Lord Rennard

Christopher Rennard

Christopher Rennard


Liberal Democrat

Address as

Lord Rennard

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6717
Fax: 020 7219 2458


Lords career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: Communities and Local Government 2009-10, Constitutional Affairs 2009-10

Councils, public bodies

Vice-President, Local Government Association 2011-12

International bodies

Member: Inter-Parliamentary Union, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Rennard, of Wavertree in the County of Merseyside 1999

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Rennard & McTegart Ltd (company set up with wife providing management, campaign, communications and fund-raising consultancy with occasional fees also from speech making, broadcasting, writing and articles)

3: Clients

The Member provides some public affairs advice to the British Healthcare Trade Association via the above company

7: Overseas visits

Visit to Brussels, 26-27 May 2011, to attend Forum of Climate Parliament; fares and accommodation paid for by Climate Parliament

Visit to Rome, 23-25 September 2011, as guest of the British Council to attend Pontignano Conference 2011 with British and Italian parliamentarians, business people, academics, journalists and other opinion formers; cost of travel, accommodation and meals met by British Council

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director, British Healthcare Trades Association

Chair, Commission on the Big Society (on behalf of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations)

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Vice President, Local Government Association

Member, Advisory Board of Magna Carta Institute (Brunel University)

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Trustee and Director, Action on Smoking and Health

Director, Make Votes Count