Lord Palmer

Adrian Palmer

Adrian Palmer



Address as

Lord Palmer

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6452
Fax: 020 7219 0785, 020 7219 5979


Lords career

First entered House of Lords 1990; Elected hereditary peer 1999-

Councils, public bodies

Member: Executive Council Historic Houses Association 1981-99, Council Scottish Landowners' Federation 1986-92; Secretary, Royal Caledonian Hunt 1989-2005; President, Palm Tree Silk Co (St Lucia) 1992-; Historic Houses Association for Scotland: Vice-chair 1993-94, Chair 1994-99; President: British Association of Biofuels and Oils 1999-, Renewable Energy Authority (transport division) 2006-

Political interests

Agriculture, environment, heritage, media, tourism

Countries of interest

St Lucia, Scotland, Zimbabwe

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Managing partner, family farming partnership

4: Shareholdings (b)

BP (oil)

Barclays plc (banking)

British American Tobacco plc

Fidelity Funds America Fund (banking)

Forth Ports plc

GlaxoSmithKline plc (pharmaceuticals)

PepsiCo Inc Capital Stock (leisure)

Royal Dutch Shell (oil)

5: Land and property

Flat in London SW1, from which rental income is received

Farmland near Edinburgh; farmland and cottages in Berwickshire

Residual beneficiary of Patience Estate (St Lucia)

9: Miscellaneous financial interests

House and garden is open by appointment to visiting public throughout the year and regularly on Thursdays and Sundays from mid-May to end September

FIM Timber Growth Fund (forestry)

10: Non-financial interests (d)

President, Renewable Energy Authority (transport division)

Convenor, Lords and Commons Cigar and Pipe Smokers' Club