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The Liberal Democrats' spokespeople

Party Leader Paddy Ashdown
Deputy Leader Alan Beith
Leader (Lords) Lord Jenkins of Hillhead
Party President Robert Maclennan

Full list of Departmental responsibilities:

Main speaker first - special area(s) of interest appended.

Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Rural Affairs
Charles Kennedy - Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Paul Tyler - Food
Andrew George - Fishing

Disabled People
Paul Burstow

Education and Employment
Don Foster - Nursery Education & Schools
Phil Willis - Further, Higher & Adult Education
Lembit Opik - Employment & Training

Matthew Taylor
Norman Baker
Tom Brake

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Europe
Menzies Campbell - Foreign & Commonwealth & Europe
Mike Hancock
Vincent Cable
David Heath

Simon Hughes
Dr Peter Brand
Dr Evan Harris
Paul Keetch

Home and Legal Affairs
Alan Beith - Home Affairs
Richard Allan - Community Relations & Urban Affairs
John Burnett - Legal Affairs
Bob Russell

Local Government and Housing
David Rendel - Local Government
Jackie Ballard - Local Council Liaison
Paul Burstow - Social Services & Community Care
Adrian Sanders - Housing

Culture, Constitution and Civil Service
Robert Maclennan - Constitution, Arts & Broadcasting
Ronnie Fearn - Tourism
Nigel Jones - Sport

Northern Ireland
Lord Holme of Cheltenham

Jim Wallace
Ray Michie
Donald Gorrie
Michael Moore

Social Security and Welfare Archy Kirkwood
Mark Oaten
Steve Webb

Trade and Industry
Nick Harvey
Nigel Jones - Science & Technology
Colin Breed
Brian Cotter - Employment & Small Business

David Chidgey
Sir Robert Smith

Malcolm Bruce
Edward Davey
Jenny Tonge

Richard Livsey
Lembit Opik

Jackie Ballard

Young People
Lembit Opik

Source: BBC Political Research Unit

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