Lord Balfe

Lord Balfe

Full title

The Lord Balfe

Name

Richard Balfe

Party/group

Conservative

Joined the Lords

19 September 2013

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 8710
richard.balfe@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs Lords 2014-

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
MEP European Parliament 1979-04
Member Greater London Council 1973-77

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Member Actuarial and Technical Committee CERN PFGB 2011-17
Member Pension Fund Governing Board CERN 2009-14
Chairman Anglian Community Leisure 2007-13
Trained Private Commercial Mediator 2005-
Chairman European Parliament Members Pension Fund 1994-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
President Cambridge Conservative Association 2014-
Trade Union Envoy Conservative Party 2010-13
Trade Union Envoy for David Cameron 2007-10
President Tottenham Conservative Association 2005-13

Member's focus

Policy
Defence
European Union
Health services and medicine
International affairs
Social security and pensions
UK
East Anglia
London
World
Australasia
Canada
Hong Kong
North America
Taiwan
Turkey

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Specialist Director, CERN Pension Fund; a fee is paid per meeting attended plus travel, hotel and any incidental expenses
    • Speaking engagement, 12 May 2014; chaired Annual Debate of Law Debenture UK
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • One of Member's ISAs has a registrable investment in pharmaceuticals
  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • Guest of BALPA at their annual dinner, 6 November 2014, at Heathrow; cost of dinner and one night's accommodation met by BALPA
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Chairman, European Parliament Members' Pension Fund
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Member of General Committee, Reform Club