Lord Tomlinson

John Tomlinson

John Tomlinson



Address as

Lord Tomlinson

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3770


Electoral history

MP (Labour) for Meriden 1974-79

Parliamentary career

PPS to Harold Wilson as Prime Minister 1975-76; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1976-79; Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Overseas Development 1977-79

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Sheffield City Council 1963-67; Dartford Borough Council: Councillor 1970-74, Deputy Leader

International bodies

House of Lords Representative on Convention on Future of Europe 2002-03; Member Parliamentary Assembly: Council of Europe, Western European Union

Political interests

Finance, Europe, international development, foreign policy

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Tomlinson, of Walsall in the County of West Midlands 1998

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chairman, Advisory Panel, London School of Commerce (also, of its two associated Schools: School of Technology & Management; and School of Business & Law)

Higher Education College, in partnership with the University of Wales Institute Cardiff, University of East London and University of Gloucestershire

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chairman, Association of Business Executives

Chair, Board of Governors, Anglia Ruskin University

Chairman, Association of Business Education

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Chairman, Association of Independent Higher Education Providers

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Foundation for Management Education

Trustee, Combating Poverty Through Education