Lord Soley

Clive Soley

Clive Soley



Address as

Lord Soley

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5118


Electoral history

MP (Labour) for Hammersmith North 1979-83, for Hammersmith 1983-97, for Ealing, Acton and Shepherds Bush 1997-2005

Parliamentary career

Opposition Spokesperson for: Northern Ireland 1982-85, Home Affairs 1985-87, Housing and Local Government 1987-89, Housing and Planning 1989-92

Party groups

Chair: Labour Campaign for Criminal Justice 1983-97, Parliamentary Labour Party 1997-2001; Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 1998-2001; Chair, London Selection Board for Labour candidate for Mayor 1999

Select committees

Chair Northern Ireland Affairs 1995-97

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Hammersmith and Fulham Council 1974-78; Chair: Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal, Arab-Jewish Forum; Campaign director, Future Heathrow 2005-10

International bodies

International Observer at: First national elections in Mongolia 1990, Peruvian general election 1995; Leader, Westminster Foundation Group to Kosovo 1999

Political interests

Environment, civil liberties, Northern Ireland, foreign policy

Countries of interest

China, South East Asia

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Soley, of Hammersmith in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham 2005

Register of Interests

7: Overseas visits

Visit to Abu Dhabi, June 2011; air fare and 3 nights' accommodation paid for by Zayed University

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director, Good Governance Foundation CIC (a Community Interest Company; unremunerated at present but may be remunerated at a future date)

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Chairman, Arab-Jewish Forum (registered charity)

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chairman, Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal (registered charity)