Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Jenkin of Roding


Charles Jenkin



Joined the Lords

3 November 1987

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6966
Fax: 020 7219 5979


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

Business, industry and consumers
Economy and finance
Employment and training
Parliament, government and politics
Science and technology
Local Government
West Highlands of Scotland

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