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Lord Deben Roles in Parliament

Current roles

  • Member of the House of Lords

    Parliamentary role

    21 June 2010 to present

Previous roles

  • Held in the last 10 years

    • MP for Suffolk Coastal (1997 to 2010)

      Parliamentary role

      Elected 3 times

      • 5 May 2005 to 6 May 2010
      • 7 June 2001 to 5 May 2005
      • 1 May 1997 to 7 June 2001

    Held in the last 20 years

    • Member of the Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)

      Committee role

      31 January 2002 to 5 May 2005

    Held in the last 30 years

    • Secretary of State for Environment

      Government role

      27 May 1993 to 1 May 1997

    • MP for Suffolk Coastal (1983 to 1997)

      Parliamentary role

      Elected 3 times

      • 9 April 1992 to 1 May 1997
      • 11 June 1987 to 9 April 1992
      • 9 June 1983 to 11 June 1987
    • Secretary of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

      Government role

      24 July 1989 to 26 May 1993

    • Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Local Government)

      Government role

      25 July 1988 to 24 July 1989

    Held in the last 40 years

    • Minister of State (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food)

      Government role

      2 September 1985 to 26 July 1988

    • Paymaster General (HM Treasury)

      Government role

      11 September 1984 to 1 September 1985

    • Minister of State (Department of Employment)

      Government role

      18 October 1983 to 11 September 1984

    • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment)

      Government role

      6 January 1983 to 18 October 1983

    • MP for Eye (1979 to 1983)

      Parliamentary role

      3 May 1979 to 9 June 1983

    • Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip)

      Government role

      1 October 1981 to 6 January 1983

    • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)

      Government role

      9 January 1981 to 30 September 1981

    Held in the last 50 years

    1970