The Earl of Shrewsbury

The Earl of Shrewsbury is a Conservative Excepted Hereditary peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 1 July 1981. His full title is The Earl of Shrewsbury DL, and his given name is Charles Henry John Benedict Crofton Chetwynd Chetwynd-Talbot.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of The Earl of Shrewsbury, including posts and roles held.


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Party affiliation

16 February 1981 - 11 October 1999

Committee memberships

Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee
13 September 2016 - 9 November 2016
Services Committee
1 September 2016 - 12 June 2018
Works of Art Committee (Lords)
25 November 2009 - 29 January 2014
Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee)
11 July 2003 - 28 November 2003