Lord Avebury

Eric Lubbock

Eric Lubbock

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Lord Avebury

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3438

Biography

Electoral history

MP (Liberal) for Orpington 1962-70

Parliamentary career

Liberal Whip 1963-70

Lords career

First entered House of Lords 1971; Elected hereditary peer 1999-; Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: Race Relations and Immigration 1971-83, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1998-2010: with special responsibility for Africa 2004-10, Home Office (civil liberties) 2005-10

Councils, public bodies

Member: Speaker's Conference on Electoral Law 1963-65, Royal Commission on Standards of Conduct in Public Life 1975-76; President, ACERT (Advisory Council on the Education of Romany and other Travellers) 1990-; Chairman, Department for Education Stakeholder Group on Gypsies, Romanies and Travellers 2010-

Political interests

Human rights, Gypsies, prisons, alcohol harm, asylum and immigration

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

CL Projects Ltd (computer hardware & software; provides management advice to Cook Lubbock & Co, a partnership in which it has a 50% interest)

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chartered Engineer (non-practising)

4: Shareholdings (a)

Controlling interest in CL Projects Ltd (computer hardware & software; provides management advice to Cook Lubbock & Co, a partnership in which it has a 50% interest)

5: Land and property

390 acres arable land in Northamptonshire

10: Non-financial interests (d)

President, Kurdish Human Rights Project

President, TAPOL (Indonesian Human Rights)

President, Advisory Council for the Education of Romanies and Travellers (ACERT)

President, Peru Support Group

Chairman, Cameroon Campaign Group

Co-chair, Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Silbury Fund

Trustee, Friends of Alola Foundation

Chairman, Maurice Lubbock Memorial Fund