Robert Rogers (parliamentary official)

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Sir Robert Rogers
49th Clerk of the House of Commons
Assumed office
1 October 2011
Preceded by Sir Malcolm Jack

Sir Robert James Rogers KCB is the Clerk of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.[1] He succeeded Sir Malcolm Jack on 1 October 2011. Rogers joined the House's service in 1972 and was appointed Principal Clerk in 1998. He previously served as Clerk of the Journals (2004–2005), Principal Clerk of the Table Office (2005–2006), Clerk of Legislation (2006–2009) and Clerk Assistant (2009–2011).[2] He was educated at Tonbridge School and Lincoln College, Oxford.

In his spare time, Rogers is a church organist.[2]

Rogers was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB) in the 2013 New Year Honours for parliamentary and public service.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Clerk of the House and Chief Executive". 1 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Press Notice: Clerk of the House of Commons". 30 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "New Year Honours: Kate Bush Heads Arts Field". Sky News. 28 December 2012. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 
  4. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 60367. p. 2. 29 December 2012.