Ronald Timothy (Tim) Renton RENTON OF MOUNT HARRY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1932-05-28
Education Eton, Magdalen Coll Oxford (MA)
Publications Publications The Dangerous Edge (1994), Hostage to Fortune (1997), Chief Whip (2004)
Recreations writing, cultivating a vineyard, mucking about in boats, opera
Clubs N/A
Style The Rt Hon Lord Renton of Mount Harry, PC, DL
Career dir: Silvermines Ltd 1967-84, ANZ Banking Gp 1968-75; former md Tennant Trading; Parly candidate (Cons) Sheffield Park 1970, MP (Cons) Sussex Mid 1974-97, chm Cons Employment Ctee, PPS to John Biffen (as chief sec to Treasy) 1979-81, pres Cons Trade Unionists 1980-84 (vice-pres 1978-80), PPS to Sir Geoffrey Howe (as chllr and foreign sec) 1983-84, Parly under sec FCO 1984, min of state FCO 1984-87, min of state Home Office 1987-89, govt chief whip 1989-90, min for the Arts 1990-92, memb Select Ctee on Nat Heritage 1995-97, chm Sub-Ctee House of Lords Select Ctee on Europe 2002-06 (memb 1997-2001), chm House of Lords Info Ctee 2007-11; chm Br Hong Kong Parly Gp 1992-97, memb Advsy Bd Know-How Fund for Central and Eastern Europe FCO (assistance to Russia, Central and Eastern Europe) 1992-2000, vice-chm Br Cncl 1992-98; Parly conslt to Robert Fleming & Co 1992-97, chm Fleming Continental Euro Investment Trust plc 1999-2003 (dir 1992-99); fndr pres (with Mick Jagger) Nat Music Day 1992; memb: Advsy Cncl BBC 1982-84, Governing Cncl Roedean Sch 1982-97 (pres 1998-2005), Devpt Cncl Parnham Tst 1992-2000, Criterion Theatre Tst 1992-2001, Advsy Cncl Br Conslts Bureau 1997-2002, Cncl Univ of Sussex 2000-05; pres Cncl Brighton Coll 2007-12; chm Cons Foreign and Cwlth Cncl 1983-84; tstee Mental Health Fndn 1985-89; chm Sussex Downs Conservation Bd 1997-2005, chm South Downs Jt Ctee 2005-09
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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