Lord Elystan-Morgan

Dafydd Elystan-Morgan

Dafydd Elystan-Morgan



Address as

Lord Elystan-Morgan

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353


Electoral history

MP (Labour) for Cardigan 1966-74

Parliamentary career

Joint Under-Secretary of State, Home Office 1968-70; Deputy Opposition Spokesperson for: Home Affairs 1970-72, Welsh Affairs 1972-74

Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for Home Affairs and Legal Affairs 1983-87

Party groups

Chair, Welsh Parliamentary Party 1974

Councils, public bodies

Chair, Welsh Local Government Association 1966-74; President, Association of Welsh Local Authorities 1970-74; University of Wales, Aberystwyth: Vice-President 1990-97, President 1997-2007; President, School of Welsh Legal Studies 2001-

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Elystan-Morgan, of Aberteifi in the County of Dyfed 1981

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Independent Chairman of a Forwarding Group Committee established by the following Higher Education Institutions, namely, University of Wales; University of Wales Trinity/St Davids; University of Swansea Metropolitan; to consider ways of bringing about the amalgamation of these institutions; fees paid on an ad hoc sittings basis

Barrister-at-law (non-practising); former circuit judge

4: Shareholdings (b)

Santander UK plc (banking)

Bonds held in HSBC-controlled companies

10: Non-financial interests (b)

President, School of Welsh Legal Studies (since 1999)

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Life President, Bow Street FC, Dyfed, 1980 onwards