Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith MP

Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith MP

Constituency

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Sir Alan

Contact details

Constituency

54 Bondgate Within, Alnwick, NE66 1JD
Tel: 01665 602901
Fax: 01665 604435
alanbeith@berwicklibdems.org.uk

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3540
Fax: 020 7219 5890
cheesemang@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Berwick-upon-Tweed 1973-
Contested Berwick-upon-Tweed General Election 1970

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) 2001-02
Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) 1995-97
Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) 1994-99
Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) 1987-94
Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) 1985-87
Opposition Whip (Commons) 1976-87

Select committees

Post House Date
National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (Chair) Commons 2010-
National Policy Statements Sub-Committee Commons 2010-
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Commons 2010-
Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) Commons 2009-10
Justice Committee (Chair) Commons 2007-
Justice Committee Commons 2007-
Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission Commons 2006-10
Liaison Committee (Commons) (Chair) Commons 2010-
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 2003-
Constitutional Affairs (Chair) Commons 2003-07
Constitutional Affairs Commons 2003-07
Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee) Commons 2001-08
Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission Commons 2001-05
Procedure Committee Commons 2000-01
Treasury & Civil Service Commons 1987-94
Privileges Commons 1986-87
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 1983-85
House of Commons (Services): Accomodation & Administration Sub-Committee Commons 1983-85
Procedure Committee Commons 1978-87
Committee of Selection Commons 1978-83

Political interests

Parliamentary and constitutional affairs, architectural and artistic heritage

Countries of interest

Canada, Scandinavia, Zimbabwe

General Election 2010 General Election - Berwick-upon-Tweed

Name Party Votes Share Change
Beith, Alan LD 16806 43.72% -8.9%
Trevelyan, Anne-Marie Con 14116 36.72% 7.7%
Strickland, Alan Lab 5061 13.17% -5.2%
Weatheritt, Michael UKIP 1243 3.23%
Mailer, Peter BNP 1213 3.16%
Majority 2690 7.00%
Turnout 38439 67.94%
Electorate 56578
Result LD Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.