David Alton (Peer)

Crossbench (Lords)

Personal Details
Full Name and Title Lord Alton
Gender Male
Date of birth 15 March 1951
Age 63
Country of Birth United Kingdom
Partnership Status Married
Number of Marriages or Civil Partnerships
Length of Current Marriage or Civil Partnership 26 years
Partner's Name Elizabeth Alton (née Bell) 
Number of Children
School

Campion school

Further Education

Christ's College (Education, Year unknown)

Recreations Walking, Books, Gardening 
Biographies Personal Web Address
Wikipedia Page 
Press coverage News Articles
Videos
 
Year raised to Peerage 1997
Party Crossbench (Lords)

David Alton (Peer)

Crossbench (Lords)

Government/Opposition Appointments
Liberal Democrat Whips OfficeWhip (1985 - 1987)
Select Committees
EnvironmentMember (1981 - 1985)
Joint Committees - No data
Other Committees
Commonwealth Parliamentary AssociationMember (Ongoing)
Inter-Parliamentary UnionMember (Ongoing)
All Party Groups
Sudan Chair (2010 - )
ArmeniaVice-Chair (2010 - )
Umbilical Cord Blood and Adult Stem CellVice-Chair (2008 - )
TibetVice-Chair (2005 - )
Sudan Secretary (2005 - 2010)
North KoreaChair (2004 - )
CAFODTreasurer (1998 - )

David Alton (Peer)

Crossbench (Lords)

Non-Parliamentary Occupations
The Universe Media GroupJournalist (Ongoing)
Liverpool John Moores University Foundation for CitizenshipDirector (Ongoing)
Banner Financial ServicesNon-executive Director
Local Government AssociationVice-President (2010 - )
UK ParliamentMP for Liverpool Mossley Hill (1983 - 1997)
UK ParliamentMP for Liverpool Edge Hill (1979 - 1983)
Liverpool City CouncilDeputy Leader (1978 - 1978)
Merseyside County CouncilCouncillor (1973 - 1977)
Liverpool City CouncilCouncillor (1972 - 1980)
St Andrews UniversityVisiting Fellow
Chesterton InstituteTrustee (Ongoing)
Institute for Religion and Public PolicyBoard Member (Ongoing)
Stonyhurst CollegeGovernor (Ongoing)
Liverpool Bluecoat SchoolGovernor (Ongoing)
Liverpool school of Tropical medicineAdvisory Committee Member (Ongoing)
UK Association of Rights and HumanityDirector (Ongoing)
National League of Young LiberalsNational President (1976 - 1976)
Liberal Policy CommitteeChair (1981 - 1983)
Candidates CommitteeChair (1984 - 1987)

David Alton (Peer)

Crossbench (Lords)

Contact details
Address as: Lord Alton
Westminster Address: David Alton MP
House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3551
Fax: 020 7219 3551
Personal Email: altond@parliament.uk
Westminster Address: Lord Alton
House of Lords
London
SW1A 0PW

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