Lord Vinson

Lord Vinson is a Conservative Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 27 February 1985. His full title is The Lord Vinson LVO DL, and his given name is Nigel Vinson.

Experience

Find out about the experience of Lord Vinson outside of Parliament.

Non political

Institute of Economic Affairs
Chairman
1987 - 1995
Mercury Asset Management
Director
1985 - 1992
Barclays Bank
Director
1982 - 1988
Electra Investment Trust
Director/Vice Chairman
1975 - 1998
British Airports Authority
Director
1973 - 1980
Fleming Income and Growth
Chairman
1972 - 2001
Plastics Coatings Ltd
Founder Chairman
1952 - 1972

Political

Berwick-upon-Tweed Conservative Association
President
2005 - 2008
Berwick-upon-Tweed Conservative Association
Chairman
2000 - 2014
Centre for Policy Studies
Founder then Director
1974 - 1980

Public life

Freedom Association
Patron
2013 -
Chillingham Wild Cattle Association
Trustee
2009 -
CIVITAS
Trustee
2004 -
North East Civic Trust
Chairman
1999 - 2001
Prince's Youth business Trust (North East)
Chairman
1997 - 2000
North East Prince's Trust
Chairman
1995 - 1998
PYBT North East
Chairman
1995 - 1998
Institute of Economic Affairs
Vice-President
1995 -
Institute of Economic Affairs
Chairman
1989 - 1995
St Cuthbert's Newcastle Estates
Chairman
1989 - 2000
Bamburgh Castle Trustees
Chairman
1986 -
Newcastle Technology Centre
Chairman and Founder
1985 - 1988
National Trust Cragside Appeal
Chairman
1983 -
Rural Development Commission
Chairman
1980 - 1990
Council of Small Industries in Rural Areas
Chairman
1980 - 1986
Industrial Participation Association
President
1979 - 1989
CBI Smaller Firms Council
Deputy Chairman
1979 - 1984
Silver Jubilee Appeal
Hon Director
1974 - 1978
Nigel Vinson Charitable Trust
Chairman of Trustees
1972 -
Crafts Council
Chairman
1972 - 1974
Industrial Participation Association
Chairman
1971 - 1978
Queen's Award for Industry
Hon Director
1971
Silver Jubilee Appeal
Hon Director
194 - 1978