Lord Walton of Detchant

John Walton

John Walton



Address as

Lord Walton

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3102
Fax: 020 7219 5979


Councils, public bodies

Member, Medical Research Council 1974-78; President: British Medical Association 1980-82, General Medical Council 1982-89, Royal Society of Medicine 1984-86, Association of British Neurologists 1987-88

International bodies

World Federation of Neurology: First Vice-President 1987-89, President 1989-97

Political interests

Medicine, health, science, education

Countries of interest

Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Walton of Detchant, of Detchant in the County of Northumberland 1989

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Medical practitioner (retired neurologist; non-practicing)

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Member of Court, Newcastle University

10: Non-financial interests (e)

President, College of Occupational Therapists

President, Bamburgh Castle Golf Club

President, Neuroscience Research Foundation

President, Belford Development Trust

President, Belford Show

Vice President, Epilepsy Research Foundation

Vice President, Guideposts Trust

Vice President, Research Defence Society

Vice President, Parkinson's Disease Society

President, Durham and Newcastle Medical Graduates Association