Lord Blunkett

Lord Blunkett is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 13 October 2015. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Blunkett, and his given name is David Blunkett. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1987.

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 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))
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))

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chair, Heathrow Local Economic Recovery Group
Chair, Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Chairman, EasyJet Special Assistance Advisory Group (improving support for persons requiring special assistance for air travel) (income paid to HADAW (see category 1))
Co-chair and Adviser, Parliamentary Review (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Holder of a personal Chair of Politics in Practice, The Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Sheffield (income paid direct to member)
Member, Advisory Board, Earnd (provides an alternative means to 'payday loans' companies by working with employers)
Payments made for articles written for Associated Newspapers (payments made direct to member)
Regular columnist, The Yorkshire Post
Speaking engagement, 17 November 2020, virtual Risk Management Conference hosted by 1LoD

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

Cascade Multi Academy Trust

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

Cyber1 AB (formerly Cognosec AB) (interest ceased 13 January 2020)
HADAW Productions and Investments Limited (see category 1)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

Adviser, Cobalt Elementary Holdings Ltd (financial services advisory)
Adviser, Institute for Community Studies, hosted at The Young Foundation
Chair, Heathrow Implementation Steering Group for Employment and Skills (remunerated until 31 March 2020) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Co-Chair, Higher Education Commission (interest ceased 7 October 2020)
Director (unpaid), Management Company Limited (which runs the building in which member lives)
Non-executive Chairman, Cyber Essentials Direct Limited

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

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