Sir Peter Luff

Chair of HLF and NHMF

Sir Peter Luff joined NHMF and HLF as chair on 30 March 2015.

He was previously member of parliament for Mid Worcestershire for 23 years.

For six years he was chair of Worcester Cathedral Church Council; as an MP he worked for reform of chancel repair liability.

Sir Peter is a vice-president of the Severn Valley Railway and of the Worcester Birmingham & Droitwich Canals Society.

As a constituency MP he was involved in several successful bids – and broader fundraising campaigns – including Hartlebury Castle, Evesham Abbey Bell Tower, the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust, the Almonry Museum, Evesham and the Regal Cinema, Evesham.

Before standing down at the 2015 election, he was commons co-chair of the Speakers’ Advisory Committee on the 2015 anniversaries, principally the Magna Carta 800th and the de Montfort Parliament 750th.

Sir Peter is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and his two heroes are Isambard Kingdom Brunel and William Shakespeare.

Before entering politics he was a public and corporate affairs consultant and managing director of his own company. He is an honorary fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

Sir Peter was knighted in 2014 for political and public service.

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