The Duke of Somerset

The Duke of Somerset DL
John Michael Edward Seymour
12 December 2014

Contact Details

The Duke of Somerset DL


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Tel: 020 7219 5353


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Category 1: Directorships

Director, Duchy of Somerset Estates Limited

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Member, Witham Water LLP

Fellow, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (non-practising; unremunerated)

Member, Somerset Rural Estates LLP

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

Beneficiary of Lord Seymour's 1971 Settlement

Category 5: Land and property

Residential, agricultural and woodland rural estates in Wiltshire, Somerset and Devon trading as Lord Seymour's 1971 Settlement and as Duke of Somerset's Estate

Residential properties in Wiltshire and Devon from which rental income is received

Bradley House in Wiltshire BA12 used as private residence from which income is received from events and B&B

Category 6: Sponsorship

A PA/secretary employed by Lord Seymour's 1971 Settlement helps the Member with some parliamentary work

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

As a member of The All-Party Parliamentary Arts and Heritage Group the Member receives regular hospitality and invitations to events which during the course of the calendar year together may amount to more than £300 in value and which are paid for by the Group from funds declared in the Register of All-Party Parliamentary Groups

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chair of Advisory Committee, Royal Agricultural University

Sponsor, HMS Somerset

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Motorsport Endeavour (registered charity)

Trustee, Mount Edgcumbe Estate

Trustee, Silvanus Trust (charity and Company Limited by Guarantee) (sustainable and viable woodlands)