Lord Walney

Lord Walney is a Non-affiliated Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 15 September 2020. His full title is The Lord Walney, and his given name is John Woodcock. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 2010.

Parliamentary career

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

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Representations

Barrow and Furness
Elected 3 times
6 May 2010 - 6 November 2019
Commons

Party affiliation

Independent
30 April 2018 - 6 November 2019
Labour
6 May 2010 - 30 April 2018

House membership

Commons
John Woodcock
6 May 2010 - 6 November 2019

Opposition posts

Shadow Minister (Education)
Department for Education
8 May 2015 - 18 September 2015
Commons
Shadow Minister (Transport)
Department for Transport
8 October 2010 - 11 January 2013
Commons

Committee memberships

Defence Committee
12 July 2010 - 2 November 2010
Commons
Defence Committee
25 November 2013 - 30 March 2015
Commons
Home Affairs Committee
5 February 2018 - 8 May 2019
Commons