Lord Lea of Crondall

David Lea

David Lea



Address as

Lord Lea

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 8518


Party groups

President, Cambridge University Liberal Club 1960-61; Secretary, TUC-Labour Party: Liaison Committee 1972-86, Contact Group 1987-96

Councils, public bodies

Member: DTI Investment Mission in Japan 1974, Channel Tunnel Advisory Committee 1974-75, Bullock Committee on Industrial Democracy 1975-77, Royal Commission on the Distribution of Income and Wealth 1975-79, Delors Committee on Economic and Social Concepts in the Community 1977-79, Energy Commission 1977-79, UN Commission on Transnational Corporations 1977-82, NEDC Committee on Finance for Industry 1978-82, TUC Mission to Study Employment and Technology in the USA 1980; European TUC: Chair, Economic Committee 1980-90, Vice-President 1997-99; Member, Franco-British Council 1982-99; Governor, National Institute of Economic and Social Research; Member, Retail Prices Index Advisory Committee 1985-99; Secretary, TUC Nuclear Energy Review Body 1986-88; Member: Kreisky Commission on Employment Issues in Europe 1987-89, Tripartite Mission EU, Japan 1990; Editorial board member, New Economy (IPPR) 1991-99; Member: European TUC Executive Committee and Steering Group 1991-99, European Social Dialogue Joint Steering Committee 1992-, UK Delegation Earth Summit, Rio 1992; Secretary, TUC Task Force on Representation at Work 1994-99; Member: Round Table on Sustainable Development 1995-99, Advisory Committee on Vehicle Emissions 1998-99, EU High Level Group on Benchmarking 1998-99, Treasury Advisory Committee on EMU 1998-99, Central Arbitration Committee 2000-10; Council member, Britain in Europe 2000-05; Election monitor: Congo (DRC) 2007, Nepal 2008

Political interests

European Union, employment, energy, economy, constitution

Countries of interest

Bolivia, Africa, Madagascar, Nepal

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Lea of Crondall, of Crondall in the County of Hampshire 1999

Register of Interests


No registrable interest