Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Whitty

Name

John Whitty

Party/group

Labour

Joined the Lords

21 October 1996

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3118
whittyl@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Food, Farming and Sustainable Energy) 2003-05
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 2001-03
Committee House Date
EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy Lords 2012-
EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection Lords 2010-12
EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market Lords 2007-10
Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2007-07
Sub-Committee I Lords 2005-06

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Vice President Local Government Association 2006-
European Coordinator Labour Party 1994-97
General Secretary Labour Party 1985-94

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chair Cofely (London) 2006-11
Research Officer GMWU 1973-85
Assistant Secretary Trades Union Congress 1970-73
Civil Servant Civil Service 1965-70

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chair Road Safety Foundation 2014-
Chair Chesshire Lehmann Fund 2009-
Non Executive Director Environment Agency 2006-12
Chair National Consumer Council/ Consumer Focus 2006-10
Director OFWAT Board 2005-06

Member's focus

Policy
Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs
Employment and training
Energy and environment
Housing and planning
Transport
Consumer affairs
EU
UK
London
Northern Ireland
South West
World
EU

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Payment for producing a report on Housing for GMB trade union 2014 (4 August 2014)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Vice President, Local Government Association
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Vice President, Trading Standards Institute
    • Chair, Housing Voice (campaign to put affordable housing higher up political agenda)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chair, Lehman-Chesshire Trust (charity)
    • Member, Advisory Committee, Westminster Sustainable Business Forum
    • Board Member, Smith Institute
    • Vice President, Environmental Protection UK
    • Chair, Road Safety Foundation