Lord Fowler

Lord Speaker

Conservative

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 4 July 2001

Previously MP for Sutton Coldfield until 14 May 2001 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Sutton Coldfield, 1974-2001 and for Nottingham South, 1970-74. Secretary of State for Transport, 1981 (Minister of Transport, 1979-81), for Social Services, 1981-87, for Employment, 1987-90; Chairman, Conservative Party, 1992-94; Opposition spokesman on the environment, transport and the regions, 1997-98; on home affairs, 1998-99. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Also represented Sutton Coldfield; Nottingham South

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (since 7 Dec 2016)
  • Chair, House of Lords Commission (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Lord Speaker (since 1 Sep 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, HIV and AIDS Committee in the United Kingdom (20 Dec 2010 to 19 Jul 2011)
  • Member, Communications Committee (23 Apr 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, BBC Charter Review Committee (24 May 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (2 Jun 1998 to 15 Jun 1999)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (11 Jun 1997 to 2 Jun 1998)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (11 Apr 1992 to 15 Jul 1994)
  • Secretary of State for Employment (13 Jun 1987 to 2 Jan 1990)
  • Secretary of State for Health and Social Security (14 Sep 1981 to 13 Jun 1987)
  • The Secretary of State for Transport (5 Jan 1981 to 14 Sep 1981)
  • Minister of State (Department for Transport) (11 May 1979 to 5 Jan 1981)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 504 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Fowler’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 49.06% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 54 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 278 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

1. Remunerated directorships
Chairman (non-executive) of Regional Independent Media Holdings Ltd. and subsidiaries; publishers of regional newspapers including the Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post, the Sheffield Star and the Lancashire Evening Post.
Chairman (non-executive) of Numark Ltd.; industrial and provident society representing United Kingdom independent pharmacies
Chairman (non-executive) of Aggregate Industries PLC; building materials and quarrying.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Occasional writing, broadcasting and lecturing.
Member of Lloyd's (resigned 1998).
Categories of business underwritten:
MAPA: all categories.
Other syndicates covering Marine, Non-Marine, Motor, Aviation.
6. Overseas visits
25-28 March 2000, to New York, USA, to make speech at Hofstra University at a conference on the impact of the Thatcher government. Air travel provided by American Airlines and hotel accommodation by Hofstra University. (Registered 5 April 2000)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) Aggregate Industries PLC.
10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of the Rover Task Force.
Shareholding of a value below registrable threshold in Regional Independent Media.

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