Lord Farmer

Lord Farmer's full title is The Lord Farmer. His name is Michael Stahel Farmer, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Farmer.

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

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Red Kite Capital Management LLP (investment manager) (in liquidation)
  • Farmer-White Contracting (agriculture)
  • RK Trinity Limited (service company)

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

  • The Cross Trust (charitable trust)
  • Red Kite Capital Management LLP (investment manager) (in liquidation)
  • RK Trinity Limited (service company)
  • FHN Holding Limited (owns The Family Hubs Network Ltd)

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

  • New Barn Farm Estate (farming)
  • Red Kite Capital Management LLP (investment manager) (in liquidation)
  • Red Kite Partners Limited (investment holding company)
  • RK Trinity Limited (service company)
  • FHN Holding Limited (owns The Family Hubs Network Ltd)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

  • Estover Energy (biomass energy) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • The following collective investment vehicles:
    LF Ruffer Gold C Acc (Gold and Precious Metals Fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024); LF Ruffer Equity & General C Acc (Global Equity Fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024); LF Ruffer Equity & General I Acc (Global Equity Fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024); LF Ruffer European C Acc (European Equity Fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024); LF Ruffer European I Acc (European Equity Fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024); LF Ruffer Japanese C Acc (Japanese Equity Fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024); LF Ruffer Japanese I Acc (Japanese Equity Fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024); LF Ruffer Pacific C Acc (Asian Equity Fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024); LF Ruffer Pacific I Acc (Asian Equity Fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024); LF Ruffer Gold I Acc (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • FWD: JPY Vs. GBP 15/12/2014 (Forward Foreign Exchange) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • General Dynamics Corp (aerospace and defense) (interest ceased 31 May 2015)
  • International Business Machines (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Japan Real Estate REIT (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Mitsui Fudosan Co (housing, office buildings, and commercial facilities) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Qualcomm Inc (next-generation mobile technologies) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Royal Dutch Shell (oil and gas) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • The following collective investment vehicles: Ruffer SICAV Fixed Income Z (GBP Cap Non Sterling Index Linked Bond Fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024); Ruffer SICAV UK Mid & Smaller Companies Z (GBP Dis UK Equity Fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (banking and financial services) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Ruffer Illiquid Multi Strategies Fund 2015 Limited (credit and illiquid strategies fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Market Vectors Jr Gold Miners ETF New (Junior Gold Miners ETF) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • FWD: USD Vs. GBP 17/07/2015 (forward foreign exchange) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Mitsubishi Estate NPV (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Ruffer Protection Strategies International Z GBP (options fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Tesco plc (supermarkets) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Marks and Spencer Group (retail) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Cora Gold (gold exploration)
  • Hetz Ventures LP (venture capital)
  • General Motors Company (automotive) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (electronics and electrical equipment) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Tokamak (commercialisation of fusion energy)
  • The Core Collective Health Limited (gym business) (placed into administration 14 April 2022)
  • InfraSalience Limited (green chemicals manufacturer)
  • LF Ruffer Equity & General Inc (Fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Lloyds Banking Group plc (banking) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Centene Corporation (healthcare) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • iShares Physical Gold ETC (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (banking) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Ruffer Multi Strategies Fund Limited (fund) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Lamb’s Passage Holding Limited (holding company for Kingdom Bank Limited)
  • eHealth (healthcare) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Aena SME SA (manages general interest airports and heliports) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Barclays plc (banking) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • BP plc (oil and gas) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Dixons Carphone plc (electrical and telecommunications) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Hetz Ventures II L.P. (venture capital)
  • BT Group plc (telecommunications) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Countryside Properties plc (housebuilding and urban regeneration) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Orix Corporation (financial services) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • GlaxoSmithKline (pharmaceuticals) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • NEC Corporation (information technology and electronics) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Rakuten Group Inc (electronic commerce and online retail) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • All Perspectives Limited (parent of GB News) (24 hour television news channel)
  • BHP Group plc (mining)
  • Red Kite Opportunities Fund Limited (formerly RK Mine Finance Fund I Limited) (fund investment company)
  • Hong Feng Zheng Limited (fund investment company) (interest ceased 28 August 2023)
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation (oil and gas) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Federated Hermes (investment banking) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co (provides kidney dialysis services) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • Sony Group Corporation (multinational conglomerate) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • The Emissions Capture Company Ltd (clean emissions technology) (interest ceased 10 April 2024)
  • The New York Sun Company LLC (media)
  • Parlement Technologies Inc (formerly Parler Inc) (technology services company)
  • Hetz Ventures III LP (venture capital)
  • Thor’s Skyr (yoghurt manufacturer)
  • 13Books Capital (formerly Element Ventures) (venture capital fund for fintech industry)
  • Woodside Energy Group Ltd (oil and gas)

Category 5: Land and property

  • Flat in Pimlico, London SW1
  • Farm in Hampshire

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Director, Red Kite Partners Limited (investment holding company)
  • Director and Trustee, The Conservative Party Foundation Limited
  • Director, Hong Feng Zheng (Master) Limited (fund investment company) (interest ceased 28 August 2023)
  • Director, Hong Feng Zheng Limited (fund investment company) (interest ceased 28 August 2023)
  • Director, Red Kite Opportunities Master Fund Limited (formerly RK Mine Finance Master Fund I Limited) (fund investment company)
  • Director, Red Kite Opportunities Fund Limited (formerly RK Mine Finance Fund I Limited) (fund investment company)
  • Director, FHN Holding Limited (owns The Family Hubs Network Ltd)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Associate Governor, ARK All Saints Academy, Camberwell, London SE5

Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)

  • Vice-President, Local Government Association

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Director and Trustee, The Cross Trust (charitable trust)
  • Deputy Chair, Council for Christians and Jews