Lord Lawson of Blaby

Lord Lawson of Blaby

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Lawson of Blaby


Nigel Lawson



Joined the Lords

1 July 1992

Contact details

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


UK Parliament

Post Date
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1983-89
Secretary of State for Energy 1981-83
Financial Secretary (HM Treasury) 1979-81
Committee House Date
Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (Joint Committee) Lords 2012-13
Economic Affairs Committee (L) Lords 2010-
Barnett Formula Committee Lords 2008-09
Economic Affairs Committee (L) Lords 2004-08
Public Accounts Committee Commons 1979-81
Constituency Date
Blaby 1974-92

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Special Policy Adviser Conservative Party HQ 1973-74
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (Sir Alec Douglas-Home) Conservative Party 1963-64

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Author “Memoirs of a Tory Radical” 2010-
Founding Chairman Global Warming Policy Foundation 2009-
Author “An Appeal to Reason: a cool look at global warming" 2008-
Chairman Oxford Investment Partners (OXIP) 2006-13
Author “The Nigel Lawson Diet Book” 1996-
President British Institute of Energy Economics 1995-03
Author “The View from No. 11” 1992-
Chairman Central Europe Trust Company Ltd 1990-12
Director Barclays Bank 1990-98
Author “The Power Game” 1976-
Fellow Nuffield College, Oxford 1972-73
Contributor The Times 1971-72
Contributor The Sunday Times and The Evening Standard 1970-71
Editor The Spectator 1966-70
Broadcaster BBC 1965-65
Columnist The Financial Times 1965-65
City Editor The Sunday Telegraph 1961-63
Editorial staff member The Financial Times 1956-60

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member of the Governing Body Westminster School 1999-05

Member's focus

Economy and finance
Energy and environment
Parliament, government and politics

Register of Interests

  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Chairman and Director, Global Warming Policy Forum
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Global Warming Policy Foundation