Lord Bowness

Lord Bowness

Full title

The Lord Bowness CBE DL


Peter Bowness



Joined the Lords

17 January 1996

Contact details

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


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (L) (formerly Merits Committee) Lords 2014-
EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy Lords 2013-
EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (Chairman) Lords 2012-13
EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection Lords 2012-13
Human Rights (Joint Committee) Lords 2008-12
Intergovernmental Organisations Committee Lords 2007-08
EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (Chairman) Lords 2010-12
EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions Lords 2006-12
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2003-14
EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy Lords 2003-06
Human Rights (Joint Committee) Lords 2002-06
Committee on Chinook ZD 576 Lords 2001-02
EU Sub-Committee C Lords 2000-03

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Leader OSCE 2014-
Parliamentary Delegation OSCE 2007-
Leader of the Opposition Association of Metropolitan Authorities (AMA) 1982-94
Leader Croydon Council 1980-94
Mayor Croydon 1979-80
Chairman London Boroughs Association 1978-94
Deputy Chairman Association of Metropolitan Authorities (AMA) 1978-80
Leader Croydon Council 1976-79
Member Croydon Council 1968-98

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member United Kingdom delegation Committee of the Regions 1994-98
Member of the Bureau Member Institutional Affairs Commission, Transport & Telecommunications Commission 1994-98
Member-Appointed by Secretary of State National Training Taskforce (Creation of TECs) 1990-92
Member UK delegation Congress (formerly Standing Conference) of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe (Council of Europe) 1990-98
Member (Disposing of assets of GLC) London Residuary Body 1985-93
Member-Appointed by Secretary of State Audit Commission for England & Wales 1983-95

Member's focus

European Union
International Affairs
Local Government
Western Balkans

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Solicitor (non-practising)
    • Notary Public
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Consultant Notary Public, Streeter Marshall Solicitors of Croydon, Purley and Warlingham (no remuneration and no parliamentary activity)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Freehold Property Office of Croydon Central South Conservative Association
    • President, South London YMCA (housing)