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The Lord Grantchester

Excepted Hereditary


The Lord Grantchester was born Christopher Suenson-Taylor on 08 April 1951 , and is a Labour Excepted Hereditary peer sitting in the House of Lords since 31 October 2003.


Currently sitting on the Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) (since December 2004), Lord Grantchester does not chair at this time.

He has in the past sat on EU Sub-Committee D (Jun 1997 to Nov 1999).


Lord Grantchester is currently Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), an opposition position he has held since July 2016.

In addition to this role, he is also Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change), Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs).

He was Opposition Whip (Lords) (2010 to 2015) in opposition.

Focus Areas

Lord Grantchester has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs; Business, industry and consumers; Culture, media and sport; Energy and environment
World Areas - China; Denmark; North America; Taiwan
UK Areas - North West; Cheshire; Lancashire; Liverpool; Manchester

You can contact Lord Grantchester in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 5421; Fax: 020 7219 5979

Email : grantchesterj@parliament.uk