Tony Lloyd, Baron Lloyd of Berwick
|The Right Honourable
The Lord Lloyd of Berwick
|Lord of Appeal in Ordinary|
1 October 1993 – 31 December 1998
|Preceded by||Hugh, Lord Griffiths|
|Succeeded by||Nick, Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers|
|Born||Anthony John Leslie Lloyd
9 May 1929
|Spouse(s)||Jane Helen Violet Shelford (m. 1960)|
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Cambridge|
|Years of service||1948–1953|
Early life and education
On 27 November 1948, Lloyd was commissioned into the Coldstream Guards as a second lieutenant. On 27 September 1949, he transferred to the Regular Army Reserve of Officers as a second lieutenant with seniority from 1 January 1949; this ended his full-time military service. He was promoted to lieutenant on 3 August 1950. He relinquished his British Army commission on 9 December 1953.
In 1978, he was appointed High Court Judge of Queen's Bench, serving until 1983. In 1984, he was appointed Lord Justice of Appeal, serving until 1993, and made a Privy Counsellor. On 1 October 1993, he was appointed Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (a "Law Lord"), serving until his resignation on 31 December 1998. He is probably best known for his leading judgment in the case of Page v Smith (1995).
He chaired the special committee on the proposed Speakership of the House of Lords. In 1996, he conducted a review of British laws against terrorism; his report, Inquiry Into Legislation Against Terrorism, was issued in October 1996.
He is a former member of the Court of Ecclesiastical Causes Reserved. In 2005 he became chairman of the parliamentary Ecclesiastical Committee which examines draft measures presented to it by the Legislative Committee of the General Synod of the Church of England.
On 27 March 2015, he retired from the House of Lords.
When appointed to Queen's Bench in 1978, he was made a Knight Bachelor. When appointed Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in 1993, he was raised to the House of Lords with the title Baron Lloyd of Berwick, of Ludlay in the County of East Sussex.
He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of East Sussex in 1983. As a leading barrister, he held several honorary posts at the Inner Temple: Bencher in 1976, Reader in 1998 and 1999, and Treasurer in 1999.
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