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The Lord Soley

Life peer


The Lord Soley was born Clive Stafford Soley on 07 May 1939 in England, and is a Labour Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 29 June 2005. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for Ealing Acton and Shepherd's Bush, Hammersmith and Hammersmith North.


Currently sitting on the EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (since June 2015), Lord Soley does not chair at this time.

He has in the past sat on The Arctic (Jun 2014 to Feb 2015), Inquiries Act 2005 Committee (Jul 2013 to Feb 2014), Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (Feb 2009 to May 2013), Intergovernmental Organisations Committee (Nov 2007 to Jul 2008), Draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill (Joint Committee) (Feb 2005 to May 2005), Constitutional Affairs (Jan 2003 to Jul 2005), House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (Jun 2002 to May 2005), Modernisation of the House of Commons (Jun 1998 to May 2001), Liaison Committee (Commons) (Jun 1995 to Mar 1997), Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (Nov 1994 to Mar 1997). He has also chaired in the past Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (Apr 1995 to Mar 1997).


He was Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee, Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party.

Focus Areas

Lord Soley has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Defence; Economy and Finance; European Union; International Affairs; Parliament, government and politics
World Areas - Asia; Middle East
UK Areas - Highlands of Scotland

You can contact Lord Soley in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 0207 219 5118

Email : soleyc@parliament.uk