Lord Jenkin of Roding

Patrick Jenkin

Patrick Jenkin



Address as

Lord Jenkin

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6966
Fax: 020 7219 0759


Electoral history

MP (Conservative) for Wanstead and Woodford 1964-87

Parliamentary career

Treasury Minister 1970-74: Financial Secretary 1970-72, Chief Secretary 1972-74; Minister for Energy 1974; Secretary of State for: Social Services 1979-81, Industry 1981-83, the Environment 1983-85

Lords career

President, Parliamentary and Scientific Committee 2008-

Party groups

Greater London Area Conservatives: Vice-President 1987-89, President 1989-93; President, Saffron Walden Constituency Conservative Association 1994-2003; Executive Committee Member, ACP 1996-2000

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Hornsey Borough Council 1960-63; Foundation for Science and Technology: Chair 1997-2006, President 2006-; Vice-President, Local Government Association 1997-2012; President, Association for Science Education 2002-03; Hon. President: National Skills Academy for Nuclear 2009-, Energy Industries Council 2009-

International bodies

Member: Inter-Parliamentary Union 1964-, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association 1964-

Political interests

Economic policy, industry, science, technology, health, disabled, energy, housing, planning, financial services, statistics

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Jenkin of Roding, of Wanstead and Woodford in Greater London 1987

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Consultant, Thames Estuary Airport Co Ltd (unpaid, but might be paid if planning permission is granted to the Company for the building of an airport)

10: Non-financial interests (b)

President, Foundation for Science and Technology

Joint President, London Councils (think-tank and lobbying organisation)

Trustee, BURA Charitable Trust (British Urban Regeneration Association)

Vice President, Local Government Association

President, Energy Industries Council

Governor, Clifton College, Bristol

Fellow, Queen Mary College, University of London