The Earl of Erroll

The Earl of Erroll's full title is The Earl of Erroll. His name is Merlin Hay, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for The Earl of Erroll.

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

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Erroll Computer Consultants (information and communications technology (ICT) and management advisory)
  • Chancellor, British Institute of Technology, England

Category 5: Land and property

  • House (from which rental income is received) and cliffs in Aberdeenshire; they constitute an SSSI, SAC and ancient monument

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

  • Guest of National Rifle Association on 23 July 2021 as participant in House of Lords vs House of Commons target rifle match at Bisley for the Vizianagram trophy; target shooting, professional instruction and lunch were provided - notified 6 December 2021

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Chair and Director, EURIM trading as the Digital Policy Alliance (an independent UK based Parliament-Industry group funded by its members)
  • Adviser, Privus (formerly Privum) (secure communications)
  • Advisory Board, WishKnish (blockchain for security) (unremunerated but member has share options)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Member, Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs
  • Chief, Clan Hay
  • Court of Assistants, Worshipful Company of Fishmongers
  • Member of the Court of the Corporate Trustee (the Fishmongers' Company) of the Fishmongers' Company's Charitable Trust
  • Member of the Court of the Corporate Trustee (the Fishmongers' Company) of the Fishmongers' Company's Fisheries Charitable Trust