Lord Walney

Lord Walney's full title is The Lord Walney. His name is John Woodcock, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Walney.

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

Category 1: Directorships

  • Director, Powerful Street Ltd (strategic advice consultancy)
  • Director, The Jewish Community Media Trust CIC (seeks to contribute to cultural, religious, educational and charity initiatives in UK's Jewish community)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Engagement Director for the Levelling Up Goals, Crowne Associates Ltd (consultancy on environment, social and governance issues) (remuneration is paid to Powerful Street Ltd)

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

  • Powerful Street Ltd
  • The Jewish Community Media Trust CIC

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

  • Powerful Street Ltd
  • The Jewish Community Media Trust CIC (seeks to contribute to cultural, religious, educational and charity initiatives in UK's Jewish community)

Category 7: Overseas visits

  • Visit to Bahrain 4-7 April 2022, as part of delegation from UK Abraham Accords Group (Middle East Forum Ltd); flights, accommodation and hospitality costs were paid as donation in kind from Bahrain government to UK Abraham Accords Group
  • Visit to Tel Aviv, Israel, 22-26 March, 2022 as part of Chatham House (The Royal Institute of International Affairs) delegation; travel costs paid by Chatham House; accommodation paid by ELNET Israel (European Leadership Network)

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

  • Hospitality received from Hestview Ltd (Flutter Entertainment plc) at Cheltenham Races, 17 March 2022
  • Hospitality received from Betting and Gaming Council at Cheltenham Races, 18 March 2022

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • UK Government’s Independent Adviser on Political Violence and Disruption (formerly UK Government Special Envoy on Countering Violent Extremism), based in the Home Office
  • Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Tanzania

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Trustee, The Mel Evans MBE Foundation (advancement of health, particularly the research of Motor Neuron Disease)