Lord Walton of Detchant

Lord Walton of Detchant

Full title

The Lord Walton of Detchant TD

Name

John Walton

Party/group

Crossbench

Joined the Lords

24 July 1989

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3102
Fax: 020 7219 5979
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 Lords 2000-01
Medical Ethics Select Committee Lords 1993-94
Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I Lords 1992-01
Science and Technology Committee (L) Lords 1992-01
Library and Computers Sub Committee Lords 1991-93
Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 Lords 1990-98

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Warden Green College, Oxford 1983-89
Dean of Medicine Newcastle University 1971-81
Professor of Neurology Newcastle University 1968-83
Consultant Neurologist United Newcastle Hospitals 1958-83

Public life

Post Organisation Date
President World Federation of Neurology 1989-97
President Bamburgh Castle Golf Club 1988-
President Royal Society of Medicine 1984-86
President General Medical Council 1982-89
President British Medical Association 1980-82

Member's focus

Policy
Culture, media and sport
Education
Health services and medicine
Science and technology
Music
Opera
Cricket
Golf
UK
Durham
Northumberland
Oxfordshire
World
Australia
Canada
France
India

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Medical practitioner (retired neurologist; non-practicing)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member of Court, Newcastle University
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • President, Bamburgh Castle Golf Club
    • President, Neuroscience Research Foundation
    • President, Belford Show
    • Vice President, Epilepsy Research Foundation
    • Vice President, Guideposts Trust
    • President, Durham and Newcastle Medical Graduates Association
    • President, College of Occupational Therapists
    • President, Belford Community Group