Lord Stewartby

Ian Stewart

Ian Stewart



Address as

Lord Stewartby

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6418
Fax: 020 7821 6455


Electoral history

Contested North Hammersmith 1970 general election. MP (Conservative) for Hitchin 1974-83, for Hertfordshire North 1983-92

Parliamentary career

Opposition Spokesperson for the Banking Bill 1978-79; PPS to Geoffrey Howe as Chancellor of the Exchequer 1979-83; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Procurement), Ministry of Defence 1983; Economic Secretary to the Treasury 1983-87; Minister of State: Armed Forces, MoD 1987-88, Northern Ireland Office 1988-89

Councils, public bodies

Director, British Numismatic Society 1965-75; Numismatic adviser, National Art Collections Fund 1989-; Chair: British Academy Committee for the Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles 1993-2003, Treasure Valuation Committee 1996-2001

Political interests

Financial markets, tax, charities, foreign affairs, defence

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Stewartby, of Portmoak in the District of Perth and Kinross 1992

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Author of book on English Coins 1180-1551 (published 2009); royalties

4: Shareholdings (b)

Standard Chartered plc (banking)

Diploma plc (distributor)

Throgmorton Trust plc (investment trust)

Amlin plc (insurance)

Scottish Investment Trust plc

Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Vice President, the Stewart Society

President, Sir Halley Stewart Trust