Lord Dykes

Hugh Dykes

Hugh Dykes

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Lord Dykes

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 2729

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Tottenham 1966 and Harrow East 1997 general elections. MP (Conservative) for Harrow East 1970-97

Parliamentary career

PPS to: Lord Lambton at Ministry of Defence 1971-72, Kenneth Baker as Civil Service Minister in Cabinet Office 1972-74; Chief Sponsor, Heavy Commercial Vehicles Act (Dykes Act) 1973

Lords career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (Europe) 2005-10, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (CAP Reform) 2006-10

Party groups

Joined Liberal Democrat Party after 1997 election

International bodies

Chair, UK-European Movement 1990-96; Official International EU Observer to first South African Elections 1994; Chair, Mid-Atlantic Club 2002-05; European-Atlantic Group: Chair 2005-08, President 2008-10

Political interests

EU, economics, taxation, transport

Countries of interest

China, Europe, South Africa, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Dykes, of Harrow Weald in the London Borough of Harrow 2004

Register of Interests

Nil

No registrable interests