Lord Alton of Liverpool

Lord Alton of Liverpool's full title is The Lord Alton of Liverpool. His name is David Patrick Paul Alton, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Alton of Liverpool.

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Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Occasional income from journalism, writing, talks and speeches

Category 6: Sponsorship

  • Occasional research assistance is provided by the Right To Life Charitable Trust and CARE on a pro bono basis

Category 7: Overseas visits

  • Visit to Republic of Korea, 9-13 February 2023, to deliver speech on human rights at National Assembly, hosted by Ministry of Reunification; accommodation, travel and honorarium provided by Credo (human rights NGO)
  • Visit to Seoul, South Korea, 13-17 September 2023, to speak at conference to mark 10th anniversary of UN Report on crimes against humanity in North Korea; flights, accommodation and honorarium provided by South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Visit to Banff and Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, 5-9 November 2023, to participate in Human Rights in North Korea conference organised by Han Voice; flights and accommodation provided by organisers
  • Visit to Prague, Czech Republic, 27-28 November 2023, to speak at Annual Ministerial meeting on Article 18 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (freedom of religion or belief); flights and hotel accommodation provided by Government of Czech Republic

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

  • Three tickets received from Cathay Arts & Heritage and Falun Dafa Association UK for performance of Shen Yun 2023 at Hammersmith Apollo, 19 April 2023

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Director and Trustee, Living and Dying Well (not for profit company)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Advisory Committee, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • Fellow, Liverpool John Moores University Roscoe Foundation for Citizenship
  • Visiting Professor, Liverpool Hope University
  • Member, International Advisory Board on Freedom of Religion or Belief, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Trustee, Arise Foundation (supports grass-roots initiatives to counter human trafficking) (interest ceased 1 December 2022)
  • Member, Sages Group on North Korean Human Rights (consisting of human rights experts)