Building more homes Contents

Appendix 1: List of members and declarations of interest


Baroness Blackstone†

Baroness Bowles of Berkhemstead*

Lord Burns*

Lord Darling of Roulanish*

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean

Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach†

Lord Hollick (Chairman)

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard

Lord Lamont of Lerwick

Lord Layard

Lord Livermore*

Lord May of Oxford†

Lord Monks** †

Lord Sharkey

Lord Teverson†

Lord Tugendhat*

Lord Turnbull

Baroness Wheatcroft

† Member until 25 May 2016

* Joined Committee on 25 May 2016

** Lord Monks was unable to attend most meetings.

The Committee took evidence between December 2015 and April 2016.

Declarations of Interest

Baroness Blackstone

Chair, Orbit Group (Housing Association)

Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted

Partner, Bowles Horton Partnership (property management—receives rental income from residential and commercial units)

Lord Burns

Shareholding in British Land plc

Lord Darling of Roulanish

No relevant interests

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean

Non-executive Director, Secure Trust Bank plc

Owner of self-catering holiday accommodation, from which rental income is received

Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach

No relevant interests

Lord Hollick (Chairman)

No relevant interests

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard

No relevant interests

Lord Lamont of Lerwick

Adviser to Land Holdings Capital Ltd (paid by Balli Holdings Limited) and certain secretarial services provided by Land Holdings Capital Ltd

Adviser to Mutual Finance

Director of Stanhope Gate Architecture and Urban Design Ltd

Lord Layard

No relevant interests

Lord Livermore

No relevant interests

Lord May of Oxford

No relevant interests

Lord Monks

No relevant interests

Lord Sharkey

Liberal Democrat spokesperson for personal finance

Lord Teverson

Director, Wessex Investors Ltd

Director, Anchorwood Developments Ltd

Lord Tugendhat

No relevant interests

Lord Turnbull

Non-executive Director, British Land Company plc

Shareholding, British Land Company plc

Baroness Wheatcroft

Owner of a buy-to-let property

A full list of Members’ interests can be found in the Register of Lords Interests:

Specialist advisers

Professor Geoff Meen

Reading University contract with DCLG until the end of August 2015

RMIT University (Melbourne) funded by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

Glasgow University Urban Big Data Centre, funded by ESRC

Professor Christine Whitehead

Member, London Housing Commission (chaired by Lord Kerslake)

Adviser to The Housing Finance Corporation Board of Trustees

Relevant research projects:

Evaluation of Help to Buy for DCLG (complete)

Evaluation of Direct Commissioning (complete)

As Deputy Head LSE London, member of teams researching into:

Accelerating Housing Development in London funded by the Higher Education Innovation Fund

Impact Assessment of potential Mayoral initiatives with respect to private renting in London for National Landlords Association

Evaluation of impact of government policy changes on social housing in Camden for London Borough of Camden

A comparative study of private rented housing in four countries for Knowledge Centre in Housing Economics, Realdania, Denmark

A number of other internationally based academic projects on housing

Worked on a project called Taking Stock analysing the nature of the private rented sector and the role of Buy-to-Let within the sector.

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