Lord Alton of Liverpool Crossbench


David Alton

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:

    15/3/1951 David Alton
  • Positions

    Liberal Chief Whip 1985-87; Party Spokesperson on several portfolios.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Liverpool Edge Hill February and October 1974 general elections. MP for Liverpool Edge Hill 1979-83, and for Liverpool Mossley Hill 1983-97 (Liberal 1979-88, Liberal Democrat 1988-97).
  • Political interests

    Pro-life, environment, housing, inner cities, refugees, human rights, Northern Ireland, citizenship.
  • Party groups

    National President, National League of Young Liberals 1976; Chair: Liberal Policy Committee 1981-83, Candidates Committee 1984-87.
  • Countries of interest

    Equatorial Africa, China, Indian sub-continent, North Korea, Sudan, Tibet.
  • International bodies

    Member: Inter-Parliamentary Union, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association; Board member, US Institute on Religion and Public Policy.

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