The Rt Hon. the Lord Mayhew of Twysden QC

Lord Mayhew of Twysden is no longer a Member of the Lords, but sat in the House under this title between 12 June 1997 and 1 June 2015.

Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP with the name Sir Patrick Mayhew.

Parliamentary career

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Representations

Tunbridge Wells
Elected 3 times
9 June 1983 - 1 May 1997
Commons
Royal Tunbridge Wells
Elected 3 times
28 February 1974 - 9 June 1983
Commons

Party affiliation

Conservative
28 February 1974 - 1 June 2015

Elections contested

Dulwich
18 June 1970
Commons

Government posts

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Office
10 April 1992 - 1 May 1997
Commons
Attorney General (Law Officers)
Law Officers
13 June 1987 - 28 November 1992
Commons
Solicitor-General
Law Officers
11 June 1983 - 14 June 1987
Commons
Minister of State (Home Office)
Home Office
5 January 1981 - 13 June 1983
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment)
Department of Employment
7 May 1979 - 5 January 1981
Commons

House membership

Lords
Lord Mayhew of Twysden
12 June 1997 - 1 June 2015
Commons
Sir Patrick Mayhew
28 February 1974 - 1 May 1997

Committee memberships

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
25 November 2009 - 14 May 2014
Lords
Draft Bribery Bill (Joint Committee)
11 May 2009 - 16 July 2009
Lords
Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee)
15 September 2004 - 11 July 2005
Lords
EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions
26 November 2003 - 7 May 2005
Lords
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
26 November 2002 - 18 November 2004
Lords
EU Sub-Committee E
26 June 2001 - 20 November 2003
Lords
Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords)
23 November 1999 - 20 November 2003
Lords
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
3 December 1998 - 1 May 2001
Lords
Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee)
31 July 1997 - 30 March 1999
Lords
Privileges
13 June 1987 - 9 April 1992
Commons
Privileges
9 February 1987 - 10 March 1987
Commons