Lord Sanderson of Bowden

Lord Sanderson of Bowden

Full title

The Lord Sanderson of Bowden DL


Charles Sanderson



Joined the Lords

5 June 1985

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353
Fax: 0207 219 5979


Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Director Woolcombers 1992-95
Chairman & Director Hawick Cashmere Co 1991-
Director & Chairman Scottish Mortgage Trust 1991-03
Director Illingworth Morris plc 1990-93
Director, Deputy Chairman & Chairman Clydesdale Bank 1986-04
Chairman Edinburgh Financial Trust plc 1983-87
Chairman Shires Investment Trust 1983-87
Director Illingworth Morris plc 1982-87
Director Johnston of Elgin 1980-87
Partner Chas P Sanderson Yarn & Wool Agents 1958-87

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman The Abbotsford Trust 2007-
Master Worshipful Co of Framework Knitters 2005-06
President Royal Highland Agricultural Society 2002-03
Chairman St Mary's School Melrose 1997-07
Chairman Glenalmond College Council 1994-00
Member Court Napier University 1994-01
Chairman Scottish Conservative Party 1990-93
Minister of State Scottish Office 1987-90
Chairman National Union Executive Committee 1981-86

Member's focus

Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs
Business, industry and consumers
Parliament, government and politics
Scottish affairs post devolution
Hong Kong

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Director, Hawick Cashmere Co
    • Director, Accsys Technologies Plc (a company listed on the Aim Market)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Hawick Cashmere Co
    • Johnstons & Co of Elgin (wool/cashmere trade)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Chairman, The Abbotsford Trust
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Member of Court, Framework Knitters Livery Company