Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract is no longer a Member of the Lords, but sat in the House under this title between 11 June 1997 and 1 November 2012. His full title is The Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract, and his given name is Geoffrey Lofthouse. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1978.

Parliamentary career

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

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Representations

Pontefract and Castleford
Elected 5 times
26 October 1978 - 1 May 1997
Commons

Party affiliation

Labour
15 October 1978 - 1 November 2012

Other posts

Deputy Speaker (First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means)
1 January 1992 - 1 January 1997
Commons

House membership

Lords
Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract
11 June 1997 - 1 November 2012
Commons
Sir Geoffrey Lofthouse
26 October 1978 - 1 May 1997

Committee memberships

Panel of Chairs
17 June 1987 - 1 January 2000
Commons