| Peter Inge |
Lord Inge of Richmond
|Born||5 August 1935|
President of the Pilgrims Society, senior UK soldier
Field Marshal Peter Anthony Inge, Baron Inge KG, GCB, PC, DL was the Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the UK Army from 1992-1994. He was President of the Pilgrims Society from 2002.
After stepping down as Chief of the Defence Staff, he was created a life peer as Baron Inge, of Richmond in the County of North Yorkshire. He also became a Knight of the Garter on 23 April 2001.
In 2004 he was made a Privy Councillor and appointed to serve a member of the Butler Inquiry team, which examined the use of intelligence during the Iraq War. Chaired by Robin Butler, Baron Butler of Brockwell, the inquiry determined that the intelligence used to declare Iraq's possession of "Weapons of Mass Destruction" was flawed.
In retirement he became a non-executive director of Racal Electronics plc and President of the Army Benevolent Fund. He is a member of the advisory board of Aegis Defence Services, a private military company based in London having previously, until February 2010, been the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
- ↑ Heathcote, p.185
- ↑ https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/56183/page/
- ↑ a b http://image.guardian.co.uk/sys-files/Politics/documents/2004/07/14/butler.pdf
- ↑ http://www.parliament.uk/mps-lords-and-offices/standards-and-interests/register-of-lords-interests/?letter=I
- ↑ http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200910/ldselect/ldeucom/76/7615.htm