Lord Lipsey

Lord Lipsey

Full title

The Lord Lipsey


David Lipsey



Joined the Lords

30 July 1999

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Information Committee (L) Lords 2013-
Finance Bill Sub-Committee Lords 2012-13
Economic Affairs Committee (L) Lords 2009-14

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Chair All Party Parliamentary Group on Classical Music 2011-
Vice-Chair All Party Parliamentary Group on Media 2011-
Chair All Party Parliamentary Group on Statistics 2011-
Vice-Chair All Party Parliamentary Group on Betting and Gaming 2008-
Chair Social Market Foundation 2000-10
Member Independent Review Panel on the Future Funding of the BBC 1999-
Chair Make Votes Count 1999-06
Member Royal Commission on the Funding of the Long Term Care of the Elderly 1997-99
Member Independent Commission on the Voting System 1997-98
Chair Fabian Society’s Executive Committe 1983-84

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Visiting Fellow Centre for European Studies, Harvard 2011-11
Chair Financial Services Consumer Panel 2008-09
Board Member ITV London 2007-
Chair British Greyhound Racing Board – now Greyhound Board of Great Britain 2004-09
Chair Shadow Racing Trust 2002-
Chairman Impower plc 2001-03
Board Member Personal Investment Authority (subsumed into the FSA) 1999-01
Council Member Advertising Standards Agency 1999-05
Non-Executive Director Tote 1998-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member Council of the Constitution 2012-
Trustee The Sidney Nolan Trust 2011-
Trustee Cambrian Orchestra Trust 2010-
Visiting Professor Salford University 2009-
President Society of Later Life Advisers 2009-
Chair Straight Statistics 2008-
President British Harness Racing Club 2008-
Patron Glasbury Arts Festival 2008-

Member's focus

Culture, media and sport
Health services and medicine
Parliament, government and politics
Social services

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-Executive Director, Starting Price Regulatory Commission
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Board Member, Full Fact (non-profit company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales; an independent fact-checking organisation)
    • Member, Advisory Board, Equity Release Council
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Chair, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Trustee, Cambrian Music Trust
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • President, British Harness Racing Club
    • President, Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA)
    • Unremunerated Chair, Sidney Nolan Trust