Lord Fowler

Norman Fowler

Norman Fowler



Address as

Lord Fowler

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3525


Electoral history

MP (Conservative) for Nottingham South 1970-74, for Sutton Coldfield February 1974-2001

Parliamentary career

PPS to Minister of State for Northern Ireland 1972-74; Opposition Spokesperson for Home Affairs 1974-75; Chief Opposition Spokesperson for: Social Services 1975-76, Transport 1976-79; Minister of Transport 1979-81; Secretary of State for: Transport 1981, Social Services 1981-87, Employment 1987-90; Shadow Secretary of State for: Environment, Transport and the Regions 1997-98, the Home Department 1998-99

Party groups

Chair, Cambridge University Conservative Association 1960; Editorial board, Crossbow 1962-70; Vice-chair, North Kensington Conservative Association 1967-68; Chair: East Midlands Conservative Political Centre 1970-73, Conservative Party 1992-94; Member, Executive Association of Conservative Peers 2001-04; Vice-chairman, Association of Conservative Peers 2005-10

Political interests

Media, Home Office, pensions, health

Countries of interest

Middle East

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Fowler, of Sutton Coldfield in the County of West Midlands 2001

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Chairman, Thomson Foundation (media services)

Non-executive Director, ABTA (travel association)

Non-executive Director, Aggregate Industries UK Ltd (supplier to construction industry)

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.


Royalties from "A Political Suicide" (2008; Politico's)

4: Shareholdings (b)

Holcim Ltd (supplier of cement and aggregates; HQ Zurich)

7: Overseas visits

Visit to Kuwait, 2-5 December 2011, with Conservative Middle East Council; travel costs met by Conservative Middle East Council; accommodation costs met by Parliament of Kuwait

Visit to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, 3-7 February 2011; cost of flights and hotels met by Conservative Middle East Council

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Journalism Foundation