Lord Jones of Cheltenham

Former Liberal Democrat Peer

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Former Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 29 June 2005

Previously MP for Cheltenham until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Left the House of Lords on 7 November 2022

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Cheltenham, 1992-2005. Liberal Democrat spokesman on England, local government and housing, 1992-1993; on science and technology, 1993-1999; on consumer affairs, 1995-1997; on culture, media and sport, 1997-1999; on international development, 1999-2005. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Cheltenham

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Other offices held in the past

  • Member, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Lords) (30 Oct 2019 to 5 Nov 2019)
  • Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill Select Committee (Lords) ( 5 May 2016 to 12 Dec 2016)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (17 Jan 2008 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) ( 7 Jun 2005 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (15 May 2002 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, International Development Committee ( 1 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 15 May 2000)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (23 Oct 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)

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Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.

6. Overseas visits
26 June-2 July 2004, to Botswana at the invitation of the Botswana Government as part of an all-party visit to investigate issues of interest to the UK in Botswana. All travel, accommodation and subsistence was paid for by the Botswana Government. (Registered 6 July 2004)

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