Register of Lords' Interests Contents


REGISTER OF LORDS' INTERESTS

JACOBS, Lord - JUDGE, Lord

JACOBS, Lord

    No relevant interests


JAMES OF BLACKHEATH, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Cerberus Capital Management LP based in New York

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Chairman, Henlys Group plc
      Chairman, Vidapulse Limited (currently unpaid)
      Chairman Designate, Brighton Rock (currently unpaid)

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Vice Patron, National Tank Museum
      David James Music Charitable Trust (own charity set up to assist emerging British composers)

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Chairman, Amberley Football Club (from 1 May 2009) (unpaid)


JAMES OF HOLLAND PARK, Baroness

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      Six properties, three in London; three of the properties are rented, one at a loss

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Costa Literary Prize committee member (unpaid)
      President of the Society of Authors (unpaid)

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and of the Royal Society of Literature but not an office holder in either of these organisations


JANNER OF BRAUNSTONE, Lord

    *12(h)  Secretarial research and assistance

      The World Jewish Congress, The Commonwealth Jewish Trust (a charity), the World Jewish Affairs Fund and the Coexistence Trust (a charity) contribute or have contributed towards office, secretarial, staffing and other expenses connected with Jewish communal work, and the World Jewish Affairs Fund contributes to Lord Janner's work in assisting Jewish communities

    *12(i)  Visits

      January 2007 - Israel - work on The Coexistance Trust (paid by World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      February 2007 - Bulgaria & Greece - work on The Coexistance Trust (paid by World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      April 2007 - Poland - work on The Coexistance Trust (paid by World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      May 2007 - Visit to Tunisia as guest of the Tunisian Government with his PA Daniel Bacall - paid for by the Tunisian Government
      May 2007 - Norway, Sweden & Finland - work on The Coexistance Trust (paid by World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      June 2007 - Romania - Member of British Government Delegation to the OSCE Conference against Discrimination (paid for by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      August 2007 - India - Work on the Coexistance Trust and Commonwealth Jewish Trust (paid by World Jewish Affairs Fund). Guest of owners of Intercontinental The Grand Hotel, New Delhi, together with PA Maureen Gold (August 10th - August 23rd)
      September - October 2007 - USA and Canada - Work on the Coexistence Trust (paid by the World Jewish Affairs Fund and the Commonwealth Jewish Council of Canada) (24th September - 3rd October)
      October 2007 - Germany - Visit to Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for opening of new Archive Centre as guests of the Government of Lower Saxony (27-28 October)
      December 2007 - January 2008 - Israel - Work on The Coexistence Trust (paid by the World Jewish Affairs Fund) (27th December 2007 - 6th January 2008)
      February 2008 - Austria and Bosnia Herzegovina - Work on the Coexistence Trust (paid for World Jewish Affairs Fund) (10-14 February 2008)
      Attended the 8th Doha Forum on Democracy, Development and Free Trade (13-15 April 2008). Flights, accommodation, food and transport paid for by the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs
      Visit to Bahrain (15-17 April 2008) - Work on the Coexistence Trust (paid for by World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      Attended the President's Conference: Facing Tomorrow in Jerusalem (12-15 May 2008) (paid for by World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      Visit to Latvia (26-28 May 2008) meetings with the Jewish community and Latvian Government (paid for by World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      Visit to India (24 July-4 August 2008) on behalf of the Commonwealth Jewish Council and Trust. Return flight fare donated by Samuel Marshall. Hotel accommodation partly provided by the Intercontinental The Grand Hotels. I was accompanied by my Assistant, Maureen Gold - Director Commonwealth Jewish Council and Trust. Her fare was paid by the Commonwealth Jewish Council and Trust and hotel accommodation partly provided by Intercontinental The Grand Hotels
      Visit to Denmark and The Netherlands (24-28August 2008) - work on the Coexistence Trust (paid for jointly by the Coexistence Trust and World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      Visit to Gibraltar (19-23 September 2008) for meetings with the Jewish community and Government (paid for by the Commonwealth Jewish Council)
      Visit to Lithuania (14-16 November 2008) for meetings with the Jewish community - paid for by the World Jewish Affairs Fund
      Fact-finding and solidarity visit to Israel (30 December 2008-5 January 2009) including meetings with parliamentarians (contribution from the World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      Visit to Turkey (18-21 February 2009) for meetings with the Jewish community (paid for by the World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      Visit to Switzerland (19-21 April 2009) to attend the UN World Anti-Racism Conference in Geneva (paid for by the World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      Visit to Czech Republic (27-29 June 2009) to attend the Holocaust Era Assets Conference in Prague (paid for by The World Jewish Affairs Fund)
      Visit to United States of America and Canada (26 July - 04 August 2009) for meetings with parliamentarians and the Jewish community (paid for by the World Jewish Affairs Fund and the Commonwealth Jewish Foundation of Canada)
      Visit to Israel (15 -25 December 2009) for meetings with parliamentarians; flights and accommodation paid for by the World Jewish Affairs Fund
      Visit to Morocco (13 17 February 2010) for meetings with the Jewish community and political and business leaders; flights paid for by the World Jewish Affairs Fund, accommodation paid for by the Moroccan Government

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Chairman, Holocaust Educational Trust
      Chairman, Lord Forte Charitable Foundation
      President, Commonwealth Jewish Trust
      Vice-President, World Jewish Congress
      Joint President, The Coexistence Trust
      President, Association of Jewish ex-servicemen and women

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Elsie and Barnett Janner Charitable Trust
      Holocaust Educational Trust

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      International Brotherhood of Magicians
      Magic Circle


JANVRIN, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Paid consultant to The Parthenon Trust, a grant-making charity (from 1 January 2009)

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Deputy Chairman, HSBC Private Bank UK (from 7 January 2008)
      Chairman of the Leadership Council (an advisory panel) of The Company Agency (from 1 July 2008) (The Company Agency specialises in improving Leadership Communication skills)

    *12(i)  Visits

      An all-expenses paid visit to the United Arab Emirates to discuss a possible private consultancy project (unrelated to my membership of the House of Lords) (1-4 June 2008)
      Visit to Mumbai and Chennai (11-22 March 2009) as part of the Industry and Parliament Trust India Fellowship programme. Costs of accommodation and subsistence met by the Industry and Parliament Trust (value £1950) - cost of flights met by Virgin Atlantic (value £1593.80)

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Member of the Strategic Advisory Board of The UK India Business Council
      Visiting Fellow, Oxford Centre for Corporate Reputation, Said Business School, Oxford University (from 25 June 2008)

    *15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery (on 15 October 2008)
      Chairman of Trustees of the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry (registered charity)

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Director, The Queen's 80th Birthday Trust (appointed 4.1.2006)
      Director, The Children's Garden Party Ltd (appointed 11.1.2006)
      Chair of the Trustees, Entente-Cordiale Scholarship Scheme (from 28 April 2008)
      Co-Patron of the Campaign for Oxford (since 28 May 2008)
      Member of the Development Committee, St. George's Chapel, Windsor (from 20 May 2008)
      Trustee of the Gurkha Welfare Trust (from 24 April 2009)


JAY OF EWELME, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Non-executive Director, Associated British Foods (ABF)
      Non-executive Director, Valeo
      Non-executive Director, Credit Agricole
      Non-executive Director, Candover Investments plc
      Non-executive Director, Electricite de France (EDF) from 5 November 2009

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Chairman of the House of Lords Appointments Commission (from 1 October 2008)

    *12(i)  Visits

      Club class return airfare to Toronto
      Club class return airfare to Washington; Accommodation at the British Embassy in Washington (for attendance at the GLOBE Washington Legislators Forum) paid for by the Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE) (Feb 12-14 2007)
      Return flight to Kinshasa, Congo (October 2007) - travel and other expenses paid by MERLIN
      2 x Club class tickets and 2 nights stay in the Hotel de Rome (4-5 June 2007) for GLOBE meeting in Berlin
      Club Class return fare London-Brasilia (18-22 February 2008) plus 3 nights in hotel paid for by GLOBE
      Club class return Tokyo, plus 5 nights in hotel (June 2008) for GLOBE meeting
      Return club class air fare to Rome and two nights in hotel paid for by University of Victoria, Canada, Centre for Global Studies (October 2008)
      Eurostar return plus 2 nights in hotel for University of Victoria Centre for Global Studies (April 2009)
      Return club class flight to Washington plus three nights in a hotel for GLOBE (30 March -2 April 2009)
      Return economy class flight to Rome plus 2 nights in hotel for GLOBE (June 2009)
      Visit to Liberia (7 - 12 September 2009); return air fare paid by Merlin Participation (23 25 October 2009) in GLOBE international conference in Copenhagen; hotel and air fares met by GLOBE

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

      My wife, Lady (Sylvia) Jay, CBE is -
      Vice Chair, L'Oreal UK
      Non-executive Director of -
      The Body Shop
      Lazard (New York based)
      St. Gobain (Paris based)
      Alcatel Lucent (Paris/New Jersey based)
      Chair of the Pilgrim Trust
      Trustee of the Prison Reform Trust

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

      Vice Chairman of Business for New Europe (BNE)

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Association Member, BUPA
      Chairman of MERLIN Board Limited (International Medical Relief Agency)
      Chairman of the Trustees of MERLIN
      Chairman of Culham Languages and Sciences (CLASS) an educational charity
      Member of Panel of Senior Advisors, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House (unpaid)
      Patron of the English Trust for European Education


JAY OF PADDINGTON, Baroness

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Advisory contract with Gerson Lehrman Group

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Non-executive Director, BT plc Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
      Non-executive Director, Independent News and Media plc
      Member, International News and Media International Advisory Board

    *12(i)  Visits

      Attendance at IAC Annual Conferences in Hamburg, Germany and Stockholm, Sweden (June 2008) - IAC paid air fare and hotel expenses
      Attended the Annual meeting of the Interaction Council in Saudi Arabia (9-13 May 2009) - the IAC paid my airfare and hotel expenses
      As a Fellow of The Industry and Parliament Trust, I am required to travel from time to time and my host company Johnson and Johnson plc will pay

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Member of Council Overseas Development Institute
      Joint President of the Foreign Policy Centre (this is an honorary post)

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Trustee, New Health Network

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Patron of several voluntary organisations in the health and social care field
      Associate Member of Inter Action Council


JENKIN OF RODING, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Since 1990, served as an unpaid consultant for the Thames Estuary Airport Co Ltd (and its predecessors). In 1992, an informal understanding was reached between the Company and its consultants that, as and when the Company secured the finance to launch a Planning Application to construct the proposed airport, this service could be remunerated. Until this happens, it is impossible to quantify what, if anything, will be paid, though the understanding has been acknowledged by the company from time to time. All relevant correspondence and the present consultancy contract shown to Registrar

      Consultant, Sumitomo Trust and Banking Company Ltd

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to France (February 2007) as a member of a delegation from the All-Party Group on the Nuclear Industry as guests of the French Nuclear company, Areva SA who paid all travel and hotel expenses

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Governor of Clifton College, Bristol
      Hon Fellow of the British Association for the Advancement of Science
      Hon Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
      Hon Fellow of The College of Optometrists
      Fellow of Queen Mary, University of London

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President of the Foundation for Science and Technology (Chairman, 1997-2006)
      Formerly Co-opted Member, Council of the Royal Institution of Great Britain (2002-2005)
      Joint President of London Councils
      Past President, Association for Science Education (2002-2003)
      Trustee of the BURA Charitable Trust (British Urban Regeneration Association)
      Vice-President of the Local Government Association
      Hon. President of the National Skills Academy for Nuclear
      President of the Energy Industries Council

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Member, Cancer Research UK
      Member, Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
      Technical Member of B.U.P.A


JOFFE, Lord

    *13(d)  Hospitality or gifts

      20 November 2007: The costs of the plaintiffs in the case of Lord Alton and others v. The Secretary of State for the Home Department of which I was one, were met by contributions from Iranian residents in the UK through the National Council of Resistance of Iran

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Trustee, Management Accounting for Non-Government Organisations (MANGO)
      Trustee, Smith Institute
      Trustee, Legal Assistance Trust

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Trustee, J G & V L Joffe Charitable Trust
      Trustee, Sumner Wilson Charitable Trust

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Member Dignity in Dying


JONES, Lord

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Chancellor, Glyndwr University, Wrexham

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Hon. Life Member Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society
      Friend Tate Galleries
      Friend Royal Academy
      Friend Merseyside Museums & Galleries

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Chairman, Diocesan Board of Education (Diocese of St Asaph)
      President, League of Friends, Deeside Community Hospital
      President, Saltney Historical Society
      President, Sandycroft and Mancot Scouts
      President, Hawarden Singers
      President, Wrexham-Birkenhead Rail Users Association
      President, Flintshire Alzheimer's Society
      President, Flintshire Neighbourhood Watch
      Trustee 'Friends of Africa' (a charity seeking to create small business in Africa)
      Trustee, Winnicott Clinic of Psychotherapy


JONES OF BIRMINGHAM, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Chairman of Neutrino Concepts Ltd (external facing appointment not involving any lobbying of the UK Government or Regulatory Authority)
      Chairman, Triumph Motorcycles Ltd (external facing appointment not involving any lobbying of the UK Government or Regulatory Authority)

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Chairman of the International Business Advisory Board of HSBC Plc (external facing appointment not involving in any lobbying of the UK Government or Regulatory Authority)
      Business Ambassador, Jaguar (external facing appointment not involving in any lobbying of the UK Government or Regulatory Authority)
      Advisory Board Member, Monitise Plc (external facing appointment not involving in any lobbying of the UK Government or Regulatory Authority)
      Senior Corporate Advisor, Sports Construction Sector, JCB (external facing appointment not involving in any lobbying of the UK Government or Regulatory Authority)
      Business Advisor to Grove Investments Ltd and Barberry Properties plc
      Senior Advisor, the Harvey Nash Group (global professional recruitment consultancy)

    *12(g)  Controlling shareholdings

      Digby Jones Consulting Ltd (a non-trading company owned by me and my wife for the provision of consultancy services and fulfilling speaking engagements

    *12(i)  Visits

      In April 2008 Lord Jones of Birmingham visited Bahrain as part of a Ministerial visit that also incorporated Thailand, Australia and New Zealand.
      The Minister visited Bahrain to attend the opening session of the first meeting of the Bahrain/UK Technical Experts Committee, and to promote business ties between the UK and Bahrain as a guest of the Crown Prince of Bahrain at the Bahrain Grain Prix.
      Lord Jones was invited to Bahrain by the Crown Prince. The office of the Crown Prince covered the hotel accommodation costs for the two nights (5/6 April) at a total of approximately £1,800.

    *13(a)  Significant shareholdings

      I have a holding of 5% of the issued capital of a business start-up - Neutrino Concepts Ltd, and 7.5% of the issued share capital of another start-up - iClean Systems Ltd.
      I have 500,000 ordinary shares in Monitise Plc

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Fellow of University College, London
      Hon Fellow, Cardiff University
      Visiting Professor, University of Hull Business School
      Chairman, Birmingham University Business School Advisory Board

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Trustee, Bromsgrove School Foundation
      Associate, BUPA
      Non-executive Director, Leicester Tigers Rugby Club
      Corporate Ambassador for Cancer Research UK
      Fellow, UNICEF
      Member of the UK India Business Council Advisory Board


JONES OF CHELTENHAM, Lord

    *12(a) Consultancy Agreements

    Consultant to Crossland Employment Solicitors (£833.33 per calendar month)

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Unremunerated Director of Dolce Vita (Pty) Botswana Ltd (unpaid)

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to Barbados for Cricket World Cup Final - transport, accommodation and hospitality provided by Gleeds

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      A house in Botswana owned jointly with wife. The deeds of the house are held by Dolce Vita (Pty) Botswana Ltd

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Patron, Kambia Hospital Appeal (Sierra Leone)
      Patron, Cheltenham and District Samaritans
      Patron, Cheltenham Open Door
      Vice-President, Cheltenham YMCA
      Vice-President, National Star College
      Vice-President, Cheltenham Town Football Club
      President, Cheltenham Swimming and Water Polo Club


JONES OF WHITCHURCH, Baroness

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Chair of Circle 33 Housing Association
      Member of Circle Anglia Group Board
      Chair of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Ombudsman Board
      Non-executive Board Member of WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme)

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Member of the General Medical Council (Fitness to Practice Panel)

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

      Member of the UNISON Parliamentary Group

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Member of the Fabian Society
      Member of the Ramblers
      Member of the Farming and Countryside Education Strategy Group


JOPLING, Lord

    *12(i)  Visits

      Guest lecturer with Saga Cruises for two weeks in July-August 2007 to the Baltic sea accompanied by wife (hospitality, no remuneration)
      Guest lecturer with Saga Cruises for three weeks in February 2009 Cape Town to Mombasa accompanied by wife (hospitality no remuneration)
      Visit to Madrid (3 5 March 2010) to deliver a lecture on civil protection to an international workshop organised by the Spanish Ministry of the Interior; expenses were paid.

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      Owner of rented houses in North Yorkshire
      Part owner of agricultural land in North Yorkshire
      Partner in farming business in North Yorkshire

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Member of the Court, York University

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President emeritus, Auto Cycle Union


JORDAN, Lord

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Chairman, Homes and Communities Agency Pension Scheme

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visited China (7 -17 September 2007) - costs of internal travel in China were met by the National Peoples Congress. Accommodation costs and International air fares were met by the APPS from their registered funds

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Governor, Ashridge Management College

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President, ROSPA


JUDD, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Adviser to De Montfort University on the work of the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences and on scholarships policy and administration

    *12(i)  Visits

      (22-34 June 2007) My wife and I attended a Conversation on The use of language in the "war" against terrorism at the Ammerdown Centre in Wiltshire where I acted as overall Chair. Accommodation was provided for us both
      (24-26 October) Attended an IPU seminar on Human Rights in Geneva. Flights, hotel and subsistence expenses were met
      (26-29 October) Attended a seminar on Human Rights, Migration and Trafficking in Berlin organised by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC and the Robert Bosch Stiftung. Flights and hotel expenses were covered
      Conference in Berlin (27 -30 April 2008) on the subject of "Best Practices: Resolving Conflicts in Counter-Terrorism Policy between short and long term threats". Conference organised and funded by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington) which met the cost of my economy fares and hotel accommodation
      Attended a conference (11-13 September 2008) on interdependence organised by Demos of New York in Brussels at which I was a speaker at two sessions. My accommodation was provided at the Hotel Metropole by Demos. I did however pay my own fares.
      On 2 June 2009 I part-chaired a Cityforum conference on "Supporting Land Operations in Afghanistan" at Salter's Hall and the Reform Club. My fee was donated to Safeworld and travel expenses were reimbursed by the conference organisers
      My wife and I were guests of the Ditchley Foundation at Ditchley Park for a conference (3 -5 December 2009) on “Human Rights: the Global Approach”; accommodation and some travel were provided by the Ditchley Foundation.

    *13(b)   Landholdings

      London Flat; Pimlico, London
      Principal House and home at Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth, Cumbria
      Residential property (let) at Tamworth

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Member of British Council (unpaid)
      Member of the Court of Lancaster University (unpaid)
      Member of the Council of Senior Fellows of De Montfort University (unpaid)
      Member of the Court of the London School of Economics and Political Science (unpaid)
      Member, Court of the University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (unpaid)
      Member, Advisory Board of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at LSE (unpaid)
      Freedom of the City of Portsmouth (unpaid)
      Hon Fellow, Portsmouth University (unpaid)
      Hon Fellow, Selly Oak Colleges (unpaid)

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Trustee of the Ruskin Foundation (unpaid)

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

      Convenor/Chair, Social Responsibility Forum of Churches Together in Cumbria (1999-2005) (unpaid)
      Member, North West Regional Advisory Committee of the National Trust (1996-2005) (unpaid)
      National President, YMCA (England) (an Hon post, neither trustee nor executive) (1996-2005) (unpaid)
      Trustee, Saferworld (unpaid)
      Vice-President, Council for National Parks (unpaid)
      Vice-President, United Nations Association (unpaid)

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President of the Friends of the Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth (unpaid)
      Vice-President, European Atlantic Group (unpaid)
      Hon Vice-President of the Lakeland Housing Trust (unpaid)
      Member of the Hon Council of the International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership (unpaid)
      President of Friends of the Lake District (body which also represents CPRE in Cumbria (unpaid)
      President of the "West Cumbria Hospice at Home" movement (unpaid)
      Member, Advisory Panel UNA-UK (unpaid)

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Member of a range of voluntary organisations in the spheres of environment, international affairs, overseas development, social policy and the arts



 
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