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).


Find out about the experience of Lord Collins of Highbury outside of Parliament.

Non political

Unite the Union (Transport and General Workers Union)
Assistant General Secretary
1999 - 2008
Transport and General Workers Union
National Officer
1984 - 1999


The Labour Party
General Secretary
2008 - 2011
Labour Party National Constitutional Committee
2001 - 2008
Labour Party National Policy Forum
1997 - 2003