Richard Oliver Faulkner FAULKNER OF WORCESTER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1946-03-22
Education Merchant Taylors', Worcester Coll Oxford (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations collecting Lloyd George memorabilia, tinplate trains, watching association football, travelling by railway
Clubs N/A
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Faulkner of Worcester
Career dep chm Citigate Westminster (formerly Westminster Communications Group) until 1999; communications advsr: Railway Trade Unions 1976-77, Bd BR 1977-98, Littlewoods 1977-2009, Lloyds TSB Group (formerly TSB Group) 1987-99, Interparly Union 1988-90, The Bishop at Lambeth 1990, FSA 1997-2000; acting head of communications SIB 1997; vice-chm Campaign for Better Transport (formerly Transport 2000 Ltd) 1986-99 (vice-pres 2000-); dir Westminster Europe Ltd 1994-99, vice chm Cardiff Millennium Stadium plc 2004-08 (dir 1997-2004); Parly candidate (Lab): Devizes 1970 and Feb 1974, Monmouth Oct 1974, Huddersfield West 1979; departmental liaison peer DETR 2000-01, departmental liaison peer Cabinet Office 2001-05; memb Euro Community Select Ctee Sub-Ctee B 1999-2002; sec Br-Norwegian Parly Gp 2000-09 and 2010-, vice-chm Br-Caribbean Gp 2000-09, treas Railways Parly Gp 2000-09 and 2010-, co-chm Br Taiwan Gp 2005-09 and 2010- (vice-chm 2001-05), sec Br-Argentine Parly Gp 2001-09 and 2010-, jt treas Br-Danish Parly Gp 2001-09, jt treas Br-Swedish Parly Gp 2001-09, chm War Heritage Parly Gp 2002-09 and 2010-, memb Jt Scrutiny Ctee Draft Gambling Bill 2003-04, chm All-Parly Inquiry on Betting in Sport 2005-06, chm Sustainable Aviation Gp 2004-09, a Lord in Waiting House of Lords 2009-10 (dep chm Ctees 2007-09, dep speaker 2009 and 2010-), chm Opposed Private Bill Ctee on London Local Authorities and Transport for London Bill 2009, memb Sub-Ctee F EU Select Ctee 2009-10, memb Select Ctee on Olympic Legacy 2013; memb Merton Borough Cncl 1971-78, communications advsr to oppn ldr and Lab Pty gen elections 1987 and 1992 (memb John Prescott's campaign team at 1997 gen election), co fndr Parly jl The House Magazine (memb Editorial Bd 2003-); Football Tst: fndr tstee 1979-83, sec 1983-86, dep chm 1986-90, first dep chm 1990-98; chm: Women's FA 1988-91, Sports Grounds Initiative 1995-2000; vice-chm Football Task Force 1997-99; vice-pres Nat Assoc of Disabled Supporters 2007-09, Football Conference 2007-09 and 2010-; dir Football Assoc of Wales 2007-09; memb: Sports Cncl 1986-88, Fndn for Sport and the Arts 2000-12; tstee Nat Football Museum 2007-09 and 2010-; chm Worcester Coll Oxford UK Appeal 1996-2003, memb Ct Univ of Beds 1999-2009; patron Roy Castle Fndn 1999- (tstee 2003-07), pres Royal Soc for the Prevention of Accidents 2001-04 (vice-pres 2004-), chm Railway Heritage Committee 2004-09 (memb 2002-04), tstee Gamcare 2005-09, tstee Science Museum 2007-09 and 2011-, pres Cotswold Line Promotion Gp 2007-09 and 2010-, pres Heritage Railway Assoc 2011, dir Worcester Live 2011-, chm SMG Railway Heritage Designation Advsy Bd 2013-, cmmr Alderney Gambling Control Cmmn 2013-; tstee ASH 2007-09, vice-pres Old Merchant Taylors' Soc (pres 2011-12); Friendship Medal of Diplomacy Min of Foreign Affairs Rep of China 2004; hon fell Worcester Coll Oxford 2002, fell Univ of Worcester 2008; Hon Dr of Laws Univ of Beds 2003; Order of the Brilliant Star with Grand Cordon Repub of China (Taiwan) 2008
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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