The Rt Hon. the Lord Robathan
- Life peer
The Rt Hon. the Lord Robathan was born Andrew Robathan on 17 July 1951 , and is a Conservative Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 13 October 2015. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for South Leicestershire and Blaby.
In the past, Lord Robathan has held the position of Minister of State (Northern Ireland Office) (2013 to 2014), Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (2012 to 2013), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (2010 to 2012) in government.
He was Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) (2005 to 2010), Shadow Minister (Defence) (2004 to 2005), Shadow Minister (International Development) (2003 to 2003), Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (2002 to 2003) in opposition.
Lord Robathan has the following focus areas :
Politics - International development, environment, transport, defence, Northern Ireland
Countries - Africa, Indian sub-continent, Middle East