Lord Anderson of Swansea Labour


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  • Parliamentary address

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

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:

    17/6/1939 Donald Anderson
  • Positions

    PPS: to Minister of Defence (Administration) 1969-70, to Sam Silkin as Attorney General 1974-79; Opposition Frontbench Spokesperson for: Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1983-92, Defence, Disarmament and Arms Control 1993-94, Shadow Solicitor General 1994-96.
  • Electoral history

    MP (Labour) for Monmouth 1966-70, for Swansea East October 1974-2005.
  • Political interests

    Wales, foreign affairs, law, transport.
  • Party groups

    Welsh Labour Group: Vice-chair 1969-70, Chair 1977-78.
  • Countries of interest

    Africa particularly South Africa, Central Europe and Balkans, EU, France, Germany, Norway.
  • International bodies

    Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) UK Branch: Member, Executive Committee 1983-2012, Vice-chair 1987-88, 2007-08, 2010-11, Treasurer 1990-93, Special Representative 1989-90, Chair 1997-2001; Co-founder and Senior Vice-President, Association of European Parliamentarians for Africa (AWEPA) (Southern) 1984-97; Inter-Parliamentary Union: Member, Vice-chair 1985-88, Treasurer 1988-90, 1993-95; UK Delegation to North Atlantic Assembly: Member 1992-2005, Leader 1997-2001, Leader, Socialist Group 1997-2001; Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe: Member 1997-2001, Leader, UK delegation 1997-98; Inter-Parliamentary Union British Group: Executive Committee Member:1983-2001, 2005-06, 2007-, Vice-chair 2016-; Executive Committee Member: British-American Parliamentary Group 2006-, UK Delegation to Council of Europe and WEU Assembly 2008-.

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