Earl of Sandwich

Earl of Sandwich

Full title

The Earl of Sandwich


John Montagu



Joined the Lords

26 April 1995

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 3882
Fax: 0207 219 5979

External/Private Office

Tel: Urgent messages: 01308 862645


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs Lords 2013-
EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection Lords 2012-13
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2010-
EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions Lords 2009-12
Constitution Committee (L) Lords 2005-06
Information Committee (L) Lords 2002-04
Library and Computers Sub Committee Lords 2001-02
Standing Orders (Private Bills) Committee (L) Lords 1999-04

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Chair or Clerk Mapperton Parish Meeting 1980-10

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Freelance writer and editor Save the Children; CARE International 1986-95
Joint Administrator Mapperton Gardens and Estate, Beaminster, Dorset 1982-
Information and Research Officer Christian Aid 1974-86

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Board Member Christian Aid 1999-04
Council Member Anti-Slavery International 1997-06
President Samuel Pepys Club 1985-

Member's focus

Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs
Arts and heritage
Asylum, immigration and nationality
European Union
Health services and medicine
International affairs.
West Dorset
Huntingdon and Cambridge.
South Asia
Southern Africa

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Earl of Sandwich Licensed Co Ltd (food manufacturing and trading)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Regular earned income from life tenancy of agricultural estate in West Dorset
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Earl of Sandwich Licensed Co Ltd (food manufacturing and trading)
  • 5: Land and property

    • Life tenant of agricultural estate in West Dorset including residential property, visitor attractions and woodland
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member of Advisory Board, British College, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • President, Samuel Pepys Club
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Adviser, Christian Aid
    • Adviser, Anti-Slavery International
    • Adviser, Save the Children
    • Adviser, CARE International