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Roger Roberts

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Roger Roberts

Biography

Born 23 October 1935, was educated at John Bright Grammar School, Llandudno, University College of North Wales and Handsworth Methodist College Birmingham.

A Methodist Minister from 1957 onwards Rev. Roberts has also been Superintendent Methodist Minister at Llandudno for 20 years. He was also Chair of the Aberconwy Talking Newspaper for the Blind, Trustee of the Fund for Human Need, previously Member of the Board of the Centre for Reform, and former long-serving President of the Welsh Liberal Democrats and before that the Welsh Liberals.

Roger Roberts was former leader of the Liberal Democrats on Aberconwy borough council and candidate for Conwy constituency five times. He is a widower with three children and lives in Llandudno, Wales.

Rev. John Roger Roberts is party spokesperson on International Development in the House of Lords.

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Recent Updates

  • Article: Nov 2, 2009

    Liberal Democrat peer, Lord (Roger) Roberts has questioned the Government over plans to ensure members of our armed forces overseas can vote in next year's general election. Lord Roberts has highlighted three key issues:

    * Armed forces personnel must be encouraged to register to vote -more than a third are currently not registered. He will propose thatanyone who signs up to the armed forces is automatically registered to vote.

  • Article: Oct 27, 2009

    Figures released by the Ministry of Defence show that Army offices in Swansea, Cardiff and Wrexham recruited 207 more Welsh soldiers in 2008/9 than in 2005/6. Separate figures released by the Ministry of Defence showed that across the UK, recruitment of 18-25 year olds had risen by nearly 3000 since 2005.