Liberal Party Frontbench Team, 1956–67
Members of the British Liberal Party's Frontbench Team from 1956 to 1967 (leaderships listed chronologically):
Party Spokesmen under Jo Grimond's First Two Parliaments November 1956–October 1964
- 1958: Mark Bonham Carter becomes Foreign Affairs Spokesman upon election to parliament in March 1958. (Ballot Box to Jury Box: The Life and Times of an English Crown Court Judge). However he lost his seat at the October '59 general election.
- 1961: Christopher Layton appointed as Economic Spokesman (ref. The Liberal Party and the Economy, 1929-1964)
- May 1962: Arthur Holt replaces Donald Wade as Chief Whip
- 1962: Donald Wade appointed as Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party
- 1963: Eric Lubbock replaces Arthur Holt as Chief Whip
Party Spokesmen under Jo Grimond's First Two Parliaments October 1964–June1966
- Jo Grimond: Party Leader
- Eric Lubbock: Chief Whip
- Alasdair Mackenzie: Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, Posts and Telecommunications
- Alec Peterson: Education Spokesman (ref. again Lib Party and Economy)
- March 1965: Upon election to the House, David Steel becomes Chief Spokesman for Work.
- 1965: Eric Lubbock is noted as being 'Liberal Aviation Spokesman' in documentation from this time.