Lord Alton of Liverpool

Lord Alton of Liverpool is a Crossbench Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 8 July 1997. His full title is The Lord Alton of Liverpool, and his given name is David Patrick Paul Alton. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1979.

Parliamentary career

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


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Party affiliation

Committee memberships

International Relations and Defence Committee
1 July 2019 - Present


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Liverpool, Mossley Hill
Elected 3 times
9 June 1983 - 1 May 1997
Liverpool, Edge Hill
Elected 2 times
29 March 1979 - 9 June 1983

Party affiliation

Liberal Democrat
3 March 1988 - 1 May 1997
29 March 1979 - 3 March 1988

House membership

David Alton
29 March 1979 - 1 May 1997