Lord Parkinson

Cecil Parkinson

Cecil Parkinson



Address as

Lord Parkinson

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353


Electoral history

MP (Conservative) for Enfield West 1970-74, for Hertfordshire South 1974-83, for Hertsmere 1983-92

Parliamentary career

PPS to Michael Heseltine as Minister for Aerospace and Shipping, Department of Trade and Industry 1972-74; Assistant Government Whip 1974; Opposition Whip 1974-79; Opposition Spokesperson for Trade 1976-79; Minister for Trade, Department of Trade 1979-81; Paymaster General 1981-83; Chancellor, Duchy of Lancaster 1982-83; Secretary of State for: Trade and Industry June-October 1983, Energy 1987-89, Transport 1989-90; Member, Shadow Cabinet 1997-98

Party groups

Chairman, Conservative Party 1981-83, 1997-98

Political interests

Energy, transport, World Trade Organization, European Union

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Parkinson, of Carnforth in the County of Lancashire 1992

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Director, Great Queen Street Consultants (management company owned jointly by Member and wife, and to which all income from the Member's other directorships is paid)

Henderson Rowe Ltd (investment management)

InTechnology plc (online data storage and retrieval)

Jarvis Group (building and construction)

Jarvis Commercial Properties Ltd (property investment)

Director, Broad Street Place Development (property)

4: Shareholdings (b)

5% shareholding, Henderson Rowe Ltd (see category 1)

4: Shareholdings (a)

Great Queen Street Consultants (see category 1)