Lord Lee of Trafford

Lord Lee of Trafford

Full title

The Lord Lee of Trafford DL


John Lee


Liberal Democrat

Joined the Lords

26 May 2006

Contact details

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


UK Parliament

Post Date
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment) 1986-89
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Procurement) 1983-86
Committee House Date
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Lords 2010-14
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Lords 2010-10
Refreshment Committee (L) Lords 2007-12
EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market Lords 2006-07
Defence Committee Commons 1990-92
Constituency Date
Pendle 1983-92
Nelson & Colne 1979-83

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
High Sheriff Greater Manchester 1998-
Deputy Lieutenant Greater Manchester 1995-

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman Christie Hospital NHS Trust 1992-98
Chairman Manchester Museum of Science and Industry 1990-01

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member English Tourist Board 1992-99
Chairman Council of the National Youth Bureau 1980-83
Vice Chairman N.W. Conciliation Committee Race Relations Board 1972-77

Member's focus

North West England

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Chairman, Wellington Market Company plc (operators of traditional markets)
    • Director, Emerson Developments (Holdings) Ltd (property development & investment)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chairman, Association of Leading Visitor Attractions
    • Financial and Commercial Consultant to Fort Vale Engineering Limited
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • BBA Aviation plc (airport/aircraft services)
    • Christie Group plc (business & leisure industry services)
    • James Fisher & Sons (marine services)
    • Gooch & Housego plc (acousto-optic/laser manufacturer)
    • Northbridge Industrial Services plc (hirer of power supply equipment)
    • Nichols plc (soft drinks supplier)
    • Park Group (cash savings schemes operations)
    • PZ Cussons plc (toiletries/cosmetics)
    • Quarto Group Inc (international publishers)
    • FW Thorpe plc (lighting products)
    • Treatt plc (flavour & fragrances)
    • United Drug plc (pharmaceuticals)
    • Wellington Market Company plc (operations of traditional markets)
    • Wynnstay Group plc (agricultural industry supplies/retailer)
    • Concurrent Technologies plc (software, e-business solutions)
    • Vianet Group plc (formerly Brulines Ltd) (real-time monitoring systems and data management for leisure and forecourt services sectors)
    • Anpario plc (natural feed additives)
    • Air Partner plc (air charter company)
    • Charles Taylor Consulting plc (insurance services)
    • Lok'n'Store (personal & business storage)
    • McColl's Retail Group (independent neighbourhood retailer)
    • HML Holdings plc (property management and related services)
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Belgium and France, 3-6 July 2014, as part of a parliamentary study tour of military cemeteries and battlefields; travel and accommodation paid by UK Defence Forum
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Governor and Chairman of Trustees, Withington Girls School
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Vice President, Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Lee Bakirgian Family Trust (charity)
    • Trustee, Armed Forces Parliamentary Trust