Lord Higgins

Terence Higgins

Terence Higgins

Party

Conservative

Address as

Lord Higgins

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 4164
Fax: 020 7219 6012
higginst@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

MP (Conservative) for Worthing 1964-97

Parliamentary career

Minister of State, Treasury 1970-72; Financial Secretary, Treasury 1972-74

Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for: Social Security/Work and Pensions 1997-2005, the Treasury 1997-2001

Party groups

Member, Executive, 1922 Committee 1980-97

Select committees

Chair: Procedures 1980-83, Treasury 1983-92, Liaison 1984-97

Councils, public bodies

DL, West Sussex 1988

Political interests

Finance, social security, transport, sport

Countries of interest

Netherlands, New Zealand, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Higgins, of Worthing in the County of West Sussex 1997

Register of Interests

4: Shareholdings (b)

Lansdowne UK Equity Fund Ltd

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Governor, National Institute of Economic and Social Research