Fred Catherwood

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For the 19th century artist, see Frederick Catherwood.
Fred and Elizabeth Catherwood at Eden Baptist Church, Cambridge, 2012

Sir Henry Frederick Ross Catherwood (born 31 January 1925 in Castledawson, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland) is a British retired politician and writer.

He was educated at Shrewsbury School and Clare College, Cambridge.

He was former Director General of the National Economic Development Council, and president of the Evangelical Alliance.

He was elected as a Conservative member of the European Parliament for Cambridgeshire and related areas from 1979 until his retirement in 1994. He was Vice President of the European Parliament 1989-1992.

He is married to Elizabeth, the daughter of Christian pastor and author Martyn Lloyd-Jones. Their son Christopher Catherwood is an author.


  • The Christian in Industrial Society, 1964, rev. edn 1980 (On the Job, USA, 1983);
  • Britain with the Brakes Off, 1966;
  • The Christian Citizen, 1969;
  • A Better Way, 1976;
  • First Things First, 1979;
  • God’s Time God’s Money, 1987;
  • Pro Europe?, 1991;
  • David: Poet, Warrior, King, 1993;
  • At the Cutting Edge (memoirs), 1995;
  • Jobs & Justice, Homes & Hope, 1997;
  • It Can be Done, 2000;
  • The Creation of Wealth: Recovering a Christian Understanding of Money, Work, and Ethics, 2002