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The Rt Hon. the Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland DL

Life peer


The Rt Hon. the Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland DL was born Derek Foster on 25 June 1937 in England, and is a Labour Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 16 June 2005. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for Bishop Auckland.


In the past, Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland has held the position of Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (1997 to 1997) in government.

He was Shadow Secretary of State (1995 to 1997), Shadow Chief Whip (Commons) (1985 to 1995) in opposition.

He was Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee.

You can contact Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 5353

Fax : 020 7219 5979

Email : contactholmember@parliament.uk