Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Full title

The Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts CBE


Robin Hodgson



Joined the Lords

7 June 2000

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 8526; Fax: 020 7219 1903

External/Private Office

PA: Lisa Holsgrove
Tel: 020 7901 1760


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2014-
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Lords 2014-14
Soft Power Committee Lords 2013-14
Special Public Bill Committee Lords 2012-12
EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection Lords 2012-
Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill [HL] Lords 2011-11
EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs Lords 2007-12
Constituency Date
Walsall North 1976-79

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Official Reviewer Charities Act 2006 2011-
Deputy Chairman Conservative Party 1995-00

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman CMS Ltd 2014-
Chairman Tenet Group (Independent Financial Advisors) 2008-
Chairman RFIB Group Ltd 2007-
Chairman Nova Capital Management 2002-
Director Marstons PLC 2002-14
Chairman Johnson Bros and Co 1979-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Armed Forces Charity Advisory Committee 2009-
President NCVO 2009-13
President National Council for Voluntary Organisations 2007-
Trustee St Peter's College Oxford 2000-
Director Securities and Futures Authority 1991-01

Member's focus

Asylum, immigration and nationality
Business, industry and consumers
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Economy and finance
Charitable and voluntary sector
West Midlands

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Chairman, RFIB Group Ltd (insurance and reinsurance brokerage)
    • Chairman, Johnson Bros & Co Ltd, Walsall (investment company; the Member's remuneration from Nova Capital Management is paid to Johnson Bros & Co Ltd (see category 4(a))
    • Chairman, Nova Capital Management
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • Johnson Bros & Co Ltd, Walsall (investment company; jointly with wife)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Nova Capital Management (private equity)
    • Bank of Ireland (banking)
    • Royal Dutch Shell plc (oil)
    • Whitbread plc (hotels and restaurants)
    • AstraZeneca plc (pharmaceuticals)
    • Barclays plc (banking)
  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • A day’s visit to the England v Australia ODI cricket match at the Ageas Bowl, Hampshire (16 September 2013) as a guest of Paris Smith
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Official Reviewer of the Charities Act 2006, appointed by the Minister for the Cabinet Office
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Trustee, St Peter's College, Oxford
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Trustee, Leamington Fund
    • Trustee, Fair Trials International
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chairman, Advisory Committee, Armed Forces Charity
    • President, Ludlow and District Beekeepers' Association