Lord Soames of Fletching

Lord Soames of Fletching's full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Soames of Fletching. His name is Arthur Nicholas Winston Soames, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Parliamentary career

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Representations

Mid Sussex
Elected 6 times
1 May 1997 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Crawley
Elected 3 times
9 June 1983 - 1 May 1997
Commons

Party affiliation

Independent
4 September 2019 - 29 October 2019
Conservative
9 June 1983 - 4 September 2019

Elections contested

Central Dunbartonshire
3 May 1979
Commons

Government posts

Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Armed Services)
Ministry of Defence
20 July 1994 - 1 May 1997
Commons
Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food)
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
14 April 1992 - 20 July 1994
Commons

House membership

Commons
Sir Nicholas Soames
9 June 1983 - 6 November 2019

Opposition posts

Shadow Secretary of State for Defence
Ministry of Defence
8 November 2003 - 5 May 2005
Commons

Committee memberships