Donald Anderson, Baron Anderson of Swansea
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Donald Anderson, Baron Anderson of Swansea, PC, DL (born 17 June 1939, Swansea) is a British Labour Party politician, who was one of the longest-serving Members of Parliament in recent years, his service totalling 34 years.
The Lord Anderson of Swansea
|Chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee|
16 July 1997 – 12 July 2005
|Preceded by||David Howell|
|Succeeded by||Mike Gapes|
|Member of Parliament |
for Swansea East
11 October 1974 – 11 April 2005
|Preceded by||Neil McBride|
|Succeeded by||Sian James|
|Member of Parliament |
31 March 1966 – 18 June 1970
|Preceded by||Peter Thorneycroft|
|Succeeded by||Sir John Stradling Thomas|
|Member of the House of Lords|
|Assumed office |
28 June 2005
|Born||17 June 1939|
|Alma mater||Swansea University|
In the 2005 Dissolution Honours, he was raised to the peerage as Baron Anderson of Swansea, of Swansea in the County of West Glamorgan. He was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of the County of West Glamorgan in January 2006. Anderson belongs to the Labour Friends of Israel lobby group.
Styles of addressEdit
- 1939–1966: Mr Donald Anderson
- 1966–1970: Mr Donald Anderson MP
- 1970–1971: Mr Donald Anderson
- 1971–1974: Cllr Donald Anderson
- 1974–1974: Mr Donald Anderson
- 1974–2000: Mr Donald Anderson MP
- 2000–2005: The Right Honourable Donald Anderson MP
- 2005: The Right Honourable Donald Anderson
- 2005–2006: The Right Honourable The Lord Anderson of Swansea PC
- 2006–: The Right Honourable The Lord Anderson of Swansea PC DL
- "No. 43944". The London Gazette. 5 April 1966. p. 3947.
- "No. 46374". The London Gazette. 15 October 1974. p. 8992.
- "Privy Counsellors". Privy Council Office. Retrieved 28 October 2016.
- "No. 57692". The London Gazette. 4 July 2005. p. 8639.
- "No. 57889". The London Gazette. 1 February 2006. p. 1433.
- "LFI Supporters in Parliament". Labour Friends of Israel. 23 March 2018.
- Profile at the Parliament of the United Kingdom
- Contributions in Parliament at Hansard 1803–2005
- Current session contributions in Parliament at Hansard
- Voting record at PublicWhip.org
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou.com
- Profile at Westminster Parliamentary Record
- Profile at BBC News Democracy Live
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament for Monmouth
Sir John Stradling Thomas
| Member of Parliament for Swansea East