Lord Shipley

Lord Shipley

Full title

The Lord Shipley OBE


John Shipley


Liberal Democrat

Joined the Lords

14 July 2010

Contact details

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

Web & Social media


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Economic Affairs Committee (L) Lords 2010-

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Board Member One North East 2005-12
Councillor Newcastle City Council 2004-12
Parliamentary Candidate Liberal Democrats 1987-87
Parliamentary Candidate Liberal Democrats 1983-83
Parliamentary Candidate Liberal Democrats 1979-79
Councillor Newcastle City Council 1975-03
Parliamentary Candidate Liberal Democrats 1974-74

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Regional Director (North and Europe) The Open University 1997-05

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chair Prince’s Trust NE 2010-12
Chair Newcastle Theatre Royal Trust 2004-07

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Culture, media and sport
Economy and finance
Housing and planning
Parliament, government and politics
NE England
Eastern Europe

Register of Interests

  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Deputy Chair, Regional Growth Fund Independent Advisory Panel
    • Chair (unpaid) of National Connectivity Task Force on UK connectivity with airports in London and the South East (established by Heathrow Airport and reporting to the Airports Commission as part of its current consultation on runway capacity)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Vice President, Local Government Association
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chair, Audio Visual Arts North East (AVANE)
    • Vice President, National Energy Action Advisory Board