Lord Smith of Leigh

Lord Smith of Leigh

Full title

The Lord Smith of Leigh

Name

Peter Smith

Party/group

Labour

Joined the Lords

5 August 1999

Contact details

External/Private Office

Mysevin, Old Hall Mill Lane, Atherton, Manchester, M46 0RG
Tel: 0194 267 6127
prc.smith@btinternet.com

Parliamentary

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman Greater Manchester Combined Authority 2011-
Chairman Association of Greater Manchester Authorities 2000-
Leader Wigan Council 1991-
Local Councillor Wigan Council 1978-

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Lecturer Manchester College of Art and Technology 1974-00

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Leadership Centre (formerly Local Government Leadership Centre) 2007-
Director Manchester Airport 1987-07

Member's focus

Policy
Aviation
Education
Health services and medicine
Housing and planning
Local Government Finance
Social services
Transport
UK
North West
World
Australia
New Zealand
USA

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Wigan Metropolitan Development Company Ltd
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Board Member, Northwest Regional Development Agency
    • In receipt of Leader's special responsibility allowance, Wigan Council
    • In receipt of Chairman's allowance, Local Government Leadership Centre
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member, Wigan Council
    • Chair, Association of Greater Manchester Authorities Executive Board
    • Vice President, Local Government Association
    • Governor, Leigh Central County Primary School
    • Member, NW Regional Leaders' Forum
    • Member, Commission for New Economy, Manchester
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Vice President, British Epilepsy Association