Lord Harris of Haringey

Toby Harris

Toby Harris



Address as

Lord Harris

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 8513


Party groups

Chair: Cambridge University Labour Club 1973, Hornsey Labour Party 1978, 1979, 1980; Member: Labour Party National Policy Forum 1992-2004, Labour Party Local Government Committee 1993-2004, Greater London Labour Party Regional Board 1993-2004, Labour Peers Co-ordinating Committee 2004-; Vice-chair, Labour Peers 2008-

Councils, public bodies

London Borough of Haringey: Councillor 1978-2002, Council Leader 1987-99; Deputy chair, National Fuel Poverty Forum 1981-86; Governor, National Institute for Social Work 1986-94; Member, London Drug Policy Forum 1990-98; Deputy chair, Association of Metropolitan Authorities 1991-97; Member: National Nursery Examination Board 1992-94, Home Office Advisory Council on Race Relations 1992-97; Chair: Association of London Authorities 1993-95, Local Government Anti-Poverty Unit 1994-97, Association of London Government 1995-2000; Member: Court of Middlesex University 1995-, Joint London Advisory Panel 1996-1997, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust 1998-2006, London Pension Fund Authority 1998-2000, Metropolitan Police Committee 1998-2000; Member, Executive: Local Government Association 1999-2003, Association of Police Authorities 2000-06; Member, Greater London Authority for Brent and Harrow 2000-04; Metropolitan Police Authority: Chair 2000-04, Member (representing the Home Secretary) 2004-; Special adviser to Board, Transport for London 2004-08; Member, Public Sector Advisory Council, Anite 2005-06; Vice-President: Local Government Association 2005-10, Association of Police Authorities 2007-; Founding chair, Institute of Commissioning Professionals 2007-08; Member: Police Counter-Terrorism Board 2007-, Police Counter-Terrorism Ministerial Advisory Group 2008-10; Chair, Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody 2009-

International bodies

EU Committee of the Regions: Member 1994-98, Alternate member 1998-2002

Political interests

Local government, health, policing, information technology, homeland security

Countries of interest

Cyprus, France

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Harris of Haringey, of Hornsey in the London Borough of Haringey 1998

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Public Policy Exchange (fees for occasional lectures, etc)

Senior Advisor, KPMG LLP

Chair, Toby Harris Associates

Member, Metropolitan Police Authority

Chair, Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody

Cumberlege Connections Ltd (fees for occasional participation in training events)

Centre for Parliamentary Studies (fees for occasional lectures, etc)

3: Clients

Toby Harris Associates' clients include: Airwave Solutions; Debt Management Standards Association; Vigiles; Lockheed Martin UK; Risk Management Group

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Member of Board, Cyber Security Challenge UK

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chairman of Advisory Council, City Security and Resilience Networks

Chair, Wembley National Stadium Trust

Bilimankwhe Arts Trust

Chair, Freedom Charity Trust