Purvis of Tweed

Lord Purvis of Tweed is a Liberal Democrat Life Peer, who joined the House of Lords in 2013. During his terms in the Scottish Parliament he was part of the justice committee, and led proposals for further reform to progress more home rule for Scotland: Devo Plus. He was responsible for taking the International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill through the Lords to become Law in 2015. He has a strong specialism in supporting dialogue, good governance and democratic participation. Working with Beyond Borders, Jeremy has supported programmes to assist parliamentary process awareness, devolution and decentralisation of power and effective delivery of reform processes.