David Patrick Alton ALTON OF LIVERPOOL

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1951-03-15
Education Campion Sch, Christ Coll Liverpool, Univ of St Andrews
Publications N/A
Recreations gardening, books, walking
Clubs N/A
Style The Rt Hon Lord Alton of Liverpool
Career teacher 1972-74, teacher of children with special needs 1974-79; cncllr Liverpool City Cncl 1972-80 (dep ldr Cncl 1978-79, chm Housing Ctee 1978-79), nat pres Nat League of Young Liberals 1979; MP (Lib): Liverpool Edge Hill March 1979-83, Liverpool Mossley Hill 1983-97; chm Lib Pty Standing Ctee (Policy) 1980-81, memb Select Ctee on the Environment 1981-85, Lib chief whip 1985-87, Lib and Alliance spokesman on NI 1986-87; sits as Ind cross-bench peer in House of Lords; memb House of Commons Privileges Ctee 1994-96; chm: All-Pty Mersey Barrage Group 1990-97, All-Pty British-North Korea Gp; vice-chm: All-Pty Drug Abuse Group 1992-96, All-Pty Mental Health Gp 1995-97, All-Pty Tibet Gp, All-Pty Gp on Foreign Affrs; treas: All-Pty Pro-Life Gp 1996-2007, All-Pty Anti-Personnel Land Mines Gp 1996-99; sec All Pty Sudan Gp; prof of citizenship Liverpool John Moores Univ 1997-, visiting fell Univ of St Andrews; co-fndr Movement for Christian Democracy 1990; nat vice-pres Life; vice-pres: Liverpool YMCA, Assoc of Cncllrs; pres: Karen Aid; chm Merseyside Cncl for Voluntary Services 1997-2001; patron and co-fndr Jubilee Campaign and Jubilee Action 1986-; patron: Habitat for Humanity, Mersey Kidney Research, Jospice, Right to Life, Zoe's Place, Alert, Liverpool Sch of Tropical Medicine, G K Chesteron Inst, Motec Life (Ghana), Asylum Link Merseyside, Local Solutions, British Coptic Assoc; past chm Forget-me-Not Appeal; treas All-Pty friends of CAFOD; columnist: Catholic Pictorial 1982-95, The Universe 1989-2013, Liverpool Daily Post 1997-98; Knight Order of Constantine and St George 2002, KCSG 2008
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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