Lord Stoddart of Swindon

David Stoddart

David Stoddart

Party

Independent Labour

Address as

Lord Stoddart

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5402

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Newbury 1959 and 1964 general elections. MP (Labour) for Swindon 1970-83

Parliamentary career

PPS to Reg Freeson as Minister for Housing and Construction 1974-75; Assistant Government Whip 1975-76; Government Whip 1976-77

Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for Energy 1983-88; Opposition Whip 1983-88

Councils, public bodies

Reading County Borough Council: Councillor 1954-72, Council Leader 1967-72; Member, various boards inc. Thames Valley Water Board and Police Authority

Political interests

Commonwealth, economic policy, energy, European Union, housing, industry, local government, transport

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Stoddart of Swindon, of Reading in the Royal County of Berkshire 1983

Register of Interests

10: Non-financial interests (e)

President & Trustee, British Trolleybus Association