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.
Currently sitting on the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 Committee (since June 2017), Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland does not chair at this time.
He has in the past sat on Equality Act 2010 and Disability Committee
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.