Lord Redesdale

Rupert Mitford

Rupert Mitford


Liberal Democrat

Address as

Lord Redesdale

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 4342


Lords career

First entered House of Lords 1991; Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: Overseas Development 1994-99, Northern Ireland 1999, Tourism 2000, International Development 2000-01, Defence 2001-05, Energy 2005-09; Agriculture 2006-09; Contested Lord Speaker elections 2006, 2011

Political interests

Environment, archaeology, development

Countries of interest


Name, style and title

Created a life peer as Baron Mitford, of Redesdale in the County of Northumberland 2000

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Chairman, Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association

Non-executive Director, Watertight International

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Associate, Cbig Ltd (carbon consultancy)

Member of Advisory Council, Qatar Computing Research Institute

Chairman, Carbon Management Association

Chairman, 67 Pall Mall Limited (fine wines)

City of London College

3: Clients

As Chairman, Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association, I advise members of the Association on government policy on anaerobic digestion

5: Land and property

Redesdale Estate, Northumberland, including farmland and commercial and residential property

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director, BestBarNone Ltd (alcohol-related disorder charity)

10: Non-financial interests (c)

Board Member, York Archaeological Trust

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Chair, Red Squirrel Protection Partnership