Lord Robertson of Port Ellen

Lord Robertson of Port Ellen is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 3 February 2000. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Robertson of Port Ellen KT, and his given name is George Islay MacNeill Robertson. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1978.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Robertson of Port Ellen.

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

Category 1: Directorships

Non-executive Chairman (formerly Non-executive Director), Western Ferries (Clyde) Ltd

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Adviser, BP plc
Member, International Advisory Board (Bahrain), Equilibrium Gulf Ltd (provision of geo-strategic advice to governments and companies)
Occasional journalism
Senior Counsellor, Cohen Group (US-based consultancy)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

BP plc (oil and gas)
Weir Group plc (engineering)

Category 6: Sponsorship

The member receives a limited amount of secretarial assistance from BP plc

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

Chairman, Ohrid Group (of former politicians, diplomats and officials) advising all parties in Macedonia
Director, Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust Trading Company (interest ceased 30 June 2020)
Member, Global Leadership Foundation
Non-executive Chairman, BP Russia Investments Ltd (subsidiary company of BP plc) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Vice-Chairman, Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Elder Brother and Member of Court, Trinity House

Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)

Member, Advisory Council, Centre for European Reform

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chairman of Trustees, FIA Foundation
Member, Advisory Council, European Council on Foreign Relations
Member, Advisory Council, International Institute of Strategic Studies
Trustee, British Forces Foundation
Trustee, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust (interest ceased 30 June 2020)