Lord Bottomley

Lord Bottomley is no longer a Member of the Lords, but sat in the House under this title between 31 January 1984 and 3 November 1995. His full title is The Lord Bottomley, and his given name is Arthur George Bottomley. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1962.

Parliamentary career

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Representations

Middlesbrough
Elected 3 times
28 February 1974 - 9 June 1983
Commons
Middlesbrough East
Elected 4 times
14 March 1962 - 28 February 1974
Commons
Rochester and Chatham
Elected 3 times
23 February 1950 - 8 October 1959
Commons
Chatham
Elected 1 time
5 July 1945 - 23 February 1950
Commons

Party affiliation

Labour
5 July 1945 - 3 November 1995

Elections contested

Rochester and Chatham
8 October 1959
Commons

Government posts

Minister of State (Ministry of Overseas Development)
Ministry of Overseas Development
11 August 1966 - 28 August 1967
Commons
Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations
Commonwealth Relations Office
18 October 1964 - 11 August 1966
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Board of Trade) (Overseas Trade)
Board of Trade
1 January 1947 - 1 January 1951
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Dominions Office)
Dominions Office
1 January 1946 - 1 January 1947
Commons

House membership

Lords
Lord Bottomley
31 January 1984 - 3 November 1995
Commons
Arthur Bottomley
14 March 1962 - 9 June 1983
Commons
Arthur Bottomley
5 July 1945 - 8 October 1959