Lord Austin of Dudley

Lord Austin of Dudley's full title is The Lord Austin of Dudley. His name is Ian Austin, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Austin of Dudley.

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Category 1: Directorships

  • Director, Olive Tree Campaigns and Communications Ltd (member’s own media and strategic consultancy company; income from the provision of consultancy advice and media work in category 2 is paid through the company)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Member provides strategic consultancy advice to RCL Partners (investment advisers and managers to the Richardson family)
  • Occasional journalism and media work; payments over the registration threshold have been received for articles written for newspapers published by NewsUK and Daily Mail, and for The Daily Telegraph
  • Columnist for The Jewish Chronicle
  • Non-executive Director, Homes England (Government's housing and regeneration agency)

Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)

  • Olive Tree Campaigns and Communications Ltd

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

  • Olive Tree Campaigns and Communications Ltd

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Chair, Mainstream - the campaign against extremism (remunerated until 31 January 2022)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Member, Advisory Group of the Warwick Manufacturing Group, at the University of Warwick
  • Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Israel
  • Corporation Member, Dudley College of Technology

Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)

  • Member, Steering Committee of West Midlands Friends of Israel (grassroots group in the West Midlands promoting links between the UK and Israel)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Member, National Express Foundation (provides grants to charities, community groups and educational bodies in areas where National Express operates)
  • Honorary President, Holocaust Learning UK (registered charity educating school students about the Holocaust and its impact)
  • President, West Mercia Scout County