Lord Cope of Berkeley

Conservative Peer

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Member, Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct (since 19 Jan 2009)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance Committee (Lords) (1 Sep 2016 to 4 Feb 2020)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (16 May 2013 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Chair, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee (29 May 2012 to 28 Feb 2013)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (1 Feb 2010 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chief Whips, Whips (9 Jul 2007 to 9 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Joint Committee on Security (24 May 2005 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Chief Whip, Whips (20 May 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Opposition Chief Whip, Whips (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Chief Whip, Parliament (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Accommodation Steering Group Committee (13 Nov 2002 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (28 Jun 2001 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (21 Jun 2001 to 8 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (13 Dec 2000 to 8 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jan 1995 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Paymaster General (HM Treasury) (14 Apr 1992 to 19 Jul 1994)
  • Deputy Chair & Treasurer, Conservative Party (1 Nov 1990 to 1 Apr 1992)
  • The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (25 Jul 1989 to 28 Nov 1990)
  • Minister of State (Department of Employment) (13 Jun 1987 to 25 Jul 1989)
  • Treasurer of HM Household (Deputy Chief Whip) (11 Jun 1983 to 14 Jun 1987)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 15 May 1987)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): New Building Sub-Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 15 May 1987)
  • Government Whip (9 Jan 1981 to 13 Jun 1983)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (16 May 1979 to 9 Jan 1981)
  • Member, Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (1 Nov 1978 to 9 Jun 1983)

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