Lord Lee of Trafford

Liberal Democrat Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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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)

Currently held offices

  • Member, Finance Committee (Lords) (since 28 Jan 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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