Lord Desai

Meghnad Desai

Meghnad Desai



Address as

Lord Desai

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5066
Fax: 020 7219 5787


Lords career

Opposition Whip 1991-94; Opposition Spokesperson for: Health 1991-93, Treasury and Economic Affairs 1992-93; Contested Lord Speaker election 2011

International bodies

Member: Executive Committee, Inter-Parliamentary Union British Group 1995-2003, Marshall Aid Commission 1998-2002

Political interests

Economic policy, education, development

Countries of interest

Australia, Brazil, Bangladesh, Canada, China, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sri Lanka, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Desai, of St Clement Danes in the City of Westminster 1991

Register of Interests

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Osian Art Auctions, Mumbai, India