Registered Interests for Lord Shinkwin.
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Category 6: Sponsorship
The Member has full-time assistance from a researcher to assist with parliamentary work on disability equality; the costs of the staff member are met by DFN Charitable Foundation (charitable foundation which develops and disseminates best practice in order to impact positively on the problem of effective employability training) from 1 October 2021 until 31 March 2022 (interest ceased 31 March 2022) and the Pears Foundation (an independent, British family foundation, rooted in Jewish values, that takes private money every year and invests it in good causes, promoting understanding of key issues through research and education programmes; driving engagement in social progress across the UK and globally, particularly in young people, and supporting organisations) from 1 April 2022 until 30 September 2022 (interest ceased 30 September 2022)
The member receives research support from a PhD student from King’s College London, as part of a training scheme for which the student receives a stipend (interest ceased 31 May 2022)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Chair, Assistive Technology Commission to explore and recommend improvements in the provision of assistive technology to disabled people
Chair, Institute of Directors Commission on ‘The future of inclusive business: harnessing diverse talent for success’ (to examine key barriers to recruitment, retention and progression of individuals from underrepresented groups, with specific reference to disability, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Lay Member, Queen Square Brain Bank & Neuro-Resource Management Board
Trustee, Council of Christians and Jews
Vice President, Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists