John Sharkey, Baron Sharkey
John Sharkey, Baron Sharkey (born 24 September 1947) is a British Liberal Democratic politician. He was chairman of the Liberal Democratic General Election campaign during the United Kingdom general election, 2010 and director of the YES! To Fairer Votes campaign during the United Kingdom Alternative Vote referendum, 2011. He is also founder and director of Sharkey Associates Ltd. and a trustee and honorary treasurer of the Hansard Society. He was raised to the peerage as Baron Sharkey of Niton Undercliff in the county of Isle of Wight in 2010.