Lord Bassam of Brighton Labour/Co-operative , Opposition Chief Whip


  • Tel 020 7219 4918

  • Fax 020 7219 6837

  • Email:

  • Parliamentary address

    House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW United Kingdom
Steven Bassam

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:

    11/6/1953 Steven Bassam
  • House of Lords Select Committees

    Privileges and Conduct; Administration and Works; Procedure; Selection.
  • Lords career

    Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office 1999-2001; Government Spokesperson for: Home Office 1999-2008, Cabinet Office 2001-07; Government Whip 2001-08; Government Spokesperson for: Lord Chancellor's Department 2001-04, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister/Communities and Local Government 2002-04, 2005-07, 2008, Attorney General's Office 2005-08, Transport 2007-08, Culture, Media and Sport 2008; Government Chief Whip 2008-10; Deputy Speaker 2008-; Deputy Chairman of Committees 2008-; Opposition Chief Whip 2010-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested (Labour) Brighton Kemptown 1987 general election.
  • Political interests

    Local government, housing, home affairs, culture, education, political strategy, environment.
  • Countries of interest

    Australia, India, Spain, USA.

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