The Duke of Somerset

The Duke of Somerset's full title is The Duke of Somerset DL. His name is John Michael Edward Seymour, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for The Duke of Somerset.

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

Category 1: Directorships

  • Director, Duchy of Somerset Estates Limited
  • Director, Berry Pomeroy Estate Limited

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Member, Witham Water LLP
  • Fellow, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (non-practising; unremunerated)
  • Member, Somerset Rural Estates LLP

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

  • Beneficiary of Lord Seymour's 1971 Settlement

Category 5: Land and property

  • Residential, agricultural and woodland rural estates in Wiltshire, Somerset and Devon trading as Lord Seymour's 1971 Settlement and as Duke of Somerset's Estate
  • Residential properties in Wiltshire and Devon from which rental income is received
  • Bradley House in Wiltshire BA12 used as private residence from which income is received from events and B&B

Category 6: Sponsorship

  • A PA/secretary employed by Lord Seymour's 1971 Settlement helps the member with some parliamentary work

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

  • As a member of All-Party Parliamentary Arts and Heritage Group the member receives regular hospitality and invitations to events which during the course of the calendar year together may amount to more than £300 in value and which are paid for by the Group from funds declared in the Register of All-Party Parliamentary Groups

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Sponsor, HMS Somerset

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Trustee, Silvanus Trust (charity and Company Limited by Guarantee) (sustainable and viable woodlands)