Lord Brittan of Spennithorne

Lord Brittan of Spennithorne

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Brittan of Spennithorne QC

Name

Leon Brittan

Party/group

Conservative

Joined the Lords

9 February 2000

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
European Commissioner 1995-99
Vice-President, European Commission 1989-93
European Commissioner 1989-99
President of the Board of Trade 1985-86
Home Secretary 1983-85
Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1981-83
Minister of State (Home Office) 1979-81
Constituency Date
Richmond (Yorks) 1983-88
Cleveland & Whitby 1974-83

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
President Richmond (Yorkshire) Conservative Association 2011-

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Vice-Chairman UBS Investment Bank 2000-14
Vice President and Commissioner European Commission 1989-99

Member's focus

Policy
Business, industry and consumers
Economy and finance
European Union
International affairs
Parliament, government and politics
World
China
European Union
Far East
Japan

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Adviser, Teijin Advisory Board (conglomerate)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • C F Ruffer Absolute Return Fund
    • SG Hambros Bank Ltd (discretionary and advisory investment portfolios)