Lord Beith

Lord Beith is a Liberal Democrat Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 23 November 2015. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Beith, and his given name is Alan James Beith. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1973.

Experience

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

Non political

University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Lecturer
1966 - 1973

Political

Hexham Rural District Council and Tynedale District Council
Member
1969 - 1975

Public life

National Liberal Club
President
2010 -
Committee of Privy Councillors to Review Use of Intercept as Evidence
Member
2008 - 2014
North of England Civic Trust
President
2007 -
Historic Chapels Trust
Chairman, later President
2003 -