Lord Baker of Dorking

Lord Baker of Dorking

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Baker of Dorking CH


Kenneth Baker



Joined the Lords

16 June 1997

Contact details

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


UK Parliament

Post Date
Home Secretary 1990-92
Party Chair, Conservative Party 1989-90
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1989-90
Secretary of State for Education and Science 1986-89
Secretary of State for Environment 1985-86
Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Local Government) 1984-85
Minister of State (Industry & Information Technology) 1983-84
Minister of State (Department of Industry) 1981-83
Parliamentary Secretary (Civil Service Department) 1972-74
Committee House Date
House Committee (L) Lords 2007-12
Information Committee (L) Lords 2002-06
Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee Commons 1979-80
Treasury & Civil Service Commons 1979-81
Procedure Committee Commons 1978-83
Constituency Date
Mole Valley 1983-97
St Marylebone 1970-83
Acton 1968-70

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Culture, media and sport
Economy and finance
Employment and training
Parliament, government and politics
Skills Training
North East England
South East England.
United States

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Deputy Chairman, Genting UK plc (leisure & gaming) and its subsidiary Genting Ibico
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chairman, Trilantic Capital Partners' European Merchant Banking Advisory Council (EMBAC)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Director & Trustee, Booker Prize Foundation
    • Chairman & Trustee (unpaid), Baker-Dearing Educational Trust
    • Chairman and Director (unpaid), Edge Foundation (vocational educational charity; private company limited by guarantee w/o share capital)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Trustee, Cartoon Art Trust
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Career Colleges Trust (educational charity)