Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom

Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom is a Conservative Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 1 October 2015. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom, and his given name is James Norwich Arbuthnot. 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 Arbuthnot of Edrom.

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

Category 1: Directorships

Chairman, Electricity Resilience Ltd (strategic advice on resilience)
Chairman, Neuro-Bio Ltd (a biotechnology company) (interest ceased 31 July 2019)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chairman, Advisory Board, Thales Group (aerospace, defence, security)
Consultant, Pure Storage Inc (computer flash memory) (payment is made to SC Strategy Ltd who then pay member) (interest ceased 3 July 2019)
Member, Advisory Board, Montrose Associates (strategic intelligence and advice)
Senior Consultant, SC Strategy Limited (strategic advice) (interest ceased 30 June 2019)

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

Electricity Resilience Ltd

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

Electricity Resilience Ltd (strategic advice on resilience)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

Neuro-Bio Ltd (a biotechnology company)

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

From time to time the member receives hospitality from the UK Defence Forum, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Armed Forces and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Defence and Security Issues which over the course of a calendar year may exceed £300 in value

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director, Astute Strategy Ltd (interest ceased 31 May 2019)
Non-executive Director, Gusbourne Estate Ltd (UK wine producer)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chairman and Trustee, Airey Neave Trust
Chairman, Information Assurance Advisory Council (brings together public, private and other sectors to discuss and research strategic level information assurance issues)
Chairman, Nuffield Trust for the Forces of the Crown (registered charity)
Member, Board of Advisers of The Electric Infrastructure Security (EIS) Council (protection against severe geomagnetic storms and electromagnetic pulse (EMP) risks) (some travel and accommodation expenses covered)