Register of Lords' Interests Contents


REGISTER OF LORDS' INTERESTS

GALE, Baroness - GUTHRIE OF CRAIGIEBANK, Lord

GALE, Baroness

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to Taiwan (4-10 January 2009) as guest of Taiwanese government, with group of parliamentarians from All-party British-Taiwanese group - travel and accommodation paid by Taiwanese government

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

      Joint Secretary, Associate Parliamentary Group on Animal Welfare
      Vice Chairman, Labour Animal Welfare Society
      Chair, All Party Parliamentary Group on Parkinson's Disease 2008 -

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President, Treherbert and District Branch of the British Legion
      Patron of Kidney Wales Foundation

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Member, Labour Organisers Branch of the GMB
      Vice Chair of the P.L.P Women's Committee


GARDEN OF FROGNAL, Baroness

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Honorary Member, The City and Guilds of London Institute

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

      Vice-President, Liberal International British Group

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Liveryman, Worshipful Company of World Traders (Master 2008-09)
      Patron, UK Defence Forum

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Trustee, Arcubus (City of London Social Investment Fund, to fund microfinance initiatives in Mozambique and Tanzania.)
      Governor, Richard Reeve’s Foundation


GARDNER OF PARKES, Baroness

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to Ascot Racecourse and hospitality on 17 June 2009 as guest of National Grid

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      London property let at commercial rents


GAREL-JONES, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

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

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Senior Advisor, UBS

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      Farmland in Avila, Spain


GAVRON, Lord

    *12(g)  Controlling shareholdings

      Controlling shareholder and Chairman of Folio Holdings and its subsidiary The Folio Society
      Controlling shareholder, through Folio Holdings of Carcanet Press

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Fellow of St. Peter's College, Oxford

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature
      Fellow of The Royal College of Art

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Trustee, Institute for Public Policy Research


GEDDES, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Director, Photo Corporation (UK) Ltd

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Life President of Trinity College, London

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Portman Trusts


GIBSON OF MARKET RASEN, Baroness

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Member of Standing Committee on Consumer Issues of Link Interchange Network Ltd

    *12(i)  Visits

      (28-29 June 2008) (my husband and) I participated in the 2008 International Iran Freedom rally, Paris France. Accommodation and fares met by contributions from Iranian residents in the UK through the National Council of Resistance of Iran
      I participated in a delegation to Bolivia (14-22 February 2009). Accommodation and fares were met by the Inter Parliamentary Union

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

      Member, UNITE (former national official of UNITE)

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Hon President, Yeadon Sqn Air Cadets 2168
      Member, Air League Council
      Member, Air Cadet Council
      President, Dispensing Doctors Association


GIDDENS, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Director, Centre for Social Research

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Emeritus Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science
      Fellow of King's College, Cambridge


GILBERT, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Adviser to ABS Limited (Manufacturer of Hovercraft) (unpaid)
      Board Member, Thioltech (US) (unpaid)

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Financial Information Technology Ltd (FIT)
      Chairman of the Board of SinglePoint (Holdings) Ltd, and of SinglePoint Data Services Ltd
      Daleco Resources Corporation

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      One house in London SW5

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Patron, Lupus UK

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Trustee, Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Patron, Urdang Academy
      Patron, Atlantic Partnership


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
      I own a castle, Kelburn, which is available for public functions, for which I gain income

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      Please refer to *12(f)

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

      My wife, Isabel, Countess of Glasgow was Chairman of the South West Region of Scottish Natural Heritage and continues to be involved on several committees relating to Scottish rural affairs

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Deputy Lieutenant for Ayrshire


GLENAMARA, Lord

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Chancellor, University of Northumbria (until 28 June 2005)
      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


GLENARTHUR, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Governor, Nuffield Health (until 12 December 2009)
      Audax Global S.â.r.l

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Chairman, National Employer Advisory Board for Britain's Reserve Forces (until 31 December 2009)
      Hon Colonel, 306 Hospital Support Medical Regiment
      Hon Air Commodore, 612 (County of Aberdeen) Squadron, Royal Auxiliary Air Force

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President, British Helicopter Association

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Trustee, Hanson Research Trust
      Trustee, Philip Allison Foundation

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Hon Vice-President, Raleigh International
      Hon. Vice-President, Friends of St. Mary's Hospital


GLENTORAN, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Consultant to Securysis Ltd (security company)

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      Home farm and cottage, Northern Ireland
      Flat in London

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Commissioner of Commission for Irish Lights
      Officer of the Order of St. John

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President, British Bobsleigh Association
      Non-executive Chairman, Paralympic World Cup (unpaid)
      Chairman, British Shooting Sports Council (unpaid)


GLOUCESTER, Lord Bishop of

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      In receipt of episcopal stipend

    *12(h)  Secretarial research and assistance


      The Church Commissioners provide me with an office, secretary and a chaplain able to undertake research

    *13(a)  Significant Shareholdings

      I have no shareholdings to register at present but when the new registration rules come into effect next April I will need to register Standard Chartered Bank and Invensys

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Pro-Chancellor and member of the Council of the University of Gloucestershire
      Director of the Gloucester Heritage Urban Regeneration Company
      Visitor of Cheltenham College, Dean Close School and King’s School Gloucester
      Chair of the Governors of Ripon College Cuddesdon

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Chair of Governors of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK)

GOFF OF CHIEVELEY, Lord

    No relevant interests


GOLDING, Baroness

    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 Alliance Angling Committee

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Chairman, "Citizencard" (a proof of age card)
      Chairman, Second Chance Children's Charity


GOLDSMITH, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Non-executive Director, Westfield Group Board

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP (international law firm)

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President, Bar Pro Bono Unit
      Chairman of Board of Trustees, Access to Justice Foundation
      Member, Advisory Board of Indo-European Business Forum
      Member, Advisory Board, Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative


GOODHART, Lord

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to Qatar (29-31 May 2009) to attend the International Law Forum; flights and accommodation paid by Government of Qatar


GOODLAD, Lord

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Trust
      Opera Australia Capital Fund


GORDON OF STRATHBLANE, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Chairman, Radio Clyde
      Director, Active Capital Trust

    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, a leading international executive search firm. The company operates in virtually all sectors of the commercial world and in all major markets. These include regulated sectors. My own focus is on aerospace and defence, transport, logistics, business services, infrastructure, financial services and a wider mandate covering board level appointments across all sectors.

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Trustee, 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)

    *12(g)  Controlling shareholdings

      MTG One Ltd

    *12(i)  Visits

      Attended a conference at the request of UN.GIFT in Vienna (12-16 February) accommodation and travel paid by UN.GIFT
      Attended a conference Human Trafficking at the Crossroads - Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain (28 February-3 March 2009). Fare paid by UN.GIFT, accommodation paid by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kingdom of Bahrain

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Trustee of Piggybank Kids
      Trustee of Sharegift
      Board member, Vital Voices Global Partnership
      Patron, Community Foundation for Northern Ireland

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Member of the Society of Labour Lawyers
      Member of the Merchants House of Glasgow


GOULD OF BROOKWOOD, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Deputy Chairman of Freud Communications

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Member of a Pepsico Advisory Board (23 July 2009)

    *12(h)  Secretarial research and assistance

      Secretarial assistance is provided 1 day a week by Philip Gould Associates

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Trustee of Royal Parks Commission

    16(a)  Trusteeships

      Founder Trustee of Polis
      Trustee of the Royal Parks Commission

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Labour Party member
      QPR season ticket holder


GOULD OF POTTERNEWTON, Baroness

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Chair, Independent Advisory Group on Sexual Health and HIV (a government sponsored body)
      Chair of the Women's National Commission (a government sponsored body)

    *12(i)  Visits

      (28-29 June 2008) - Participation in International Iran Freedom rally, Paris France. Accommodation and fares met by contributions from Iranian residents in the UK through the National Council of Resistance of Iran

    *13(d)  Hospitality or gifts

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

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President and Member, fpa
      President and Member, Brighton and Hove Fabian Society
      President, Straight Talking
      Vice-President and Member, Speakability
      Chair, HS Chapman Society
      Vice-President, Electoral Reform Society

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Patron, FORWARD
      Patron, Brighton Women's Centre
      Patron, Yorkshire MESMAC


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

      Member, Court of Governors of London School of Economics and Political Science
      Council member of JUSTICE

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Trustee, Jewish Chronicle newspaper


GRAHAM OF EDMONTON, Lord

    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


GRANTCHESTER, Lord

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Five Six (Liverpool) Ltd (Fund Management) (unpaid)
      Glentrool Estates Ltd (holiday estate) (unpaid)
      Cheshire & Warrington Economic Alliance (Sub-regional Body) (unpaid)
      Loftus Grantchester Farms Retail Ltd (food retail) (unpaid)

    *12(g)  Controlling shareholdings

      Loftus Grantchester Farms Retail Ltd (Food Retail)
      Glentrool Estates Ltd (holiday estate)

    *13(a)  Significant shareholdings

      Everton Football Club Company Ltd

    *13(b)  Landholdings

      Dairy Farming Holding in Cheshire, including residential properties

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Cheshire & Warrington Economic Alliance
      Foundation for Sports and the Arts

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Foundation for Sports and the Arts
      Chairman & Trustee, The Everton Collection Charitable Trust

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Vice President, The Wingate Special Children’s Trust

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Country Land and Business Association
      National Farmers Union


GREAVES, Lord

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

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

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Member, Pendle Borough Council

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

      Membership Secretary, Pendle Liberal Democrats
      Member, Colne Neighbourhood Action Group

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Treasurer, Pendle Printing Society

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

      Member, Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors
      Member, Access Conservation and Environment Group of British Mountaineering Council
      Member, Whitefield Regeneration Partnership (Nelson, Lancashire)
      Vice-President, Open Spaces Society


GREENFIELD, Baroness

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Enkephala Ltd (unpaid)
      Natural Justice (unpaid)
      Science for Humanity (unpaid)
      Greenfield PPS(unpaid)

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Professor of Pharmacology, Oxford University

    *12(g)  Controlling shareholdings

      Enkephala Limited

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Chancellor, Heriot Watt University
      Visiting Professor to Brighton and Sussex Medical School
      Chair of Innovation, Queen's University Belfast
      Elected to Board of Governors, Weizmann Institute of Science
      Fellow of The James Martin Institute
      Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
      Fellow of the Australian Davos Connection
      Editorial Board, Common Knowledge
      Member, European Academy of Sciences

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Trustee, 'Plants and Us' Charity
      Trustee, John Porter Charitable Trust
      Trustee of Alexandria Library, Egypt
      Trustee of Natural Justice
      Trustee of Science for Humanities
      Trustee of Culham Languages and Sciences
      Science Media Centre Board, Australia
      Board of Trustees, Cyprus Research Institute
      Trustee of Ri, Australia

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Patron, Oxford Dementia Centre Oxford Brookes University
      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 Project
      Patron, Science Initiative, Fairfield High School for Girls, Manchester
      Patron, Oxford Homeless Medical Fund
      Patron, Pro Cancer Research Fund
      Patron, Nurture Group Network
      Patron, Institute of Education: London Regional Science Centre
      Patron, Catalyst Science Discovery Centre
      Patron, Project HOPE UK
      Patron, UniAid
      Patron, Alzheimer's Research Trust
      Patron, Find the Time (Leukemia Charity)
      Ambassador of 'Look Good… Feel Better' Cancer Charity


GREENGROSS, Baroness

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Chief Executive, International Longevity Centre, UK
      Commissioner, Equality & Human Rights Commission

    15(a)  Membership of public bodies

      Vice-President, Local Government Association

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Chair, Advisory Board of English Longitudinal Study on Ageing (UCL)
      Chair, Advisory Group, CRUCIBLE (UCL)
      Chair, New Dynamics of Ageing
      President, Pensions Policy Institute
      President, College of Occupational Therapists
      Trustee, Resolution Foundation
      Patron, UK Clinical Ethics Network

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

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


GREENWAY, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

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

    *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)
      Vice-President, World Ship Society
      Vice-President and Chairman of Trustees, World Ship Trust
      Vice-President, Marine Society & Sea Cadets
      Member of Council, RNLI

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

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


GRENFELL, Lord

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to Slovenia (14-16 March 2007) at the invitation of Parliament there to brief them on EU matters. Accommodation and hospitality received
      As Secretary of the APG for Belgium I was entertained, along with other members of the APG, to lunch by the Belgian Parliament in Brussels on March 4 2009
      As Secretary of the APG on Croatia, I was entertained to lunch by the new Ambassador of Croatia to the UK on Monday June 29 2009
      Visit to Slovenia (2-3 September 2009) as a guest of the Slovenian Government to make a presentation on the International Security Aspects of the Global Financial Crisis at the Annual Bled International Strategic Forum for Eastern European governments and parliaments. As a featured speaker I had my economy class round-trip air ticket and one night in a hotel paid by the host government, plus the official dinner on the evening of 2 September.

    *13(d)  Hospitality or gifts

      17 December 2008 - dinner given by the Ambassador of Germany, at which I was decorated with the Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit
      21 January 2009 - dinner given by the Ambassador of Netherlands
      24 February 2009 - dinner given by the Ambassador of France

      On 4 November 2008 I was presented with the Medaille d'Honneur of the French Senate (in recognition of my work in the COSAC) at a ceremony in the Senate Chamber

    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)
      President of the Anglo-Belgian Society of the UK (unpaid) (It is a not-for-profit organisation)


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 and Vice Chairman, Central Foundation Schools

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Trustee, Sir Halley Stewart Charitable Trust


GRIFFITHS OF FFORESTFACH, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Vice Chairman, Goldman-Sachs International
      Member, Advisory Panel, All Nippon Airways (unpaid)

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Director, Herman Miller
      Director, Goldman Sachs International
      Director, Times Newspapers
      Director, Telereal Trillium


GROCOTT, Lord

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit (31 August - 5 September 2008) to Hungary and Romania funded by the Railfreight Group
      I am taking part in an Industry and Parliament Trust fellowship with various parts of the railway industry. I make visits to various UK locations as part of my Industry and Parliament Trust fellowship on the railway industry. Cost of travel is met by host organisations, CrossCountry Trains and Wrexham & Shropshire Trains.

    15(a) Membership of public bodies

      Non-Executive Member of the Board of Governors of Birmingham City University

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      President, Telford Steam Railway


GUTHRIE OF CRAIGIEBANK, Lord

    *12(d)  Non-parliamentary consultant

      Consultant, BioDefense Corporation (an American company)
      Consultant, Capri Partners (an American company)

    *12(e)  Remunerated directorships

      Non-executive Director, N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd
      Non-executive Director, Ashley Gardens Block 2 Ltd
      Non-executive Director, Colt Defense LLC
      Non-executive Director, Sciens Capital
      Non-executive Director, Peter Hambro Mining PLC
      Non-executive Chairman, Siboney Ltd

    *12(f)  Regular remunerated employment

      Member of the International Advisory Board of Thorium Power (a US Company)

    *12(i)  Visits

      Visit to Oman (5-7 January 2007) as an Advisor - paid for by the Government of Oman
      Visit to Oman (5-6 January 2008) 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 (unpaid)
      Board, Ben Gurion University, Israel (unpaid)
      Board, Moscow School of Policy Studies (unpaid)
      Chairman of the Hospital of St. John and St. Elizabeth, St. John's Wood (unpaid)

    15(b)  Trusteeships of cultural bodies

      Trustee Weidenfeld Institute

    15(d)  Office-holder in voluntary organisations

      Colonel Commandant, Special Air Service
      Colonel, Life Guards
      Trustee, Institute of International and Strategic Studies
      President, Action Medical Research
      President, Army Benevolent Fund
      President, Federation of London Youth Clubs
      President, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association
      President, Jubilee Action: Turkana Appeal
      Vice-President, Trinity Institute for Christianity and Culture
      Governor, Charterhouse, Clerkenwell
      Chairman of Trustees, Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College
      Patron, Order of Malta's Care Trust
      Patron, Hub School Project (Pakistan)

    16(b)  Voluntary organisations

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


 
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