Register of Lords' Interests

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Total results 798 (page 3 of 40)
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)
  • Director of Place, Business in the Community
Category 5: Land and property
  • Rental income from a property in Eastbourne (interest ceased 13 June 2019)
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
  • Attended ICC Cricket World Cup Bangladesh v New Zealand match at The Oval, 5 June 2019, as guest of Arora Group
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)
  • Founder Member, Brighton Festival
  • Member and Trustee, People's History Museum
  • Member, Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museum Trust
Lord Bates
Conservative
Life peer
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Board Member, International Olympic Truce Foundation of the International Olympic Committee
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)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Visiting Professor, China Centre for Economic Research, Peking University
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 (e)
  • President, Newcastle Choral Society
  • Vice Chairman, New Israel Fund
  • Vice President, Community Foundation, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Vice President, Newcastle Council for Voluntary Service
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Vice-President, Local Government Association
Lord Beith
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
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
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Honorary Bencher, Middle Temple
Baroness Benjamin
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
  • Guest with husband of All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon Championships, 2 July 2019
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • 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 (d)
  • Vice-President, Local Government Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Member, Green European Foundation Universal Basic Income Expert Group
Category 6: Sponsorship
  • The member received a financial contribution from Liz Reason towards employing a part-time PA
Lord Berkeley of Knighton
Crossbench
Life peer
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 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Contract with BBC Radio 3 to present "Private Passions" programme
  • Freelance composer and broadcaster
  • Occasional journalism
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)
  • 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 (e)
  • President, Road Danger Reduction Forum (interest ceased 13 July 2019)
  • Vice President, Chartered Institute of Transport
  • Vice President, Cycling UK
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • President, United Kingdom Marine Pilots Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Board Member, European Rail Freight Association
  • Board Member, Isles of Scilly Transport Board
  • Deputy Chair, Oakervee Review into HS2 (interest ceased 13 November 2019)
  • Director, Isles of Scilly Transport Development Group CIC
  • European Adviser, Rail Freight Group
  • Vice President, AllRail
Baroness Berridge
Conservative
Life peer
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 6: Sponsorship
  • Administrative and other occasional support is given by a salaried staff member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on International Freedom of Religion or Belief (interest ceased 31 July 2019)
  • The member receives up to £18,000 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 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • A Baroness in Waiting (Government Whip) (interest ceased 9 March 2020)
  • 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 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Member, Advisory Council, Theos (think tank) (interest ceased 7 April 2020)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Advisor, Respect4Everyone (global online movement promoting harmony and tolerance) (interest ceased 8 April 2020)
  • Member, Steering Group, International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief
Baroness Bertin
Conservative
Life peer
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Trustee, KIDS (disabled children's registered charity)
  • Trustee, Normandy Memorial Trust
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 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
  • Gift received from News UK of two tickets for Wimbledon Championships, 4 July 2019
Lord Best
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 7: Overseas visits
  • Visit to Santiago, Chile, 8-10 January 2020, to attend University of Chile with wife; travel and three nights’ accommodation costs paid by University
  • Visit to Taiwan, 27 July - 2 August 2019, as part of parliamentary delegation to meet with President and Senior Ministers; travel and accommodation costs paid by Taiwanese Government
Category 5: Land and property
  • Property in Dorset from which rental income is received (owned principally by wife)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Joint Chairman, International Property Media Awards (remunerated; but all remuneration donated to charity)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Chairman, Advisory Board, South East Europe Research Centre (share of expenses for one annual meeting paid by City University, Thessaloniki to cover most of the travel costs and some of the hotel costs) (interest ceased 4 July 2019)
  • Church Commissioner
  • Member, External Advisory Board, Crisis
  • President, Sustainable Energy Association
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 (b)
  • Chair, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government Regulation of Property Agents Working Group
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Chair, Affordable Housing Commission
  • Chair, Centre for Social Justice Housing Commission
Lord Bethell
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • EQ Communications Limited (stakeholder engagement) (interest ceased 4 July 2019)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Director and Trustee, International Centre For The Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence
  • Director and Trustee, Sadler’s Wells
  • Director and Trustee, The Scar Free Foundation
  • Governor, Hall School Charitable Trust
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Senior Adviser, Legatum (investment, philanthropy and think-tank) (interest ceased 31 July 2019)
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 (e)
  • Chairman of the Executive, Anglo-Israel Association
  • President, Airey Neave Trust
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Chair of Review of intra-UK allocation of domestic farm support funding to the end of this parliament for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
  • 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
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 (e)
  • Trustee, Artis (charity providing performing arts education)
  • Trustee, Harris Foundation for Lifelong Learning
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, River and Rowing Museum Foundation
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Chair, Bristol Business School
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
  • Trustee, River and Rowing Museum
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Vice-President, Local Government Association
Lord Bilimoria
Crossbench
Life peer
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, 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
  • 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)
  • Trustee, British Cardiac Research Trust
  • Trustee, Cobra Foundation
  • Tudor Bynum Fellowship from Kellogg College, Oxford
  • Vice President, Confederation of British Industries (CBI)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Ambassador, Wellington College
  • Board of Directors, Harvard Graduate School Leadership Institute
  • Chairman, Advisory Board, Judge Business School, Cambridge University
  • 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 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Booker Group plc (food wholesaler)
  • Mulberry Holding Assets Ltd
  • Mulberry Holdings Ltd (dormant company)
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 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))
  • Speaking engagement, 19-20 October 2019, India Talks, Sahul UK Limited, Dubai
  • Speaking engagement, 20 June 2019, Guernsey Leadership conference; flights and hotel included
  • Speaking engagement, 9 December 2019, Freeths, Tilney and BCMS, Manchester (arranged through Speakers’ Corner (London) Ltd)
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 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 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 7: Overseas visits
  • Visit to Monaco, 6-7 June 2019, to speak at EY World Entrepreneur of The Year 2019: Navigating Geopolitical Uncertainty; flights and accommodation costs were paid by Ernst & Young
Category 5: Land and property
  • Residential properties in London and Cape Town
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
  • Guest of BP plc at Women's Singles Final, Wimbledon Championships, 13 July 2019
  • Guest of British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) for Lords v Commons clay pigeon shooting match, organised by All Party Parliamentary Group on Shooting and Conservation at Holland & Holland Shooting Grounds, Northwood, 12 July 2019
Baroness Billingham
Labour
Life peer
Nil
  • No registrable interests
Lord Bird
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, Dunne Bird Ltd (not currently trading)
  • 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
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • The Big Issue Group Limited (see category 1)
  • Wedge Card Limited (loyalty card for local shops; see category 10(a))
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))
  • Partner, Bird and Bird Associates (vehicle for member's speaking engagements, book royalties, media appearances, writing commissions and the like)
  • Speaking engagement, 13 December 2019, Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate, York (arranged through Champion Speakers)
Category 1: Directorships
  • 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 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 6: Sponsorship
  • The member's parliamentary adviser is employed by The Big Issue; in the 2017/18 financial year, The Big Issue received donations which were ring-fenced to pay the parliamentary adviser
  • The member's parliamentary researcher is employed by The Big Issue; in the 2017/18 financial year, The Big Issue received donations which were ring-fenced to pay the parliamentary researcher
The Lord Bishop of Birmingham
Bishops
Bishops
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre Trust Limited (interest ceased 26 July 2019)
  • Member of Board, Assets Committee, Church Commissioners
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • In receipt of episcopal stipend
  • Member of Board and Remuneration Committee, UK Banking Standards Board
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Chair, Mining Faiths Reflection Initiative
  • Episcopal Envoy to China for Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Prelate, Order of St Michael and St George
  • President, Institut Panafricain de Santé Communautaire (IPASC) Trust, Democratic Republic of Congo
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Governor, Rugby School, Warwickshire (interest ceased 26 July 2019)
Lord Birt
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Member, Advisory Board, GovernUp
  • Trustee, Engage Britain (not-for-profit company facilitating participation and research support in policy-making process)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Editorial Adviser (unpaid) to MAP TV on a pilot project to produce online policy briefings
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Wharfedale Acquisitions Topco Ltd (holding company)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Adviser, Terra Firma Capital Partners (private equity company: business advice)
Category 1: Directorships
  • Chairman, Wharfedale Acquisitions Topco Ltd (holding company for JLA Group, which offers equipment supply and maintenance)
  • Vice Chairman, Eutelsat (satellite services) (interest ceased 7 November 2019)
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
  • Guest of UEFA (stadium ticket only) at Super Cup in Istanbul, 14 August 2019
Category 5: Land and property
  • Flat in London SE1 from which rental income is received
  • Residential properties in East Midlands from which rental income is received
Total results 798 (page 3 of 40)