Register of Interests - Members of the House of Lords

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Total results 817 (page 40 of 41)
Lord Wei
Conservative
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Director (formerly Adviser), Sweetbridge (fintech company specialising in supply chain risk management)
  • Director, Penn Pacific Capital Partners Ltd (environmental business consultancy - dormant) (interest ceased 1 October 2021 - notified 26 November 2021)
  • Director, Shoreditch Ventures (HK) Ltd (education related advisory)
  • Director, Shoreditch Ventures Ltd (provides board level advice to clients on technology, impact and investment strategy)
  • Non-executive Director, BE Ltd (provider of schooling and education services globally)
  • Non-executive Director, Fortunis Capital (sustainable investment group that backs STEM related innovation in UK)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Adviser on property, Kinrise Real Estate Ltd (provides advisory services, helping manage and operate investments into ethical commercial property)
  • Adviser, Dot Investing (tech enabled asset manager)
  • Adviser, Salary Finance (financial wellbeing benefits)
  • Adviser, Sidekick Group (facilities management business) (interest ceased 31 March 2021)
  • Chair, Advisory Board, City Vision (charity that seeks to help transform cities)
  • Member of Advisory Board, Future Planet Capital (sustainable investment platform)
  • Speaking engagement, 5 October 2021, talk on digital transformation to senior management at Informa plc, The Langley Hotel, Iver
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • Education Research Services Ltd (ceased trading)
  • Shoreditch Ventures Ltd
  • SP E2 Ltd
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • Shoreditch Ventures (HK) Ltd (education related advisory)
  • Shoreditch Ventures Ltd
  • SP E2 Ltd (property services)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Crayfish.IO Ltd (tech platform for freelancers)
  • Kinrise Real Estate Ltd (investment advisory)
  • Meris Education Ltd (edtech business)
  • Mployble (edtech business)
Category 6: Sponsorship
  • Member benefits from an intern four days per week, provided by the CARE internship programme
  • Member receives pro bono support from Jonathan Croft as Head of Research one day per week
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Adviser, Advisory Board, Epic Hostels (serving hospitality industry)
  • Chairman and Non-executive Director, Meris Education Ltd (edtech business)
  • Co-founder (formerly Director), Manchester China Forum (body fostering links between Manchester and China for trade)
  • Director, Education Research Services Ltd (ceased trading)
  • Director, Mployble (edtech business)
  • Director, The Shaftesbury Partnership Ltd (social business and think-tank)
  • Founder, Diaspora Group (works with migrants and on migration policy)
  • Founder, Maker Life movement (property technology community building network)
  • Non-executive Director, Urban Retail Futures Ltd (non-profit company supporting development of sustainable approaches to retail and town centre development) (interest ceased 1 October 2021)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Global Parliament of Mayors
  • Member, Archbishops' Racial Justice Commission
The Duke of Wellington
Crossbench
Excepted Hereditary
Category 1: Directorships
  • Director, Richemont Holdings (UK) Limited (high quality brands)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Senior Adviser (formerly Director), Compagnie Financière Richemont SA (high quality brands)
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • Bardrochat Estate Management Company Limited
  • Stratfield Saye Estates Management Company Limited
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • AGSL (agricultural company in Spain)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Berkshire Hathaway (multinational conglomerate holding company)
  • Compagnie Financière Richemont SA (high quality brands)
  • Diageo plc (beverage alcohol)
  • Persimmon plc (housebuilding)
  • RIT Capital Partners plc (investment trust)
  • Wellington Farm Shop Ltd
Category 5: Land and property
  • Agricultural property in the province of Granada, Spain
  • Agricultural property in Wallonia, Belgium
  • Partner in family farming business in Ayrshire
  • Partner in family farming business in Hampshire
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, Bardrochat Estate Management Company Limited
  • Director, Stratfield Saye Estate Management Company Limited
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Governor, Wellington College
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
  • Member of the Wellington Collection Management Committee
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • High Steward, Winchester Cathedral
  • Trustee, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) (registered charity)
Lord West of Spithead
Labour
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Chairman, Spearfish Security Limited
  • Non-executive Director, MCM Solutions (extraction and management of data from digital and non-digital sources)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Chairman, Advisory Board, Nineteen Events (event organisers)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Response Exhibitions Ltd
  • Security Exhibitions Ltd
  • Spearfish Security Ltd
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
  • As a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Armed Forces the member attends regular meetings at which the value of the hospitality received over the course of a calendar year exceeds the registration threshold of £300
  • As a member of the House of Lords Defence Group the member attends regular meetings at which the value of the hospitality received over the course of a calendar year exceeds the registration threshold of £300
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, Response Exhibitions Ltd
  • Director, Security Exhibitions Ltd
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Knight President, Society of Knights of the Round Table
  • President, Merchant Navy Association
  • President, Merchant Navy Medal Fund
Lord Wharton of Yarm
Conservative
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Director, GBMW Ltd (member's company providing strategic and management advice, and running his private office) (member draws ad hoc dividends); current clients are Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists (ACRE) (interest ceased 31 July 2021), Aquind Ltd (electricity transmission), Cenergist (energy solutions), Eversleigh LLP (property), Fifth Capital London Limited (property), FTI (energy), Heartland Solutions Group Inc (strategic consultancy), Inmarsat (telecommunications) (interest ceased 30 June 2021), IX Wireless Limited (telecommunications infrastructure provider), New Direction (research) (interest ceased 30 June 2021), OES Equipment LLC (oilfield services), Parking Places Ltd (property), Policy Exchange Ltd (think tank) and Squire Patton Boggs LLP (law firm)
  • Non-executive Director, Cohiba Communications Limited (telecommunications)
  • Non-executive Director, Net Zero Infrastructure plc (green energy investment)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Chair, Office for Students (independent regulator) (part-time)
  • Fee paid to GBMW Ltd, 8 January 2022, from UBS (financial services) for speaking engagement at a dinner, the date and venue for which is TBC
  • Speaking engagement, 28 November 2021, Evolution of the party-political system of Kazakhstan: Challenges, Achievements and Prospects conference organised by Advanced Intellectual Network Citadel, Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan (fee received from Communication Strategy & Management Limited)
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • GBMW Ltd
  • JRF Housing Ltd
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • GBMW Ltd (member's company providing strategic and management advice, and running his private office)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, JRF Housing Ltd (owns rental properties)
Baroness Wheatcroft
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Non-executive Director, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (interest ceased 1 February 2021)
  • Non-executive Director, St James’s Place plc (financial services) (interest ceased 15 May 2021)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Chair, Appointments and Oversight Committee of the Financial Times
  • Occasional freelance journalism
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Ferrari NV (luxury sports car manufacturer)
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
  • Party to a legal challenge against the Government for alleged failure to investigate foreign state interference in the UK’s democratic process, which has been crowd funded by The Citizens (For The Citizens Limited is a non-profit organisation registered as a UK limited company))
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Chairman, Association of Leading Visitor Attractions
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Visiting Fellow, Centre for Corporate Reputation, Oxford University
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Trustee, Vindi and Kamini Banga Family Trust
Baroness Wheeler
Labour
Life peer
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Vice Chair (formerly Chair), Mary Ward and Blackfriars Settlement (following merger of the two) (interest ceased 27 April 2021)
  • Vice Chair, Specialised Healthcare Alliance
Baroness Whitaker
Labour
Life peer
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Fellow, Working Men's College (adult education; the Working Men's College Corporation is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales)
  • Member, Sussex Police Diversity Advisory Board
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
  • Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Member, Advisory Board, British Institute of Human Rights
  • Vice President, One World Trust
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Member, UNA-UK Advisory Panel
  • President (formerly Chair), Newhaven Coastal Communities Team
  • President, Advisory Council for the Education of Romany and other Travellers
  • President, Friends, Families and Travellers (registered charity)
  • President, Newhaven Historical Society
Lord Whitby
Conservative
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Chairman and Director, Skeldings Ltd (springs, pressings, tools)
  • Chairman, Eco Removal Systems Ltd
  • Director, Harborne Consultancy Midlands Limited (member's own company; clients are listed in categories 1 and 2)
  • Non-executive Chairman, Made in the Midlands Ltd
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • President, Surface Engineering Association
  • Strategic Adviser, Gem Limited (heating systems)
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • Harborne Consultancy Midlands Limited
  • Skeldings Ltd
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • Harborne Consultancy Midlands Limited (see category 1)
  • Majority shareholding in Skeldings Ltd (see category 1)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Eco Removal Systems Ltd
Category 5: Land and property
  • Retail property in Selly Oak, Birmingham, owned jointly with wife
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, London Forward Limited
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Vice-President, Local Government Association
Lord Whitty
Labour
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Non-executive Director, The Water Retail Company
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Business Appointments
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Appointed by National Executive Committee of Labour Party to panel to investigate leak of confidential party document
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Chair, Commission for Customers in Vulnerable Circumstances (sponsored by Energy UK) (interest ceased 5 May 2021)
  • Vice President, British Airline Pilots' Association
  • Vice President, Trading Standards Institute (interest ceased 5 May 2021)
  • Vice-President, Local Government Association (interest ceased 5 May 2021)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Chair, EEAST (road safety charity)
  • Chair, Road Safety Foundation
  • Chair, Smith Institute
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Westminster Sustainable Business Forum
  • President and substitute Vice President, Environmental Protection UK
  • Vice President, National Energy Action
Lord Wigley
Plaid Cymru
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Writer of regular weekly articles for Daily Post newspaper (North Wales news); Occasional income from broadcasting for BBC, ITV and independent broadcasters (interest ceased 11 May 2021)
Category 5: Land and property
  • 6 acres of land near Caernarfon from which rental income is received
  • Part share in a flat, Cardiff
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, Gwernafalau Cyf (designers of medical equipment) (interest ceased 11 May 2021)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
  • Trustee, Sir Kyffin Williams Trust, Llangefni
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Vice President, Local Government Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Vice President, MENCAP
Baroness Wilcox of Newport
Labour
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Appointed by National Executive Committee of Labour Party to panel to investigate leak of confidential party document
  • Elected Councillor, Newport City Council
  • Teacher (non-practising)
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • Gaer Community Network (interest ceased 8 June 2021)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, Gaer Community Network (interest ceased 8 June 2021)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Vice-President, Local Government Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Commissioner, Lifelong Education Commission
Lord Willetts
Conservative
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Chair, Verditek plc (clean energy technologies)
  • Director and sole owner, Marchmount Executive Services Limited
  • Director, Thames Holdings Ltd (company promoting education links between UK and China (unremunerated until 1 April 2021)
  • Member of the Board, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
  • Non-executive Director, Darktrace Ltd (cyber security)
  • Non-executive Director, SatixFy UK (communications technology company)
  • Non-executive Director, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (a company manufacturing satellites)
  • Non-executive Director, Tekcapital plc (investment group focused on creating market value from university technology) (member has share options)
  • Non-executive Director, The Biotech Growth Trust plc (venture capital fund investing in life sciences)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • In receipt of royalties from writing books
  • Member, Advisory Board of Open Classrooms (education technology) (member has share options)
  • Member, Strategic Advisory Council, LifeArc (medical research charity)
  • Occasional journalism
  • Occasional lectures and presentations
  • President (formerly Executive Chair), The Resolution Foundation (think-tank)
  • Senior Adviser to Skyrora (space technology company; income from this work is paid to Marchmount Executive Services Ltd)
  • Speaking engagement, 26 July 2021, Cambridge Leadership Development Centre
  • The member receives fees from participation in BBC broadcasts which collectively may exceed the registration threshold over the course of a calendar year
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • 8GT Advisory Limited (non-trading)
  • Davco Limited (non-trading)
  • Marchmount Executive Services Limited
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • 8GT Advisory Limited (non-trading)
  • Davco Limited (non-trading)
  • Marchmount Executive Services Limited (100 per cent owner: see category 1)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Sirius Constellation Limited (see category 10(a))
  • Vantix Diagnostics Inc (formerly Vantix Limited) (company developing biosensors)
Category 5: Land and property
  • A flat in West London
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Adviser (advice given on projects which are candidates to invest in), Creator Fund (investing in PhD, academic and student founders building businesses out of university innovation)
  • Board Member, President’s Advisory Committee, Royal Society
  • Director, 8GT Advisory Limited (non-trading)
  • Director, Davco Limited (non-trading)
  • Director, Konigswinter Steering Committee
  • Director, Sirius Constellation Limited
  • Member, Raspberry Pi Foundation (registered charity; computer science education)
  • Synbiotek Holdings Limited (financial services)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Chancellor, University of Leicester
  • Visiting Professor, King’s College, London
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Chair, Foundation of Science and Technology
  • Co-Chair, Pontignano Conference
  • Governor, Pensions Policy Institute
  • Trustee, Man Booker Prize
Baroness Williams of Trafford
Conservative
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Minister of State, Home Office
Category 5: Land and property
  • Flat in London NW1
Lord Willis of Knaresborough
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Chair, Yorkshire and Humber Applied Research Collaboration Strategy Board
  • Consultant, Health Education England
  • Consultant, Nursing and Midwifery Council
Category 5: Land and property
  • Flat in London SE11
  • House in York YO23
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Chairman, Talent Retention Solution Employers Group
Lord Willoughby de Broke
Non-affiliated
Excepted Hereditary
Category 1: Directorships
  • Chairman, S.M.Theatre Limited
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • 77 Warrington Crescent Limited
  • S.M.Theatre Limited
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • S.M.Theatre Limited
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Amazon.com Inc (retail)
Category 5: Land and property
  • Arable and grass farm in Warwickshire/Gloucestershire, including commercial lettings
  • Residential property in London from which rental income is received
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director and President, Moreton Morrell Tennis Court Company Limited
  • Director, 77 Warrington Crescent Limited (company responsible for the care and maintenance of four flats in 77 Warrington Crescent, London)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
  • Governor (Hon), Royal Shakespeare Company
Lord Wills
Labour
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Director, Eggz Limited (mobile entertainment company) (member's company owned 50 per cent by member and 50 per cent by member's wife)
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • Eggz Limited
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • Eggz Limited (mobile entertainment company) (see category 1)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Member and wife have interests in a SIPP but no identifiable holding in the SIPP is of registrable value
  • The member with his wife have investments in the CF Ruffer Absolute Return Fund
  • The member with his wife have investments in Vanneck Equity Fund (formerly CFIC Loudwater Fund managed by Loudwater Investment Partners)
Category 5: Land and property
  • Commercial premises in London owned jointly with wife from which rental income is received
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • The member is currently working with a number of institutions, including charities, local authorities and institutions of higher education, on schemes to encourage and help the entry into higher education of young persons who are leaving care (“care leavers”)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • President of the Wiltshire Association of Local Councils (unpaid)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Member of Advisory Council (unpaid), Transparency International UK (non-governmental anti-corruption organisation)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Patron, The Harbour Project (supports asylum seekers in Swindon)
Lord Wilson of Dinton
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Fees for occasional lecturing, mainly for University of Cambridge, including Judge Business School (formerly Judge Institute of Management Studies) and Moller Centre
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Chairman, Blue Lion Limited (owned by Emmanuel College, Cambridge)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Chairman, Ely Cathedral Council
The Lord Bishop of Winchester
Bishops
Bishops
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • In receipt of episcopal stipend
Category 5: Land and property
  • Residential holdings in Oxfordshire
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Governor, Winchester University
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Chairman and Trustee, Anglican Missioners of Africa Development and Education Trust
  • Trustee, Bishop of Winchester's Uganda Church Trust
Lord Winston
Labour
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Director, Kayplot Limited (broadcasting/journalism)
  • Startransfer Limited (biotechnology company)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Adviser, Norton Lifelock Pandemic Parenting Campaign; remunerated by David J Edelman Ltd (software for protection of children from online harms)
  • Author of Books for adults on popular science and medicine
  • Author of Children’s book on science and consultant, Dorling Kindersley publishers
  • Member, Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Occasional journalism for national newspapers
  • Occasional Radio and TV presenting
  • Occasional remuneration for public lectures
  • Professor, Science and Society, Imperial College London
  • Regular speaking engagements at festivals, conferences and dinners
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • Atazoa Limited
  • Kayplot Limited
  • Startransfer Limited
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • Kayplot Limited (broadcasting/journalism)
  • Startransfer Limited (biotechnology company)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Adviser, The Essential Parent Company Ltd
  • Director, Atazoa Limited (genetic engineering)
  • Director, Chairman and Trustee, Genesis Research Trust (scientific research)
  • Director, Dream Learners Limited
  • Director, The British Neurological Research Trust
  • Director, The UK Stem Cell Foundation
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Development Committee Member, Imperial College London
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Co-Chairman, British-Israel Science Council
  • Vice President (formerly Chairman), Royal College of Music
Baroness Wolf of Dulwich
Non-affiliated
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Occasional journalism (multiple sources)
  • Professor of Public Sector Management, King's College, University of London (currently seconded to Number 10 Policy Unit three days a week as an expert adviser on skills and workforce)
  • Royalties from books published by Penguin-Random House
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Royal Dutch Shell plc (oil and gas)
Category 5: Land and property
  • Part-owner (with husband and children) of a flat in London NW3 from which rental income is received
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Governor, King's College London Mathematics School
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • President, Somerville Association
Total results 817 (page 40 of 41)