Lord Alton of Liverpool

Lord Alton of Liverpool is a Crossbench Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 8 July 1997. His full title is The Lord Alton of Liverpool, and his given name is David Patrick Paul Alton. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1979.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Alton of Liverpool.

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

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Occasional income from journalism and writing

Category 6: Sponsorship

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

Category 7: Overseas visits

Visit to Gibraltar, 6-7 February 2020, to speak on behalf of Gibraltar Pro Life Movement; travel and accommodation costs provided by them
Visit to Hong Kong, 23-25 November 2019, as an election monitor; travel and accommodation costs paid by Fight for Freedom: Stand With Hong Kong
Visit to Northern Iraq and Kurdistan, 1-8 December 2019, to view genocide sites and refugee camps; travel and accommodation provided by Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW)
Visit to Philadelphia, USA, 16-19 September 2019, to speak at Penn University and to give series of talks; flights and accommodation provided by Ascension Press
Visit to Taiwan, 1-5 October 2019, to meet Government Ministers and officials and give lecture on human rights and religious freedom; flights and accommodation provided by Government of Taiwan
Visit to Timisoara, Romania, 13-15 December 2019, to speak at conference commemorating 1989 overthrow of Ceausescu; travel and accommodation provided by Szilagyi Zsolt and Commemoration Organising Committee
Visit to Utah, USA, 6-8 October 2019, to give lecture on Human Dignity and its link to Freedom of Religion or Belief; flights and accommodation provided by Brigham Young University

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

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Board Member, Aid To The Church In Need (registered charity) (interest ceased 31 July 2019)
Member, Sages Group on North Korean Human Rights (consisting of human rights experts)
Trustee, Arise Foundation (supports grass-roots initiatives to counter human trafficking)
Trustee, Chesterton Institute
Trustee, The Christian Heritage Centre (registered charity) (interest ceased 30 September 2019)