Come upstairs at the Claret wine bar in March to hear Baroness Suttie speak about her Lib Dem history, Brexit, and other foreign policy challenges.
Alison is great speaker, a very funny person and has many stories to tell about her time as Deputy Chief of Staff to Nick Clegg, her experiences in the Lords and the work she has been doing to develop democracy abroad.
Tickets are £10 each and will include jacket potato with Chilli (vegetarian option also available)
Tickets will be available to buy on the Sutton Lib Dem website shortly.
See you there!
About our Speaker:
Alison is currently Northern Ireland Spokesperson for the Party in the House of Lords.
Having worked for over ten years in both the House of Commons and the European Parliament, she has extensive experience of parliamentary processes in both London and Brussels.
Alison alse worked as Deputy Chief of Staff to Nick Clegg from June 2010 to October 2011, during his period as Deputy Prime Minister, and so also has first-hand experience of both Whitehall and Downing Street.
Since 2011 she has been working as an adviser, mentor and trainer in the parliaments of Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, and Tunisia as well as being engaged in advocacy and youth engagement projects in North Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
She sits on the House of Lords EU Select Committee and the EU Sub-Committee on External Relations which are currently dealing with issues relating to Brexit.