Lord Elton

Lord Elton

Full title

The Lord Elton TD


Rodney Elton



Joined the Lords

13 May 1973

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3165; Fax: 020 7219 5979


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
EU Sub Committee B - Internal Market, Infrastructure and Employment Lords 2012-13
Conventions (Joint Committee) Lords 2006-06
Procedure Committee (L) Lords 2005-09
Constitution Committee (L) Lords 2002-06
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) Lords 2002-
House of Lords Offices Committee Lords 1999-02
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (L) Lords 1993-96
House of Lords Offices Committee Lords 1990-93
Procedure Committee (L) Lords 1988-91
House of Lords Offices Committee Lords 1982-87

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Parliamentary Candidate Loughborough Division and Leicestershire 1996-70
Deputy Chairman Association of Conservative Peers 1987-93
Minister of State Department of the Environment 1985-86
Minister of State Home Office 1984-85
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Home Office 1982-84
Parliamentary Under-Scretary of State Department of Health and Social Security 1981-82
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Northern Ireland 1979-81

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman Inquiry into Discipline in Schools (the "Elton Report") 1988-89
Director and Deputy Chairman Andry Montgomery Ltd 1987-05
Director Overseas Exhibitions Ltd and Building Trades Exhibitions Ltd 1977-79
Lecturer Bishop Lonsdale GL of Education 1969-72
Assistant Master Fairham Comprehensive School, Nottingham 1967-69
Assistant Master Loughborough Grammar School 1962-67

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Quality and Standards Committee of City and Guilds Institute of London 1999-04
Licensed Lay Minister Church of England, Diocese of Oxford 1998-
Trustee City Parochial Foundation and Trust for London 1991-97
Chairman Intermediate Treatment Fund 1990-93
Chairman Financial Intermediaries, Managers and Brokers Regulatory Association 1987-90

Member's focus

Communities and families
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Parliament, government and politics

Register of Interests

  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Licensed Lay Minister, Anglican Diocese of Oxford
    • Trustee, Samuel Gurney Foundation