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The Lord Collins of Highbury

Life peer


The Lord Collins of Highbury was born Raymond Edward Harry Collins on 21 December 1954 , and is a Labour Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 20 January 2011.


Currently sitting on the Finance Committee (Lords) (since September 2016), Lord Collins of Highbury does not chair at this time.


Lord Collins of Highbury is currently Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs), an opposition position he has held since September 2015.

In addition to this role, he is also Shadow Spokesperson (International Development), Opposition Whip (Lords).

He was Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (2012 to 2013) in opposition.

Focus Areas

Lord Collins of Highbury has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Crime, civil law, justice and rights; Culture, media and sport; Employment and training; Health services and medicine; International affairs; Parliament, government and politics; Equalities; Social mobility; Diabetes
UK Areas - London
World Areas - Spain; Bermuda; Latin America

You can contact Lord Collins of Highbury in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 1675

Email : collinsr@parliament.uk