Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Andrew Phillips

Andrew Phillips


Liberal Democrat

Address as

Lord Phillips

Contact details


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


Electoral history

Contested (Labour) Harwich 1970 general election. Expelled as Lab candidate for North Norfolk 1973. Contested (Liberal) Saffron Walden 1977 by-election and 1979 general election and (Liberal/Alliance) Gainsborough 1983 general election

Lords career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Home Office (ID Cards Bill and Charities Bill) 2005-06; On leave of absence 2006-10

Councils, public bodies

Appointments Commissioner, Press Complaints Commission 2005-10

Political interests

Voluntary sector, legal services, magistracy, citizenship, crime/punishment, libertarian issues, rural/country town problems, theatre/arts, tourism, heritage matters

Countries of interest

Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, Israel-Palestine, Syria

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Phillips of Sudbury, of Sudbury in the County of Suffolk 1998

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Non-executive Director, Faraday Underwriting Ltd

Non-executive Director, Faraday Reinsurance Co Limited

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Trustee, Age Concern Funeral Trust

Consultant, Bates, Wells and Braithwaite LLP (London)

Consultant, Bates, Wells and Braithwaite (Sudbury)

5: Land and property

Properties in Sudbury and Wells-next-the-Sea

8 acre wood, Arger Fenn, Suffolk

6: Sponsorship

Secretary partly provided by Bates, Wells & Braithwaite for non-legal work, including parliamentary activities

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, Suffolk

President, Citizenship Foundation (a charity)

President, Solicitors Pro Bono Group (a charity)

Trustee, Phillips Fund (a charity)

President, Sudbury Society (a charity)