Lord Judd

Frank Judd

Frank Judd



Address as

Lord Judd

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3205
Fax: 020 7219 5979, 020 7630 7135


Electoral history

Contested Sutton and Cheam 1959 and Portsmouth West 1964 general elections. MP (Labour) for Portsmouth West 1966-74, for Portsmouth North 1974-79

Parliamentary career

PPS to: Anthony Greenwood as Minister of Housing 1967-70, Harold Wilson as Leader of Opposition 1970-72; Shadow Defence Team 1972-74; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Navy), Ministry of Defence 1974-76; Minister of State: Overseas Development 1976-77, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1977-79

Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs 1991-92; Principal Opposition Spokesperson for: Development and Co-operation 1992-97, Education 1992-94; Opposition Spokesperson for Defence 1995-97

Councils, public bodies

Member of the Court, London School of Economics and Political Science 1982-; Vice-President, Campaign for National Parks 1998-; Member of the Court: Lancaster University 2002-11, Newcastle University 2004-; Member, Advisory Board of Centre for Human Rights, LSE 2007-

International bodies

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Council of Europe and WEU 1969-72, 1997-2005: Chair: Sub Committee on Refugees 1998-2001, Rapporteur and Co-chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Chechnya of the Council of Europe 1999-2003; Member, Commission on Global Governance 1992-2001; Vice-President, United Nations Association; Member: WHO Task Force on Health and Development 1994-98, Justice Richard Goldstone's Commission on Human Duties and Responsibilities 1997-99; Vice-President, European-Atlantic Group 2001-

Political interests

Foreign affairs, Third World, defence, education, refugees, migration, race relations, penal affairs, environment policy, human rights

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Judd, of Portsea in the County of Hampshire 1991

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Adviser, De Montfort University (on work of Faculty of Health and Life Sciences; research policy and related matters)

7: Overseas visits

Visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territory, 9-12 December 2011; visit organised by Council for Arab-British Understanding (CAABU) which met the costs of travel and accommodation from a grant made by the Sir Joseph Hotung Programme for Law, Human Rights and Peace Building in the Middle East

8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

Meals and three nights' accommodation in April 2011 were given by Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, in return for participation in meetings, classes and seminars on international affairs, human rights and related matters

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Member, Advisory Committee to Initiative on Impunity and the Rule of Law (sponsored jointly by Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism, City University, and Centre for Freedom of the Media, Sheffield University)

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Member, Advisory Board of Institute for Global Challenges, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA

Member of Court, London School of Economics and Political Science

Member, Advisory Board, Centre for Study of Human Rights at LSE

Member of Court, Lancaster University (until 31 July 2011)

Member of Court, Newcastle University

Member, Council of Senior Fellows, De Montfort University

Member, British Council

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Ruskin Foundation

Trustee, Saferworld

Member, Advisory Panel, UNA-UK

Member, Council of International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership