Lord Mayhew of Twysden

Lord Mayhew of Twysden

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Mayhew of Twysden QC

Name

Patrick Mayhew

Party/group

Conservative

Joined the Lords

12 June 1997

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5858
Fax: 020 7219 0587
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 1992-97
Attorney General (Law Officers) 1987-92
Solicitor-General 1983-87
Minister of State (Home Office) 1981-83
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment) 1979-81
Committee House Date
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (L) Lords 2009-14
Draft Bribery Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2009-09
Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2004-05
EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions Lords 2003-05
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (L) Lords 2002-04
EU Sub-Committee E Lords 2001-03
Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (L) Lords 1999-03
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (L) Lords 1998-01
Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) Lords 1997-99
Privileges Commons 1987-92
Privileges Commons 1987-87
Constituency Date
Tunbridge Wells 1983-97
Royal Tunbridge Wells 1974-83

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Queen's Counsel Bar of England and Wales 1972-
Barrister Bar of England and Wales 1955-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Deputy Lieutenant Kent 2001-
Chairman Prime Minister's Advisory Committee on Business Appointments 1999-05

Member's focus

Policy
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Defence
Northern Ireland
Parliament, government and politics.
UK
Kent
Northern Ireland.

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Member, General Council of Bar of England and Wales (retired; non-practising)
  • 5: Land and property

    • Cottage in Kent from which rental income is received
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Director, Support Kent Schools Ltd (a company founded in 1998 to support and promote education standards in Kent schools and in particular to work for the preservation of a selective education system in the county)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Bencher, Middle Temple
    • Kent Ambassador (to promote interests of County of Kent)
    • President, West Kent College of Further Education
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • President, St Paul's Trust Centre, Liverpool (maritime youth training)
    • President, Hospice in the Weald, Kent
    • President, Weald District Scouts Council (Kent)
    • Vice President, Marden Fruit Show