Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon

Tariq Ahmad

Tariq Ahmad

Party

Conservative

Address as

Lord Ahmad

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 2807
ahmadt@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Contested (Conservative) Croydon North 2005 general election

Party groups

Conservative Friends of Pakistan; Wimbledon Conservative Association: Deputy chairman 1997-2002, Executive Officer 1999-2001, Vice-chairman 1999-2001; Member, Conservative Friends of India 2003-; Deputy Chairman, London Councils Transport and Environment Committee 2006-08; Vice-chairman (Cities), Conservative Party 2008-10

Councils, public bodies

Member, Merton Racial Equality Council 1994-97; London Borough of Merton Council: Councillor 2002-, Lead Spokesperson on Environment and Regeneration 2002-, Cabinet Member: Environment and Transport 2006-08, Community Safety and Engagement 2008-09; School Governor, Wimbledon Park School 2003-06

Political interests

Foreign affairs, EU, Euro

Countries of interest

Bangladesh, China, India, Israel, Middle East, Pakistan, Russia, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Ahmad of Wimbledon, of Wimbledon in the London Borough of Merton 2011

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Strategy and Marketing Director, Sucden Financial Limited (commodities, financial futures, options brokerage and trading)

Councillor, Wimbledon Park, London Borough of Merton

5: Land and property

Property in Sutton, Surrey SM2

Property in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1

Property in Wimbledon, London SW19

7: Overseas visits

Visit to West Bank and Israel, 17-20 September 2011, as part of a delegation of parliamentarians and others; transport and accommodation costs met by Conservative Middle East Council

Visit to Turkey (Istanbul and Ankara), 23-26 October 2011, for meetings with various political and business leaders, journalists and charities; costs of travel and accommodation met by Dialogue Society UK

Visit to Baku, Azerbaijan, 20-22 December 2011, to address Global Conference on Economic and Social Challenges; meetings were also held with national political and business leaders, and interviews given to the media; travel and accommodation costs met by The New Azerbaijan Party