Lord Empey

Reg Empey

Reg Empey


Ulster Unionist Party

Address as

Lord Empey

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353


Electoral history

Contested (UUP) Belfast East 1997 and 2005 and (Ulster Conservatives and Unionists) South Antrim 2010 general elections

Party groups

Member, UUP Negotiating Team: Brooke-Mayhew Talks 1991, Castle Building Talks 1996-98; Ulster Unionist Council: Vice-president 1996-2004; Leader, Ulster Unionist Party 2005-10

Councils, public bodies

Belfast City Council: Councillor 1985-2010, Mayor 1989, 1993; Member, Police Authority of Northern Ireland 1992-2001

International bodies

Member, EU Committee of the Regions 1994-2002

Political interests

Economic policy, education, UK-US relations, EU, small and medium-sized enterprises

Countries of interest

Canada, India, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Empey, of Shandon in the City and County of Belfast 2011

Register of Interests

4: Shareholdings (a)

Knockvale Estates Limited (buys/sells/rents property)

5: Land and property

Apartment in Belfast BT4 from which rental income is received

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director, Knockvale Estates Ltd (buys/sells/rents property)