Baroness Sarah LUDFORD
  • Baroness Sarah
    LUDFORD
  • United Kingdom
  • Born on 14 March 1951, Halesworth

Political groups

  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party - Member
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 03.07.2012 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member
  • 04.07.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Vice-Chair

National parties

  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Liberal Democrat Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Liberal Democrat Party (United Kingdom)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Liberal Democrats Party (United Kingdom)

Vice-Chair

  • 07.02.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Delegation for relations with the countries of south-east Europe
  • 26.01.2006 / 14.02.2007 : Temporary Committee on the alleged use of European countries by the CIA for the transport and illegal detention of prisoners
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the United States

Member

  • 21.07.1999 / 13.09.1999 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 13.09.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 29.09.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation for relations with South-east Europe
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with the countries of south-east Europe
  • 19.01.2006 / 25.01.2006 : Temporary Committee on the alleged use of European countries by the CIA for the transport and illegal detention of prisoners
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 14.03.2007 / 14.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with the countries of south-east Europe
  • 15.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Substitute

  • 21.07.1999 / 13.09.1999 : Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 13.09.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 29.09.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation to the EU-Cyprus Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 07.02.2002 / 30.04.2004 : Delegation to the EU-Cyprus Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 22.07.2004 / 29.07.2004 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 22.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 28.03.2012 / 23.10.2013 : Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering

Activités parlementaires en plénière pour la 7ème législature

Speeches in plenary

111

European Court of Justice judgment of 8 April concerning data retention (C 293/12 and C 594/12) (debate)

16-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-16(17)

Use of armed drones (debate)

26-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-26(15)

European Investigation Order - European Arrest Warrant (debate)

26-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-26(17)

European Investigation Order - European Arrest Warrant (debate) (2)

26-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-26(17)

European Investigation Order - European Arrest Warrant (debate) (3)

26-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-26(17)

Elimination of female genital mutilation (continuation of debate)

06-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-06(5)

Reports - as rapporteur

2

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

4

Opinions - as rapporteur

4

OPINION on the alleged transportation and illegal detention of prisoners in European countries by the CIA: follow-up of the EP TDIP Committee report

AFET
09-07-2012 AFET_AD(2012)487735

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the use of Passenger Name Record data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime

AFET
25-04-2012 AFET_AD(2012)483826

OPINION Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union amending Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders of Member States and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement

AFET
07-09-2010 AFET_AD(2010)445622

OPINION Proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement

AFET
07-10-2009 AFET_AD(2009)428127

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

1

OPINION on the EU Counter-Terrorism Policy: main achievements and future challenges

AFET
27-05-2011 AFET_AD(2011)462602

Motions for resolutions

216

Joint motion for a resolution on Pakistan: recent cases of persecution

16-04-2014 RC-B7-0399/2014

Joint motion for a resolution on Syria: situation in certain vulnerable communities

16-04-2014 RC-B7-0387/2014

Motion for a resolution on North Korea

14-04-2014 B7-0412/2014

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Motion for a resolution on Pakistan, recent cases of persecution

14-04-2014 B7-0405/2014

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Motion for a resolution on the situation in certain vulnerable communities in Syria

14-04-2014 B7-0404/2014

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Joint motion for a resolution on the invasion of Ukraine by Russia

12-03-2014 RC-B7-0263/2014

Joint motion for a resolution on security and human trafficking in Sinai

12-03-2014 RC-B7-0254/2014

Written declarations

1

Written declaration on the export of drugs used for the death penalty in third countries

06-06-2011 P7_DCL(2011)0029 Lapsed

Details

Baroness Sarah LUDFORD , Simon BUSUTTIL , Ana GOMES , Barbara LOCHBIHLER

Date opened : 06-06-2011
Lapse date : 06-10-2011
Number of signatories : 168 - 06-10-2011

Parliamentary questions

185

Possible extension of mandatory method-of-production labelling

10-03-2014 E-002770/2014

Protection of geographical indications

06-03-2014 E-002649/2014

Laundering of money from Ukraine in European banks

04-03-2014 E-002463/2014

The use of depleted uranium for military purposes

27-02-2014 O-000045/2014

Ugandan anti-homosexuality bill

25-02-2014 E-002221/2014

VP/HR - Anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda

25-02-2014 E-002220/2014

Access to EU-wide healthcare

20-02-2014 E-002003/2014

EU roaming charges

20-02-2014 E-002002/2014

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

172

Question Time (Commission)

22-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-22(14)

Community Code on Visas (debate)

01-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-01(18)

The state of transatlantic relations in the aftermath of the US elections (debate)

25-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-25(7)

Common consular instructions: biometric identifiers and visa applications (debate)

24-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-24(15)

Common consular instructions: biometric identifiers and visa applications (debate) (2)

24-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-24(15)

The mandate of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (debate)

11-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-11(13)

Reports - as rapporteur

5

Motions for resolutions

44

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Guantánamo

28-01-2009 B6-0070/2009

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails

27-08-2008 B6-0380/2008

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Kashmir

09-07-2008 RC-B6-0349/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Kashmir

08-07-2008 B6-0349/2008

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Written declarations

3

Written declaration on a ban on the marketing and use of the anti-teen 'Mosquito' device

07-05-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0040 Lapsed

Details

Benoît HAMON , Baroness Sarah LUDFORD , Jan Marinus WIERSMA , Alain HUTCHINSON , Pierre PRIBETICH

Date opened : 07-05-2008
Lapse date : 09-09-2008
Number of signatories : 77 - 10-09-2008

Written declaration on the sixth anniversary of the kidnapping of Ingrid Bétancourt by the FARC

10-03-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0020 Lapsed

Details

Patrick GAUBERT , Baroness Sarah LUDFORD , Marielle de SARNEZ , Harlem DÉSIR , Marie-Arlette CARLOTTI

Date opened : 10-03-2008
Lapse date : 19-06-2008
Number of signatories : 188 - 19-06-2008

Written declaration on religious rights and freedoms in France and throughout the European Union

21-02-2005 P6_DCL(2005)0005 Lapsed

Details

Caroline LUCAS , Claude MORAES , Baroness Sarah LUDFORD , Philip BUSHILL-MATTHEWS , Alain LIPIETZ

Date opened : 21-02-2005
Lapse date : 21-05-2005
Number of signatories : 68 - 21-05-2005

Parliamentary questions

207

EU initiatives against the death penalty in Iraq and persecutions of LGBT persons

28-04-2009 E-3394/2009

EU initiatives against the death penalty in Iraq and persecutions of LGBT persons

28-04-2009 E-3393/2009

Punishments for homosexuality in Egypt, Bahrain and Morocco

22-04-2009 E-3276/2009

Punishments for homosexuality in Egypt, Bahrain and Morocco

22-04-2009 E-3275/2009

Murder of transsexual human rights defender in Honduras

24-02-2009 E-1442/2009

Murder of transsexual human rights defender in Honduras

24-02-2009 E-1441/2009

Bahá'ís in Iran

24-02-2009 E-1423/2009

Bahá'ís in Iran

24-02-2009 E-1422/2009

E-Commerce

24-02-2009 H-0142/2009

Implementation of the Employment Equality Directive in theUK

09-02-2009 P-1019/2009

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

128

Presentation by its President of the new Members of the enlarged European Commission

05-05-2004 P5_CRE(2004)05-05(1)

Freedom and security for Union citizens

04-05-2004 P5_CRE(2004)05-04(9)

Order of business

03-05-2004 P5_CRE(2004)05-03(6)

Cyprus

21-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-21(1)

Cyprus (2)

21-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-21(1)

Situation in the Middle Esat

21-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-21(2)

Pakistan

21-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-21(11)

Application for membership from Croatia

20-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-20(16)

Rights of Guantanamo detainees

09-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-09(8)

EU policy towards South Caucusus

26-02-2004 P5_CRE(2004)02-26(2)

Reports - as rapporteur

2

Report On countering racism and xenophobia in the European Union - Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs

LIBE
28-02-2000 A5-0049/2000

Motions for resolutions

57

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the trial of Leyla Zana

19-04-2004 B5-0197/2004

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the outcome of the European Council meeting on 25-26 March 2004

31-03-2004 RC-B5-0165/2004

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in Kosovo

31-03-2004 RC-B5-0160/2004

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the outcome of the European Council meeting of 25-26 March 2004

30-03-2004 B5-0165/2004

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in Kosovo

29-03-2004 B5-0160/2004

PROPOSAL FOR A RECOMMENDATION on the Guantanamo detainees' right to a fair trial

07-10-2003 B5-0426/2003

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Thessaloniki European Council of 19-20 June 2003

02-07-2003 RC-B5-0327/2003

Written declarations

1

Written declaration on the full and equal participation of Roma in the 'expanding Europe'

09-02-2004 P5_DCL(2004)0006 Lapsed

Details

Piia-Noora KAUPPI , Baroness Sarah LUDFORD , Hannes SWOBODA , Nelly MAES

Date opened : 09-02-2004
Lapse date : 06-05-2004
Number of signatories : 76 - 06-05-2004

Parliamentary questions

68

Common European Asylum System

22-03-2004 H-0182/2004

UK implementation of Directive 2000/78/EC

02-03-2004 P-0799/2004

Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline project

26-02-2004 H-0123/2004

Equal treatment in employment and occupation

16-02-2004 P-0549/2004

Reported Spanish ban on motorcycles towing trailers

03-02-2004 E-0261/2004

Eurobarometer poll

09-12-2003 E-3642/2003

Cost of passports across the European Union Member States

05-12-2003 E-3593/2003

Ratification of international conventions in the field of human rights

04-12-2003 E-3851/2003

Terrorist profiling

28-11-2003 P-3694/2003

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

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