Timothy Clement-Jones, Baron Clement-Jones

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The Right Honourable
The Lord Clement-Jones
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Chairman of the Liberal Party
In office
1986 – 2 March 1988
Preceded by Paul Tyler
Succeeded by Party Dissolved
Personal details
Born (1949-10-26) 26 October 1949 (age 68)
Nationality British
Political party Liberal Party
Liberal Democrats

Timothy Francis Clement-Jones, Baron Clement-Jones, CBE, FRSA (born 26 October 1949) is a Liberal Democrat Peer and their spokesman for the Creative Industries in the House of Lords.

Political career[edit]

He was Liberal Democrat spokesman on health. He was Liberal Democrat spokesman on Culture, Media and Sport. He was Chairman of the Liberal Party 1986-1988. He was Chairman Liberal Democrat Finance Committee 1991-1998. He was Tresasurer of the Liberal Democrats 2005-2010. He is currently Liberal Democrat spokesman on the Creative Industries [2015-]

He was awarded a CBE in 1988. On 17 July 1998, he was created a life peer as Baron Clement-Jones, of Clapham in the London Borough of Lambeth.

Business and charitable career[edit]

He was admitted as a solicitor 1974, worked as a corporate lawyer and was head of legal services LWT 1980-1983. He was legal director Grand Metropolitan Retailing 1984-1989. He was Group Co Secretary Woolworths Ltd, later Kingfisher plc 1986-1995. He became Trustee and director of Cancer BACKUP in 1986-. He was Chairman of Crime Concern 1991-1995.

He is Honorary President of Ambitious about Autism (formerly known as Treehouse) [previously Chair of Trustees for seven years].[1]

He is London Managing Partner of DLA Piper UK LLP [2011-] and Chairman of their China and Middle East desks. He has been a member of the UCL Council since 2012.[2] He is a Trustee of the Barbican Centre. He is a Council member of Heart of the City. He is an Ambassador of The Law Society. He is an Ambassador of Barts Charity. He is Patron of Attitude is Everything and the Music Venue Trust.

Family and education[edit]

He is the son of Maurice Llewelyn Clement-Jones and (Margaret) Jean, née Hudson. Educated Haileybury and Imperial Service College and Trinity College, Cambridge (economics). In 1973, he wed Vicky Veronica Yip,[3] who died in 1987. He married, secondly, in 1994, to Jean Roberta Whiteside. He has one son.



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Party political offices
Preceded by
Paul Tyler
Chairman of the Liberal Party
Party merged into
Social Liberal Democrats
Preceded by
Reg Clark
Liberal Democrat Treasurer
Succeeded by
Richard Duncalf