Donald Curry, Baron Curry of Kirkharle

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Donald Thomas Younger Curry, Baron Curry of Kirkharle, CBE[1] (born 4 April 1944[2]) is a British farmer and businessman who is the former chair of NFU Mutual and non-executive chair of the Better Regulation Executive,[1] and a member of the House of Lords.

Curry was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1997 New Year Honours,[3] and announced in the 2001 Birthday Honours,[4] was knighted on 12 July 2001.[5]

On the recommendation of the House of Lords Appointments Commission,[6] he was created a Crossbench (independent) life peer on 13 October 2011 taking the title Baron Curry of Kirkharle, of Kirkharle in the County of Northumberland.[7] He was introduced in the House of Lords on 24 October 2011.[8] In the introduction ceremony, his supporters were the Lord Plumb and the Baroness Byford.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "No. 59899". The London Gazette. 6 September 2011. p. 16989. 
  2. ^ "LORD DONALD THOMAS YOUNGER CURRY". www.companiesintheuk.co.uk. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "No. 54625". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 1996. p. 8. 
  4. ^ "No. 56237". The London Gazette (Supplement). 16 June 2001. p. 1. 
  5. ^ "No. 56313". The London Gazette. 24 August 2001. p. 10050. 
  6. ^ "New non-party-political life peers". House of Lords Appointments Commission. 5 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "No. 59942". The London Gazette. 18 October 2011. p. 19879. 
  8. ^ House of Lords Minute of Proceedings, 24 October 2011.