Register of Lords' Interests Contents


REGISTER OF LORDS' INTERESTS

GALE, Baroness

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to Taiwan (27 December 2003 for seven days) as part of a Parliamentary delegation on behalf of the British-Taiwanese Group. Guest of the Taiwan government - flight, hotel and meals paid for by Taiwan government.

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Commissioner for Wales, Women's National Commission

    15(c)  Office-holder in pressure groups or trade unions

      Joint Secretary, Associate Parliamentary Group on Animal Welfare
      Vice Chairman, Labour Animal Welfare Society

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President, Treherbert and District Branch of the British Legion

GARDEN, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Research work on a consultancy basis through King's College London (22 March 2005)
      Military expert to BBC for 'Crisis Command' Programme (22 March 2005)

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Summer school at Instint D’Etudes Politiques De Lille (22 March 2005)
    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to NATO HQ, Brussels for briefings (13-14 March 2005). Travel and accommodation paid for by NATO.

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President, London & Southeast region Air Training Corps
      President, Liberal International British Group
      President, RAF Oxford & Cambridge Society (26 April 2005)
      President, Adastral Burns Club
      President, Trading Standards Institution (26 April 2005)
      Chairman, Rippon Group

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Director, Königswinter Conference
      Member of the Council of the Royal United Services Institute (10 May 2005)

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Fellow, Royal Aeronautical Society
      Fellow, Royal United Services Institute
      Fellow, City & Guilds of London Institute
      Ass. Fellow, Royal Institute of International Affairs
      Member, International Institute for Strategic Studies
      Liveryman, Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators

GARDNER OF PARKES, Baroness

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit (23 March 2004) to Jaguar factory arranged by all-party Aluminium Group
      Visit (20 March 2002) arranged by all-party Parliamentary Group on Arts and Heritage to Tate Britain
      Reception at the Royal Society (June 2002) under the auspices of the all-party Parliamentary Group for Osteoporosis
      PLAN International Board Meetings, June 2002 in the UK and November 2002 in India with travel, accommodation and expenses paid
      Various visits and hospitality received from London Tourist Board, Intellect (June 2002), Pharmacy Group, Legal Action Group (July 2002), Nuclear Industry (December 2002), all-party Parliamentary Group on Osteoporosis (June 2003)
        Lunch (July 2002) at the Korean Embassy under the auspices of the all-party Parliamentary Group on Korea
      Visits under the auspices of the all-party Parliamentary Group on Arts & Heritage:
        Queens Gallery (July 2002), Tate Britain and Royal Academy (December 2002), Dinner and opera as guests (with husband) of National Grid (June 2002)
      CPA delegation to Australia (September-October 2002) (accompanied by husband at his own expense)
      Visit to Bournemouth (November 2002) for British Legion Festival of Remembrance and to Bournemouth (April 2003) in role as Hon Vice-President of the Royal British Legion Women's Section
      Visits under the auspices of the all-party Parliamentary Group on Arts & Heritage: British Library (February 2003), Natural History Museum, Science Museum, National Gallery (April 2003)
      Visit (with husband) to Newmarket races (June 2003) under the auspices of the all-party Parliamentary Group on Racing & Bloodstock Industries
      Lunch (June 2003) sponsored by Scholl for the all-party Parliamentary Group for DVT Awareness
      Dinner (June 2003) given by all-party Parliamentary Group on Financial Services
      Visit (July 2003) to Royal College of Arts sponsored by National Grid Transco
      Visit (July 2003) to Science Museum sponsored by Aluminium Federation
      Visit (July 2003) to Kew Gardens under the auspices of the Arts & Heritage Group
      All Party Racing and Bloodstock Group - visit to Sandown Races (2 July 2003) - transport and hospitality
      Visit (6-8 October 2004) to Parma, Italy to attend a seminar 'Aluminium in the Kitchen' - travel costs, expenses and accommodation paid for by the European Aluminium Association and the UK Aluminium Federation ALFED TG (2 November 2004)

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      London property let at commercial rents (jointly with husband)

GAREL-JONES, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Acciona (Spain)
      Iberia (Spain)
      Vodafone (Spain)

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Managing Director, UBS

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      Farmland in Avila, Spain

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      President, Canning House

GAVRON, Lord

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Chairman and Proprietor of The Folio Society

    *12(g)  Controlling shareholdings

      Proprietor and Chairman of The Folio Society

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Governor, London School of Economics
      Member of Advisory Council, The Foundation for Entrepreneurial Management, London Business School

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Chairman of the Trustees of The Robert Gavron Charitable Trust
      Trustee of The Paul Hamlyn Foundation

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Trustee, Institute for Public Policy Research

GEDDES, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Director, Chromecastle Ltd
      Director, Photo Corporation (UK) Ltd
      Director, Portman Settled Estates Ltd
      Director, Trinity College London

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Portman Trusts

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Trinity College of Music

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Portman Trusts

GEORGE, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Bank for International Settlements, Basel
      Nestlé S.A
      N.M. Rothschild and Sons Ltd
      Rothschild Continuation Holdings
      Grosvenor Group Holdings

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Chairman of Board of Governors of Dulwich College

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Trustee of the Eden Project

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Trustee/Director of the Cornwall Community Foundation

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Trustee of the BEIT Foundation

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Chairman, Oversight Committee of Commonwealth Education Fund

GIBSON OF MARKET RASEN, Baroness

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to Bosnia - Herzegovina (30 May - 30 June) representing the I.P.U and paid for by the B.H I.P.U

    15(c)  Office-holder in pressure groups or trade unions

      Member, AMICUS (former National Official of AMICUS)
      Vice Chair, RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents)

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Vice President, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
      President, British Diversity Awards
      Hon. President, Yeadon Sqn. Air Cadets 2168

GIDDENS, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Director, Polity Press Ltd
      Director, Centre for Social Research

    *13(a)  Significant shareholdings

      Polity Press Ltd (publishing firm)

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Emeritus Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Trustee, Institute of Public Policy Research

GILBERT, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Adviser to Mindography USA
      Adviser to ABS Limited (Manufacturer of Hovercraft) (unpaid)
      Adviser to Hartford Life International (US) (5 April 2005)

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Financial Information Technology Ltd (FIT)
      Voicenet Inc, USA
      Chairman of the Board of SinglePoint Data Services Ltd
      Daleco Resources Corporation
      Board Member, ICON Pharmaceuticals (US) (5 April 2005)

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      One house in London SW5

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Patron, Lupus UK (21 December 2004)

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Trustee, Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Patron, The Urdang Academy

GILMOUR OF CRAIGMILLAR, Lord

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Proprietor, Bloomsbury Consultants

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Director of Middle East International
      President of HACAN
      President of the Foundation of the Al-Quds Medical School
      President of the Isleworth Society

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Member of Anglo-Saudi Cultural Affairs Committee

GLASGOW, Earl of

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      I own an estate in Scotland. The park is open to the public, from which I derive an income (15 February 2005)
      I own a castle, Kelburn, which is available for public functions, for which I gain income (15 February 2005)

    *13(b) Landholdings

      Please refer to *12(f) (15 February 2005)

    *13(c) Financial interests of spouse or relative or friend

      My wife, Isabel, Countess of Glasgow is Chairman of the South West Region of Scottish Natural Heritage (15 February 2005)

    15(a) Membership of public bodies

      Deputy Lieutenant for Ayrshire (15 February 2005)

    15(b) Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Director of Ayrshire and Arran Tourist Board (15 February 2005)

GLENAMARA, Lord

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Chancellor, University of Northumbria
      Patron, Stop Gap (a trust which provides beds for rough sleepers in Northumberland)
      President, Finchale College for the Disabled (Durham)
      Vice President, Newcastle Abbeyfield Society

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Member of the Ben Gurion Trust (which fosters relations between the labour and trade union movements of Israel and the UK)

GLENARTHUR, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Governor, Nuffield Hospitals
      MDU Investments Ltd
      Millennium Chemicals Inc
      The Medical Defence Union Ltd
      Audax Trading (Overseas) Ltd

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Commissioner, Royal Hospital Chelsea
      Chairman, National Employer Advisory Board for Britain's Reserve Forces
      Hon. Colonel, 306 Field Hospital (V)

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Chairman, British Helicopter Advisory Board
      Council Member, The Air League

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Trustee, The Royal Kings Royal Hussars

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Hon. Vice President, Raleigh International

GLENTORAN, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Non-executive Director, NHBC
      Non-executive Director, Bet on Sport plc

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      Home farm and cottage, Northern Ireland
      Flat in London
      House in Spain

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Member, Millennium Commission
      Chairman, Audit Committee, Millennium Commission
      Chairman, Human Resources Committee, Millennium Commission
      Co-Chairman, Finance Committee, Millennium Commission

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President, British Bobsleigh Association
      District President of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem

GOFF OF CHIEVELEY, Lord

    No relevant interests

GOLDING, Baroness

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to Spanish Parliament, Madrid (12-14 March 2003) under the auspices of the Spanish all-party Parliamentary Group; travel expenses paid for by TUI UK Ltd; expenses in Madrid paid for by Congreso de los Diputados

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Administrative Steward, British Boxing Board of Control Ltd

    15(c)  Office-holder in pressure groups or trade unions

      Chairman, Countryside Aliance Angling Committee

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Chairman, "Citizencard" (a proof of age card)
      Chairman, Second Chance Children's Charity
      Trustee, 'Get Hooked on Fishing' Charity

GOLDSMITH, Lord

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      In receipt of Ministerial salary

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Member, Advisory Board, Cambridge Centre for Commercial and Corporate Law

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President, Bar Pro Bono Unit

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to Albuquerque, New Mexico (October 2004) to deliver Ramo Lecture. Paid for by the University of New Mexico (5 October 2004)
      Visit to Israel (October 2004) - paid for by the Israel Britain Commonwealth Association (5 October 2004)

GOODHART, Lord

    15(c)  Office-holder in pressure groups or trade unions

      Vice President, International Commission of Jurists
      Trustee, Fair Trials Abroad
      Vice Chair of Council, JUSTICE

GORDON OF STRATHBLANE, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Chairman, Scottish Radio Holdings
      Chairman, Rajar (radio audience measurement)
      Director, Active Capital Trust
      Director, Johnston Press

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Hon. President, Glasgow and West of Scotland Family History Association

GOSCHEN, Viscount

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Korn/Ferry International (15 February 2005)

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Chairman, The Kasanka Trust (a UK registered charity supporting conservation and development in Zambia)

GOUDIE, Baroness

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      MTG One Ltd (strategic and management consultancy)
      Chairman, Stakeholders

    *12(g)  Controlling shareholdings

      MTG One Ltd

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Member, Board of Directors of the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, Glasgow
      Member of the Court of Napier University

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Trustee of Piggybank Kids

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Member of the APEX/GMB Trade Union
      Member of the Labour Party
      Member of the Society of Labour Lawyers
      Patron of the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland

GOULD OF BROOKWOOD, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Chairman and sole owner of Philip Gould Associates (company advises clients on market research, communications and strategy)

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Chairman, Philip Gould Associates
      Partner, PAA (a company that provides marketing services)

    *12(g)  Controlling shareholdings

      100 per cent shareholding in Philip Gould Associates

    *12(h)  Secretarial research and assistance

      Secretarial assistance is provided 2 days a week by Philip Gould Associates

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Governor, Camden School for Girls

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Trustee, Policy Network (a think tank)

GOULD OF POTTERNEWTON, Baroness

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Chair, Independent Advisory Group on Sexual Health and HIV

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Chair, East Sussex Women's Refuge Project - fund raising committee
      Chair/Trustee, Mary Macarthur Holiday Trust
      Council Member, Constitutional Unit
      Council Member, Hansard Society
      President, British Epilepsy Association
      President, fpa
      Vice President, Speakability
      Chair, H.S. Chapman Society
      President, Brighton and Hove Fabian Society

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Patron, Forward
      Patron, Brighton Women's Centre

GRABINER, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Non-executive chairman of Arcadia Group Ltd (a retail company)

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Practising Barrister

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Chairman, Court of Governors of The London School of Economics and Political Science
      Council member of JUSTICE
      Director, The London Court of International Arbitration

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Trustee, The United Synagogue Pension Fund (Court appointed)
      Trustee, The Jewish Chronicle newspaper

GRAHAM OF EDMONTON, Lord

    *12(a)  Parliamentary consultancy agreements

      Consultant to the Co-operative Group (Payment received £4,000 per quarter)

    15(c)  Office-holder in pressure groups or trade unions

      Patron, Ancient Order of Foresters Charity Stewards

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      All-party Parliamentary Group for the Markets Industry
      Association for the Welfare of Park-Home Owners
      Co-Operative Group Consumers Organisation
      President, Edmonton Labour Party
      Vice Chair, Association for the Retail Industry

GRAY OF CONTIN, Lord

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Trustee, Eden Court Theatre Trust, Inverness

GREAVES, Lord

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Second-hand bookdealer, dealing in books, ephemera and related items (trading as Liber Books)

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to Penrith, Cumbria (6-7 April 2002) under the auspices of the British Mountaineering Council, for annual meeting and dinner (accommodation provided one night for self and wife)

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Member, Pendle Borough Council
      Member, Colne and District Working Group of the Pendle Community Safety Partnership (12 October 2004)
      Member, Waterside and Vivary Bridge Community Economic Development Partnership (12 October 2004)

    15(c)  Office-holder in pressure groups or trade unions

      Chair, Pendle Liberal Democrats
      Policy Vice-Chair, NW Region Liberal Democrats

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Treasurer, Pendle Printing Society

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Member, Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors
      Member, Access and Conservation Working Group of British Mountaineering Council

GREENFIELD, Baroness

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      BrainBoost Ltd
      The Bank of Leumi (UK)
      Neurodiagnostics Ltd

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Royal Institution of Great Britain
      Department of Pharmacology, Oxford University

    *12(g)  Controlling shareholdings

      BrainBoost Ltd
      Neurodiagnostics Ltd

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Trustee, Science Museum

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Patron, Oxford Dementia Centre
      Patron, West Berkshire Neurological Alliance
      Patron, London Jewish Cultural Centre
      Patron, Motor Neurone Disease Association
      Patron, Oxford International Bio-Medical Centre
      Patron, Mentor Foundation UK
      Patron, Federation of Women Graduates
      Patron, National Schizophrenic Foundation
      Patron, Writers in Schools Federation
      Patron, Head Injury Re-Education
      Patron, Oxford Homeless Medical Fund
      Patron, Headway - Brain Injury Association
      Patron, Science Initiative Fairfield School for Girls
      The Clive Project

GREENGROSS, Baroness

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Advisor, Merck Institute of Ageing and Health
      Consultant to New Beginnings
      Chairman of the Advisory Board of English Longitudinal Study on Ageing (UCL)
      Consultant to Good Corporation
      Consultant to Federal Trust
      International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Chief Executive, International Longevity Centre, UK
      Member, OFCOM's Advisory Committee on older and disabled people

    *12(h)  Secretarial research and assistance

      As the former Director General of Age Concern England, provision of part-time research and secretarial assistance

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Vice President, Local Government Association

    15(c)  Office-holder in pressure groups or trade unions

      Vice President, Britain in Europe

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Board Member, HelpAge International
      Governor, Pensions Policy Institute
      Vice President, Age Concern England
      Chair, The Experience Corps
      Co-Chair of Alliance on Health and the Future
      President, Retirement Trust
      President, Research Institute for the Care of the Elderly (Bath)

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Fellow, Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences
      Hon.Fellow, Institute of Actuaries
      Fellow, Royal Society for the Promotion of Health
      Fellow, Royal Society of Arts

GREENWAY, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Consultant to Eurolist International Ltd (company involved in port representation)

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Hon. Chairman, Marine & Industrial Enterprises S.A., Piraeus, Greece

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Professional Freelance Marine Photographer and writer

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Chairman of Trustees of the Memorial Fund of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology
      Trustee, Hales trophy (Atlantic Speed Record)
      Trustee of the Tall Ships Youth Trust
      Vice President, World Ship Society
      Vice President and Chairman of Trustees, World Ship Trust
      Vice President, The Marine Society
      Member of Council, RNLI

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Hon. Younger Brother of Trinity House
      Hon. Member of The Baltic Exchange (sub. £950 per annum)

GREGSON, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      British Nuclear Fuels Ltd (Chair of a panel of experts whose role is to adjudicate compensation scheme cases - one meeting per year for which paid an annual fee and reimbursed for travelling expenses)

GRENFELL, Lord

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Trustee of The Dundee Trust, a charitable organisation established by the Earl of Dundee to provide micro-financing for rehabilitation projects in war-damaged areas of Croatia (unpaid)

GRIFFITHS, Lord

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Acts as Arbitrator and Mediator in commercial disputes from time to time

GRIFFITHS OF BURRY PORT, Lord

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Governor, Central Foundation School for Boys
      Trustee, Central Foundation Schools

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Trustee, Art and Christianity Enquiry
      Trustee, Sir Halley Stewart Charitable Trust
      Trustee, Christian Socialist Movement

GRIFFITHS OF FFORESTFACH, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Vice Chairman, Goldman-Sachs International

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Director, English, Welsh, Scottish Railway
      Director, Herman Miller
      Director, Land Securities Trillium
      Director, Servicemaster
      Director, Times Newspapers

GROCOTT, Lord

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      In receipt of Ministerial salary

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      Rental income from a flat in London

GUTHRIE OF CRAIGIEBANK, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Adviser, Aon Special Risks
      Non-executive Director, Advanced Interactive Systems Inc
      Non-executive Director, N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd
      Non-executive Director, Ashley Gardens Block 2 Ltd
      Non-executive Director, Colt Defense LLC (25 January 2005)

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit (9-11 January 2004) to Oman as an Advisor. Paid for by the Government of Oman
      Two 1-day visits to Libyan Administration (4.4.04 and 27.6.04) paid for by Government of Libya.
      Two visits (9-11 January 2004) and (10-12 January 2005) to Oman as an Advisor – paid for by the Government of Oman

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Hon. Fellow and visiting Professor, King's College, London

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Trustee Trialogue Educational Trust

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Colonel Commandant, Special Air Service
      Colonel, The Life Guards
      Council Member, Institute of International and Strategic Studies
      Member, Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington DC, USA)
      Member of Advisory Board, Arrábida Conflict Prevention Initiative
      President, Action Medical Research
      President, The Army Benevolent Fund
      President, The Federation of London Youth Clubs
      President, The Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association
      President, Weston Spirit
      President, Jubilee Action: Turkana Appeal
      Vice-President, Trinity Institute for Christianity and Culture
      Governor, The Charterhouse, Clerkenwell
      Chairman of Trustees, Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College
      Patron, The Order of Malta's Care Trust

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Knight of Sovereign Military Order of Malta
      Patron, Cardinal Hume Centre
      Patron, UK Defence Forum
      Vice Patron, The Atlantic Council "Partnership for Peace"
      Patron, The Oratory School
      Patron, The Second World War Experience Centre


 
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