Lord Clark of Windermere

David Clark

David Clark



Address as

Lord Clark

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 2558


Electoral history

Contested Manchester Withington division 1966 general election. MP (Labour) for Colne Valley 1970-74, for South Shields 1979-2001

Parliamentary career

Opposition Spokesperson for: Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1972-74, Defence 1980-81, Environment 1981-87, Food, Agricultural and Rural Affairs 1987-92, Defence, disarmament and arms control 1992-97; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1997-98

Councils, public bodies

DL, Cumbria 2006

International bodies

UK Delegation of the North Atlantic Assembly 1980-2005: Member 1980-97, 1998-2005, Leader 2001-05

Political interests

Open spaces, forestry

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Clark of Windermere, of Windermere in the County of Cumbria 2001

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Non-executive Director, Carlisle United AFC (1921) Ltd

Non-executive Director, Sellafield Ltd

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chairman, Lake District National Park Partnership