Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield

Peter Hennessy

Peter Hennessy



Address as

Lord Hennessy

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5790


Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Hennessy of Nympsfield, of Nympsfield in the County of Gloucestershire 2010

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Consultant, BBC Class & Culture Series, Directors Cut Productions

In receipt of author's royalties from various works on British history

In receipt of an advance on royalties from Penguin as co-author of: "The Silent Deep: the Royal Navy Submarine Service since 1945"

In receipt of an advance on royalties from Penguin as author of: "No satisfaction: Britain in the 60s"

Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary, University of London (part-time)

In the current financial year I have received fees in excess of £1000 from the BBC, largely for work undertaken for BBC Radio 4

8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

Visit to Barrow Shipyard, 9 June 2011, with BAE Systems; company flights from Farnborough to Barrow and Barrow to Southend were taken

Visit to Barrow-in-Furness, 13 October 2011, as guest of British Aerospace Submarine Solutions; hospitality given before and after keel-laying ceremony of HMS Anson

Invitation to attend Covent Garden Opera with wife, 20 February 2012, as guest of Lord Hall of Birkenhead

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Member, Chief of the Defence Staff's Strategic Advisory Panel

Trustee, The Tablet magazine

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Member of the Sub-Committee (Governing Body), St Benet's Hall, Oxford

10: Non-financial interests (e)

President, Friends of the National Archives

Member, Management Council, Ditchley Foundation