politician of the Year in the Channel 4 Political Awards and Inquisitor of the Year in the Zurich/Spectator Parliamentarian of the Year Awards. He won the RSPCA Lord Erskine Award in recognition of his campaigning in the field of animal welfare.



 
 
 

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