Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Geoffrey Lofthouse

Geoffrey Lofthouse

Party

Labour

Address as

Lord Lofthouse

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 4050

Biography

Electoral history

MP (Labour) for Pontefract and Castleford 3 October 1978 by-election to 1997

Parliamentary career

Deputy Speaker 1992-97

Lords career

Deputy Chair of Committees 1999-

Councils, public bodies

Pontefract Borough Council: Councillor 1962-74, Council Leader, Mayor 1967-68; JP, Pontefract 1970; Councillor, Wakefield Metropolitan District Council 1973-79; Chair: Wakefield Area Health Authority 1998-2002, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust 2002-04

Political interests

Housing, industrial relations, energy, local government, human rights

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Lofthouse of Pontefract, of Pontefract in the County of West Yorkshire 1997

Register of Interests

Nil

No registrable interests