Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Bassam of Brighton is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 18 November 1997. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Bassam of Brighton, and his given name is John Steven Bassam. He currently undertakes the roles of Shadow Spokesperson (Further & Higher Education), Shadow Spokesperson (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Sport), and Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and International Trade) .

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Lord Bassam of Brighton, including posts and roles held.

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Government posts

Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms (HM Household) (Chief Whip, House of Lords)
HM Household
5 October 2008 - 6 May 2010
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Lords in Waiting (HM Household)
HM Household
7 June 2001 - 5 October 2008
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Other posts

Deputy Speaker (Lords)
29 November 2010 - 24 January 2018
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Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lords)
2 June 2010 - 24 January 2018
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Opposition posts

Shadow Chief Whip (Lords)
Whips Office (Lords)
12 May 2010 - 24 January 2018
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Committee memberships

Procedure and Privileges Committee
7 October 2008 - 1 February 2018
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Committee of Selection (Lords)
7 October 2008 - 1 February 2018
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Services Committee
1 September 2016 - 1 February 2018
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