Lord Sheldon

Lord Sheldon is no longer a Member of the Lords, but sat in the House under this title between 22 June 2001 and 18 May 2015. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Sheldon, and his given name is Robert Edward Sheldon. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1964.

Parliamentary career

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

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Representations

Ashton-under-Lyne
Elected 10 times
15 October 1964 - 7 June 2001
Commons

Party affiliation

Labour
15 October 1964 - 18 May 2015

Elections contested

Manchester, Withington
8 October 1959
Commons

Government posts

Financial Secretary (HM Treasury)
HM Treasury
17 June 1975 - 4 May 1979
Commons
Minister of State (HM Treasury)
HM Treasury
18 October 1974 - 17 June 1975
Commons
Minister of State (Civil Service Department)
Civil Service Department
7 April 1974 - 18 October 1974
Commons

House membership

Lords
Lord Sheldon
22 June 2001 - 18 May 2015
Commons
Mr Robert Sheldon
15 October 1964 - 7 June 2001

Opposition posts

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
HM Treasury
1 July 1981 - 1 July 1983
Commons

Committee memberships

Public Accounts Committee
1 November 1978 - 21 March 1997
Commons
Public Accounts Committee
Chaired
9 June 1983 - 21 March 1997
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
9 June 1983 - 11 May 2001
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
Chaired
14 July 1997 - 11 May 2001
Commons
Economic Affairs Committee
2 December 2003 - 6 May 2008
Lords