Lord Patten

John Patten

John Patten



Address as

Lord Patten

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 1282


Electoral history

MP (Conservative) for Oxford 1979-83, for Oxford West and Abingdon 1983-97

Parliamentary career

PPS to the Ministers of State at the Home Office 1980-81; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for: Northern Ireland 1981-83, Health 1983-85; Minister of State: Department of Environment 1985-87, Home Office 1987-92; Secretary of State for Education 1992-94

Councils, public bodies

Oxford City Councillor 1973-76

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Patten, of Wincanton in the County of Somerset 1997

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Non-executive Director, Lockheed Martin Holdings UK Ltd (wholly-owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security company)

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Senior Adviser, Charterhouse Development Capital Ltd (UK & European private equity)

Adviser, Thomas Goode & Co Ltd (luxury goods)

Adviser, Lockheed Martin Overseas Corporation (global security company)

4: Shareholdings (b)

Burberry Group plc (luxury clothing)

Experian plc (global information services)

Home Retail Group plc (UK general merchandise retailer)

Lockheed Martin Corporation (global security company)

Quercus Publishing plc (independent London-based publisher)

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Member, Advisory Board, British Olympic Association