Lord West of Spithead

Lord West of Spithead is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 9 July 2007. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord West of Spithead GCB DSC, and his given name is Alan William John West.

Parliamentary career

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


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Party affiliation

Committee memberships

Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
14 July 2020 - Present


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Government posts

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Security and Counter-terrorism)
Home Office
29 June 2007 - 6 May 2010

Committee memberships

National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
3 December 2015 - 27 April 2017
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
12 June 2014 - 30 March 2015