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The Rt Hon. the Lord Grocott

Life peer


The Rt Hon. the Lord Grocott was born Bruce Joseph Grocott on 01 November 1940 in England, and is a Labour Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 02 July 2001. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for Telford, The Wrekin and Lichfield and Tamworth.


Currently sitting on the International Relations Committee (since May 2016), Lord Grocott does not chair at this time.

He has in the past sat on Leader's Group on Working Practices (Jul 2010 to Apr 2011), Communications Committee (Feb 2008 to Nov 2008), Refreshment Committee (Lords) (Nov 2002 to Nov 2004), Accommodation Steering Group (Nov 2002 to Jan 2008), Refreshment Sub Committee (Jun 2002 to Nov 2002), Procedure Committee (Lords) (Jun 2002 to Jan 2008), House of Lords Offices Committee (Jun 2002 to Nov 2002), Committee of Selection (Lords) (Jun 2002 to Jan 2008), Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (Jun 2002 to Nov 2008), Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (Jun 2002 to Jan 2008), National Heritage (Dec 1993 to Feb 1995), Televising of Proceedings of the House (Jun 1987 to Nov 1989), Overseas Development (Jan 1979 to Apr 1979).


In the past, Lord Grocott has held the position of Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms (HM Household) (Chief Whip, House of Lords) (2002 to 2008), Lord in Waiting (Whip) (2001 to 2002) in government.

Focus Areas

Lord Grocott has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Culture, media and sport; Education; International affairs; Parliament, government and politics; Transport
UK Areas - West Midlands
World Areas - Africa; Middle East

You can contact Lord Grocott in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 5058

Email : grocottb@parliament.uk