Lord Foster of Bath Liberal Democrat


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    House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW United Kingdom
Donald Foster

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

    31/3/1947 Donald Foster
  • Positions

    Liberal Democrat: Spokesperson for: Education 1992-95, Education and Employment 1995-97; Principal Spokesperson for: Environment, Transport, the Regions and Social Justice 1999-2001, Transport, Local Government and the Regions 2001-02, Shadow Secretary of State for: Transport 2002-03, Culture, Media and Sport 2003-10; Sponsored Live Music Act 2012; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government 2012-13; Member, Parliamentary and Political Service Honours Committee 2013-15; Deputy Chief Whip (Comptroller of HM Household) 2013-15.
  • Electoral history

    Contested (Liberal/All) Bristol East 1987 general election. MP (Liberal Democrat) for Bath 1992-2010, for Bath (revised boundary) 2010-15.
  • Political interests

    Education, local and regional government, transport, culture, media, sport and tourism, international development.
  • Party groups

    President, Liberal Democrat Youth and Students 1993-95; General Election Chief Whip in the House of Commons 2015.
  • Countries of interest

  • International bodies

    Vice-chair, British Association for Central and Eastern Europe 1994-97.

Registered interests

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): 24-26 May 2008, accommodation and hospitality at Hay Literature Festival for myself and my wife courtesy of BSkyB. (Registered 30 June 2008)

Sponsorship or financial or material support: Contribution to salary of a member of staff in my constituency office from Mr Paul Strasburger of Bath.

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