Lord Howard of Lympne

Lord Howard of Lympne

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Howard of Lympne CH QC

Name

Michael Howard

Party/group

Conservative

Joined the Lords

13 July 2010

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
Leader of the Conservative Party 2003-05
Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition 2003-05
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer 2001-03
Shadow Secretary of State 1997-99
Home Secretary 1993-97
Secretary of State for Environment 1992-93
Secretary of State for Employment 1990-92
Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Housing) 1989-90
Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Planning) 1988-89
Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Local Government) 1987-88
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) 1985-87
Committee House Date
Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) Commons 2009-10
Constituency Date
Folkestone & Hythe 1983-10

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Chairman, Entrée Gold Inc (exploration and mining)
    • Non-executive Chairman, Soma Oil & Gas Holdings Limited
    • Non-executive Director, Soma Oil & Gas Exploration Limited
    • Non-executive Director, Soma Management Limited
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Queen's Counsel (non-practising)
    • Member, House of Lords Appointments Commission
    • Occasional newspaper articles and television appearances
    • Member, Advisory Board, Orca Exploration Group Inc (explores for and produces natural gas)
    • Advisory Board Member, Tetronics International Ltd
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Luup NV (independent provider of mobile payment solutions)
    • Entrée Gold Inc (exploration and mining)
    • Orca Exploration Group Inc (explores for and produces natural gas)
    • Soma Oil & Gas Holdings Limited
    • Tetronics International Limited (supplier of direct current plasma arc systems)
  • 5: Land and property

    • Flat in London SW1 from which rental income is received
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Assilah, Morocco, 11-15 August 2014, with wife to attend environmental conference; my fares and our accommodation and meals were paid for by the Assilah Foundation
  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • Honorary Membership, Carlton Club
    • Honorary Membership, Pratt's Club
    • Honorary Membership, Buck's Club
    • Guest lecturer, accompanied by wife, on cruise on Queen Elizabeth, 4-18 March 2014, operated by Cunard; hospitality and flights provided
    • Guest of Conservative Middle East Council at Gala Lunch given by Conservative Middle East Council, 19 June 2014
    • Guest Lecturer, accompanied by wife, on cruise on Queen Mary 2, 16-24 October 2014, operated by Cunard; hospitality and flights provided
  • 9: Miscellaneous financial interests

    • Member of various racehorse-owning syndicates
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Member, Advisory Board, Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chairman, Hospice UK (formerly Help the Hospices)
    • Trustee, Council of Christians and Jews
    • Chairman, UK-Japan 21st Century Group
    • Trustee, Atlantic Partnership