Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Renton of Mount Harry


Ronald Renton



Joined the Lords

9 June 1997

Contact details


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

External/Private Office

External/Private Office
Tel: 01273 473 404; 07787 153 082


UK Parliament

Post Date
Minister of State (Ministry for the Arts) 1990-92
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip) 1989-90
Minister of State (Home Office) 1987-89
Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) 1985-87
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) 1984-85
Committee House Date
EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy Lords 2012-
Constitution Committee (L) Lords 2010-12
EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions Lords 2009-12
EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade Lords 2007-09
Information Committee (L) Lords 2006-10
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2003-06
EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture Lords 2003-06
EU Sub-Committee D Lords 2002-03
EU Sub-Committee A Commons 1997-01
National Heritage Commons 1996-97
Nationalised Industries: Sub-Committee E Commons 1978-79
Nationalised Industries: Sub-Committee B Commons 1978-79
Nationalised Industries Commons 1978-79
Constituency Date
Mid Sussex 1974-97

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman British Council 1992-97

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Director Australia and New Zealand Banking Group 1967-76

Public life

Post Organisation Date
President South Downs Joint Committee 2005-10
President Roedean School Council 1998-05

Member's focus

Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs
Economy and finance
Energy and environment
European Union
Outer Hebrides

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Partnership (with wife and son), vineyard, Sussex
  • 5: Land and property

    • Farmland and vineyard in Sussex owned jointly with wife, including residential properties
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • President, Friends of Anne of Cleves House
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • President, Federation of Sussex Amenity Societies