Alan Beith MP

Berwick-upon-Tweed - Liberal Democrats

Personal Details
Full Name and Title Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith MP
Gender Male
Date of birth 20 April 1943
Age 71
Country of Birth England
Partnership Status Married
Number of Marriages or Civil Partnerships
Length of Current Marriage or Civil Partnership 13 years
Partner's Name Diana Maddock  
Number of Children
School

King's School

Further Education

Nuffield College, Oxford (University of) (Literature, 1966)

Balliol College, Oxford (University of) (Philosophy, Politics and Economics, 1964)

Recreations Speaking Norwegian, Speaking French, Speaking Welsh, Walking, Boats, Music 
Biographies Personal Web Address
Entry on Party Website
Wikipedia Page 
Press coverage News Articles
Videos
 

Alan Beith MP

Berwick-upon-Tweed - Liberal Democrats

Government/Opposition Appointments
Cabinet OfficeLiberal Democrat Front Bench Spokesman (2001 - 2002)
Home OfficeLiberal Democrat Front Bench Spokesman (1994 - 1999)
HM TreasuryLiberal Democrat Front Bench Spokesman (1989 - 1994)
HM TreasurySLD Front Bench Spokesman (1988 - 1989)
Foreign and Commonwealth OfficeAlliance Front Bench Spokesman (1987 - 1987)
Foreign and Commonwealth OfficeLiberal Front Bench Spokesman (1985 - 1987)
Northern Ireland OfficeLiberal Front Bench Spokesman (1982)
Liberal Whips OfficeChief Whip (1976 - 1985)
Northern Ireland OfficeLiberal Front Bench Spokesman (1974 - 1976)
Select Committees
JusticeChair (2007 - )
Constitutional AffairsChair (2003 - 2007)
Joint Committees
National Security StrategyMember (2010 - )
Other Committees
LiaisonChair (2010 - )
LiaisonMember (2003 - )
ProcedureMember (2000 - 2001)
House of Commons CommissionMember (1979 - 1997)
All Party Groups
MethodistVice-Chair (2010 - )
ChoirVice-Chair (2010 - )
Historic ChurchesSecretary (2007 - )
Arts and HeritageVice-Chair (2005 - )
SwedenVice-Chair (2005 - )
NorwayChair (2005 - )
Middle WayVice-Chair (2001 - )
Aluminium IndustryVice-Chair (2001 - )
IcelandVice-Chair (2001 - )
Coalfields CommunitiesVice-Chair (2001 - )

Alan Beith MP

Berwick-upon-Tweed - Liberal Democrats

Non-Parliamentary Occupations
Tynedale District CouncilCouncillor (1974 - 1975)
Hexham Rural District CouncilCouncillor (1969 - 1974)
University of Newcastle upon TynePolitics lecturer (1966 - 1973)
Methodist ChurchLay Preacher (1965)
Historic Chapels TrustChairman
Association of University TeachersMember
Liberal PartyDeputy Leader (1985 - 1988)
Liberal DemocratsDeputy Leader (1992 - 2003)

Alan Beith MP

Berwick-upon-Tweed - Liberal Democrats

Constituency Data
Constituency name: Berwick-upon-Tweed
Region: North East
Party: Liberal Democrats
Incumbent or Candidate: Incumbent
First Entered Parliament: 8 November 1973
Seat Status: Marginal
Previous Election Results (Top 3 Candidates)
PartyVote Share
Liberal Democrats 43.70 %
Conservative Party 36.70 %
Labour Party 13.20 %
Turnout 67.00 %
Majority Amount 2690

Alan Beith MP

Berwick-upon-Tweed - Liberal Democrats

Contact details
Address as: Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith MP
Westminster Address: Alan Beith MP
House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA
Tel: 0207 219 3540
Fax: 0207 219 5890
Personal Email: alan.beith.mp@parliament.uk
Constituency Office: 54 Bondgate Within
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 1JD
Constituency Office Tel: 01665 602901
Constituency Office Fax: 01665 604435

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