Lord Trimble

Lord Trimble is a Conservative Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 6 June 2006. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Trimble, and his given name is William David Trimble. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1990.

Parliamentary career

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

Current

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Party affiliation

Committee memberships

Human Rights (Joint Committee)
19 July 2017 - Present
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Previous

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Representations

Upper Bann
Elected 4 times
17 May 1990 - 5 May 2005
Commons

Party affiliation

Crossbench
2 June 2006 - 16 April 2007
Ulster Unionist Party
17 May 1990 - 5 May 2005

Elections contested

Upper Bann
5 May 2005
Commons

Other posts

First Minister of Northern Ireland
25 June 1998 - 14 October 2002
Commons
Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party
8 September 1995 - 7 May 2005
Commons

House membership

Commons
Mr David Trimble
17 May 1990 - 5 May 2005

Committee memberships

European Union Committee
9 December 2008 - 15 May 2013
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Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
19 November 2014 - 30 March 2015
Lords
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
3 December 2015 - 27 April 2017
Lords
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
6 November 2017 - 1 July 2019
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Human Rights (Joint Committee)
25 May 2016 - 27 April 2017
Lords