The Rt Hon. the Lord Howarth of Newport CBE
- Life peer
The Rt Hon. the Lord Howarth of Newport CBE was born Alan Thomas Howarth on 11 June 1944 in England, and is a Labour Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 15 June 2005. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for Newport East and Stratford-on-Avon.
In the past, Lord Howarth of Newport has held the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts) (1998 to 2001), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Employment) (1997 to 1998), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Education and Science) (1989 to 1992), Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) (1988 to 1989), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (1987 to 1988) in government.
He was Vice-Chair, Conservative Party.