Lembit Öpik

Lembit Öpik is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Liberal Democrat MP for Montgomeryshire, and left the Commons on 6 May 2010.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Lembit Öpik, including posts and roles held.

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Party affiliation

Liberal Democrat
1 May 1997 - 6 May 2010

Elections contested

Newcastle upon Tyne Central
9 April 1992

House membership

Lembit Öpik
1 May 1997 - 6 May 2010

Opposition posts

Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government)
Department for Communities and Local Government
20 December 2007 - 24 September 2008
Shadow Secretary of State
HM Official Opposition
4 July 2007 - 20 December 2007
Shadow Secretary of State for Wales
Wales Office
1 July 2001 - 4 July 2007
Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Office
1 July 1999 - 4 July 2007

Committee memberships