For many of us, the New Year may mean resolutions vaguely made and probably never kept. They usually concern less than fundamental things. But for the people of Darfur, caught up in a now largely forgotten conflict, 2015 has so far …
Baroness Lindsay Northover, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Development
Baroness Lindsay Northover was appointed as the new Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State on Tuesday 4 November 2014. She is a Liberal Democrat member of the House of Lords.
Baroness Northover has been the Coalition Government’s Lead Spokesperson for DFID in the House of Lords since September 2011. She has a deep and long-standing commitment to international development, and has a particular concern that women and girls remain central to development.
Yesterday I returned to a hospital where I worked many years ago. I used to gaze across the Thames from the window at St Thomas’ to the Houses of Parliament, not knowing they would have much direct relevance to me. …
If you were to ask me for a country that has undergone real change in the last quarter of a century, I would be hard pushed to think of a greater example than South Africa. I’ve been to South Africa …
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