Lord Richard

Ivor Richard

Ivor Richard

Party

Labour

Address as

Lord Richard

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 1495/020 7219 6158
richardi@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Contested South Kensington 1959 general election. MP (Labour) for Barons Court 1964-74

Parliamentary career

PPS to Denis Healey as Secretary of State for Defence 1966-67; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Army), Ministry of Defence 1969-70; Opposition Spokesperson for Broadcasting, Posts and Telecommunications 1970-71; Deputy Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs 1971-74

Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for: Home Office affairs 1990-92, The Civil Service 1992-97, European Affairs 1992-97, The Treasury and Economic Affairs 1992-93; Leader of the Opposition 1992-97; Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords 1997-98; Contested Lord Speaker election 2006

Councils, public bodies

Chair, Commission on the Powers and Electoral Management of the NAW 2002-04

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Richard, of Ammanford in the County of Dyfed 1990

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Chairman, World Trade Centre (London) Limited

Chairman, World Trade Centre (Holdings) Limited