Baron Rooker or Jeffrey Rooker served as the Labour Member of Parliament for Birmingham Perry Barr from 1974 to 2001.
On 16 June 2001, he was created a life peer with the title Baron Rooker of Perry Barr in the Country of the West Midlands.
Having left this position, he took up the Labour whip once more.
- All Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy
- Associate Parliamentary Food and Health Group - Co-chair 
- Lord Rooker appointed Chairman of the Food Standards Agency13 July 2009, accessed 24 September 2015
- Food and Health APPG Register Feb 16, www.parliament.uk, accessed 19 February 2016