Select Committee on Economic Affairs Fourth Report


Members' Relevant Interests

Lord Barnett

Chairman, EBS (Education Broadcasting Services) (charitable trust) (unpaid)

Chairman and major investor, Mercury Recycling Group plc (25 April 2001)

Chairman, Mercury Recycling Ltd

Chairman, Atos Origin (UK) Ltd

Trustee, Open University (unpaid) (4 July 2001)

Member, International Advisory Board, EHS and Partners

Lord Burns

Chairman, Abbey National Group plc

Chairman, Dwr Cymru Cyfyngedig

Chairman, Glas Cymru Cyfyngedig

Non-executive Director, The British Land Company plc

Non-executive Director, Pearson plc

Chairman, Governing Body, Royal Academy of Music

President, Society of Business Economists

Vice-President, Royal Economic Society

Governor and Member, Council of Management, National Institute of Economic and Social Research

Chairman, Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra Trustees

Lord Elder

Consultant, The Smith Institute

Consultant, Forth Ports plc

Adviser to Daval International Ltd

Chancellor, Al-Maktoum Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies

Member of the Action Committee for the Scottish National Photography Centre

Baroness Hogg

Chairman, 3i Group plc

Chairman, Frontier Economics

Council Member, Institute for Fiscal Studies (and CeMMAP)

Council Member, Royal Economic Society

Council Member, University of Lincoln

Governor, BBC

Various education trusts

Non-executive Director, GKN

Non-executive Director, Carnival Corporation and Carnival plc

Lord Newby

Chairman, Live Consulting Ltd (4 October 2001)

Chairman, Reform Publications Ltd

Trustee, Allachy Trust

Trustee, Centre for Reform

Trustee, Coltstaple Trust (4 October 2001)

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

Chairman, Coltstaple Trust (charitable trust) (unpaid) (21 March 2001)

Director, *Aubrey Investments Ltd and its subsidiaries (paid) (21 March 2001)

Director, *OLIM Ltd (paid) (21 March 2001)

Director, *Value and Income Trust plc and its subsidiaries (paid) (21 March 2001)

Land and Property: family homes in London, the Isle of Wight and Sussex (no rents received) (21 March 2001)

Member, Finance Committee Mansfield College, Oxford (unpaid) (21 March 2001)

* Shareholdings (more than 1% of the issued share capital) (21 March 2001)

Investment Manager with OLIM Limited (a subsidiary of Close Brothers Group plc)

Baroness O'Cathain

Director, BNP Paribas UK plc

Director, British Airways plc

Director, South-East Water plc

Lord Paul

Ambassador for British Business

Chairman of Trustees, Ambika Paul Foundation

Chancellor, University of Wolverhampton

Co-chairman, United Kingdom-India Round Table

Director and Chairman, Caparo Group Ltd (Lord Paul, Hon Ambar Paul, Hon Akash Paul and Hon Angad Paul are jointly interested in the whole of the issued share capital of the Company through shareholdings registered in the name of Caparo International Corporation, a Company registered in the British Virgin Islands).

Director, Parliamentary Broadcasting Unit Limited (1st October 2001)

Board of the London Development Agency

Member, the Corporation of the Hall of Arts and Sciences (Royal Albert Hall) (January 2002)

Member, Foreign Policy Centre Advisory Council

Member, House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs (1st October 2001)

Member, Industrial Development Advisory Board

Patron, National Children's Centre

Patron, Plan International

Patron, United Kingdom Youth

President, Family Service Units

Vice-president, Engineering Employers' Federation

Chairman of the Board of PiggyBankKids, a children's charity, and its trading subsidiary PiggyBankKids Projects Limited

Member, Non-executive, Board of London 2012

Lord Peston

Director, Philip Allen Publishers Ltd

Emeritus Professor of Economics, Queen Mary, University of London

Patron, Council for Education in the Commonwealth

Vice-president, Action for Dysphasic Adults

President, Institute of Administrative Management

Lord Roll of Ipsden

Director, Pan Holding S.A. (29 March 2001)

Senior Adviser, UBS Ltd (3 April 2001)

Shareholdings (non-controlling), J. Sainsbury

Non-Financial Interests:

Hon. Fellow, London School of Economics

Vice President, Society of Business Economists

Hon. Member of the Advisory Committee, The Bologna Center, Johns Hopkins


Member, Bilderberg Steering Committee

Trustee, the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation.

Lord Sheppard of Didgemere

Non-parliamentary Consultant, Didgemere Consultants Ltd

Non-executive Chairman, McBride plc (shareholding 1.2%)

Non-executive Chairman, Unipart Group

Non-executive Chairman, Oneclick HR plc (shareholding 6.1%)

Non-executive Chairman, Namibian Resources plc (shareholding 5%)

Non-executive Chairman, GB Railways Ltd

Non-executive Chairman, Advisory Committee of Warnborough Asset Management

Controlling Shareholdings; Didgemere Consultants Ltd

Controlling Shareholdings; Didgemere Farms Ltd (Farmland in Essex)

Other shareholdings below 5%, except Delta Dot Ltd, approximately 7%

Chancellor, Middlesex University (unpaid)

Honorary Fellow, Governor and Member of External Affairs Committee, London School of Economics (unpaid)

President, London First (unpaid)

Director, London Business Board (unpaid)

Vice President, Beer and Pub Association (unpaid)

Vice-President, Blue Cross (unpaid)

Vice-President, United Response (unpaid)

Trustee/Executive Committee Member, Animal Health Trust (unpaid)

Patron, Trees for Cities (unpaid)

Member, UK Cancer Research Charity (unpaid)

Vice-President, Business in the Community (past Chairman) (unpaid)

Past Chairman, The Prince's Trust (and Prince's Youth Business Trust) (unpaid)

Chairman of Trustees, Civilians Remembered Trust (unpaid)

Pensioner, Diageo plc, etc

Lord Vinson

Farmer, (Farm in Northumberland - part of which is in the Northumberland National Park) (9 October 2001)

Trustee and Vice President, Institute of Economic Affairs (9 October 2001)

Past interests have included:

Board Director of Barclays Bank;

Chairman of the Institute of Economic Affairs;

Chairman of a property company;

Chairman of an Investment Trust;

Deputy Chairman of a large venture capital company;

Director of the British Airports Authority;

Chairman of the Rural Development Commission;

experience of building up a business from the age of 21, and floating a company on the Stock Exchange.

Past winner of the Queen's Award for Industry

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