Lord Jones of Cheltenham

Nigel Jones

Nigel Jones

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Lord Jones

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 4415
jonesn@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Cheltenham 1979 general election. MP (Liberal Democrat) for Cheltenham 1992-2005

Parliamentary career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: England, Local Government and Housing 1992-93, Science and Technology 1993-2005, Consumer Affairs 1995-97, Sport 1997-99, Science and Technology 1997-99, International Development 1999-2002

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Gloucestershire County Council 1989-93

International bodies

Member, Executive Committee: Governing Body British Association for Central and Eastern Europe 1996-2001, Inter-Parliamentary Union British Group 1997-2005, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK Branch 1999-2005

Political interests

Trade and industry, transport, restructuring of defence industries, information technology, sport, international development

Countries of interest

Africa, Bahrain, Botswana, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Malawi, Middle East, St Helena, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda, UAE, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Jones of Cheltenham, of Cheltenham in the County of Gloucestershire 2005

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Business Consultant, Crossland Employment Solicitors

4: Shareholdings (a)

House in Botswana, owned by Dolce Vita (Proprietary) Botswana Ltd (a company owned jointly with wife and children) from which rental income is received when let

5: Land and property

House in Botswana owned jointly with wife; the deeds of the house are held by Dolce Vita (Pty) Botswana Ltd

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director, Dolce Vita (Proprietary) Botswana Ltd