Lord Braine of Wheatley

Lord Braine of Wheatley is no longer a Member of the Lords, but sat in the House under this title between 2 November 1992 and 5 January 2000. His full title is The Lord Braine of Wheatley DL, and his given name is Bernard Richard Braine. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1950.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Lord Braine of Wheatley, including posts and roles held.

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Representations

Castle Point
Elected 2 times
9 June 1983 - 9 April 1992
Commons
South East Essex
Elected 8 times
26 May 1955 - 9 June 1983
Commons
Billericay
Elected 2 times
23 February 1950 - 26 May 1955
Commons

Party affiliation

Conservative
23 February 1950 - 5 January 2000

Elections contested

Leyton East
5 July 1945
Commons

Government posts

Parliamentary Secretary (Department of Health)
Department of Health
1 July 1962 - 1 January 1964
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Commonwealth Relations Office)
Commonwealth Relations Office
1 February 1961 - 1 July 1962
Commons
Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Pensions and Insurance)
Ministry of Pensions and Insurance
1 October 1960 - 1 February 1961
Commons

Other posts

Father of the House of Commons
11 June 1987 - 1 June 1992
Commons

House membership

Lords
Lord Braine of Wheatley
10 August 1992 - 5 January 2000
Commons
Sir Bernard Braine
23 February 1950 - 9 April 1992

Opposition posts

Shadow Spokesperson
Opposition Department
31 July 1967 - 31 July 1970
Commons