Lord Collins of Highbury

Lord Collins of Highbury is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 24 January 2011. His full title is The Lord Collins of Highbury, and his given name is Raymond Edward Harry Collins. He currently undertakes the roles of Opposition Whip (Lords), and Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and International Development).

Parliamentary career

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


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Party affiliation

Opposition post

Committee memberships

Finance Committee (Lords)
1 September 2016 - Present


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Opposition posts

Shadow Spokesperson (Equalities and Women's Issues)
Government Equalities Office
15 April 2020 - 29 September 2020
Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
18 September 2015 - 2 September 2020
Shadow Spokesperson (International Development)
Department for International Development
18 March 2013 - 2 September 2020
Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)
Department for Work and Pensions
6 September 2012 - 18 March 2013