Lord Browne of Ladyton

Lord Browne of Ladyton is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 27 July 2010. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Browne of Ladyton, and his given name is Desmond Henry Browne. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1997.

Parliamentary career

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

Current

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Party affiliation

Committee memberships

Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
1 July 2019 - Present
Lords

Previous

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Representations

Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Elected 3 times
1 May 1997 - 6 May 2010
Commons

Elections contested

Argyll and Bute
9 April 1992
Commons

Government posts

Secretary of State for Scotland
Scotland Office
28 June 2007 - 3 October 2008
Commons
Secretary of State for Defence
Ministry of Defence
5 May 2006 - 3 October 2008
Commons
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
HM Treasury
6 May 2005 - 5 May 2006
Commons
Minister of State (Home Office) (Citizenship, Immigration and Nationality)
Home Office
1 April 2004 - 6 May 2005
Commons
Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Work)
Department for Work and Pensions
13 June 2003 - 1 April 2004
Commons
Parliamentary Secretary (Northern Ireland Office)
Northern Ireland Office
11 June 2001 - 13 June 2003
Commons

House membership

Commons
Lord Browne of Ladyton
1 May 1997 - 6 May 2010

Opposition posts

Shadow Spokesperson (Scotland)
Scotland Office
17 October 2011 - 6 September 2012
Lords

Committee memberships

Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
28 July 1997 - 9 November 1998
Commons
Human Rights (Joint Committee)
17 January 2001 - 7 June 2001
Commons