Lord Waldegrave of North Hill

Lord Waldegrave of North Hill

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Waldegrave of North Hill


William Waldegrave



Joined the Lords

28 July 1999

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979


UK Parliament

Post Date
Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1995-97
Secretary of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1994-95
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1992-94
Secretary of State for Health 1990-92
Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) 1988-90
Minister (Department of Environment) (Housing and Planning) 1987-88
Minister (Department of Environment) (Environment, Countryside and Planning) 1986-87
Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Local Government) 1985-86
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment) 1983-85
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Education and Science) 1981-83
Committee House Date
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Lords 2010-14
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Lords 2010-10
Home Affairs Committee Commons 1979-81
Constituency Date
Bristol West 1979-97

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Director Coutts & Co Ltd 2012-
Chairman Biotech Growth Trust plc 2012-
Non Executive Board Member Fleming Family and Partners 2008-
Non Executive Board Member Biotech Growth Trust 1998-
Chairman Henry Sotheran & Co Ltd 1998-
Director Waldegrave Farms Ltd 1975-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Royal Mint Advisory Committee 2011-
Provost Eton College 2009-
Chairman Rhodes Trust 2002-11
Chairman National Museum of Science and Industry 2002-10

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Chairman, Henry Sotheran & Co Ltd (fine books/prints)
    • Waldegrave Farms Ltd
    • Chairman, Biotech Growth Trust plc
    • Non-executive Board Member, Coutts & Co, a subsidiary of RBS (banking)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Provost, Eton College
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • Waldegrave Farms Ltd (tenant farming company)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Trustee, Wellington Resettled Estate
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Strawberry Hill Trust
    • Trustee, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor
    • Chair, Royal Mint Advisory Committee
    • Trustee, Strawberry Hill Collections Trust