10 Facts About Alison Suttie


Alison Mary Suttie, Baroness Suttie was born on 27 August 1968 and is a British Liberal Democrat politician.

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Alison Suttie was appointed a life peer in the House of Lords in September 2013.

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Alison Suttie is a campaigner for public awareness of tuberculosis in the UK and internationally and a campaigner on homelessness issues.

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Alison Suttie went to Hawick High School, and graduated with a degree in French and Russian from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh in 1990.

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From 2006 to 2010, Alison Suttie was Head of the Liberal Democrat Leader's Office where she worked in the House of Commons for Menzies Campbell, Vince Cable and Nick Clegg.

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Alison Suttie was Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Adviser to Nick Clegg, in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister from May 2010 to October 2011.

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Alison Suttie was initially special adviser to then-Scotland secretary Danny Alexander, but moved to serve Nick Clegg when then Chief Secretary to the Treasury David Laws resigned over his parliamentary expenses claims.

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Alison Suttie was created a Life Peer on 17 September 2013 taking the title Baroness Alison Suttie, of Hawick in the Scottish Borders.

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Since 2012 Alison Suttie has worked as a self-employed political campaign training consultant .

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Alison Suttie has worked in Tunisia and Moldova and runs training courses on campaigning and lobbying for civil servants, NGOs and charities.

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