Lord Henley

Oliver Eden

Oliver Eden



Address as

Lord Henley

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3108


Lords career

First entered House of Lords 1977. Sits as Baron Northington; Government Whip 1989; Government Spokesperson for Health 1989; Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department of Social Security 1989-93, Department of Employment 1993-94, Ministry of Defence 1994-95; Minister of State, Department of Education and Employment 1995-97; Opposition Spokesperson for: Defence 1997, Education and Employment 1997, Treasury 1997-98, Home Affairs 1997-98, Constitutional Affairs 1998-99, Elected hereditary peer 1999-; Opposition Chief Whip 1998-2001; Deputy Speaker 1999-2001; Deputy Chairman of Committees 1999-2001; Opposition Spokesperson for: Cabinet Office June 1999-2000, Legal Affairs 2003-07, Constitutional Affairs 2005-07, Home Affairs 2006-07, Justice 2007-10; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Government Spokesperson, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2010-11; Government Spokesperson: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 2011, Home Office 2011-; Minister of State for Crime Prevention and Anti-Social Behaviour Reduction, Home Office 2011-

Party groups

Penrith and the Border Conservative Association: Chair 1987-89, President 1989-94

Councils, public bodies

President, Cumbria Association of Local Councils 1981-89; Councillor, Cumbria County Council 1986-89

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

In receipt of ministerial salary

5: Land and property

Agricultural land in Cumbria, including residential properties