Geoffrey Filkin

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Lord David Geoffrey Nigel Filkin (born 1944) was created Baron Filkin in July 1999 and has been a minister at the UK Home Office, the Department for Education & Skills and the Department for Constitutional Affairs, and a government whip in the House of Lords.

Prior to that he was a policy analyst and writer, contributing to the development of Labour’s policies for local and regional government.

Register of Interests

Non-parliamentary consultant

Remunerated directorships

  • Non-executive Director, Accord plc
  • Non-executive Director (Home Affairs)[2], Serco ( - Service company. Approved by ACOBA subject to "12 months after leaving office, he should not be personally involved in lobbying Ministers or officials on behalf of Serco" [3]

Regular remunerated employment


  • Director, Sprucespace Property Company Ltd. This company owns the freehold of three houses in Warwick Square, Pimlico. Leasehold interest held in one flat in one of these houses
  • Home in St Albans, Herts

Trusteeships of cultural bodies

Office-holder in pressure groups or trade unions

Office-holder in voluntary organisations


Register of interests

Notes and References

  1. UK Parliament, Register of Lords' Interests, accessed 25 November 2008.
  2. Serco, "Lord Geoffrey Filkin, non-executive director," accessed 25 November 2008.
  3. The Advisory Committee on Business Appointments Ninth Report 2006-2008 Advisory Committee on Business Appointments, accessed 6 November 2014
  4. UK Parliament, Register of Lords' Interests, accessed 25 November 2008.