Lord Lee of Trafford

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 June 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: Non-Executive Director, Emerson Developments (Holding) Ltd and James R Knowles plc and former Member of Parliament. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance Committee (Lords) (28 Jan 2021 to 31 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee ( 4 Sep 2018 to 4 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) ( 8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) ( 6 Dec 2010 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) ( 1 Feb 2010 to 6 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson for Defence, Spokesperson for Culture, Media and Sport ( 4 Feb 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson for Defence, Spokesperson for Culture, Media and Sport ( 8 Jan 2009 to 4 Feb 2009)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (15 Nov 2007 to 20 Jun 2012)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Defence (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Whip (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform ( 4 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Tourism), Culture, Media & Sport (10 Jan 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Trade & Industry (10 Jan 2007 to 4 Jul 2007)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Defence Committee (26 Oct 1990 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment) (10 Sep 1986 to 26 Jul 1989)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Procurement) (18 Oct 1983 to 9 Sep 1986)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Thames Flood Barrier 23 May 2024

    To ask His Majesty's Government what is the life expectancy of the Thames Barrier; and whether there are any plans to alter the current pattern or frequency of use in order to manage its expected lifespan.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: France and Germany: Tanks 29 Apr 2024

    To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by The Earl of Minto on 9 April (HL3588), whether they will now answer the question put, namely whether they were invited to participate in the Main Ground Combat System programme.
  • Middle East: Deployment of British Armed Forces - Question 17 Apr 2024

    My Lords, we are very fortunate to have the Foreign Secretary in our House. Indeed, it is probably the best decision that the Prime Minister has taken. It is an excellent idea that we have the Foreign Secretary here, and I hope this may be the norm in future. I hope the Labour Benches are focusing on this. In a more serious vein, the Middle East situation is extremely serious. British forces...

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