Lord Harris of Haringey

Lord Harris of Haringey

Full title

The Lord Harris of Haringey


Toby Harris



Joined the Lords

5 August 1998

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 8513
Fax: 0207 219 5979

External/Private Office


Web & Social media


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee (Chairman) Lords 2013-13
Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee Lords 2013-13
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Lords 2010-14
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Lords 2010-10
Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 Lords 2006-07
Finance and Staff Sub Committee Lords 1999-02

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Chair Labour Peers' Group 2012-
Leader, Labour Group London Assembly 2000-04
Chair Labour Group, Local Government Association 1995-04
Member Labour Party National Policy Forum 1992-04
Leader Haringey Council 1987-99
Member Haringey Council 1978-02
National Chair Young Fabians 1976-77
Chair Cambridge University Labour Club 1973-73

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman Toby Harris Associates 1998-
Director Association of Community Health Councils for England and Wales 1987-98
Deputy Director Electricity Consumers’ Council 1979-87
Economics Division Bank of England 1975-79

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chair Independent Review of Self-inflicted Deaths of Young People in Prison 2014-
Chair National Trading Standards Board 2013-
Chair, Advisory Council City Security and Resilience Networks 2010-
Chair Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody 2009-
Chair The Freedom Trust 2009-
Member Police Counter Terrorism Board 2007-12
Home Secretary’s Representative Metropolitan Police Authority 2004-12
Chair Metropolitan Police Authority 2000-04
Non-Executive Director London Ambulance Service NHS Trust 1998-05
Chair Wembley National Stadium Trust 1996-
Chair Association of London Government 1995-00
Member Committee of the Regions of the European Union 1994-02

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Communities and families
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Health services and medicine
Homeland security
Information security
Science and technology
European Union

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Director, KMD Capital Ltd
    • Non-executive Director, DMA Ltd
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chair, Toby Harris Associates (public affairs advice, mentoring and support)
    • Chair, Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody
    • Public Policy Exchange (fees for occasional lectures, etc)
    • Chair, National Trading Standards Board
  • 3: Clients

    • Toby Harris Associates' clients include: Lockheed Martin UK; UKB Networks
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Member of Board, Cyber Security Challenge UK
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chair, Wembley National Stadium Trust
    • Chair, Freedom Charity Trust
    • Chairman of Advisory Council, City Security and Resilience Networks