Marquess of Salisbury

Marquess of Salisbury's full title is The Most Hon. the Rt Hon. Marquess of Salisbury DL. His name is Robert Michael James Gascoyne-Cecil, and he has retired from the House of Lords.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Marquess of Salisbury, including posts and roles held.

Previous

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Representations

Party affiliation

Conservative
3 May 1979 - 8 June 2017

Government posts

Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords
Office of the Leader of the House of Lords
20 July 1994 - 1 May 1997
Lords
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence)
Ministry of Defence
22 April 1992 - 20 July 1994

Other posts

Leader of the Opposition, House of Lords
1 May 1997 - 2 December 1998
Lords

House membership

Lords
Marquess of Salisbury
29 April 1992 - 8 June 2017
Commons
Robert Cranborne
3 May 1979 - 11 June 1987

Committee memberships