Earl Attlee


Earl Attlee is a Conservative member of the House of Lords.

He was a Lord in Waiting (Lords Whip) from 2010 to 2014 for:

  • Attorney General
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Home Office (Immigration)
  • Scotland Office
  • Northern Ireland Office
  • Wales Office


He was educated at Stowe School, Buckinghamshire.

Political Career

Earl Attlee first entered the House in 1992 and in 1999 was elected to be one of the remaining hereditary Peers. In opposition he served as a Whip and Spokesperson for various departments.

Career outside politics

Earl Attlee is a Major in the Territorial Army (Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) and served in Operation Lodestar and Operation Telic. He was also President of The Heavy Transport Association between 1994 and 2008 and was an In-Country Director (Rwanda) of British Direct Aid between 1995 and 1996.

Personal life

Earl Attlee is married.

Previous roles in government

  1. Lord in Waiting (Government Whip)


  1. Crossrail Station at Woolwich