Lord Alderdice Liberal Democrat , Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Northern Ireland


John Alderdice

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:

    28/3/1955 John Alderdice
  • House of Lords Select Committees

    Administration and Works.
  • Lords career

    Convener of the Liberal Democrat Peers 2010-14; Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: Health 2010, Northern Ireland 2015-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested (Alliance) Belfast East 1987 and 1992 general elections.
  • Political interests

    Northern Ireland, psychoanalysis, terrorism and political conflict resolution, mental health.
  • Party groups

    Alliance Party: Executive Committee 1984-98: Chair, Policy Committee 1985-87; Party Vice-chair 1987, Party Leader 1987-98; European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party: Executive Committee 1987-2003, Treasurer 1995-99, Vice-President 1999-2003; Liberal International: Deputy President 2000-05, President 2005-09.
  • Countries of interest

    Middle East.
  • International bodies

    Member, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (President Northern Ireland Assembly Branch) 2000-04; Commissioner: Independent Monitoring Commission 2003-11, Commonwealth Commission on Respect and Understanding 2006-07.

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