Earl of Courtown

James Stopford

James Stopford



Address as

Lord Courtown

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3129


Lords career

First entered House of Lords 1975. Sits as Baron Saltersford; Government Spokesperson for the Home Office, Scotland and Transport 1995-97; Government Whip 1995-97; Opposition Whip 1997-2000; Elected hereditary peer 1999-

Political interests

Agriculture, environment, property, landscape industry, West Country

Countries of interest

Switzerland, Ireland

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Cotswold Estates and Gardens Ltd (landscape and forestry contractors and consultants)

Chartered Surveyor (non-practising)

5: Land and property

Residual estate in Co Wexford, Ireland

7: Overseas visits

Visit to Switzerland and Liechtenstein, 26 May - 1 June 2011, with All Party British-Swiss and British-Liechtenstein Parliamentary Groups, to visit financial, political and business institutions; cost of travel, accommodation and subsistence met by Presence Switzerland, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, FDFA, and by Jeeves Group, Liechtenstein