Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank's full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank. His name is William Thomas Rodgers, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Parliamentary career

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Representations

Stockton
Elected 3 times
28 February 1974 - 9 June 1983
Commons
Stockton-on-Tees
Elected 4 times
5 April 1962 - 28 February 1974
Commons

Party affiliation

Social Democratic Party
2 March 1981 - 9 June 1983
Labour
5 April 1962 - 2 March 1981

Elections contested

Milton Keynes
11 June 1987
Commons
Stockton North
9 June 1983
Commons
Bristol West
7 March 1957
Commons

Government posts

Secretary of State for Transport
Department for Transport
10 September 1976 - 4 May 1979
Commons
Minister of State (Ministry of Defence)
Ministry of Defence
8 March 1974 - 10 September 1976
Commons
Minister of State (HM Treasury)
HM Treasury
13 October 1969 - 19 June 1970
Commons
Minister of State (Board of Trade)
Board of Trade
1 July 1968 - 13 October 1969
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign Office)
Foreign Office
7 January 1967 - 3 July 1968
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Economic Affairs)
Department of Economic Affairs
21 October 1964 - 7 January 1967
Commons

Other posts

Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords
2 May 1997 - 7 June 2001
Lords

House membership

Commons
William Rodgers
5 April 1962 - 9 June 1983

Opposition posts

Shadow Secretary of State
HM Official Opposition
5 May 1979 - 3 November 1980
Commons

Committee memberships

Standing Orders (Private Bills) Committee (Lords)
25 July 2012 - 22 February 2022
Lords
Constitution Committee
14 November 2007 - 1 May 2012
Lords
House Committee (Lords)
19 November 2002 - 18 November 2004
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Committee of Selection (Lords)
26 November 1998 - 7 November 2002
Lords
Liaison Committee (Lords)
21 January 1998 - 7 November 2002
Lords
Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords)
9 June 1997 - 7 November 2002
Lords
Procedure and Privileges Committee
9 June 1997 - 7 November 2002
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House of Lords Offices Committee
5 June 1997 - 7 November 2002
Lords
Public Service, Committee on
30 April 1996 - 8 April 1997
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