Navnit Dholakia, Baron Dholakia, OBE, PC, DL (born 4 March 1937) is a British Liberal Democrat politician and the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords.
Educated in India and Tanzania, Dholakia came to Britain to study at Brighton Technical College. He became active in the Liberal party and was elected to Brighton Borough Council between 1961 and 1964. From 1976 he served as member of the Commission for Racial Equality and has been involved in the Sussex Police Authority, Police Complaints Authority and Howard League for Penal Reform. He is the current chair of Nacro, and also chairs its Race Issues Advisory Committee.
Dholakia was made a life peer as Baron Dholakia, of Waltham Brooks in the County of West Sussex, in 1997, and sat on the Liberal Democrat benches in the House of Lords.
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