The Rt Hon. the Lord Wakeham DL
- Life peer
The Rt Hon. the Lord Wakeham DL was born John Wakeham on 22 June 1932 in U.K., and is a Conservative Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 24 April 1992. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for South Colchester and Maldon and Maldon.
Currently sitting on the Lord Speaker's committee on the size of the House (since December 2016), Finance Bill Sub-Committee (since December 2016), House of Lords Commission (since September 2016), Lord Wakeham does not chair at this time.
He has in the past sat on House Committee (Lords)
In the past, Lord Wakeham has held the position of Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords (1992 to 1994), Secretary of State for Energy (1989 to 1992), Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (1988 to 1989), Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Commons (1987 to 1988), Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip) (1983 to 1987), Minister of State (HM Treasury) (1982 to 1983), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Industry) (1981 to 1982), Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) (1981 to 1981), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (1979 to 1981) in government.