Lord Risby

Lord Risby is a Conservative Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 11 January 2011. His full title is The Lord Risby, and his given name is Richard John Grenville Spring. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1992.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Risby.

The Register is updated continuously throughout each sitting day and at regular intervals on other days.

Category 1: Directorships

President, Association for Decentralised Energy (formerly Combined Heating and Power Association)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Adviser, Scythian Ltd (investment counselling)
Director (government appointee), Horserace Betting Levy Board

Category 5: Land and property

Flat in London SW1 (basement of member's house) from which rental income is received

Category 7: Overseas visits

As Chairman of the British Ukrainian Society (see category 10(e)) the member makes visits to Ukraine and part of the costs of such visits may be met by the Society

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

As a Director of the Horserace Betting Levy Board (category 2) I shall from time to time receive hospitality from racing and betting interests

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

Deputy Chairman, Small Business Bureau Limited
Member of the Advisory Board, Newsmax (news media)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Prime Ministerial Trade Envoy for Algeria
Prime Ministerial Trade Envoy to Lebanon

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chairman, British Ukrainian Society