Lord Newby

Richard Newby

Richard Newby


Liberal Democrat

Address as

Lord Newby

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 8501


Lords career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: Trade and Industry 1998-2000, The Treasury 1998-2010

Party groups

Deputy Chair, Liberal Democrat General Election Team 1995-97; Liberal Democrat Campaigns and Communications Committee 1995-2006; Chief of Staff to Charles Kennedy as Leader of the Liberal Democrats 1999-2006

Political interests

Europe, regional development

Countries of interest

Eastern Caribbean, Pakistan, South Africa

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Newby, of Rothwell in the County of West Yorkshire 1997

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Chairman, Live Consulting Ltd (acts as consultant and project manager in field of corporate social responsibility; Live Consulting Ltd receives payment for the Member's consultancy work on corporate responsibility issues for FTI Consulting, Inc)

Chairman, Live Sport CIC (acts as project manager for education programmes in UK and internationally which use sport as a catalyst for education and personal development)

4: Shareholdings (a)

Live Consulting Ltd

5: Land and property

Flat in Lambeth owned jointly with wife, from which rental income is received

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director, Sport for Life Inc (Barbados)

Director, Sport for Life Trinidad and Tobago

Director, Sport for Life St Vincent and the Grenadines

Trustee, Sport for Life Pakistan (programme for children and young people that combines education and sport; all Sport for Life entities are not-for-profit companies or trusts)

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, North West University UK Trust (the University is in South Africa)

Trustee, Coltstaple Trust

Trustee, IDS (International Development through Sport) UK

Chair, Sport at The Prince's Trust

Chair, IDS (International Development through Sport)

Member, NCVO Advisory Council

Member, Advisory Board, CentreForum