Peter Ainsworth Death – Dead, Obituary, Funeral, Cause Of Death, Passed Away: It is with a heavy heart and deepest condolences that we announce the death of Peter Ainsworth, through social media posts posted to Twitter on April 8th, 2021.
This death has caused a lot of friends and family of Ainsworth so much hurt. It is in that mourning spirit that the concerned persons have taken to social media to share tributes to the deceased and condolences to the affected family.
Tributes To Peter Ainsworth
Across social media users’ timelines are statements that show respect, admiration, and gratitude towards Ainsworth as people mourn the passing.
“We are very sad to have to announce the sudden passing of our Chair of Trustees, Peter Ainsworth. He has been a passionate advocate for heritage and will be greatly missed.
Peter was appointed Chairman of The Churches Conservation Trust in July 2016 and was made Chair of the Heritage Alliance in 2018. Latterly he also sat on the Rhodes Commission.
Peter has given over 30 years of commitment to public life and has made a significant contribution to the heritage sector. His involvement in heritage dates back to 1995, when he was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for National Heritage. He was a member of the DCMS Select Committee in 2009-10.
Peter’s parliamentary career also saw him serve as Shadow Secretary of State for Culture and Shadow Secretary of State of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. He was Member of Parliament for East Surrey for 18 years until 2010.
Peter was UK Chair of the Big Lottery Fund (Now National Lottery Community Fund) from 2011 to 2019 and was a Board member of the Environment Agency. He was also previously Chairman of Plantlife International and the Elgar Foundation.
A former investment banker, Peter was a founding partner of sustainability consultancy the Robertsbridge Group. He was also a Patron of the College of St Barnabas, a residential community of retired Anglican clergy in Lingfield, Surrey.
I am extremely sad to hear the news about Peter Ainsworth today. My heart goes out to his wife Claire and to his family.
More information on the death of Ainsworth will be updated as we receive it. Official obituary publication will be made by the family of the deceased.
This publication does not contain information on Peter Ainsworth’s funeral plans and visitations. You may wait for the family to release a statement on that or reach out to them when it is convenient for them to speak.
Family privacy should be respected at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the passing of Ainsworth.