Peter Lane, Baron Lane of Horsell

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Peter Stewart Lane, Baron Lane of Horsell, FCA (29 January 1925 – 9 January 2009)[1] was a British politician and businessman.

A Conservative Member of the House of Lords,[2] he was created a life peer on 17 July 1990.[3]

After a spell in the Royal Navy, he trained as an accountant and rose to be senior partner of Binder Hamlyn from 1979 to 1992.

He was chairman of the executive of the National Union of the Conservative Party from 1986 and 1991 and had previously chaired the traumatic party conference in 1983 during which Cecil Parkinson resigned after his affair with Sara Keays had become public.

Later in life he was also chairman of Action on Addiction and the Nuffield Hospital, and held a number of directorships.



  1. ^ Rugg, David (12 January 2009). "More Announcements". Telegraph: Share & Markets. Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved 2009-01-14. 
  2. ^ "Death of life Peer". Parliamentary News. UK Parliament. 13 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-14. 
  3. ^ Lundy, Darryl (22 May 2006). "Person Page 19151". Retrieved 2009-01-14.