Lord Blunkett

Lord Blunkett's full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Blunkett. His name is David Blunkett, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Blunkett.

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

Category 1: Directorships

  • Director, HADAW Productions and Investments Limited (publishing, broadcast and print media; advisory services for overseas trade, and cyber and internet security advice; income from some of the sources listed below is paid to HADAW (see also category 2))
  • Director and Chairman of the Board, University of Law Limited (subsidiary and affiliated institution of Global University Systems and Interactive Pro Limited) (income paid to HADAW (see category 1))

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Holder of a personal Chair of Politics in Practice, The Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Sheffield (income paid direct to member)
  • Chairman, EasyJet Special Assistance Advisory Group (improving support for persons requiring special assistance for air travel) (income paid to HADAW (see category 1))
  • Payments made for articles written for Associated Newspapers (payments made direct to member)
  • Regular columnist, The Yorkshire Post
  • Chair, Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (unremunerated until 1 January 2022)
  • Chair, Heathrow Local Economic Recovery Group (income paid to HADAW (see category 1))
  • Speaking engagement, 13 October 2021, Society of Local Council Clerks annual conference, Jury’s Inn, Hinckley, Leicestershire
  • Speaking engagement, 21-22 October 2021, Government of Jersey Disability and Inclusion Conference, Jersey; flights and accommodation provided
  • Speaking engagement, 13 December 2021, online event for Serco Institute and Capital Economics
  • Speaking engagement, 25 January 2022, 1LoD, London

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

  • HADAW Productions and Investments Limited (see category 1)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Director (unpaid), Management Company Limited (which runs the building in which member lives)
  • Non-executive Chairman, Cyber Essentials Direct Limited
  • Adviser, Cobalt Elementary Holdings Ltd (financial services advisory)
  • Adviser, Institute for Community Studies, hosted at The Young Foundation
  • Independent Advisory Panel member, Pearson's inquiry into the Future of Qualifications and Assessment Research Project (England) (expenses paid)
  • Member, Advisory Board, Grit (charity delivering intensive personal development and coaching programmes for young people and the adults that support them)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Vice President, RNIB
  • Ambassador (formerly Vice President), Alzheimer's Society
  • President, Sheffield Mind
  • President, Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT)
  • Trustee, The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) (charity)
  • Vice President, Royal National College for the Blind
  • Vice President, Vision Foundation (charity)
  • Trustee, Reading Force (supports armed forces families with books)