Lord Graham of Edmonton

Edward Graham

Edward Graham

Party

Labour/Co-operative

Address as

Lord Graham

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6704

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Enfield West 1966 general election. MP (Labour) for Enfield, Edmonton 1974-83

Parliamentary career

PPS to Alan Williams as Minister of State, Department of Prices and Consumer Affairs 1974-76; Government Whip 1976-79; Opposition Whip 1979-81; Opposition Spokesperson for the Environment 1981-83

Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for the Environment, Northern Ireland and Defence 1983-90; Opposition Whip 1983-90; Opposition Spokesperson for National Heritage (Tourism) 1990-95; Opposition Chief Whip 1990-97; Deputy Speaker 1990-97; Deputy Chair of Committees 1997-2000

Party groups

Member, Co-operative Party 1997-2000; Chair, Labour Peers' Group 1997-2000

Select committees

Member, Refreshments Committee 1990-

Councils, public bodies

Councillor and Labour leader, Enfield Borough Council 1961-68: Chair, Housing and Redevelopment Committee 1961-68; President, Co-operative Congress 1987-

Political interests

Local government, consumer affairs, environment

Countries of interest

Israel, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Graham of Edmonton, of Edmonton in Greater London 1983

Register of Interests

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Association for the Welfare of Park-Home Owners

President, Co-operative Group Consumers Organisation

Vice Chair, Association for the Retail Industry