Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Jenkin of Roding

Name

Charles Jenkin

Party/group

Conservative

Joined the Lords

3 November 1987

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6966
Fax: 020 7219 5979
jenkinp@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
Secretary of State for Environment 1983-85
Secretary of State for Industry 1981-83
Secretary of State for Health and Social Security 1979-81
Shadow Secretary of State 1976-79
Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) 1974-76
Minister of State (Department of Energy) 1974-74
Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1972-74
Financial Secretary (HM Treasury) 1970-72
Committee House Date
Science and Technology Committee (L) Lords 2010-12
Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2007-07
Sub-Committee I Lords 1998-01
Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 Lords 1998-01
Science and Technology Committee (L) Lords 1997-01
Finance and Staff Sub Committee Lords 1992-94
House of Lords Offices Committee Lords 1990-93
Constituency Date
Wanstead & Woodford 1964-87

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
President Foundation for Science and Technology 2008-
Chairman Foundation for Science and Technology 1997-08
President Greater London Area Conservatives 1989-93
President Conservative Political Centre 1982-85
Chairman of Housing Hornsey Borough Council 1962-63
Local Councillor Hornsey Borough Council 1960-63

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Adviser Thames Estuary, Airport Co. Ltd 1992-14
Chairman Friends Provident Life Office 1988-98
Administrative Officer The Distillers Co., Industrial Division (Chemicals and Plastics) 1957-70
Barrister-at-Law The Bar 1952-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
President Association for Science Education 2002-03
Chairman Westfield College Trust, Queen Mary College, University of London 1989-00
Council and Deputy Chairman Imperial Cancer Research Fund 1987-97
Council Member Guide Dogs for the Blind 1987-97

Member's focus

Policy
Business, industry and consumers
Economy and finance
Employment and training
Energy
Parliament, government and politics
Science and technology
Local Government
UK
Essex
London
West Highlands of Scotland
World
Finland
Japan

Register of Interests

  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • President, Foundation for Science and Technology
    • Trustee, BURA Charitable Trust (British Urban Regeneration Association)
    • Vice President, Local Government Association
    • Governor, Clifton College, Bristol
    • Fellow, Queen Mary College, University of London