House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 21 December 2020

Drax, Richard (South Dorset)

Drax, Richard (South Dorset)

1. Employment and earnings

Director of Morden Estates Company Limited, The Estate Office, Charborough Park, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 7EN; property company that manages a number of family-owned properties. Since 1 October 2014, accommodation at a property in Dorset has been provided to me with an annual value of £47,500 per annum. I receive no other remuneration from this company. Hours: approx. 10 hrs per week. (Updated 05 June 2015)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

Name of donor: Peter Old
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Donor status: individual
(Registered 02 January 2020)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

Woodlands in Dorset: (i) and (ii). (Updated 05 June 2015)

A residential property in Dorset: (i) and (ii). (Updated 05 June 2015 and 11 December 2020)

Two retail commercial properties in Dorset: (i) and (ii). (Updated 05 June 2015 and 11 December 2020)

From 8 April 2019, agricultural land in Yorkshire: (i). (Registered 11 December 2020)

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

Morden Estates Company Ltd; property management company (see category 1 above).

ACF Co Holdings Limited; holding company for family businesses. This company owns Abbots Court Farm (Charborough). (Updated 11 December 2020)

AMF Holdings Limited; holding company for family businesses. This company owns Anderson Manor Farm. (Registered 05 June 2020; updated 11 December 2020)

8. Miscellaneous

Beneficiary of a family trust which owns residential property, agricultural land, woodlands and commercial property in Dorset. There are a significant number of properties in each category and some are in joint ownerships with family members and other trusts. They form part of the wider family property businesses known locally as the Charborough Estate. The trust also owns commercial property in Surrey. (Updated 05 June 2015 and 11 December 2020)

Currently administering a business property in Barbados, title to be transferred to me in due course. (Registered 11 December 2020)

 

Prepared 5th January 2021