Lord Howard of Lympne

The Rt Hon. the Lord Howard of Lympne CH QC
Michael Howard
13 July 2010

Category 1: Directorships

Non-executive Chairman, Entrée Gold Inc (exploration and mining)

Chairman, Soma Oil & Gas Holdings Limited

Chairman, Soma Oil & Gas Exploration Limited

Chairman, Soma Management Limited

Non-executive Director, Watchstone plc (formerly Quindell plc) (insurance technology provider)

Non-executive Chairman, South West Strategic Developments Limited (property development)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Queen's Counsel (non-practising)

Member, House of Lords Appointments Commission

Occasional newspaper articles and television appearances

Member, Advisory Board, Orca Exploration Group Inc (explores for and produces natural gas)

Advisory Board Member, Tetronics International Ltd

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

Soma Oil & Gas Holdings Limited

Tetronics International Limited (supplier of direct current plasma arc systems)

Entrée Gold Inc

Category 5: Land and property

Flat in London SW1 from which rental income is received

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

Honorary Membership, Carlton Club

Honorary Membership, Pratt's Club

Honorary Membership, Buck's Club

As a member of the All Party British-American Parliamentary Group I receive occasional hospitality and invitations to events during the course of the calendar year which together amount to more than £140

Guest Lecturer, accompanied by wife, on cruise on Queen Victoria, 27 August - 10 September 2016, operated by Cunard; hospitality and flights provided

Guest Lecturer, accompanied by wife, on cruise on Arcadia, 10-27 March 2017, operated by P&O; hospitality and flights provided

Category 9: Miscellaneous financial interests

Member of various racehorse-owning syndicates

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Freedom of Information Commissioner, Independent Commission on Freedom of Information (advisory non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Cabinet Office) (interest ceased 13 April 2017)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)

Member, Advisory Board, Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chairman, Hospice UK (formerly Help the Hospices)

Trustee, Council of Christians and Jews

Trustee, Atlantic Partnership