The Viscount Simon
- Excepted Hereditary
The Viscount Simon was born Jan David Simon on 20 July 1940 , and is a Labour Excepted Hereditary peer sitting in the House of Lords since 19 May 1994.
Currently sitting on the Standing Orders (Private Bills) Committee (Lords) (since December 2004), Viscount Simon does not chair at this time.
Viscount Simon is currently Deputy Speaker (Lords), a parliamentary position he has held since November 2010.
In addition to this role, he is also Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lords).
He is currently Deputy Speaker (Lords), Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lords)
Viscount Simon has the following focus areas :
UK Areas - Essex
World Areas - Australia; Qatar
Policy Interests - Crime, civil law, justice and rights; Defence; Health services and medicine; Science and technology; Transport