Lord Luke

Arthur Lawson Johnston

Arthur Lawson Johnston



Address as

Lord Luke

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3703
Fax: 020 7219 6069


Lords career

First entered House of Lords 1996; Opposition Whip 1997-2010; Elected hereditary peer 1999-; Opposition Spokesperson for: Culture, Media and Sport (Tourism) -2010, Wales 2000-06, Transport 2002-04, Defence 2004-10

Councils, public bodies

President, National Association of Warehouse-keepers 1962-78; Councillor, Bedfordshire County Council 1965-70; High Sheriff, Bedfordshire 1969-70; Member, Court of Corporation of Sons of the Clergy 1980-2005; DL, Bedfordshire 1989-2004

Political interests

Art, heritage, church affairs, military history, river Thames, tourism, defence, motoring

Countries of interest


Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Occasional dealing in watercolours and oil paintings

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Member of Court and Trustee, Drapers' Company