Lord Anderson of Swansea

Lord Anderson of Swansea is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 19 July 2005. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Anderson of Swansea, and his given name is Donald Anderson. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1966.

Parliamentary career

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

Current

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Party affiliation

Committee memberships

EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee
23 April 2020 - Present
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Previous

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Representations

Swansea East
Elected 7 times
10 October 1974 - 5 May 2005
Commons
Monmouth
Elected 1 time
31 March 1966 - 18 June 1970
Commons

Elections contested

Monmouth
18 June 1970
Commons

House membership

Commons
Donald Anderson
10 October 1974 - 5 May 2005
Commons
Donald Anderson
31 March 1966 - 18 June 1970

Opposition posts

Shadow Solicitor General
Her Majesty's Official Opposition
1 January 1994 - 1 January 1996
Commons
Shadow Spokesperson (Defence, Disarmament and Arms Control)
Her Majesty's Official Opposition
1 January 1993 - 1 January 1994
Commons
Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
Her Majesty's Official Opposition
1 January 1983 - 1 January 1992
Commons

Committee memberships

Welsh Affairs Committee
14 December 1979 - 9 June 1983
Commons
Welsh Affairs Committee
Chaired
20 November 1981 - 13 May 1983
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
8 December 1981 - 9 June 1983
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
14 July 1997 - 11 July 2005
Commons
Home Affairs Committee
26 October 1992 - 23 February 1994
Commons
Foreign Affairs Committee
16 July 1997 - 12 July 2005
Commons
Foreign Affairs Committee
Chaired
16 July 1997 - 12 July 2005
Commons
EU Justice Sub-Committee
27 June 2017 - 23 April 2020
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