Lord Shipley

Lord Shipley

Full title

The Lord Shipley OBE


John Shipley


Liberal Democrat

Joined the Lords

14 July 2010

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353
Fax: 0207 219 5979

Web & Social media


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Economic Affairs Committee (L) Lords 2010-

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Board Member One North East 2005-12
Councillor Newcastle City Council 2004-12
Parliamentary Candidate Liberal Democrats 1987-87
Parliamentary Candidate Liberal Democrats 1983-83
Parliamentary Candidate Liberal Democrats 1979-79
Councillor Newcastle City Council 1975-03
Parliamentary Candidate Liberal Democrats 1974-74

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Regional Director (North and Europe) The Open University 1997-05

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chair Prince’s Trust NE 2010-12
Chair Newcastle Theatre Royal Trust 2004-07

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Culture, media and sport
Economy and finance
Housing and planning
Parliament, government and politics
NE England
Eastern Europe

Register of Interests

  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Deputy Chair, Regional Growth Fund Independent Advisory Panel
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Vice President, Local Government Association
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chair, Audio Visual Arts North East (AVANE)
    • Vice President, National Energy Action Advisory Board