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.

Focus areas

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Concerns: Policy Interests

Asylum, immigration and nationality
Communities and families
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Ethical issues
Freedom of religion and belief
Human rights
International affairs

Concerns: UK Areas

The North West, particularly Merseyside and Lancashire

Concerns: World Areas

East Asia
Equatorial Africa
The Middle East


Ethical issues