Lord Howe of Aberavon

Lord Howe of Aberavon

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Howe of Aberavon CH QC


Richard Howe



Joined the Lords

30 June 1992

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979


UK Parliament

Post Date
Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (Privy Council Office) 1989-90
Deputy Prime Minister, Lord President of the Council (Cabinet Office) (with special responsibility for political and constitutional reform) 1989-90
Foreign Secretary 1983-89
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1979-83
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer 1975-79
Shadow Secretary of State 1974-75
Minister of State (Trade & Consumer Affairs) 1972-74
Solicitor-General 1970-72
Committee House Date
Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (L) Lords 2006-13
Constitutional Reform Bill Lords 2004-04
Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) Lords 2002-05
House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) Lords 2002-05
Privileges (Chair) Commons 1989-90
Privileges Commons 1989-90
Televising of Proceedings of the House (Chair) Commons 1989-89
Televising of Proceedings of the House Commons 1989-89
House of Commons (Services) (Chair) Commons 1989-90
House of Commons (Services) Commons 1989-90
Constituency Date
East Surrey 1974-92
Reigate 1970-74
Bebington 1964-66

Register of Interests

  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Olim UK Equity Trust Income (unit trust) owned jointly with wife
    • Treasury 2.5% IDX-LKD STK 16/4/2020 GBP100 owned jointly with wife
    • Tesco plc (retail) owned jointly with wife
    • United Utilities Group plc (water and waste water) owned jointly with wife
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Bencher, Middle Temple
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Vice President, Trading Standards Institute
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Rajiv Ghandi Foundation
    • President, Great Britain-China Centre
    • President, Russian European Trust