Lord Howard of Lympne

Lord Howard of Lympne's full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Howard of Lympne CH KC. His name is Michael Howard, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Howard of Lympne.

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

Category 1: Directorships

  • Non-executive Director, Watchstone plc (formerly Quindell plc) (insurance technology provider) (interest ceased 30 May 2023)
  • Non-executive Chairman, South West Strategic Developments Limited (property development)
  • Non-executive Chairman, Earth Source Hydrogen Limited (natural hydrogen exploration)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • King's Counsel (non-practising)
  • Occasional newspaper articles and television appearances

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

  • Soma Oil & Gas Holdings Limited
  • Entrée Resources Limited (formerly Entrée Gold Inc) (exploration and mining)
  • Kape Technologies plc (develops and distributes variety of digital products in online security space)
  • AstraZeneca UK Limited (pharmaceuticals)
  • EKF Diagnostic Holdings plc (point-of-care diagnostics and central laboratory assay manufacturer) (interest ceased 5 April 2023)
  • Ergomed plc (full-service contract research outsourcing business)
  • Tritax Big Box REIT plc (real estate)
  • Warehouse REIT plc (industrial estates)
  • Boot (Henry) plc (construction and property development) (interest ceased 5 April 2023)
  • Oakley Capital Investments (investment company)
  • Xaar plc (manufacturer of inkjet technologies) (interest ceased 5 April 2023)
  • CML Microsystems plc (develops semiconductors)
  • Ramsdens Holdings plc (financial services provider and retailer)

Category 7: Overseas visits

  • Visit to Israel and Palestinian Territory, 28 May - 1 June 2023, as part of House of Lords delegation organised by European Leadership Network (Elnet UK) and Britain-Israel All-Party Parliamentary Group to explore peace building, challenges and opportunities, education and diversity, coexistence, innovation and research, historical and cultural background and developments; flights and accommodation costs met by Elnet UK
  • Visit to Guernsey, 7-9 September 2023, to address Guernsey Policy and Economics Group; travel and accommodation for member and wife provided by Specsavers Ltd
  • Visit to Washington D.C., USA, 26-30 November 2023, to meet Republican Congressmen and discuss the need for continuing support for Ukraine; flights and accommodation costs met by Conservative Friends of Ukraine
  • Visit to Israel, 2-5 January 2024, as part of Parliamentary Delegation organised by European Leadership Network (Elnet UK); flights and accommodation costs met by Elnet UK

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

  • Honorary membership, Carlton Club
  • Honorary membership, Pratt's Club
  • Honorary membership, Buck's Club
  • As a member of the All-Party British-American Parliamentary Group the member receives occasional hospitality and invitations to events which during the course of the calendar year together amount to more than £300 in value
  • Honorary membership, 10 Trinity Square (private members' club)
  • Guest Lecturer, accompanied by wife, on cruise on Seabourn Encore 21 March - 5 April 2023, operated by Seabourn; hospitality and flights provided
  • Guest lecturer, accompanied by wife, on cruise on Seabourn Encore 2-16 July 2023; operated by Seabourn; hospitality and flights provided

Category 9: Miscellaneous financial interests

  • Member of two racehorse-owning syndicates

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Director, 58-60 Warwick Square Limited (block of flats in which member has a flat)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Vice President (formerly Chairman), Hospice UK (formerly Help the Hospices)
  • Trustee, Atlantic Partnership
  • Member, Advisory Board, Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit
  • Member, International Advisory Board, Institute for Free Trade (research foundation)