Lord Roberts of Conwy

Wyn Roberts

Wyn Roberts

Party

Conservative

Address as

Lord Roberts

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 2410
robertsw@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

MP (Conservative) for Conwy 1970-97

Parliamentary career

PPS to Peter Thomas as Secretary of State for Wales 1970-74; Opposition Spokesperson for Welsh Affairs 1974-79; Welsh Office: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1979-87, Minister of State 1987-94

Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for: Welsh Affairs 1997-2007, Home Office 2002-04

Party groups

President, Welsh Conservative Clubs 1991-2003

Councils, public bodies

Member, Royal National Eisteddfod Gorsedd of Bards; President, University of Wales College of Medicine 1997-2004; Vice-President, Cardiff University 2004-07

International bodies

Life Member, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Political interests

Education, health, training, tourism, small businesses, transport, economics, conservation, Welsh affairs

Countries of interest

Germany, Ghana, Russia

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Roberts of Conwy, of Talyfan in the County of Gwynedd 1997

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Occasional fees for broadcasting and journalism in Welsh media: BBC Wales; ITV Wales; S4C; Welsh press and periodicals