Lord Walney

Experience

Find out about the experience of Lord Walney outside of Parliament.

Non political

The Furness Future Leaders’ Academy
Founder
2013 -
No. 10 Downing Street
Political Spokesperson
2008 - 2009
Department for Business, Energy and Regulatory Reform
Special Advisor
2007 - 2008
The Cabinet Office
Special Advisor
2005 -
Department for Work and Pensions
Special Advisor
2005 - 2007
The Labour Party
Researcher
2003 - 2005
Scotsman newspaper
Journalist
1999 - 2002

Political

Backbench foreign affairs group of the Parliamentary Labour Party
Chair
2017 - 2018
The Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme
Graduate
2016 -
Backbench defence group of the Parliamentary Labour Party
Chair
2015 - 2017
All-party parliamentary Friends of Syria group
Vice Chair
2015 - 2019
Parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Member
2014 - 2018

Public life

UK Special Envoy for countering violent extremisim
2019 -