Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Bassam of Brighton's full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Bassam of Brighton. His name is John Steven Bassam, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

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)
18 December 2008 - 24 January 2018
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Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lords)
7 October 2008 - 24 January 2018
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Opposition posts

Shadow Spokesperson (Further & Higher Education)
Department for Education
25 March 2019 - 17 May 2021
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Shadow Chief Whip (Lords)
Whips Office (Lords)
12 May 2010 - 24 January 2018
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Committee memberships

Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee
20 June 2019 - 23 July 2019
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Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee
17 May 2018 - 19 March 2019
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Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee
Chaired
17 May 2018 - 19 March 2019
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Services Committee
1 September 2016 - 1 February 2018
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Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords)
2 June 2010 - 1 February 2018
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Administration and Works Committee (Lords)
16 December 2008 - 1 May 2012
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Committee of Selection (Lords)
7 October 2008 - 1 February 2018
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Procedure and Privileges Committee
7 October 2008 - 1 February 2018
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