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Leader of the Labour Party in the House of Lords

Leader of the Labour Party in the House of Lords
Official portrait of Baroness Smith of Basildon crop 2.jpg
Incumbent
The Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

since 27 May 2015
Inaugural holder[[]]
Formation1924

The Labour Party peers elect the Leader of the Labour Party in the House of Lords.

List of Labour Leaders in the House of Lords

Leader in the House of Lords
# Leader Took office Left office LO Portfolio
1 The Viscount Haldane
(Richard Haldane)
Viscount Haldane.jpg 1924 19 August 1928 1924–1928 Lord High Chancellor 1924
Leader of the House of Lords 1924
2 The Baron Parmoor
(Charles Cripps)
Lord Parmoor.jpg 1928 1931 [[
3 The Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede
(Arthur Ponsonby)
Lord Ponsonby.jpg 1931 1935


Lord President of the Council 1929–1931
4 The Lord Snell
(Harry Snell)
ירושלים - הרי סנל חבר ועדת החקירה - ב"כ הפועלים-JNF018734.jpeg 1935 1940
5 The Viscount Addison
(Christopher Addison)
Dr. Christopher Addison LOC 16027831872 (cropped).jpg 1940 11 December 1951
6 The Earl Jowitt
(William Jowitt)
1952 1955
7 The Earl Alexander of Hillsborough
(A. V. Alexander)
1955 1964
8 The Earl of Longford
(Frank Pakenham)
Lord Longford 4 Allan Warren.jpg 18 October 1964 16 January 1968
9 The Lord Shackleton
(Edward Shackleton)
16 January 1968 4 March 1974
10 The Lord Shepherd
(Malcolm Shepherd)
4 March 1974 10 September 1976
11 The Baron Peart
(Fred Peart)
10 September 1976 4 November 1982
12 The Baron Cledwyn of Penrhos
(Cledwyn Hughes)
4 November 1982 18 July 1992
13 The Baron Richard
(Ivor Richard)
18 July 1992 27 July 1998
14 The Baroness Jay of Paddington
(Margaret Jay)
Official portrait of Baroness Jay of Paddington crop 2.jpg 27 July 1998 8 June 2001
15 The Lord Williams of Mostyn
(Gareth Williams)
8 June 2001 20 September 2003
16 The Baroness Amos
(Valerie Amos)
Valerie Amos DFID 2013.jpg 6 October 2003 27 June 2007
17 The Baroness Ashton of Upholland
(Catherine Ashton)
Catherine Ashton, Head of the European Defence Agency, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy & Vice-President of the European Commission (13468295505).jpg 27 June 2007 3 October 2008
18 The Baroness Royall of Blaisdon
(Janet Royall)
BaronessRoyallPortrait.jpg 3 October 2008 27 May 2015 2010–2015
19 The Baroness Smith of Basildon
(Angela Smith)
Official portrait of Baroness Smith of Basildon crop 2.jpg 27 May 2015 2015–

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