Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Robin Hodgson

Robin Hodgson



Address as

Lord Hodgson

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 8526
Fax: 020 7219 1903


Electoral history

Contested Walsall North February and October 1974 general elections. MP (Conservative) for Walsall North November 1976-79

Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for: Home Office 2002-06, Trade and Industry 2002-06

Party groups

Chairman: National Union of Conservative Associations 1996-98, National Conservative Convention 1998-2000; Deputy Chairman, Conservative Party 1998-2000

Councils, public bodies

Member: Council for Securities Industry 1980-85, Securities and Investment Board 1985-89, West Midlands Industrial Development Board 1989-97, Securities and Futures Authority 1993-2001; President, National Council for Voluntary Organisation (NCVO) 2007; Chair, Armed Forces Charities Advisory Committee 2008-

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, of Nash in the County of Shropshire 2000

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Senior Independent Director, Marston's plc (pubs and taverns)

Chairman, Tenet Group Ltd (financial services)

Chairman, RFIB Group Ltd (insurance and reinsurance brokerage)

Chairman, Johnson Bros and Co Ltd (investment company; the Member's remuneration from Marston's plc, Tenet Group Ltd and RFIB Group Ltd is paid to Johnson Bros and Co Ltd (see category 4(a))

Chairman, Nova Capital Management

4: Shareholdings (b)

Nova Capital Management (private equity)

Bank of Ireland

Royal Dutch Shell plc

Whitbread plc (hotels and restaurants)

4: Shareholdings (a)

Johnson Bros and Co Ltd (investment company)

10: Non-financial interests (c)

Trustee, St Peter's College, Oxford

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Trustee, Leamington Fund

Trustee, Fair Trials International

10: Non-financial interests (e)

President, National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

Chairman, Advisory Committee, Armed Forces Charity