Raj Bagri, Baron Bagri
|The Lord Bagri|
Arms of Baron Bagri
|Born||24 August 1930|
|Tenure||since 14 February 1997|
|Issue||one son, one daughter|
A businessman, Bagri was chairman of the London Metal Exchange until 2002. Bagri is a member of the advisory committee of The Prince's Trust and chairman of the Bagri Foundation. He is a governor of the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).
He married Usha Maheshwary in 1954 and they have a son and a daughter.
Honours, styles and arms
He was to the Order of the British Empire as a Commander (CBE) in the 1995 New Year Honours. The 1997 New Year Honours list announced that Bagri was to be raised to the peerage, and in February he was gazetted a life peer as Baron Bagri, of Regent's Park in the City of Westminster. In 2010, following the enactment of the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act, Bagri gave up his seat in the House of Lords in order to maintain his non-domiciled status for United Kingdom tax purposes.
Styles of address
Coat of arms
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- The London Gazette: . 20 February 1997.
- "Tory donor Lord Ashcroft gives up non-dom tax status". BBC News. 7 July 2010.
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