Lord Harrison

Lyndon Harrison

Lyndon Harrison

Party

Labour

Address as

Lord Harrison

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6424
Fax: 020 7219 5979
harrisonlh@parliament.uk

Biography

Lords career

Departmental Liaison Peer for Northern Ireland 1999-2001

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Cheshire County Council 1981-90: Deputy Chair, North West Tourist Board 1986-89; Vice-President, Association of County Councils 1990-97

International bodies

Member: Inter-Parliamentary Union 1999-, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association 2007-

Political interests

Small businesses, tourism, monetary union, children, European Union

Countries of interest

Commonwealth, EU member and applicant countries, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Harrison, of Chester in the County of Cheshire 1999

Register of Interests

7: Overseas visits

Visit to Vietnam, 18-20 September 2011, with All Party Parliamentary Group on Vietnam, using funds from sponsors previously declared (including University of Central Lancashire and Premier Oil), as guest of Government of Vietnam; other funding was provided by Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and certain ground travel and hospitality was provided by British Embassy in Hanoi and Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City

Visit to Cyprus, 15-19 December 2011; costs of visit met by Government of North Cyprus

Visit to Morocco, 13–16 January 2011, as guest of Moroccan government, with group of parliamentarians from All-Party Morocco Group; accommodation, subsistence & travel was met by Government of Morocco

Visit to Armenia, 18-21 April 2011, with the All Party Parliamentary Group on Armenia; all costs met by Armenian Parliament and British-Armenian Friendship Society

10: Non-financial interests (e)

President, Chester and District Parkinson's Disease Society

Vice President, Cheshire Landscape Trust

Vice President, WIN (Wirral Investment Network)

Trustee, Genesis Initiative (Business Senate for Enterprise)