Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield

Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield

Full title

The Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield


Peter Hennessy



Joined the Lords

8 November 2010

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 2014-
Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2011-12

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary, University of London (part-time)
    • In the current financial year I have received fees in excess of £1000 from the BBC, largely for work undertaken for BBC Radio 4
    • Consultant, BBC Class & Culture Series, Directors Cut Productions
    • In receipt of author's royalties from various works on British history
    • In receipt of an advance on royalties from Penguin as co-author of: "The Silent Deep: the Royal Navy Submarine Service since 1945"
    • In receipt of an advance on royalties from Penguin as author of: "No satisfaction: Britain in the 60s"
    • Monthly "Lion and Unicorn" column for The Tablet magazine
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Trustee, The Tablet magazine
    • Member, Chief of the Defence Staff's Strategic Advisory Panel
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member of the Sub-Committee (Governing Body), St Benet's Hall, Oxford
    • Member, Council of Reference, Westminster Abbey Institute
    • Member, BASIC Trident Commission (cross-party commission to examine the United Kingdom’s nuclear weapons policy and the issue of Trident renewal)
    • Member, Diplomatic Excellence External Panel
    • Member of the Panel for the Independent Surveillance Review (announced by the Deputy Prime Minister on 4 March 2014)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Member, No10 History Steering Group
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • President, Friends of the National Archives
    • Member, Management Council, Ditchley Foundation
    • Trustee, John Browne Charitable Trust
    • Trustee, Linacre Institute
    • Member of Advisory Board, Global Strategy Forum