Ronnie Fearn, Baron Fearn

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The Right Honourable
The Lord Fearn
Member of Parliament
for Southport
In office
1 May 1997 – 7 June 2001
Preceded by Matthew Banks
Succeeded by John Pugh
In office
11 June 1987 – 9 April 1992
Preceded by Ian Percival
Succeeded by Matthew Banks
Personal details
Born (1931-02-06) 6 February 1931 (age 86)
Nationality English
Political party Liberal Democrat
Spouse(s) Joyce Fearn
Relations Maureen Fearn
Children Martin Fearn
Residence Norwood Ward, Southport

Ronald Cyril Fearn, Baron Fearn, OBE (born 6 February 1931) is a British politician and Liberal Democrat member of the House of Lords.

He was educated at King George V Grammar School, Southport and had a career in banking. He is also a Sefton Metropolitan Borough councillor and a former Merseyside county councillor, having achieved over 50 years of continuous service as an elected Liberal and Liberal Democrat Councillor.

In the 1985 Birthday Honours Fearn was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).[1]

His son, Martin, became a mathematics teacher at Cowley International College, St. Helens.

He was the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Southport from 1987 to 1992 and 1997 to 2001. He subsequently received a life peerage and joined the House of Lords as Baron Fearn, of Southport in the County of Merseyside, in 2001.[2]


  1. ^ "No. 50154". The London Gazette (Supplement). 15 June 1985. p. 10. 
  2. ^ "No. 56275". The London Gazette. 16 July 2001. p. 8373. 
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Ian Percival
Member of Parliament for Southport
Succeeded by
Matthew Banks
Preceded by
Matthew Banks
Member of Parliament for Southport
Succeeded by
John Pugh