Conservative Party Conference articles

Lord Lexden, the official party historian, looks back to the tumultuous Conference of 1963, and explains how the party came to dominate politics in Manchester in the late 19th century.

Lexden speaks in Lords Commonwealth debate

Lord Lexden urged the Republic of Ireland to consider rejoining the Commonwealth following the Queen's successful visit last year. He also suggested a new Royal Yacht should be commissioned to mark Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee. 

The history of the Primrose League

Lord Lexden, author of a history of the League, highlighted its achievements at a dinner held by the Younger Members' Committee of the Carlton Club.

Resolving a damaging education dispute

Lord Lexden has written to the Archbishop of Westminster to bring to an end a long-running dispute between his Diocese and the parents of children Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School.