The King has graciously communicated His intent to award the following Peerages of the United Kingdom for Life.
The King has been graciously pleased to announce His desire to confer Life Peerages of the United Kingdom on the following:
Nominations by the former Conservative and Unionist Party Leader
Former MP for Ealing Central and Acton and head of the Conservative Group in the London Assembly.
Graham Evans was a former representative representing Weaver Vale.
Sir Michael Hintze – Entrepreneur, Founder of the Hintze Family Charitable Foundation, National Gallery Trustee.
Former Member of Parliament for Peterborough and Special Advisor to the Department for Exiting the European Union, Stewart Jackson.
Kate Lampard CBE is the Chair of GambleAware and the Principal Non-Executive Director at the Department of Health and Social Care.
Dr. Sheila Lawlor is the founder and research director of Politeia.
Dr. Ruth Lea CBE is an economist, former government servant, and director of a think tank.
Former Commissioner for the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, Dr. Dambisa Moyo is an economist and author.
Teresa O’Neill, OBE, is the Council Leader of the London Borough of Bexley, Vice Chair of the London Councils, and Deputy Chair of the Local Government Association.
Professor Andrew Roberts is a historian and journalist, as well as the festival’s founding president.
Dr Cleveland Former Chair of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, Anthony Sewell CBE is currently the Chair of Generating Genius.
Former Member of Parliament for Mid Sussex and Minister of State for the Armed Forces, the Rt. Hon. Sir Nicholas Soames.
Former Member of Parliament for East Devon and Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister of State, Sir Hugo Swire.
Nominations from the Labour Party Leader
Co-founder and co-chairman of SME4Labour, Sonny Leong CBE.
Frances O’Grady is the General Secretary of the British Trades Union Congress.
President of Public Services International and former Secretary General of Unison is David Prentis.
Kuldip Singh Sahota is the Malinslee & Dawley Bank Labour Councillor.
Former Stoke-on-Trent North Member of Parliament Ruth Smeeth
Sharon Taylor OBE is the Stevenage Borough Council Labour Leader.
Dr. Fiona Twycross is the London Deputy Mayor for Fire and Resilience.
Former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Thomas Watson.
Nominations from the Democratic Unionist Party Leader
Former Education Minister of the Northern Ireland Executive, Peter Weir.
Nominations for Peerages without ties
Former Northern Ireland First Minister Dame Arlene Foster.
Professor Guglielmo Verdirame QC is an international law professor at King’s College London.
Cross-Bench Peerages Nominations
Sir Peter Hendy is the Network Rail chairman.
Air Force Master Chief Sir Stuart Peach is the Special Envoy of the Prime Minister to the Western Balkans and was previously Chief of Defence Staff.
Following the advice of the former Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP, the Prime Minister suggested this list to the King.