Lord Hammond of Runnymede

Conservative Peer


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Recent appearances

  • Afghanistan - Motion to Take Note 18 Aug 2021

    My Lords, as a former Defence Secretary, I pay my own tribute to the 457 British service personnel who lost their lives in Afghanistan and the many hundreds more who suffered life-changing injuries. I know that many people will be asking whether their sacrifice was in vain, and I want to assure them that it was not. For nearly 20 years, we held the ground in Afghanistan; we denied that...
  • Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 24 May 2021

    My Lords, I draw attention to my interests, as set out in the register, in various businesses associated with property, including long leasehold property, though, I hasten to add, not including residential ground rents. As the Minister has already made clear, this is the first part of a two-stage reform process. I am sure that this afternoon the House will hear many issues raised which relate...
  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: China: Embassies 22 Feb 2021

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made towards the development of a new British Embassy in Beijing; and whether permission for the construction of that new embassy has been approved by the government of China.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 30 September 2020

Previously MP for Runnymede and Weybridge until 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019; Independent until 6 Nov 2019

Also represented Runnymede and Weybridge

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Topics of interest

Lord Hammond of Runnymede campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Home Department
  • Departmental Pay
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Pensions
  • Departmental Marketing
  • Departmental Manpower

Other offices held in the past

  • The Chancellor of the Exchequer (13 Jul 2016 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (15 Jul 2014 to 13 Jul 2016)
  • The Secretary of State for Defence (14 Oct 2011 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Secretary of State for Transport (12 May 2010 to 14 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (8 Dec 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (10 May 2002 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (4 Mar 2002 to 2 Dec 2002)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) (17 Oct 2001 to 14 Nov 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (10 Sep 2001 to 10 May 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (10 Jun 1998 to 10 Sep 2001)
  • Member, Transport Sub-committee (26 Nov 1997 to 22 Jun 1998)
  • Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (17 Nov 1997 to 22 Jun 1998)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received via the London Speaker Bureau, 235 Kensington High Street, London W8 6SF:
24 September 2019, received £32,118.67 from the Chicago Board Options Exchange, 400 S LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60605, USA, for a speech at their Annual Risk Management Conference in Munich. Hours: 30 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 30 October 2019)
4 October 2019, received £54,000 from P20 Inc (promotion of global co-operation in payment systems’ regulation and cyber security), 1180 West Peachtree NW, Suite 1800, Atlanta GA 30309, USA, for attendance at the Global Payments (P20) Conference in London and participation in a moderated dialogue. Hours: 8 hrs including preparation. (Registered 01 November 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Arora Holdings Ltd
Address of donor: World Business Centre 3, Newall Road, London Heathrow Airport TW6 2TA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Five tickets for the Brit Awards 2019 in the Arora Group's box at the O2, with dinner; valued at £710

Date received: 20 February 2019

Date accepted: 20 February 2019

Donor status: company, registration 08121840

(Registered 27 February 2019)
Name of donor: Guards Polo Club
Address of donor: Smiths Lawn, Windsor Great Park, Egham TW20 0HP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for the Royal Box and lunch at the Royal Windsor Cup Final, value £310

Date received: 23 June 2019

Date accepted: 23 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 02403242

(Registered 04 July 2019)
Name of donor: Arora Holdings Ltd
Address of donor: World Business Centre 3, Newall Road, London Heathrow Airport TW6 2TA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket for The Ashes at the Arora Group's box at The Oval, with lunch, valued at £199

Date received: 13 September 2019

Date accepted: 13 September 2019

Donor status: company, registration 08121840

(Registered 19 September 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 14 November 2016, house in London: (i) and, from 28 February 2017, (ii). (Registered 13 March 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
I am a beneficiary of a trust which owns a controlling interest in Castlemead Ltd, a company engaged in construction, house building and property development.

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