James Eric Lloyd (born 17 July 1954), Australian politician, was a Liberal Party of Australia member of the Australian House of Representatives from the March 1996 election until the November 2007 election, representing the Division of Robertson in New South Wales.
|Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads|
18 July 2004 – 3 December 2007
|Preceded by||Ian Campbell|
|Member of the Australian Parliament|
2 March 1996 – 24 November 2007
|Preceded by||Frank Walker|
|Succeeded by||Belinda Neal|
|Born||17 July 1954|
Sydney, New South Wales
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
Born in Sydney, New South Wales, Lloyd was educated at Homebush Boys High School and worked in a variety of occupations, including milkman, ferry and cruise boat crew member, manager of a marina and service station proprietor before entering politics.
Lloyd was the Liberal Party candidate for the safe Labor seat of Peats at the 1984 New South Wales State election, gathering 33.40% of the vote. His lobbying work prior to entering politics included collecting 60,000 signatures which resulted in the re-opening of the Cheero Point section of the Pacific Highway, which had been closed for several years following landslides.
Lloyd was Chief Government Whip from 2001 to 2004 before his appointment as Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads in July 2004. He was defeated in the 2007 election by Belinda Neal.
- Allison, Col (3 October 1996). "MP battles F3 bottleneck". Sydney Morning Herald. p. 3.
- "Lloyd, the Hon. James (Jim) Eric". Parliament of Australia. Archived from the original on 15 September 2007. Retrieved 28 May 2007.
- House of Representatives Division First Preferences
| Minister for Local Government,
Territories and Roads
|Parliament of Australia|
| Member for Robertson