The Earl of Lindsay

The Earl of Lindsay's full title is The Earl of Lindsay. His name is James Randolph Lindesay-Bethune, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for The Earl of Lindsay.

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

Category 1: Directorships

  • Chairman, United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS)
  • Director and Chairman, UKAS Ltd (formerly Clinical Pathology Accreditation UK Ltd) (subsidiary of United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS))
  • Chairman, Berry UK Pension Trustees Limited (formerly BPI Pension Trustees Limited)
  • Director, 4Front Farming Co Ltd

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Farmer, landowner and property owner with rental income from cottages, holiday lets etc
  • Adviser, British Polythene Industries Limited (BPI) (interest ceased 1 April 2022)
  • Adviser, 3R Energy
  • Independent Chair, ClearBank Tide Business Banking Grant Implementation Steering Committee
  • Adviser, Brockwell Energy Limited (site-specific and local advice given)
  • Adviser (site-specific and local advice given), Statera Energy Limited

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

  • Prudential plc (insurance) (interest ceased 12 April 2022)
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Rio Tinto (mining)
  • Royal Dutch Shell (oil and gas)

Category 5: Land and property

  • Farmland in Fife including residential property
  • Wilderness (approximately 100 acres) on West Coast of Scotland including residential property
  • Flat in Edinburgh

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

  • As a member of the Lords and Commons Cigar Club the member receives regular hospitality and invitations to events which during the course of the calendar year together amount to more than £300 in value and all of which are paid for by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Chair, Impact Management and Service Solutions Ltd (renewables/cleantech energy) (non-trading)
  • Chairman, Consumer Codes Approval Board (CCAB – wholly owned by CTSI)
  • Director, Kilchoan Products (Developments) Limited (dormant company)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Chairman, Friends of the Capercaillie
  • Vice President, Royal Scottish Geographical Society
  • Vice President, RSPB
  • Vice President, International Tree Foundation
  • Vice President, Royal Smithfield Club
  • Trustee, Common Good Foundation
  • President, Chartered Quality Institute
  • Trustee, Prince’s Countryside Fund
  • Trustee, Tide Coronavirus Financial Hardship Charity
  • President, Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI)