Lord Brittan of Spennithorne

Deceased: 21 January 2015

Lord Brittan of Spennithorne

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Brittan of Spennithorne QC


Leon Brittan



Joined the Lords

9 February 2000


UK Parliament

Post Date
European Commissioner 1995-99
Vice-President, European Commission 1989-93
European Commissioner 1989-99
President of the Board of Trade 1985-86
Home Secretary 1983-85
Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1981-83
Minister of State (Home Office) 1979-81
Constituency Date
Richmond (Yorks) 1983-88
Cleveland & Whitby 1974-83

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
President Richmond (Yorkshire) Conservative Association 2011-

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Vice-Chairman UBS Investment Bank 2000-14
Vice President and Commissioner European Commission 1989-99