Register of Interests - Members of the House of Lords

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Total results 815 (page 40 of 41)
Baroness Wheatcroft
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Occasional freelance journalism
  • Chair, Appointments and Oversight Committee of the Financial Times
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Stellantis NV (formerly Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV)
  • Ferrari NV (luxury sports car manufacturer)
Category 5: Land and property
  • Flat in London SE13 from which rental income is received
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))
  • Hospitality received with husband from Global Radio at Classic FM Live, Royal Albert Hall, London, 12 April 2023
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 (interest ceased 19 April 2023)
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, Specialised Healthcare Alliance
Baroness Whitaker
Labour
Life peer
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
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, Friends, Families and Travellers (registered charity)
  • President, Newhaven Historical Society
  • President (formerly Chair), Newhaven Coastal Communities Team
  • President, Advisory Council for the Education of Romany and other Travellers
Lord Whitby
Conservative
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Chairman and Director, Skeldings Ltd (springs, pressings, tools)
  • Non-executive Chairman, Made in the Midlands Ltd
  • Chairman, Eco Removal Systems Ltd
  • Director, Harborne Consultancy Midlands Limited (member's own company; clients are listed in categories 1 and 2)
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)
  • Skeldings Ltd (springs, pressings, tools)
  • Harborne Consultancy Midlands Limited (member's own company)
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • Majority shareholding in Skeldings Ltd (springs, pressings, tools) (see category 1)
  • Harborne Consultancy Midlands Limited (member's own company) (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 (d)
  • A 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 6: Sponsorship
  • The member also receives assistance from Peers for the Planet Ltd in his role as Director for the Peers for the Planet Group
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, Peers for the Planet Ltd (company associated with the cross-party parliamentary group, Peers for the Planet)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Vice President, British Airline Pilots' Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Westminster Sustainable Business Forum
  • Chair, Smith Institute
  • Vice President (formerly President and substitute Vice President), Environmental Protection UK (interest ceased 4 May 2023)
  • Chair, Road Safety Foundation (interest ceased 4 May 2023)
  • Chair, EEAST (road safety charity)
  • Vice President, National Energy Action
Lord Wigley
Plaid Cymru
Life peer
Category 5: Land and property
  • Part share in a flat, Cardiff
  • 6 acres of land near Caernarfon from which rental income is received
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
  • Chair, Welsh Slate World Heritage Site Partnership Board
Baroness Wilcox of Newport
Labour
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Teacher (non-practising)
  • Appointed by National Executive Committee of Labour Party to panel to investigate leak of confidential party document
  • Commissioner, South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority (one of four appointed by Welsh Government to oversee running of service)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Chair, Independent Panel to review the Welsh Local Government Association Members’ Allowances Scheme (interest ceased 5 April 2023)
  • Director, Labour Together (network for people from all traditions of the Labour movement, organised to explore new ideas and thinking on the left) (interest ceased 21 July 2023)
  • Adviser on local government to Logicdialog Ltd (produces AI bots for communication tools for companies and local government in their call centres)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
  • Vice-President, Local Government Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Commissioner, Lifelong Education Commission (interest ceased 31 March 2023)
  • Trustee and Chair, Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre
  • Patron, Lifelong Education Institute
Lord Willetts
Conservative
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Non-executive Director, The Biotech Growth Trust plc (venture capital fund investing in life sciences)
  • Director and sole owner, Marchmount Executive Services Limited
  • Member of the Board, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
  • Chair, Verditek plc (clean energy technologies)
  • Director, Thames Holdings Ltd (promoting education and life sciences links with China) (unremunerated until 6 November 2023)
  • Non-executive Director, Tekcapital plc (investment group focused on creating market value from university technology) (member has share options)
  • Non-executive Director, SatixFy UK (communications technology company)
  • Non-executive Director, Darktrace Ltd (cyber security)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • President (formerly Executive Chair), The Resolution Foundation (think-tank)
  • Visiting Professor, King’s College, London
  • Occasional journalism
  • Occasional lectures and presentations
  • 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)
  • Chair, UK Space Agency Board
  • Speaking engagement, 10 July 2023, Cambridge Leadership Development Centre, Jesus College, Cambridge
  • Strategic Adviser, HighTide (pharmaceutical company) (remunerated via contract with Thames Holdings Ltd)
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • Marchmount Executive Services Limited (100 per cent owner)
  • 8GT Advisory Limited (non-trading) (interest ceased 2 May 2023)
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • Marchmount Executive Services Limited (100 per cent owner: see category 1)
  • 8GT Advisory Limited (non-trading) (interest ceased 2 May 2023)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Vantix Diagnostics Inc (formerly Vantix Limited) (company developing biosensors)
  • Sirius Constellation Limited (see category 10(a))
  • Darktrace
  • SynBioVen Limited
Category 5: Land and property
  • A flat in West London
Category 6: Sponsorship
  • The member receives research support from a PhD student from King’s College London as part of a training scheme for which the student receives a stipend
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Member, Raspberry Pi Foundation (registered charity; computer science education)
  • Director, Sirius Constellation Limited
  • Director, Konigswinter Steering Committee
  • Board Member, President’s Advisory Committee, Royal Society
  • Director, 8GT Advisory Limited (non-trading) (interest ceased 2 May 2023)
  • Director, Synbiotek Holdings Limited (financial services) (non-trading)
  • 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)
  • Director and Co-chair, SynbioVen Limited (invests in synthetic biology companies)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Chancellor, University of Leicester (interest ceased 31 March 2023)
  • Member of Council, University of Southampton
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Co-Chair, Pontignano Conference
  • Governor, Pensions Policy Institute
  • Trustee, Booker Prize Foundation
  • Chair, Foundation of Science and Technology
  • Member, Cancer Research UK
  • President, China Insight Foundation
Baroness Williams of Trafford
Conservative
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Government Chief Whip, House of Lords (Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms)
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
  • Honorary membership of Carlton Club, given by Carlton Club (London) Limited, St James's Street, London SW1
Lord Willis of Knaresborough
Liberal Democrat
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Consultant, Nursing and Midwifery Council (interest ceased 24 May 2023)
Category 5: Land and property
  • House in York YO23
  • Flat in London SE11
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Chairman, Talent Retention Solution Employers Group (interest ceased 24 May 2023)
Baroness Willis of Summertown
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Non-executive Director, Natural Capital Research Limited (provides bespoke models, tools and datasets to measure, map and enhance aspects of nature (natural capital assets) that provide important societal benefits)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Principal, St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford
  • Professor of Biodiversity, Department of Biology, University of Oxford
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • Natural Capital Research Limited (provides bespoke models, tools and datasets to measure, map and enhance aspects of nature (natural capital assets) that provide important societal benefits)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Natural Capital Research Limited (provides bespoke models, tools and datasets to measure, map and enhance aspects of nature (natural capital assets) that provide important societal benefits)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, St Edmund Hall Design & Build Limited
  • Director, St Edmund Hall Enterprises Limited
  • Director, St Edmund Hall Trading
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Research and Development Laboratory, Oxford
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)
  • S.M.Theatre Limited
  • 77 Warrington Crescent 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, 77 Warrington Crescent Limited (company responsible for the care and maintenance of four flats in 77 Warrington Crescent, London)
  • Director and President, Moreton Morrell Tennis Court Company Limited
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 (mobile entertainment company)
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 Vanneck Equity Fund (formerly CFIC Loudwater Fund managed by Loudwater Investment Partners)
  • The member with his wife have investments in the CF Ruffer Absolute Return Fund
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
The Lord Bishop of Winchester
Bishops
Bishops
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • In receipt of episcopal stipend
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Governor, University of Winchester
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Trustee, Winchester Diocesan Board of Finance, and director of the associated company
  • Trustee, Diocese of Iran Trust Fund
  • Trustee, Launchpad Social Enterprise, and director of the associated company
Lord Winston
Labour
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Director, Kayplot Limited (broadcasting/journalism)
  • Director, Startransfer Limited (biotechnology company)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Professor, Science and Society, Imperial College London
  • Regular speaking engagements at festivals, conferences and dinners
  • Occasional Radio and TV presenting
  • Occasional remuneration for public lectures
  • Author of Children’s book on science and consultant, Dorling Kindersley publishers
  • Author of Books for adults on popular science and medicine
  • Occasional journalism for national newspapers
  • Member, Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
  • Kayplot Limited (broadcasting/journalism)
  • Atazoa Limited (genetic engineering)
  • Startransfer Limited (biotechnology company)
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
  • Kayplot Limited (broadcasting/journalism)
  • Startransfer Limited (biotechnology company)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, Atazoa Limited (genetic engineering)
  • Director, Chairman and Trustee, Genesis Research Trust (scientific research)
  • Director, The British Neurological Research Trust
  • Director, Dream Learners Limited
  • Director, The UK Stem Cell Foundation
  • Adviser, The Essential Parent Company Ltd
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Development Committee Member, Imperial College London
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Vice President (formerly Chairman), Royal College of Music
  • Co-Chairman, British-Israel Science Council
Baroness Wolf of Dulwich
Crossbench
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Professor of Public Sector Management, King's College, University of London
  • Royalties from books published by Penguin-Random House
  • Occasional journalism (multiple sources)
  • Non-executive Director, Department of Science Innovation and Technology
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Royal Dutch Shell plc (oil and gas) (interest ceased 12 November 2023)
  • Vertical Future Limited (makes control systems and hardware for vertical farming)
  • Impact Recycling (innovative recycling technology to improve plastic recycling)
  • BlackRock ICS US Dollar Liquidity Premier (Acc) IRE (financial services)
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
  • Member, UK Government's Levelling Up Advisory Council
Lord Wolfson of Aspley Guise
Conservative
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Director, Next plc (general clothing and homewares retailer and parent company of Next Group of companies)
  • Director, Brecon Debt Recovery Limited (dormant company)
  • Director, Lipsy Limited (retailing of ladies' and men's fashion brands)
  • Director, Next Beauty Limited (formerly Marie Claire Beauty Limited (retailer of beauty products)
  • Director, Next Brand Limited (investment company)
  • Director, The Next Directory Limited (non-trading company)
  • Director, Next Distribution Limited (operation of warehousing and distribution of clothing and home furnishing products on behalf of Next Group plc)
  • Director, Next Europe & North Africa Morocco SARL (product design and development business)
  • Director, Next Europe & North Africa Tunisia SARL (product design and development business)
  • Director, Next Financial Services Limited (dormant company)
  • Director, Next Holdings Limited (intermediary holding company)
  • Director, Next Group plc (intermediary holding company)
  • Director, Next Near East Limited (non-trading company)
  • Director, Next-E-NA Portugal Unipessoal LDA (product design and development business)
  • Director, Next Retail Limited (retailing of clothing, homewear, accessories, fashion jewellery, beauty products and finance business offering credit to customers)
  • Director, Next Sourcing (UK) Limited (dormant company)
  • Director, Paige Group Limited(The) (dormant company)
  • Director, Next Manufacturing Limited (manufacture of furniture)
  • Director, Ventura Network Distribution Limited (dormant company)
  • Director, Ventura Group Limited (dormant company)
  • Director, Pink Topco Limited (holding company of Reiss fashion retailing business)
  • Agratech Limited (product design and development business)
  • Director, The Harborough Hare Ltd (retailer of clothing)
  • Director, The Harborough Hare Holding Ltd (holding company)
  • Director, Pink Holdco Limited (holding company of Reiss fashion retailing business)
  • Director, Bridgetown Holdco Limited (holding company of Fatface fashion retailing business)
  • Director, FatFace Limited (retail sale of clothing in stores)
  • Director, Fulham Parent Limited (holding company)
  • Director, Fat Face Holdings Limited (holding company for FatFace Group)
  • Director, FatFace Group Borrowings Limited (holding company for FatFace Group)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Chief Executive, Next plc (general clothing and homewares retailer)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Next plc (general clothing and homewares retailer)
  • Tokamak Energy Limited (formerly Tokamak Solutions UK Limited) (fusion research)
  • Pembroke Venture Capital Trust (interest ceased 14 April 2023)
  • ADC Therapeutics (clinical-stage oncology drug discovery and development company)
  • Deliveroo Holdings plc (online food delivery company) (interest ceased 11 May 2023)
  • National Grid plc (energy)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Trustee, Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust
  • Trustee and Director, Policy Exchange
Lord Wolfson of Tredegar
Conservative
Life peer
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Practising Barrister in the Chambers of Lord Grabiner, KC at One Essex Court, Temple, London
  • Chair (formerly Independent Commissioner), Football Regulatory Authority (part of The Football Association; any remuneration received will be donated to charity for retired players who have fallen on hard times)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
  • Traders Tools Limited (User interface of financial applications)
Category 5: Land and property
  • Residential property (owned by wife) in London (NW11, EC1M), Switzerland and Israel from which rental income is received
Category 7: Overseas visits
  • Visit to Israel and Palestinian Territory, 29 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 Abu Dhabi, 4-6 February 2024, to attend Zayed Award for Human Fraternity; flights and accommodation costs met by Higher Committee of Human Fraternity
  • Visit to Israel, 6-7 February 2024, as part of group organised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel to meet political leaders; flights costs met by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
  • Director, Benesco Charity Limited (a company limited by guarantee without share capital) (property investment) (unremunerated, but member may nominate charities to receive donations from the charitable funds)
  • LLP member (as investor), Cobalt Data Centre 2 LLP (construction of data centre)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Bencher, Inner Temple
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
  • Trustee, Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (UK)
  • Trustee, Cambridge University Jewish Society
Lord Wood of Anfield
Labour
Life peer
Category 1: Directorships
  • Director, Henderson Diversified Income Trust (interest ceased 20 January 2024)
  • Director, Good Law Project Limited (unremunerated until 1 April 2023)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
  • Consultancy fee received for speaking at KPMG event, Canary Wharf, London, 22 March 2023 (payment received on 27 April 2023)
  • Consultancy fee received for speaking at Saffery Champness Accountants online event, 24 April 2023
  • Senior Adviser on public policy issues to Bradshaw Advisory Ltd (consultancy)
  • Lecturer, University of Virginia in London
  • Lecturer, New York University in London
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
  • Emeritus Fellow in Politics, Magdalen College, Oxford University
  • Fellow in Practice, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
  • Board Member, English Stage Company (Royal Court Theatre)
Total results 815 (page 40 of 41)