Register of Interests - Members of the House of Lords

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Lord Bassam of Brighton
Labour
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Consultancy and strategic advisory services on regeneration and planning matters to Anthony Green and Spencer Ltd (property developer) (interest ceased 14 August 2020)
  • Director of Place, Business in the Community
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Co-opted Member, Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Vice Chair and Board Member, Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (MET)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
  • Co-chair (formerly Member) and Trustee, People's History Museum
  • Founder Member, Brighton Festival
  • Member, Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museum Trust
Lord Bates
Conservative
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Visiting Professor, China Centre for Economic Research, Peking University (interest ceased 13 October 2020)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Board Member, UK China Friendship Association (not-for-profit association established to promote cultural ties between UK and China) (interest ceased 13 October 2020)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Ethiopia
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Board Member, International Olympic Truce Foundation of the International Olympic Committee
  • President, Living Streets (charity promoting walking in the UK)
Lord Beecham
Labour
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Member, Newcastle City Council
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Consultant, Beecham Peacock Solicitors, Newcastle upon Tyne
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Vice-President, Local Government Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • President, Newcastle Choral Society
  • Vice Chairman, New Israel Fund
  • Vice President, Community Foundation, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Vice President, Newcastle Council for Voluntary Service
Lord Beith
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Honorary Bencher, Middle Temple
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Chairman, Heritage Committee of the Methodist Church
  • President and Honorary Member, National Liberal Club
  • President, Historic Chapels Trust
  • President, North of England Civic Trust
Lord Bellingham
Conservative
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Chairman, Alpha Litigation Equity Limited (litigation funding)
  • Chairman, Clifton Africa Limited (construction and building in developing markets)
  • Chairman, Developing Markets Associates Ltd (international conference organiser)
  • Chairman, Sokin Ltd (fintech business)
  • Non-executive Director, ADM Energy plc (oil and gas investments)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Alpha Litigation Equity Limited (litigation funding)
  • Clifton Africa Limited (construction and building in developing markets)
  • The Glencara Estate Company (family company owning property and land)
Category 5: Land and property
  • Farmland and woodland in Norfolk
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, Global Law Summit Limited (set up by Ministry of Justice to provide support for Magna Carta celebrations and Global Law Summit, London in 2015; company may be used as support for future conference)
  • Director, The Eastern Africa Association (support operation for UK based companies who want to do business in eastern Africa)
  • Director, The Glencara Estate Company (family company owning property and land)
  • Director, Xuridico Limited (dormant company)
Baroness Benjamin
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Chair, Children and Parents’ Panel, Internet of Toys Assurance Scheme, Age Check Certification Services Ltd
  • Partner, Benjamin Taylor Associates (partnership with husband; manages the member's professional activities, speaking engagements etc; receives all remuneration etc payable to member)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Chair, Windrush Commemoration Committee
  • Vice President, Barnardos
  • Vice President, Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)
Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle
Green Party
Life peer
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Green European Journal
  • Member, Green European Foundation Universal Basic Income Expert Group
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Vice-President, Local Government Association
Lord Benyon
Conservative
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Chairman and Director, Englefield Estate Trust Corporation Ltd (EETCLtd) (company holds trusteeship of various family trusts of the member which hold land and property)
  • Chairman and Director, The UK Water Partnership (seeks to provide leadership and unified approach to UK’s efforts to contribute to development of sustainable solutions)
  • Director, De Beauvoir Block (letting and operating of commercial property)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Consultant (on strategy, regulation and business development), IM Geospatial (data analysis)
  • Consultant (on strategy, regulation and business development), Seahorse Environmental (environmental consultancy)
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • De Beauvoir Block
  • Englefield Estate Trust Corporation Ltd
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • Englefield Estate Trust Corporation Limited (company holds trusteeship of various family trusts of the member which hold land and property)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Ceed Ltd (educational technology company)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Member, Rural Committee, Duchy of Cornwall
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Foundation Trustee, Mary Hare School for the Deaf
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Member, Advisory Board of the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit
  • President, Royal Agricultural Society of England
  • Trustee, Blue Marine Foundation and Director of associated company (charity dedicated to restoring the ocean to health by addressing overfishing)
  • Trustee, Englefield Charitable Trust (supporting range of charities and good causes in and around Berkshire)
  • Trustee, Englefield Village Hall CIO
  • Trustee, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust and Director of associated company
  • Trustee, John Simonds Trust (educational charity)
  • Trustee, Plantlife International – The Wild Plant Conservation Charity and Director of associated company
  • Trustee, St Peter's Ufton Charitable Trust (local charity in West Berkshire)
Lord Berkeley of Knighton
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Contract with BBC Radio 3 to present "Private Passions" programme
  • Freelance composer and broadcaster
  • Occasional journalism
Category 5: Land and property
  • Farm in mid-Wales, with holiday house from which rental income is received
  • Flat in London W2 from which rental income is received
  • Share of ownership of flat in London W11 from which rental income is received
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • President, Decibels
  • President, Hertford Choral Society
  • President, Llanfair Singers
  • President, Offa's Dyke Association
  • President, Presteigne Music Festival
  • Trustee, Benjamin Britten Will Trust
  • Trustee, Mid Wales Music Trust (formerly Cambrian Music Trust) (registered charity)
  • Trustee, The Britten Family and Charitable Settlement 1966
  • Trustee, The Red House Fund Limited and Director of associated company
  • Vice President, Heart of Wales Line
  • Vice President, Joyful Company of Singers
  • Vice President, Knighton Concert Society
  • Vice President, Knighton Silver Band
Lord Berkeley
Labour
Life peer
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Board Member, European Rail Freight Association (interest ceased 30 April 2020)
  • Board Member, Isles of Scilly Transport Board
  • Director, Isles of Scilly Transport Development Group CIC (interest ceased 21 July 2020)
  • European Adviser, Rail Freight Group (interest ceased 30 April 2020)
  • Vice President and Board Member, AllRail
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • President, United Kingdom Marine Pilots Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Vice President, Chartered Institute of Transport
  • Vice President, Cycling UK
Baroness Berridge
Conservative
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Barrister (non-practising)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the School System, Department for Education and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Women), Department for International Trade
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • Freedom Declared Foundation
Category 6: Sponsorship
  • The member receives up to £10,000 a year from a number of friends and family to enable her to meet the cost of secretarial and research support in connection with her duties in the House of Lords
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director (formerly Chairman of Trustees), Freedom Declared Foundation (charity and private limited company by guarantee without share capital; use of 'Limited' exemption; research on social sciences/humanities)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Member, Steering Group, International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief (interest ceased 24 August 2020)
Baroness Bertin
Conservative
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Senior Advisor (formerly Director of Strategic Communications and Campaigns), BT Group
Category 5: Land and property
  • Flat in Battersea, London SW11, from which rental income is received
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Trustee, KIDS (disabled children's registered charity) (interest ceased 18 August 2020)
  • Trustee, The Normandy Memorial Trust Limited and Director of associated company
Lord Best
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Joint Chairman, International Property Media Awards (remunerated; but all remuneration donated to charity)
Category 5: Land and property
  • Property in Dorset from which rental income is received (owned principally by wife)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Chair, Affordable Housing Commission
  • Chair, Brent Poverty Commission
  • Chair, Centre for Social Justice Housing Commission
  • Chair, University of Oxford Commission on Creating Healthy Cities
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Chair, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government Regulation of Property Agents Working Group
  • Member of the Court, York University
  • Member, Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Sponsor Board (appointed by House of Lords)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Member, Equity Release Council Advisory Board
  • Vice President, Chartered Trading Standards Institute
  • Vice President, Town and Country Planning Association
  • Vice-President (formerly President), Local Government Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Church Commissioner
  • Member, External Advisory Board, Crisis
  • President, Sustainable Energy Association
Lord Bethell
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health and Social Care
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Director and Trustee, International Centre For The Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence
  • Director and Trustee, The Scar Free Foundation
  • Governor, Hall School Charitable Trust
Lord Bew
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Chair, House of Lords Appointments Commission
  • The member is receiving royalties from publication of a book "Churchill and Ireland" published by OUP on 24 March 2016
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
  • The member receives occasional hospitality from Policy Exchange when attending their events; such hospitality may cumulatively over the course of a calendar year exceed the registration threshold of £300
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Emeritus Professor of Politics, Queen's University, Belfast
  • Visiting Professor, King's College London
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Executive Member, British-Irish Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Chairman of the Executive, Anglo-Israel Association
  • President, Airey Neave Trust
Lord Bhatia
Non-affiliated
Life peer
Nil
  • No registrable interests
Lord Bichard
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Non-executive Director, The Key (education support company); and Director, Darwin Acquisitions Ltd (holding company)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Chair, National Audit Office
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, River and Rowing Museum Foundation (interest ceased 6 August 2020)
  • Member, Commission for Smart Government
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Chair, Bristol Business School (interest ceased 6 August 2020)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
  • Trustee, River and Rowing Museum (interest ceased 6 August 2020)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Vice-President, Local Government Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Trustee, Artis (charity providing performing arts education)
  • Trustee, Harris Foundation for Lifelong Learning
Lord Bilimoria
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Bilimoria & Bilimoria LLP
  • Chairman, Cobra Beer Partnership Ltd
  • Chairman, Faridoon Wines Ltd
  • Chairman, Molson Coors Cobra India Private Limited
  • Cobra India New Company Limited
  • General Bilimoria Wines Limited
  • Minmar (900) Limited (business services)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Consultancy fees for the member's professional services are paid by Molson Coors Brewing Company (UK) to Bilimoria Holdings Limited (see category 4(a))
  • Fees for the member's speaking engagements are paid by The London Speaker Bureau to Bilimoria Holdings Limited (see category 4(a))
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • Bilimoria & Bilimoria LLP
  • Cobra Beer Partnership Ltd
  • Cobra India Newco
  • Faridoon Wines Ltd
  • General Bilimoria Wines Ltd
  • Minmar (900) Limited
  • Pictoso Holdings Ltd
  • The Cobra Foundation
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • Bilimoria Holdings Limited (holding company)
  • Cobra India Newco
  • Faridoon Wines Ltd
  • General Bilimoria Wines Ltd
  • Minmar (900) Limited (see category 1)
  • Pictoso Holdings Ltd
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Booker Group plc (food wholesaler)
  • Mulberry Holding Assets Ltd
  • Mulberry Holdings Ltd (dormant company)
Category 5: Land and property
  • Residential properties in London and Cape Town
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Advisory Board, Seven Hills (public relations/communications firm)
  • Chairman, Pictoso Holdings Ltd
  • Director, The National Bereavement Partnership - Helpline for COVID-19 (charity)
  • Member and Governor, Ditchley Foundation
  • Member, Centenary Commission on Adult Education
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Ambassador, Wellington College
  • Board of Directors, Harvard Graduate School Leadership Institute
  • Chairman, Advisory Board, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge (interest ceased 31 July 2020)
  • Chancellor, University of Birmingham
  • Member, Advisory Board, Birmingham Business School
  • Member, Vice Chancellor's Circle of Advisors for India, Cambridge University
  • National Champion, National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship (NCGE)
  • President, UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)
  • Visiting Entrepreneur, Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning, University of Cambridge
  • Visiting Professor, London Metropolitan University
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
  • Advisory Board Member, Roundhouse Trust
  • Ambassador, British Library Business and IP Centre
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Member, E20 Steering Group (advocacy group for entrepreneurs to engage with, inspire and support enterprise in UK)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Ambassador, Foundation for Educational Development (FED)
  • Ambassador, Skillforce (education charity)
  • Ambassador, Tutu Foundation
  • Champion, Roko Cancer Appeal (MKC Trust)
  • Co-Chairman, Advisory Board, Loomba Foundation (education of poor widows and children all around the World)
  • Co-founder, Pictoso (photo-sharing app)
  • Companion, Chartered Management Institute
  • Enterprise Leader, Prince's Trust
  • Founder Freeman, Guild of Entrepreneurs
  • Founding Chairman, UK-India Business Council
  • Founding Member, Indian Prime Minister's Global Advisory Council of Overseas Indians
  • Governor, Ditchley Foundation
  • Honorary Ambassador, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
  • Honorary Group Captain, 601 Squadron
  • International Envoy, London
  • Member, Advisory Board, Adab Trust
  • Member, Advisory Council, CIDA Foundation UK
  • Member, Chief Executives’ Organization
  • Member, Memorial Gates Committee
  • Member, Young Presidents' Organisation (YPO)
  • President (formerly Vice President), Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
  • Trustee, British Cardiac Research Trust
  • Trustee, Cobra Foundation
  • Tudor Bynum Fellowship from Kellogg College, Oxford
  • Vice Chairman, UK- Nepal Trade and Investment Forum
Baroness Billingham
Labour
Life peer
Nil
  • No registrable interests
Lord Bird
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Director, Dunne Bird Ltd (vehicle for member's speaking engagements, book royalties, media appearances, writing commissions and the like)
  • Director, The Big Issue Company Limited (publishes weekly news magazine sold on the street by homeless people)
  • Director, The Big Issue Cymru Limited (Wales edition of Big Issue magazine)
  • Director, The Big Issue Group Limited (which wholly owns The Big Issue Invest Limited and its subsidiaries (whose business is social finance) and the Social Enterprise Loan Fund (part of Big Issue Invest Limited, providing loans to charities/social enterprises), but the member is not a Director of The Big Issue Invest Limited; see also below)
  • Director, The Big Issue In Scotland Limited (Scottish edition of Big Issue magazine)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Consultant, Berricote Properties
  • One-off payment from Ashoka UK to defray expenses incurred in connection with member's unpaid post as Senior Fellow, Ashoka UK (see category 10(e))
  • Speaking engagement, 5 January 2021, virtual event for ING Group (financial services)
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • Dunne Bird Ltd
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • Dunne Bird Ltd
  • The Big Issue Group Limited (see category 1)
  • Wedge Card Limited (loyalty card for local shops; see category 10(a))
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • The Big Exchange Limited (building a new financial system in the UK)
Category 6: Sponsorship
  • In the 2020/21 financial year, £170,000 from Effective Giving via Ben Delo (money was paid to The Big Issue and ring fenced to pay Portland PR and full-time campaign manager)
  • The member's parliamentary researcher and adviser are employed by The Big Issue; in the 2020/21 financial year, The Big Issue received £30,000 donation from Liz Aitken and £30,000 from David Harrison/Harrison Foundation which was ring fenced to pay the parliamentary researcher and adviser
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
  • Hospitality is received from Ben Delo and his wife which during the course of the calendar year together amounts to more than £300 in value
Category 9: Miscellaneous financial interests
  • Founder, The Big Issue Foundation (but not a trustee or office-holder; the Big Issue Foundation is a separate legal entity from The Big Issue Group Limited and The Big Issue Company Limited (category 1))
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, Prevention Convention Ltd (not currently trading)
  • Director, Social Brokers Foundation (not currently trading)
  • Director, The Big Issue Digital Limited
  • Director, Wedge Card Limited (loyalty card for local shops)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Senior Fellow, Ashoka UK
Total results 825 (page 3 of 42)