Lord Ryder of Wensum

Richard Ryder

Richard Ryder



Address as

Lord Ryder

Contact details


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


Electoral history

Contested Gateshead East February and October 1974 general elections. MP (Conservative) for Norfolk Mid 1983-97

Parliamentary career

PPS to: John Moore as Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1984, Geoffrey Howe as Foreign Secretary 1984-86; Government Whip 1986-88; Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1988-89; HM Treasury: Economic Secretary 1989-90, Paymaster General July-November 1990; Government Chief Whip 1990-95

Councils, public bodies

BBC Governors: Vice-chair 2002-04, Acting chair 2004-

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Ryder of Wensum, of Wensum in the County of Norfolk 1997

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Great Bradley Farms Company

Great Bradley Estate Limited

Inkerman Group (business risk & corporate intelligence)

Navigator Land LLP

4: Shareholdings (b)

Great Bradley Farms Company

4: Shareholdings (a)

Great Bradley Estate Limited

5: Land and property

Land in East Anglia, including residential and commercial properties

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chairman, Institute of Cancer Research, University of London

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chairman, UCANDOIT (registered charity)