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
Non-executive Director, Howard de Walden Estate and Howard de Walden Holdings
Chairman, University College London Partners Limited
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Practising Clinician (formerly Surgeon)
Professor of Surgery, University College London
Director, Thrombosis Research Institute, London
Occasional scientific advisory and consultancy work, and honoraria, in the field of thrombosis research from: Bayer Healthcare; Boehringer Ingelheim; Daiichi Sankyo; Sanofi; Janssen; AS&K Remedica; Verseon Inc; Pfizer Inc
Chairman, Judicial Appointments Commission
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
Ekol Live Ltd (webinar provider) (interest ceased 2 September 2019)
The Ramsbury Manor Foundation
Hamold Limited (shares held as a Trustee of the Capricorn Foundation - see category 10(e))
Golmor UK Limited (shares held as a Trustee of the Capricorn Foundation - see category 10(e))
European Project Services plc (shares held as a Trustee of the Capricorn Foundation - see category 10(e)) (interest ceased 28 February 2019)
European Securities and Investment plc (shares held as a Trustee of the Capricorn Foundation - see category 10(e)) (interest ceased 19 March 2019)
Farm Street Holdings Limited (shares held as a Trustee of the Capricorn Foundation - see category 10(e))
Category 6: Sponsorship
Some research and other assistance is provided by an employee of the Thrombosis Research Institute
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Director, Cyte Ltd (clinical research)
Chair, House of Lords Appointments Commission (interest ceased 1 November 2018)
Honorary Consultant Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Chair, Health Honours Committee (recommendations for honours for services to health) and Member, Main Honours Committee
UK Business Ambassador for Healthcare and Lifescience (interest ceased 21 December 2018) and Board Member, HealthcareUK
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
Member, UK-India CEO Forum
Member, UAE-UK Business Council
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Thrombosis Research Trust (interest ceased 29 August 2019)
Trustee, Capricorn Foundation
Director and Trustee, The Ramsbury Manor Foundation
Member, Royal Society Advisory Board
Member, Advisory Group, The Queen's Commonwealth Trust
Trustee and Governor, King Edward VII Hospital
Lord Kalms
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
Dixons Carphone plc (formerly DSG International plc) (electrical retailer)
Lord Keen of Elie
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Partner, Nomina No 487 LLP (insurance; partnership does not underwrite new business and has not done so since 2015)
Member of the Faculty of Advocates (non-practising)
Member of the Bar of England and Wales (non-practising)
HM Advocate General for Scotland and spokesperson on Ministry of Justice business in House of Lords
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
Nomina No 487 LLP (see category 2)
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
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
Attended All Party Parliamentary Beer Group dinner, 9 July 2019
Lord Kennedy of Southwark
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
Attended ICC Cricket World Cup Bangladesh v New Zealand match at The Oval, 5 June 2019, as guest of Arora Group
Attended England v Pakistan One Day International at the Oval, 8 May 2019, as guest of Arora Group
Received hospitality and two tickets to sit in Royal Box as guest of English Football League (EFL) at EFL Championship play-off Final, Wembley, 27 May 2019
Received match ticket and hospitality as guest of Surrey County Cricket Club at ICC World Cup England v South Africa match at The Oval, 30 May 2019
Attended first day of England v Australia test match at The Oval, 12 September 2019, as guest of Arora Group
Attended fourth day of England v Australia test match at The Oval, 15 September 2019, as guest of Surrey County Cricket Club
Attended All Party Parliamentary Beer Group dinner, 9 July 2019
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
A Director of London Mutual Credit Union
President, College of Podiatry
Member, Lloyds Banking Group Credit Union Foundation Grants Committee (interest ceased 6 June 2019)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
A Vice-President, Local Government Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Vice President, Southwark Chamber of Commerce
Trustee, the United St Saviours Charity
Trustee, National Association of Racing Staff
Member, Executive Committee, Fabian Society
President, Pubwatch
Trustee, Millwall Community Trust
Chair and Trustee, Credit Union Foundation
Trustee, Mayor of Southwark's Common Good Trust (registered charity)
Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member of the Bar
Chair, Video Standards Appeal Committee
Occasional income from writing and speaking
Director, International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI)
Category 5: Land and property
House in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Chair, Booker Prize Foundation
Member, Microsoft Technology and Human Rights Advisory Council
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Bencher, Gray's Inn
Chancellor, Sheffield Hallam University
Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)
Trustee, Institute of Strategic Dialogue (interest ceased 31 December 2018)
President (formerly Chair), Justice
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
President, Helena Kennedy Foundation (for disadvantaged students)
Trustee, Refuge (organisation for abused women) (interest ceased 31 December 2018)
Vice President, Hay Festival
Trustee, Forward Thinking (interest ceased 31 December 2018)
Trustee, Edinburgh International Cultural Summit (interest ceased 31 December 2018)
Trustee, house in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
Member, First Minister's National Advisory Council on Women and Girls
Member, British Academy Development Board
Committee Member, Praemium Imperiale Laureates, Japan Art Association
Trustee, 5Rights Foundation
Lord Kerr of Kinlochard
Category 1: Directorships
Deputy Chairman, Scottish Power plc
Non-executive Director, Scottish American Investment Co Ltd (interest ceased 5 April 2019)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member, Investment Advisory Board, Edinburgh Partners (fund management)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (oil & gas)
Rio Tinto plc (mining & metals)
Scottish American Investment Company plc (global growth investment trust)
HSBC plc (banking)
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 (c)
Member, Advisory Board, Burrell Renaissance museum and gallery, Glasgow
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 (interest ceased 31 December 2018)
Trustee, Refugee Council
Member of Advisory Council, Scottish Policy Foundation (charity sponsoring policy research)
Member of Advisory Board, Scottish Centre for European Relations (Edinburgh think tank)
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)
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; income from formal board appointments, currently London CIV, is paid directly to Member)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chair, Be First (regeneration company owned wholly by the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham)
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)
Strategic Adviser, WANdisco (global IT company) (interest ceased 18 August 2019)
Chair of The London Collective Investment Vehicle (CIV) (collective pension fund investment for London boroughs)
Occasional adviser, Penna plc (global people management business) (interest ceased 18 August 2019)
Adviser, 2020 Delivery (consultancy working on public service improvement)
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
Endcliffe Consultancy Ltd (see category 1)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Chair, UK2050 Commission (reviewing UK's city and regional development)
Adviser to Leader of the Labour Party (Jeremy Corbyn MP) on preparing for government
Chair, UPP Foundation Civic University Commission (reviewing role of the civic university) (interest ceased 18 August 2019)
Commissioner, IPPR Commission on Economic Justice (interest ceased 18 August 2019)
Commissioner, Durham Commission (collaboration between Arts Council England and Durham University)
Chair, Peabody (housing providers in London)
Director, Housing & Finance Institute Limited (advising local authorities on housing delivery)
Chair, New Economics Foundation
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Governor, Board of Sheffield Hallam University
Member, Cambridge Whitehall Group (policy discussion group)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)
Chair, Sheffield Theatres
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, The David and Jane Richards Family Foundation
President of the Local Government Association
Chair, Centre for Public Scrutiny (independent charity and company limited by guarantee) (scrutiny, accountability and good governance)
Lord Kestenbaum
Category 1: Directorships
Director, Windmill Hill Asset Management (investment manager)
Director, J Rothschild Capital Management Limited (investment managers)
Director, Graywood Limited (consulting)
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, Covenant and Conversation Trust
Trustee, Blavatnik School of Government Foundation (charitable company limited by guarantee)
Baroness Kidron
Category 1: Directorships
Director, Freeformers Holding Ltd (provides digital training, including in banking, tech and public sectors) (no remuneration but member holds shares)
Director, The Imagine Workshop Ltd
Director, Cross Street Films (Trading) Ltd
Director, Bodyline Films Ltd
Director, Soho Angel Films Limited
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Director and producer for independent film, theatre and television companies, including many major broadcasters and Streaming Video on Demand (SVOD)
Occasional fees from writing articles and making speeches
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
Soho Angel Films Ltd
Cross Street Films (Trading) Ltd
The Imagine Workshop Ltd
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
The Imagine Workshop Ltd
Cross Street Films (Trading) Ltd
Bodyline Films Limited
Soho Angel Films Limited
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
Freeformers Holding Ltd (provides digital training, including in banking, tech and public sectors)
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 undertaken by employees of and in the offices of Cross Street Films (Trading) Ltd
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Commissioner, Joint Arts Council England and Durham University Commission on Creativity and Education
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Member, Technical Board, WeProtect Global Initiative
Commissioner, UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development
Visiting Fellow, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University (member's expenses are reimbursed and accommodation is provided) (interest ceased 31 January 2019)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Member, UNICEF Artificial Intelligence and Child Rights policy guidance group
Member, Council on Extended Intelligence
Member, The Royal Foundation Taskforce on the Prevention of Cyberbullying (interest ceased 31 December 2018)
Trustee, Kidron Hall Charitable Trust
Chair, 5Rights Foundation (charity working on digital rights for children)
President, Voluntary Arts (interest ceased 31 July 2019)
Trustee, Into Film (formerly Film Club) (registered charity) (member is also a Director of the associated company, Film Nation UK) (interest ceased 31 July 2019)
Lord Kilclooney
Category 1: Directorships
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.
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 Lebanon, 7-10 November 2018, as part of All-Party Parliamentary Group for Lebanon; travel and accommodation costs paid by Government of Lebanon
Visit to Gibraltar, 6-11 September 2019, to attend National Day celebrations and meetings with ministers; cost of travel and accommodation met by government of Gibraltar
Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
Visit to Jersey, 8-10 May 2019; accommodation and flights paid by Government of Jersey
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) (interest ceased 28 February 2019)
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
As a member of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Armed Forces, I receive occasional hospitality, which in the course of the calendar year may cumulatively amount to more than £300 in value, and which is paid for from funds from sponsors previously declared (see register of APPGs); hospitality is also received from UK Defence Forum which in the course of the calendar year may cumulatively amount to more than £300 in value
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 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
School Professor of Economics, London School of Economics
Speaking engagement, 7 February 2019, Citadel, London
Member, International Advisory Board (Bahrain), Equilibrium Gulf Ltd (provision of geo-strategic advice to governments and companies) (interest ceased 31 March 2019)
Professor of Economics and Law, New York University
Member, Advisory Board, CM Capital Corporation (investment management)
Consultant, Citigroup Global Markets Ltd
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
President, Chance to Shine
Baroness Kingsmill
Category 1: Directorships
Independent Non-executive Director, Inditex SA (fashion and clothing)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Chairman, Aspen Initiative UK (interest ceased 31 March 2019)
Member, Advisory Board, Global Sustainability Forum
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Member, International Advisory Board, Spanish Business School, IESE
Lord Kinnock
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
President, Bevan Foundation
President, Brecon Beacons Geo Park
Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead
Nil
No registrable interests
The Earl of Kinnoull
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Executive Consultant, Hiscox Group (insurance) (interest ceased 29 July 2019; benefits ceased on 30 September 2019)
Barrister (non-practising)
Speaking engagement, 27 June 2019, London Business School; fee donated to charity
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)
Trustee, Blair Charitable Trust (running of Blair Castle and estate; a farm subsidy is received under the EU farm subsidy scheme)
Director, Horsecross Arts Limited (Perth) and trustee of related registered charity
Director, Culture Perth & Kinross Limited (running of council libraries, museums etc)
Chairman, Turf Club
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Board Member, Perth City Development Board
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Director and Charity Trustee, Dunlossit and Islay Community Trust
Trustee, Royal Caledonian Charities Trust
Trustee, Red Squirrel Survival Trust and Director of associated private company
Chairman, UK Squirrel Accord
Chairman and Trustee, Culture Perth & Kinross (running of libraries, museums etc)
Trustee, The Black Watch Museum
Commanding Officer, Atholl Highlanders
Lord Kirkham
Category 1: Directorships
Director, Richard Aitch Limited
Director, Bilder & Lord Enterprises Limited (restaurants)
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
LGK Farms LLP
Chimera Properties Limited
Cortonwood (Management) Company Limited
Richard Aitch Limited
Black Diamond Nominee Limited
Graham Kirkham Foundation
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; Chimera Investments Limited Partnership; Cortonwood (Management) Company Limited
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Director, Chimera Properties Limited
Director, Black Diamond Nominee Limited
Director, Cortonwood (Management) Company Limited
Director, LGK Farms LLP
Director, Graham Kirkham Foundation
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Deputy President and Trustee, Animal Health Trust
Trustee, Outward Bound Trust
Chairman and Trustee, Duke of Edinburgh's Award
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 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality
As a member of the Lords and Commons Cigar Club the Member receives regular hospitality and invitations to events which during the course of the calendar year together amount to more than £300 in value and all of which are paid for by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Yorkshire Conservative Trust
Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chair of General Pharmaceutical Council's ad hoc Advisory Committee on Fitness to Practise
Member, Advisory Board, GovNet Communications (publisher and event organiser)
Associate, Global Partners Governance Limited
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Member of Expert Advisory Group, Neyber Ltd (affordable borrowing for employees)
Member of Professional Advisory Committee, Vopulus Limited (medical education technology) (currently unpaid but a daily fee may be paid at a future date)
Director, Wise Group (training provider)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Member, Vopulus Healthcare Leadership Academy
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Member of ad hoc Commission on Financial Inclusion
Governor, Pensions Policy Institute
Lord Knight of Weymouth
Category 1: Directorships
President, xRapid France SAS (developer of mobile diagnostic technology)
Director, xRapid Foundation Ltd (not for profit company using mobile technology to help eliminate major diseases in poorer parts of the world)
Director, xRapid SA (formerly Xrapid Ltd) (developer of mobile diagnostic technology) (interest ceased 4 June 2019)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chief Education and External Officer (formerly Chief Education Adviser), TES Global Ltd
Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)
xRapid France SAS
Whole Education Limited
xRapid Foundation Ltd
Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
xRapid SA (formerly Xrapid Ltd) (see category 1) (interest ceased 4 June 2019)
TES Global Ltd (see category 2)
Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
xRapid France SAS (developer of mobile diagnostic technology)
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Director, Unite to Remain Ltd (political organisation promoting remaining in the European Union)
Director, Whole Education Limited (private company limited by guarantee without share capital) and Trustee of associated charity
Board Member, JUMP! Foundation (community workshops; non-profit organization in Bangkok) (interest ceased 29 October 2018)
Director, Labour Coast and Country Ltd
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Visiting Professor, London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education, University of London
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Centre for Accelerating Social Technology (registered charity)
Trustee, Jim Cronin Memorial Trust (interest ceased 7 January 2019)
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 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Richmond Park Charitable Trust (registered charity; supporting improvements in Richmond Park)
Member, Policy Advisory Board, Social Market Foundation
Board member, Institute for Government
Lord Krebs
Category 1: Directorships
Deputy Chair and Trustee of the Nuffield Foundation
Chairman, Oxford Risk Ltd (9 per cent shareholding; company enables clients make better-informed decisions)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chair, Wellcome Trust Advisory Group on Planetary Health (formerly Sustaining Health)
Scientific Adviser to Marks and Spencer plc
Scientific Adviser to Ajinomoto Co Inc
Sustainability Adviser, Drax Power Ltd
Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)
Member, Advisory Board of the Energy and Climate Information Unit
Adviser to Tesco plc on sustainability
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
Emeritus Professor of Zoology, Oxford University
Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Oxford Lieder Festival

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Members of the House of Lords may contact the Registrar of Lords' Interests as follows:

Telephone: 020 7219 3120

Post: Registrar of Lords' Interests, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW

Email: lordsregistrar@parliament.uk

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