Lord Dholakia

Lord Dholakia

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Dholakia OBE DL

Name

Navnit Dholakia

Party/group

Liberal Democrat

Joined the Lords

24 October 1997

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 1608
dholakian@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Lords 2013-13
Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct Lords 2009-
House of Lords Offices Committee Lords 1998-01
EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs Lords 1998-00

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Local Councillor County Borough of Brighton 1960-64

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Privy Councillor 2010-
Trustee Police Foundation 2004-
Member House of Lords Appointments Commission 2000-10
Member Independent Police Complaints Authority 1994-97
Member Sussex Police Authority 1991-94
Member Home Office inter-departmental Committee on Racial Attacks and Harassment 1987-92
Head of Administration of Justice Commission for Racial Equality 1974-94

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member Advisory Committee on Business Appointments 2009-
Vice-President Mental Health Foundation 2002-
Member Lord Carlisle’s Committee on Parole Systems Review 1999-
Deputy Lieutenant County of West Sussex 1999-
President NACRO 1998-
Vice-Chairman Policy Research Institute on Aging and Ethnicity 1998-13
Member – Editorial Board The Howard Journal 1993-12
Member The Howard League for Penal Reform 1992-02
Member Ethnic Minority Advisory Committee of the Judicial Studies Board 1992-96
Member – Board of Visitors HM Prison Lewes 1978-95

Member's focus

Policy
Asylum, immigration and nationality
Communities and families
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Parliament, government and politics
UK
South East England
West Sussex
World
India
East Africa

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Member, Advisory Committee on Business Appointments
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Sri Lanka, 10-14 November 2013, to attend Commonwealth Business Forum; travel and accommodation costs met by Sri Lankan High Commission
    • Visit to Paris, France, 27 January 2014, for meeting with National Council of Resistance of Iran; Eurostar return fare to Paris paid for by NCRI
    • Visit to Doha, Qatar, 12-14 May 2014, to attend Doha Forum; travel and accommodation provided by Government of State of Qatar
  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • Guest with wife at the dinner held in connection with the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group Annual Beer Awards, 9 July 2014
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Adviser & Patron, 'Faith Matters' - involvement limited to providing key contacts in interfaith and community cohesion work; providing advice and strategic governance as appropriate; providing support in promoting the organisation at public events
    • President & Trustee, National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Trustee, Policy Research Institute on Ageing and Ethnicity
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Loomba Memorial Trust
    • Trustee, Police Foundation
    • President, Friends Circle International