Lord Armstrong of Ilminster

Lord Armstrong of Ilminster

Full title

The Lord Armstrong of Ilminster GCB CVO

Name

Robert Armstrong

Party/group

Crossbench

Joined the Lords

26 February 1988

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 4983
Fax: 020 7219 5979
armstrongr@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Administration and Works Committee (L) Lords 2014-
Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014 Lords 2014-
Draft Communications Data Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2012-12
Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee) Lords 2011-11
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (L) Lords 2006-10
BBC Charter Review Committee Lords 2005-06
Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee Lords 2003-07
EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade Lords 2000-03
Works of Art Committee (L) Lords 1995-98

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Head of the Home Civil Service HM Government 1981-87
Secretary of the Cabinet HM Government 1979-87

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Leeds Castle Foundation 2001-07
Chairman Board of Governors, Royal Northern College of Music 2000-05
Chairman Hestercombe Gardens Trust 1996-05
Chancellor University of Hull 1994-06
Chairman Board of Trustees, Victoria and Albert Museum 1988-98

Member's focus

Policy
Culture, media and sport
Economy and finance
European Union
Parliament, government and politics
Music and the Arts.
UK
Somerset
Liddesdale.
World
Canada
France.

Register of Interests

  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, RVW Trust
    • Trustee, Derek Hill Foundation