Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Dixon-Smith

Full title

The Lord Dixon-Smith DL


Robert Dixon Smith



Joined the Lords

11 October 1993

Contact details

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


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Science and Technology Committee (L) Lords 2012-
Communications Committee (L) Lords 2010-11
Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I Lords 1996-98
Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 Lords 1994-96
Science and Technology Committee (L) Lords 1994-98
EU Sub-Committee C Lords 1994-96

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Director, RW Dixon Smith (Houchins) Ltd (farming company)
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • The Member has an 18 per cent holding as Non-executive Chairman of Gateway 120 Limited (see category 5)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Vodafone Group plc
  • 5: Land and property

    • The Member owns land in Essex east of Coggeshall and east of Braintree; some 180 acres of this land is placed in Gateway 120 Limited for the purposes of development, giving the Member a holding of 18 per cent in that company; the development is a major undertaking but the Member is not himself concerned with the day-to-day work of development and has no personal clients
  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • As a member of the Lords and Commons Cigar Club I receive regular hospitality and invitations to events during the course of the calendar year which together amount to more than £140 and all of which are paid for by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Non-executive Chairman, Gateway 120 Limited (see category 5)