Lord Truscott

Peter Truscott

Peter Truscott



Address as

Lord Truscott

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3241


Electoral history

Contested Torbay (Labour) 1992 general election

Lords career

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Energy and Government Spokesperson, Department of Trade and Industry 2006-07; Ministry of Defence Liaison Peer 2005-06; Suspended from membership May-November 2009

Party groups

Member, NEC Domestic and International Policy Sub-committee 1997-99; National Labour Party Membership Champion 1997-; Formerly member, Co-operative Party

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Colchester Borough Council 1988-92

International bodies

Election expert, Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe 1995, 1996, 1999, 2003

Political interests

Foreign affairs, defence, energy, international trade

Countries of interest

Russia and former Soviet Union, EU

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Truscott, of St James's in the City of Westminster 2004

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Non-executive Director and Strategic Consultant, Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd

Director, Energy Enterprises Ltd (strategic advice consultancy)

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Associate Partner and Adviser, Opus Executive Partners (head hunters)

Strategic Consultant, African Minerals Limited

Strategic Consultant & Member of Advisory Board, VAL Energy (private oil & gas company)

4: Shareholdings (b)

African Petroleum Corporation Limited (energy)

Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd

African Minerals Ltd

5: Land and property

Residential property in London from which rental income is received

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Parliamentary Ambassador for the Russian Federation and Former Soviet Union, British Council

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI); member RUSI International Advisory Board