Register of Lords' Interests

The Register of Lords' Interests lists every relevant interest registered by Members of the House of Lords.

The Register is updated continuously throughout each sitting day and at regular intervals on other days.

*indicates that a Member has not notified a relevant interest within the one month period required by the Code of Conduct.

Lord Kakkar
Category 1: Directorships
Chairman, University College London Partners Limited
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member, General Medical Council (interest ceased 30 September 2016)
Adviser, Health Authority Abu Dhabi (interest ceased 22 February 2016)
Chairman, Judicial Appointments Commission (from 3 October 2016)
Practising Surgeon
Professor of Surgery, University College London
Consultant Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (interest ceased 3 October 2016 - see category 10(a))
Director, Thrombosis Research Institute, London
Occasional scientific advisory and consultancy work, and honoraria, in the field of thrombosis research from: Bayer Healthcare; Boehringer Ingelheim; Bristol-Myers Squibb (interest ceased 24 February 2016); Daiichi Sankyo; Sanofi; Armetheon Inc (Armetheon interest ceased 8 October 2015); Janssen
Category 5: Land and property
Flat in London, SW10 owned jointly with wife from which rental income is received
Category 6: Sponsorship
Some research and other assistance is provided by an employee of the Thrombosis Research Institute
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Chair, House of Lords Appointments Commission (unremunerated from 1 October 2016)
Honorary Consultant Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Chairman, commonwealth health exchange advisory board (commonwealth secretariat)
Chairman, commonwealth healthcare business group (commonwealth enterprise and investment council)
Dulwich Services Ltd (corporate trustee for Dulwich School Common Investment Fund) (interest ceased 8 October 2015)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
UK Business Ambassador for Healthcare and Lifescience and member, Board for HealthcareUK
Member, Governing Board, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford
Chairman, Governing Board, Alleyn's School Dulwich (interest ceased 8 October 2015)
Chair, Health Honours Committee (recommendations for honours for services to health) and Member, Main Honours Committee
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
Member, UAE-UK Business Council
Member, Supervisory Board of the Kuwait British Business Centre
Member, UK-India CEO Forum
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee and Governor, King Edward VII Hospital
Trustee, Thrombosis Research Trust
Trustee, WJ Smith Trust (Alleyn's School bursaries) (interest ceased 8 October 2015)
Trustee, Capricorn Foundation
Commissioner, Royal Hospital Chelsea
Lord Kalms
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
President, Dixons Retail plc (formerly DSG International plc) (electrical retailer)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
Dixons Retail plc (formerly DSG International plc) (electrical retailer)
Lord Keen of Elie
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
HM Advocate General for Scotland and spokesperson on Ministry of Justice business in House of Lords
Member of the Faculty of Advocates (non-practising)
Member of the Bar of England and Wales (non-practising)
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
All holdings in category 4(a) and (b) now placed in a blind trust
Category 5: Land and property
Residential property in London SW3
Baroness Kennedy of Cradley
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chief of Staff to Tom Watson MP, Deputy Leader, the Labour Party
Member, Council of the London Borough of Lewisham (interest ceased 5 September 2016)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Patron, Chair and Trustee, APT Action on Poverty
Trustee, Marsha Phoenix Memorial Trust (interest ceased 5 September 2016)
Lord Kennedy of Southwark
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member, Council of the London Borough of Lewisham
Category 7: Overseas visits
Visit to Berlin, Germany, 17-20 September 2016, as a member of All-Party Parliamentary British-German Group to visit German Parliament, Chancellery, Ministries, Rolls-Royce aero-engine factory in Brandenburg and to meet German businessmen and parliamentarians; cost of visit including hotel accommodation, flights and hospitality met by Rolls-Royce plc
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
Guest of CAMRA at annual Beer Awards Dinner, 17 May 2016
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
A Director of London Mutual Credit Union
President of the Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists
Member, Lloyds Banking Group Credit Union Foundation Grants Committee
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Member of Governing Body, Morley College, London (interest ceased 30 July 2016)
A Vice President, Local Government Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, the United St Saviours Charity
Vice President, Southwark Chamber of Commerce
Trustee, Mayor of Southwark’s Common Good Trust (interest ceased 5 July 2016)
Trustee, Ackroyd Community Centre
Trustee, National Association of Stable Staff
Trustee, Milestone Foundation (interest ceased 8 June 2016)
Trustee, Mayor of Southwark's Common Good Trust (registered charity)
Chair, Council of People with Diabetes (interest ceased 8 June 2016)
Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member of the Bar
Chair, Video Standards Appeal Committee
Investigating Commissioner, EHRC's Human Rights Inquiry into Human Trafficking in Scotland
Member of the Government Commission on a British Bill of Rights
Master of Mansfield College, Oxford
Category 5: Land and property
House at Loch Lomond
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Chair, Man Booker Prize
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Bencher, Gray's Inn
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
Trustee, British Museum
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
Board Member, Media Standards Trust
Trustee, Institute of Strategic Dialogue
Chair, Justice
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
President, Helena Kennedy Foundation (for disadvantaged students)
Advisory Council Member, Royal Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education
Trustee, Refuge (organisation for abused women)
Foundation Board Member, Booker Prize
Vice President, Hay Festival
President, Women of the Year Lunch
Trustee, Tablet Trust
Trustee, Bianca Jagger Foundation
Trustee, Forward Thinking
Lord Kerr of Kinlochard
Category 1: Directorships
Deputy Chairman, Scottish Power plc
Non-executive Director, Scottish American Investment Co Ltd
Member, Campaign for British Influence in Europe Ltd
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member, Investment Advisory Board, Edinburgh Partners (fund management)
Adviser to Roland Berger Ltd on EU issues
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (oil & gas)
Rio Tinto plc (mining & metals)
Scottish American Investment Company plc (global growth investment trust)
European Investment Trust plc (interest ceased 7 September 2016)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Member, Standing Council on Europe (advising Scottish Government on Scotland’s relationship with EU)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Chairman, Centre for European Reform
Member of Advisory Board, European Policy Centre, Brussels
Trustee and Deputy Chairman, Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Committee Member, Bilderberg Association (interest ceased 1 January 2016)
Executive Committee Member, Trilateral Commission (fosters closer cooperation among core industrialized areas of the world)
President, St Andrew's Clinics for Children (African medical charity)
Trustee, Refugee Council
Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore
Nil
Exempt from registration as holder of a judicial office that disqualifies for sitting and voting in the House of Lords
Lord Kerslake
Category 1: Directorships
Director, Endcliffe Consultancy Ltd (Member's company owned jointly with wife, providing advice and consultancy services; income from Member's advisory work is paid to Endcliffe and clients are listed in category 2; income from formal board appointments, currently King's College Hospital and London CIV, is paid directly to Member)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Occasional adviser, GatenbySanderson (executive search recruitment services)
Chair of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (wef 1 April 2015)
Occasional adviser, Penna plc (global people management business)
Member of Advisory Board, Engie UK (trading name of ENGIE Supply Holding UK Limited and subsidiaries; global energy company providing services, energy solutions, and energy infrastructure)
Chair, UK Northern Powerhouse Advisory Board
Strategic Adviser, WANdisco (global IT company)
Speaking engagement, 29 June 2016, speech on housing as part of the Evolving London Series organised by Bilfinger GVA
Chair of The London Collective Investment Vehicle (CIV) (collective pension fund investment for London boroughs)
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
Endcliffe Consultancy Ltd (see category 1)
Category 7: Overseas visits
Visit to Sydney, Australia, 14-15 October 2015, to speak at 2015 IPAA National Conference at invitation of EY; costs of travel and accommodation met by EY; no fee was paid
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Chair, Peabody (housing providers in London) (wef 1 June 2015)
Chair, IPPR London Housing Commission (wef 15 June 2015)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Governor, Board of Sheffield Hallam University
Member, Cambridge Whitehall Group (policy discussion group)
Member, NHS Estates Strategy Advisory Group
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
Chair, Sheffield Theatres
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Chair, Centre for Public Scrutiny (independent charity and company limited by guarantee) (scrutiny, accountability and good governance) (wef 1 June 2015)
President of the Local Government Association (wef 30 June 2015)
Lord Kestenbaum
Category 1: Directorships
Director, J Rothschild Capital Management Limited (investment managers)
Director, Capital Holdings Fund plc (formerly European Capital Holdings) (investment fund)
Director, Graywood Limited (consulting)
Director, Windmill Hill Asset Management (investment manager)
Director, EDRRIT Limited (financial services)
Director, Pershing Square Holdings Limited (investment fund)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chief Operating Officer, J Rothschild Capital Management Limited (investment managers)
Consultant, Doder Trust Limited (philanthropic organisation)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Chancellor, Plymouth University
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Rowley Lane Recreation Trust
Trustee, Blavatnik School of Government Foundation (charitable company limited by guarantee)
Trustee, Covenant and Conversation Trust
Baroness Kidron
Category 1: Directorships
Director, Film Nation (a private company limited by guarantee, no share capital, solely to support the charity Into Film (see category 10(e))
Director, Cross Street Films (Trading) Ltd (income from services provided personally by the Member in connection with the work listed in category 2 may be paid to this company; see category 4(a))
Director, Cross Street Films Ltd
Director, Bodyline Films Ltd
Director, Soho Angel Films Limited
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Visiting Fellow, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University (Member's expenses are reimbursed and accommodation is provided)
A working film director and producer for independent film, theatre and television companies, including most major broadcasters
Occasional fees from writing articles
Partner in Cross Street Films Partnership (interest ceased 6 October 2015)
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
Cross Street Films (Trading) Ltd
Cross Street Films Ltd
Bodyline Films Limited
Soho Angel Films Limited
Category 5: Land and property
Office accommodations in London
Category 6: Sponsorship
Secretarial and other assistance in connection with the Member’s parliamentary duties may be done by employees of and in the offices of Cross Street Films (Trading) Ltd
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Member, The Royal Foundation Taskforce on the Prevention of Cyberbullying
Member, Children’s Commissioner Digital Taskforce
Commissioner, UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
Trustee, Paul Hamlyn Foundation (interest ceased 1 December 2015)
Council Member, Institute of Contemporary Arts (interest ceased 23 June 2016)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
Founder, 5Rights (a campaigning group seeking to deliver rights in the on-line digital environment to persons under 18 years of age)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Kidron Hall Charitable Trust
President, Voluntary Arts
Trustee, Into Film (formerly Film Club) (registered charity)
Lord Kilclooney
Category 1: Directorships
Northern Media Group Ltd
West Ulster Estates Ltd
Bramley Apple Restaurant Ltd
Carrickfergus Advertiser Ltd
Northern Newspapers Ltd
East Antrim Newspapers Ltd
Coleraine Chronicle Ltd
Northern Constitution Ltd
Tyrone Constitution Ltd
Tyrone Courier Ltd
Ulster Gazette (Armagh) Ltd
Outlook Press (Rathfriland) Ltd
Cerdac Print (Belfast) Ltd
Sovereign Properties (NI) Ltd
Midland Tribune Ltd (Republic of Ireland)
Tuam Herald Newspaper Ltd (Republic of Ireland)
Tontine Rooms Holding Co Ltd
Alpha Newspapers Ireland Ltd (Republic of Ireland)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member, Advisory Board, European Azerbaijan Society
Civil Engineer (non-practising)
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
Tontine Rooms Holding Co Ltd
West Ulster Estates Ltd
Bramley Apple Restaurant Ltd
Category 5: Land and property
Residential flats in the City of Westminster
Commercial premises, Royal Avenue, Belfast
Commercial premises, Scotch Street, City of Armagh
Category 7: Overseas visits
Visit to Azerbaijan, 24-30 July 2016, as guest of European Azerbaijan Society; travel and accommodation paid for by the society
Visit to Kazakhstan, 4-8 October 2016; travel and accommodation paid by Government of Republic of Kazakhstan
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Member, Armagh Protestant Board of Education (Governor of The Royal School, Armagh)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Board Member, Charles Sheils Charity Homes, Armagh City
Baroness King of Bow
Nil
On leave of absence; exempt from registration
Lord King of Bridgwater
Category 1: Directorships
Non-Executive Director, London International Exhibitions Centre plc
Non-Executive Director, London International Exhibitions Centre (Holdings) Ltd
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
London and Stamford Property plc (commercial property)
Jardine Matheson Holdings (Singapore Register) (diversified industrials)
Category 5: Land and property
Minority partner in family farm, cottages and woodland in Wiltshire
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
Gift from Swiss Parliament of ski passes for Member and wife in order to participate in 60th Anniversary British-Swiss Parliamentary Ski Week and races, 28 March - 3 April 2016 in Davos
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
Vice President, Royal Bath and West Society
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
Vice President, Exmoor Society
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Vice President, Brainwave (charity for handicapped children)
Lord King of Lothbury
Category 1: Directorships
Director, Aston Villa FC Ltd (soccer club) (interest ceased 18 April 2016)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
School Professor of Economics, London School of Economics
Speaking engagement, 26 October 2016, Jeffries, New York, USA
Speaking engagement, 27 October 2016, Citadel, New York, USA
Speaking engagement, 22 September 2016, T. Rowe Price, London
Speaking engagement, 27 September 2016, AMG, Denver, Colorado
Speaking engagement, 14 October 2016, Brevan Howard, New York, USA
Speaking engagement, 8 June 2016, Deutsche Bank, London
Speaking engagement, 4 March 2016, Marketing in Partnership, London
Consultant, Citigroup Global Markets Ltd
Consultant to EQ London, 11-12 January 2016 (a one-off)
Speaking engagement, 20 January 2016, Skagen Funds, London
Speaking engagement, 29 November 2016, The Clearing House, New York, USA
Speaking engagement, 11 November 2016, Daiwa, Tokyo
Speaking engagement, 15 November 2016, Goldentree, London
Speaking engagement, 17 November 2016, Fidelity, Boston, USA
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
As part of responsibilities as Trustee of the National Gallery (see category 10(c)), a director of the American Friends of the National Gallery London, Inc (a Delaware non-profit corporation; a public charity)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
Trustee of the National Gallery (see also category 10(a))
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
President, Chance to Shine
Baroness Kingsmill
Category 1: Directorships
Non-executive Director and Member of Supervisory Board, E.ON SE (power and gas)
Independent non-executive Director/Board Member, International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (airline group formed by merger of British Airways and Iberia)
Non-executive Director, Telecom Italia
Independent Non-executive Director, Inditex SA (fashion and clothing)
Lord Kinnock
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Chair, Advisory Board, Heads of the Valleys Development Project
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, RAND Europe (interest ceased 31 October 2016)
President, Bevan Foundation
President, Brecon Beacons Geo Park
Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
Board Member, European Centre for Development Policy
Board Member, Burma Campaign UK
Council Member, Overseas Development Institute
Earl of Kinnoull
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Executive Consultant, Hiscox Group (insurance)
Member of Supervisory Board, Fine Art Fund Group funds
Farming interests in Perthshire, including farming partnerships
Barrister (non-practising)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
Hiscox Ltd (insurance)
Schroders plc (non-voting) (fund management)
Category 5: Land and property
Farmland and associated cottages in Perthshire from which rental income is received and a farm subsidy is received under the EU farm subsidy scheme
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Director, Culture Perth & Kinross Limited (running of council libraries, museums etc)
Director, Horsecross Arts Limited (Perth) and trustee of related registered charity
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Board Member, Perth City Development Board
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
Trustee, Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art (Bermuda)
Trustee, Blair Charitable Trust (running of Blair Castle and estate; a farm subsidy is received under the EU farm subsidy scheme)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Chairman and Trustee, Culture Perth & Kinross (running of libraries, museums etc)
Chairman, UK Squirrel Accord
Member of Council, Royal Scottish Forestry Society (interest ceased 31 October 2015)
Trustee, Royal Caledonian Charities Trust
Trustee, Red Squirrel Survival Trust and Director of associated private company
Member of London Committee, National Trust for Scotland
Lord Kirkham
Category 1: Directorships
Director, Bilder & Lord Enterprises Limited (restaurants)
Director, Iceland Topco Ltd (Iceland Frozen Foods) (interest ceased 27 July 2016)
Director, Richard Aitch Ltd
Director of the following trading companies which form part of the DFS Furniture Group: Full Circle Future Ltd; DFS Trading Ltd; Delphi Properties Holdings Ltd; Delphi Properties Ltd (interest ceased 27 July 2016)
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
Full Circle Future Ltd (holding company for DFS Furniture Group)
Category 5: Land and property
House in Doncaster
Farmland including residential properties in South Yorkshire (managed by LGK Farms LLP)
The following partnerships in which I am a partner own retail property: Black Diamond Investments Limited Partnership; Black Pearl Investments Limited Partnership (interest ceased 27 July 2016); Chimera Investments Limited Partnership; Cortonwood (Management Co) Ltd
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Director, LGK Farms LLP
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Chairman, Graham Kirkham Foundation
Deputy President and Trustee, Animal Health Trust
Trustee, Outward Bound Trust
Chairman and Trustee, Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Lord Kirkhill
Nil
No registrable interests
Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Solicitor (practising as Timothy J R Kirkhope)
Business Consultant, Timothy Kirkhope Consultancy (a non-political business consultancy)
Trustee (remunerated), Biwater Retirement and Security Scheme (BRASS) (engaged through Timothy Kirkhope Consultancy)
Category 5: Land and property
Two flats (in a single property) in Newcastle upon Tyne from which rental income is received
Two houses in Warkworth, Northumberland, from which rental income is received
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Yorkshire Conservative Trust
Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member, Advisory Board, GovNet Communications (publisher and event organiser)
Chair, Board of Trustees, General Medical Council Pension Scheme
Associate with Global Partners Governance Limited in respect of their Foreign and Commonwealth Office contract to provide mentoring and training for parliamentarians and their staff in emerging democracies
Member, Lloyd's Enforcement Board Tribunal Panel (Lloyd's of London)
Chair of General Pharmaceutical Council's ad hoc Advisory Committee on Fitness to Practise
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Director, Wise Group (training provider)
Member of Expert Advisory Group, Neyber Ltd (affordable borrowing for employees)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Governor, Pensions Policy Institute
Member of ad hoc Commission on Financial Inclusion (funded by MasterCard)
Lord Knight of Weymouth
Category 1: Directorships
Director, Egale Limited (advice and project work in education, technology and literacy) (trading entity for Member's self-employment - see also category 4(a)). Egale Limited receives or has received in the past calendar year income for services personally provided by the Member to: GSMA Ltd; World Innovation Summit for Education, Qatar; BETT Brazil (payment of travel and accommodation); Bespoke Speeches Ltd;
Director, Xrapid Ltd (developer of mobile diagnostic technology for tropical diseases) (Xrapid is new name for IanXen)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chief Education Adviser, TES Global Ltd (from 1 April 2015)
Speaking engagement, 16 June 2016, Dasein Leadership Development
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
Joint owner with wife of Egale Limited (see category 1)
Xrapid Ltd (see category 1)
TES Global Ltd (see category 2)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
Step-A International Ltd (consultancy advice on education technology)
Category 9: Miscellaneous financial interests
The Member has an interest as Representative Shareholder in MyMindMe Limited (a coaching business)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Chair, Tinder Foundation Ltd (tackling social and digital exclusion)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Visiting Professor, London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education, University of London
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Jim Cronin Memorial Trust
Trustee, Centre for Accelerating Social Technology (registered charity)
Baroness Kramer
Category 5: Land and property
Interest in family trust which owns and manages a ranch in California, USA, from which rental income is received
Interest in holiday flat in southern Spain
Category 6: Sponsorship
The Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd has awarded a financial grant to the Member to be used for a researcher and other assistance in developing and communicating policy on micro-finance and local banking (w.e.f. 1 September 2013)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Richmond Park Charitable Trust (registered charity; supporting improvements in Richmond Park)
Trustee, Kingston Trust (homeless people; registered charity)
Lord Krebs
Category 1: Directorships
Chairman, Oxford Risk Ltd (15 per cent shareholding; company enables clients make better-informed decisions)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chair, Adaptation Sub-Committee, Committee on Climate Change
Member, Climate Change Committee
Chair, Wellcome Trust Advisory Group on Sustaining Health
Scientific Adviser to Marks and Spencer plc
Scientific Adviser to Ajinomoto Co Inc
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Emeritus Professor of Zoology, Oxford University
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
Chair, Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Chair, Royal Society Science Policy Advisory Group
Parliamentary Partner, IIED (International Institute for Environment and Development)
Deputy Chair and Trustee of the Nuffield Foundation

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