This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.
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.
MP (Labour) for Monmouth 1966-70, for Swansea East October 1974-2005.
Wales, foreign affairs, law, transport.
Welsh Labour Group:
Countries of interest
Africa particularly South Africa, Central Europe and Balkans, EU, France, Germany, Norway.
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) UK Branch:
Member, Executive Committee 1983-2012,
Vice-chair 1987-88, 2007-08, 2010-11,
Special Representative 1989-90,
Co-founder and Senior Vice-President, Association of European Parliamentarians for Africa (AWEPA) (Southern) 1984-97;
Treasurer 1988-90, 1993-95;
UK Delegation to North Atlantic Assembly:
Leader, Socialist Group 1997-2001;
Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe:
Leader, UK delegation 1997-98;
Inter-Parliamentary Union British Group:
Executive Committee Member:1983-2001, 2005-06, 2007-,
Executive Committee Member:
British-American Parliamentary Group 2006-,
UK Delegation to Council of Europe and WEU Assembly 2008-.
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