Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Falconer of Thoroton is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 15 May 1997. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Falconer of Thoroton, and his given name is Charles Leslie Falconer. He currently undertakes the roles of Shadow Spokesperson (Justice), and Shadow Attorney General.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Lord Falconer of Thoroton, including posts and roles held.

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Government posts

Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
Ministry of Justice
9 May 2007 - 28 June 2007
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Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor
Department for Constitutional Affairs
12 June 2003 - 8 May 2007
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Minister of State (Home Office) (Criminal Justice System)
Home Office
29 May 2002 - 12 June 2003
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Minister of State (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (Housing & Planning)
Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions
8 June 2001 - 28 May 2002
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Opposition posts

Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice
Ministry of Justice
11 May 2015 - 26 June 2016
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Shadow Spokesperson (Constitutional and Deputy Priministerial Issues) (Justice)
Ministry of Justice
17 October 2011 - 11 May 2015
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Shadow Spokesperson (Justice)
Ministry of Justice
8 October 2010 - 6 September 2012
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Committee memberships

Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
12 June 2003 - 24 May 2005
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Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
9 October 2006 - 1 June 2007
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Procedure and Privileges Committee
16 July 2003 - 8 November 2006
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