Lord Temple-Morris

Peter Temple-Morris

Peter Temple-Morris

Party

Labour

Address as

Lord Temple-Morris

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 4181
Fax: 020 7219 6388
templemorrisp@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Contested (Conservative) Newport 1964 and 1966, and Norwood Lambeth 1970 general elections. MP for Leominster February 1974-2001 (Conservative February 1974 to October 1997, Independent October 1997 to June 1998, Labour October 1998-2001)

Parliamentary career

PPS to Norman Fowler as Minister of Transport 1979

Party groups

Chair, Cambridge University Conservative Association 1961; Society of Conservative Lawyers: Member, executive committee 1968-71, 1990-97, Chair 1995-97; Chair, Bow Group Standing Committee on Home Affairs 1975-80

Councils, public bodies

Member, governing council, Malvern College 1978-2002; Chevalier du Tastevin (Chat. de Vougeot) 1988-; Chair, Lords and Commons Solicitors Group 1992-97; President, Iran Society Council 1995-2009; Member, advisory council, British Institute of Persian Studies 1997-2009; Jurade De St Emilion 1999-; Chair, British-Iranian Chamber of Commerce 2002-04; President, St Catharine's College, Cambridge Society 2004; Reform Club: Committee member 2007-, Chair, Wine Committee 2008-10; Member, Lord Chancellor's Advisory Committee on National Records and Archives 2008-09

International bodies

Executive British Branch of Inter-Parliamentary Union: Member 1977-97, Chair 1982-85; Member, Parliamentary Delegation to United Nations 1980, 1984 (leader); Vice-chair, GB-USSR Association 1985-93; Hon. Vice-President, United Nations Association 1987-2005; British-Irish Parliamentary Body: Founding Co-chair 1990-97, Member 1997-2005; Vice-chair, GB-Russia and Eastern Europe Centre 1993-98; Commonwealth Parliamentary Association: Member, executive 1994-98, Vice-chair 1996

Political interests

Foreign affairs, Irish affairs, European Union, constitutional and legal affairs

Countries of interest

Iran, Middle East, Netherlands

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Temple-Morris, of Llandaff in the County of South Glamorgan and of Leominister in the County of Herefordshire 2001

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Consultant Solicitor, Moon Beever Solicitors (standard legal consultancy agreement)

Special Adviser, Ashford Holdings SA (legal and general advice to international construction industry insurance group)