The Rt Hon Lord Marland

Biography

Lord Marland was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Intellectual Property in September 2012, until January 2013. He is a Conservative member of the House of Lords.

Education

He was educated at Shrewsbury School.

Political career

Lord Marland was Opposition Whip and Opposition Spokesperson for the Cabinet Office from 2009 to 2010. He was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department of Energy & Climate Change from May 2010 to September 2012.

Career outside of politics

Lord Marland was one of the founding directors of Jardine Lloyd Thomson plc, a multinational insurance business. He also founded the Jubilee insurance company at Lloyd’s of London. Lord Marland served as the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy and Chairman of the UK Trade & Investment Business Ambassador Network until January 2014.

Personal life

Lord Marland is married to Penny, a probation officer. They have 4 children.

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

    • 2010 to 2012
  2. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Intellectual Property

    • 2012 to 2013

Announcements

by The Rt Hon Lord Marland

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  1. UK firms head for Hollywood

    • 4 February 2013
    • Press release
  2. Consumers given more copyright freedom

    • 20 December 2012
    • Announcement
  3. Written Ministerial Statement on the Renewables Obligation Banding Review

    • 13 July 2012
    • Announcement
  4. Dame Elizabeth Neville's appointment to the Civil Nuclear Police Authority

    • 3 April 2012
    • Announcement
  5. Nuclear security mission to Sellafield and Barrow completed

    • 28 October 2011
    • Announcement
  6. Permanent chair appointed to the Civil Nuclear Police Authority

    • 29 September 2011
    • Announcement
  7. Interim chair appointed to the Civil Nuclear Police Authority

    • 20 May 2011
    • Announcement
  8. Plutonium consultation launched

    • 7 February 2011
    • Announcement
  9. Consultation on management of the UK's plutonium stocks: written ministerial statements by Charles Hendry and Lord Marland

    • 7 February 2011
    • Announcement

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