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The Rt Hon. the Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom

Life peer


The Rt Hon. the Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom was born James Arbuthnot on 04 August 1952 , and is a Conservative Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 01 October 2015. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for North East Hampshire and Wanstead and Woodford.


In the past, Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom has held the position of Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Procurement) (1995 to 1997), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (1994 to 1995), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (1992 to 1994) in government.

He was Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry) (2005 to 2005), Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry) (2003 to 2005), Shadow Chief Whip (Commons) (1997 to 2001) in opposition.

Focus Areas

Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Defence

You can contact Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 3000

Email : arbuthnotj@parliament.uk