Lord King of Bridgwater

Tom King

Tom King

Party

Conservative

Address as

Lord King

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 4467
monroej@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

MP (Conservative) for Bridgwater 3 March 1970 by-election to 2001

Parliamentary career

PPS to Christopher Chataway: as Minister of Posts and Telecommunications 1970-72, as Minister for Industrial Development 1972-74; Opposition Spokesperson for: Industry 1975-76, Energy 1976-79; Minister for Local Government and Environmental Services 1979-83; Secretary of State for: Environment January-June 1983, Transport June-October 1983, Employment 1983-85, Northern Ireland 1985-89, Defence 1989-92; Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee 1994-2001

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Lord King of Bridgwater, of Bridgwater in the County of Somerset 2001

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Non-Executive Director, London International Exhibitions Centre plc

Non-Executive Director, London International Exhibitions Centre (Holdings) Ltd

4: Shareholdings (b)

London and Stamford Property plc (commercial property)

Jardine Matheson Holdings (Singapore Register) (diversified industrials)

5: Land and property

Minority partner in family farm, cottages and woodland in Wiltshire

10: Non-financial interests (c)

Vice President, Royal Bath and West Society

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Vice President, Exmoor Society

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Vice President, Brainwave (charity for handicapped children)