Catherine BEARDER
  • Catherine
  • Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • Member
  • United Kingdom Liberal Democrats
  • Date of birth: 14 January 1949, Broxbourne


  • BURO Parliament's Bureau
  • QUE Quaestors

    Responsibilities as Quaestor:

    • Cultural and artistic events sponsored by Members
    • Artistic Committee
    • Chair of Artistic Committee
    • Contacts with Former Members' Association
    • Use by Members of Parliament's library and document management
    • Member of High-level Group on Gender Equality and Diversity
    • Member of the Bureau Working Group on ICT Innovation Strategy
    • Member of the Advisory Committee dealing with Harassment Complaints between Accredited Parliamentary Assistants and Members of the European Parliament and its Prevention at the Workplace* (* As appointed by the President)

  • ENVI Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • DACP Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly


  • DEVE Committee on Development
  • FEMM Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • D-ZA Delegation for relations with South Africa

Most recent activities

Resumption of the sitting

12-06-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)06-12(4)

Animal welfare, antimicrobial use and the environmental impact of industrial broiler farming

08-06-2018 O-000060/2018 Commission

Closure of the EU ivory market to combat poaching

31-05-2018 O-000059/2018 Commission
  • So the Lib Dems are leading the debate on legalising cannabis, stopping Brexit and fining upskirting. A good day to join us?
    21/06/2018 16:54 - twitter
  • 2/ War and women’s rights, would we have made progress if we hadn’t pushed a few buttons? Haven’t Corbyn and McDonnell been pushing boundaries all their political lives? @OFOCBrexit are doing a fantastic job and anyone who can’t see that needs to wake up!
    21/06/2018 16:44 - twitter
  • 1/ So what that OFOC are a youthful edgy angry group! That’s just what they should be and if the ‘establishment’ (even the Labour establishment) don’t like it they should look to themselves and their actions! Come on, we are all angry, some of us were around fighting the Vietnam
    21/06/2018 16:41 - twitter
  • RT @BirdLifeEurope: 👏👏👏 Malta's 'barbaric' finch traps ruled illegal by @EUCourtPress! Malta has broken EU law and could face substantial fines for allowing the hunting and trapping of an estimated 110,000 finches since 2014. Read more from The @Guardian: 📸🐦 Bengt Nyman
    21/06/2018 16:24 - twitter
  • RT @ALDEgroup: .@catherinemep: "This is a welcome judgment. The slaughter of these wonderful birds is illegal & unsustainable. The EU must step in and take action to stop the killing without delay." #stoptrappingnow #EUBirdsDirective
    21/06/2018 15:13 - twitter
  • 21/06/2018 15:12 - twitter



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