Richard Newby, Baron Newby
|The Right Honourable
The Lord Newby
|Deputy Chief Whip
of the House of Lords
Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard
3 May 2012
|Preceded by||The Lord Shutt of Greetland|
|Born||14 February 1953|
|Political party||Liberal Democrats|
Richard Mark Newby, Baron Newby, OBE (born 14 February 1953), is a British politician, currently serving as the Deputy Government Chief Whip in the House of Lords, the Captain of the Yeoman of the Guard, and the Liberal Democrat Chief Whip in the House of Lords.
Early life and education 
The son of Frank and Kathleen Newby was educated at the Rothwell Grammar School and St Catherine's College, Oxford, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy, politics and economics in 1974 and was later awarded a Master of Arts degree.
Political career 
At the beginning of May 2012, Lord Newby was appointed the Liberal Democrat Chief Whip in the House of Lords, and at the same time was appointed the Deputy Government Chief Whip in the House of Lords and Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard.
Personal life 
Lord Newby has been married since 1978 to the Rev. Ailsa Ballantyne Newby (née Thomson, now the Team Rector of Putney); they have two sons.
- "DodOnline". Retrieved 15 October 2006.
The Lord Shutt of Greetland
|Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard