Lord Grantchester

Lord Grantchester is a Labour Excepted Hereditary peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 4 November 2003. His full title is The Lord Grantchester, and his given name is Christopher John Suenson-Taylor. He currently undertakes the roles of Opposition Whip (Lords), Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change), Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), and Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy).

Parliamentary career

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


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Party affiliation

Opposition post

Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
14 July 2016 - Present
Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change)
Department of Energy and Climate Change
18 September 2015 - Present
Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
1 July 2014 - Present
Opposition Whip (Lords)
Whips Office (Lords)
8 October 2010 - Present

Committee memberships

Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords)
6 December 2004 - Present


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House membership

Lord Grantchester
27 November 1995 - 11 November 1999