Alistair McAlpine

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Alistair McAlpine, Lord McAlpine of West Green, is a former Conservative member of the House of Lords, and a director of the family-run construction firm, Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons Ltd. He was treasurer of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990 and its deputy chairman from 1979 to 1983.[1]

In July 2010, McAlpine stepped down from the House of Lords, in order to avoid new rules which would have required him to become UK resident for tax purposes.[2]

External Resources


  1. Directors-Executive Profiles, EHC International, accessed 7 July 2010.
  2. Jim Pickard, Peers quit to keep ‘non-dom’ status,, 6 July 2010.