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.


Find out about the experience of Lord Anderson of Swansea outside of Parliament.

Non political

Inner Temple
1969 - 1985
University of Swansea
University Lecturer
1964 - 1966
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
HM Diplomatic Service
1960 - 1964


Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
2008 -
Kensington & Chelsea Borough Council
1970 - 1975

Public life

Mercy Ships
Board Member
2005 - 2010
World Vision
Board member
1990 - 1995
Royal Society of Chemistry
1981 - 1994