Lord Rooker

Lord Rooker

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Rooker

Name

Jeffrey Rooker

Party/group

Labour

Joined the Lords

16 June 2001

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
rookerj@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Sustainable Farming, Food and Animal Welfare) 2007-08
Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Sustainable Farming and Food) 2006-07
Minister (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Regeneration and Regional Development) 2003-05
Minister (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Housing & Planning) 2002-03
Minister (Home Office) (Asylum & Immigration) 2001-02
Minister of State (Department of Social Security) 1999-01
Minister of State (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) 1997-99
Committee House Date
Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (Chairman) Lords 2013-13
Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2013-13
Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2011-12
Barnett Formula Committee Lords 2008-09
Procedure Committee (L) Lords 2005-06
Public Accounts Committee Commons 1989-91
Constituency Date
Birmingham, Perry Barr 1974-01

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chair Food Standards Agency 2009-13

Member's focus

Policy
Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs
Communities and families
Housing and planning
Parliament, government and politics
Science and technology

Register of Interests

  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Chair, Castle Vale Neighbourhood Partnership Board, Birmingham
    • Chair, National Environmental Health Board
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member of the Panel for the Independent Surveillance Review (announced by the Deputy Prime Minister on 4 March 2014)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, National Benevolent Fund for the Aged
    • Chair and Trustee, British Motor Sports Training Trust (registered charity)
    • Vice President, Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (three year appointment from January 2014)