Alistair Lexden received his badge of office on May 17 at the Association's annual conference, held this year at Eastbourne on the theme of school leadership.
In an article published in The Essex County Standard on May 3, Alistair Lexden looked back at the two years in the late 1940s when the future great Tory leader lived in Lexden, on the outskirts of Colchester.
For many years governments have often taken action (and spent public money) to prepare for institutional changes before Parliament has passed legislation authorising them—a process known as the pre-emption of Parliament.
Alistair Lexden's letter in The Times argues that it's wrong to say that Wednesday’s funeral had many precedents. Churchill’s funeral is the only one that bears comparison.
Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Lord Lexden reflects on the signing of the Anglo-Irish Agreement in 1985.
Lord Lexden reflects on the deep mutual affection between the Carlton Club and Lady Thatcher.
He was one of the contributors to this prestigious event on March 20 when he discussed the acute controversies surrounding Enoch Powell’s role in the Conservative Party and later in the Ulster Unionist Party.
Should Northern Ireland be given the power to settle its own rate of corporation tax? Prolonged consideration has been given to the issue and a decision is overdue, as the Lords was informed through an oral question on March 18.
The Succession to the Crown Bill, currently before Parliament, lays down that the eldest child of the monarch, whether male or female, shall in future succeed to the throne. If female, the heir to the throne would not take over the Duchy of Cornwall because it is restricted to males. On 13 March Lord Lexden called for change.
He returned to this grave issue - on which he introduced a debate last October - on March 13 when a further debate took place in the Lords.