Lord Eames

Lord Eames

Full title

The Rt Rev. the Lord Eames OM


Robert Eames



Joined the Lords

25 August 1995

Contact details


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

External/Private Office

3 Downshire Crescent, Hillsborough, County Down, BT26 6DD
Tel: 028 92 689913


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (L) (formerly Merits Committee) Lords 2012-
Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee Lords 2010-12
Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) Lords 2009-
Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (L) Lords 2007-
EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection Lords 2007-12
Works of Art Committee (L) Lords 2002-05

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland Anglican Church 1986-06
Bishop of Down and Dromore Anglican Church 1980-86
Bishop of Derry and Raphoe Anglican Church 1975-80
Rector of Gilnahirk and Rector of St Mark's, Dundela Anglican Church 1966-74
Law researcher and Lecturer Queen's University Law School, Belfast 1960-63

Member's focus

Asylum, immigration and nationality
Communities and Families
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
International affairs
Parliament, government and politics
Foreign affairs
Northern Ireland
Republic of Ireland
Middle East
Northern Ireland
North Korea
United States

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Occasional broadcasting and newspaper activities
    • Receipt of church pension as former Archbishop of Armagh
  • 5: Land and property

    • Part-ownership of small shops in east Belfast
  • 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)

    • Member of Independent Commission on the Future of Policing, chaired by Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington