Robin Teverson, Baron Teverson

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Robin Teverson
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Personal details
Born (1952-03-31) 31 March 1952 (age 62)
Nationality British
Political party Liberal Democrats
Spouse(s) Terrye Jones
Alma mater Exeter University
Religion Christian
(Church of England)

Robin Teverson, Baron Teverson (born 31 March 1952) is a Liberal Democrat politician, currently serving as LibDem Spokesman for Energy and Climate Change in the House of Lords.

Teverson is the son of Crofton Teverson. He was educated at Exeter University. From 1994 to 1999, he was Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for Cornwall and West Plymouth, becoming one of the first two Liberal Democrats ever elected to the European Parliament. He was Chief Whip of the European Liberal Democrats from 1997 and 1999. In 1999, he was Chairman of Finance South West Ltd.[1] On 1 June 2006, he was created a life peer as Baron Teverson, of Tregony in the County of Cornwall.[2]

Teverson was married to Rosemary Anne Young from 1975 to 2005 and they had two daughters, Jessica and Beth. He married Terrye Lynn Jones in 2006. She stood for election as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Falmouth and Camborne in 1992 and 1997 and for Truro and Falmouth in 2010.