Select Committee on Economic Affairs Second Report

Appendix 2

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)

Lord Burns

Chairman, Dwr Cymru Cyfyngedig

Chairman, Glas Cymru Cyfyngedig

Chairman, Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra Trustees (17 December 2001)

Governor and Member, Council of Management, National Institute of Economic and Social Research (17 December 2001)

Governor, Royal Academy of Music

Joint Deputy Chairman, Abbey National Group plc (Chairman from 1st February 2002) (17 December 2001)

Non-executive Director, The British Land Company plc

Non-executive Director, Pearson plc

President, Society of Business Economists (17 December 2001)

Vice-President, Royal Economic Society (17 December 2001)

Lord Cuckney

Formerly Vice-Chairman of Glaxo Wellcome plc

Lord Elder


Consultant, M.T.G. Ltd (a strategic management consultancy)

Consultant, The Smith Institute

Consultant, Forth Ports Plc (20 January 2003)

Adviser to Daval International Ltd (10 February 2003)


Chancellor, Al-Maktoum Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies (20 January 2003)

Member of the Action Committee for the Scottish National Photography Centre (10 February 2003)

Hon President, Adam Smith Foundation of Fife College

Baroness Hogg

Chairman, 3i Group plc

Chairman, Foreign & Colonial Smaller Companies Trust

Chairman, Frontier Economics

Council Member, Hansard Society

Council Member, Institute for Fiscal Studies

Council Member, Royal Economic Society

Governor, BBC

Various education trusts

Non-executive Director, 3i Group plc

Non-executive Director, GKN

Non-executive Director, Martin Currie Portfolio Trust

Non-executive Director, P & O Princess Cruises

Writing and lecturing for a variety of publications and organisations

Lord Newby


Chairman, Live Consulting Ltd (the company acts as a consultant and project manager in the fields of corporate social responsibility and cause-related marketing)


Live Consulting Ltd

Pall Mall Initiatives Ltd (general commercial company)

Reform Publications Ltd (political publications)


Member, NCVO Advisory Council

Trustee, Allachy Trust

Trustee, Centre for Reform

Trustee, Colstaple Trust

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, Allders plc

Director, BNP Paribas UK plc

Director, British Airways plc

Director, South-East Water plc

Director, Thistle Hotels plc


Sight Savers International

Lord Paul

Ambassador for British Business

Chairman of Trustees, Ambika Paul Foundation

Chairman, Business Council, Parliamentarians for Global Action, New York

Chairman, Economic Policy Committee, Engineering Employers' Federation

Chairman, Zoological Society of London Fundraising Advisory Committee

Chairman, College of Senior Fellows, Thames Valley University (1st October 2001)

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)

Member, Advisory Council, John Smith Memorial Trust

Board of the London Development Agency

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

Member, Corporation Visiting Committee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Member, Foreign Policy Centre Advisory Council

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

Member, Industrial Development Advisory Board

Member, The Prince's Trust Business Expansion Initiative Committee

Member, VSO Council

Patron, National Children's Centre

Patron, Plan International

Patron, United Kingdom Youth

President, Family Service Units

Trustee, Police Foundation

Vice-president, Engineering Employers' Federation

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

Lord Peston

Director, Philip Allen Publishers Ltd

Emeritus Professor of Economics, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London

Patron, Council for Education in the Commonwealth

Pro-Chancellor, Gyosei International College

Vice-president, Action for Dysphasic Adults

Lord Roll of Ipsden

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

Senior Adviser, UBS Warburg Ltd (3 April 2001)

Lord Vinson


Ancroft Hill (£1,000 per annum)


Self-employed part-time farmer


Ancroft Hill Ltd


President, Berwick-upon-Tweed Conservative Association


Life Trustee and Vice President of the Institute of Economic Affairs

Past interests have included being a main 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; and 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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