Register of Commission Members Interests

Register of Interests

Register of Interests

The Commission’s Register of Interests lists the following interests which may, or may be perceived to be, relevant to the exercise of the Commission’s public duties.

  • Remunerated interests
  • Unremunerated Interest
  • Registered Shareholdings (where these are 1 per cent or more of a company or have a value over £25,000)
  • Ownership of Land and Property
  • Party–political activity.

Lord Bew

Unremunerated Interests:
  • Visiting Professor, King’s College London
  • President, Airey Neave Trust Executive
  • Member, British-Irish Association
  • Member, British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly
  • Chairman, Anglo-Israel Association
  • Patron, European Bangladesh Forum


  • Lord Bew’s wife is a Trustee of Policy Exchange

Party-political activity:

  • None

Baroness (Sheila) Noakes

Unremunerated Interests:

  • Vice President, National Autistic Society
  • Vice President, Alzheimers Society

Person with significant control of a company (PSC):

  • Goudhurst House (Management) Limited


  • Inc (on-line retail)
  • AstraZeneca plc (pharmaceuticals)
  • BHP Group plc (formerly BHP Billiton plc) (mining)
  • BP plc (energy)
  • Burberry plc
  • Bunzl plc
  • Compass Group plc
  • Croda International (chemicals)
  • GlaxoSmithKline plc (pharmaceuticals)
  • Haleon plc
  • Oracle plc
  • Rio Tinto plc (mining)
  • Shell plc (energy) (formerly Royal Dutch Shell)
  • Smith & Nephew plc (engineering)
  • SThree plc
  • Unilever plc (general industrial)
  • Associated British Foods plc (food)
  • HSBC Holdings plc (banking)
  • Severn Trent plc (water)
  • Whitbread plc (food and drink/leisure)
  • Tate & Lyle plc (ingredients for food, beverage and other industries)
  • Natwest Group plc (formerly Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc) (banking)
  • Experian plc (financial services)
  • J Sainsbury plc (retail)
  • IMI plc (engineering)
  • Prudential plc (insurance)
  • Bellway plc (house building)
  • Diageo plc (beverages)
  • Alphabet Inc (formerly Google Inc) (technology)
  • Legal & General plc (insurance)
  • Next plc (retailing)
  • Persimmon plc (housebuilding)
  • St James’s Place plc (financial services)
  • Allianz Technology Trust plc (technology)
  • Land Securities Group plc (property)
  • Apple Inc (technology)
  • Relx plc (media)
  • Young & Co Brewery plc (drinks industry)
  • WH Smith plc (retail)
  • 3i Group plc (investments)
  • Lloyds Banking Group plc (banking)
  • Easyjet plc (airline)
  • Intercontinental Hotels plc (hotels)
  • Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (general industrial)
  • Sage Group plc (technology)
  • Vesuvius plc (engineering) (interest ceased 30 April 2022)
  • Redrow plc (building)
  • Microsoft Corporation (technology)
  • Phoenix Group Holdings plc (insurance)
  • Ashtead Group plc (industrial rentals)
  • Fidelity National Information Services Inc (payment services)
  • Bunzl plc
  • Glencore plc
  • SThree plc

Land and Property:

  • Long leasehold property in Kent

Party Political Activity:

  • Commission member nominated by the Conservative party

Baroness (Ann) Taylor

Unremunerated Interests:

  • Chair, Hansard Society
  • Trustee, The Holocaust Memorial Charitable Trust

Party-Political activity

  • Commission member nominated by the Labour Party

Baroness (Kate) Parminter

Party-Political activity

  • Commission member nominated by the Liberal Democrat Party

Fionnuala Jay-O'Boyle

Lord (Richard) Chartres

Remunerated interests:

  • Occasional lecturer for Abercrombie and Kent
Unremunerated interests:
  • Non-executive Director, Larger Us Ltd (promoting more inclusive and resilient societies, communities and individuals for the international public benefit)
  • Bencher, Middle Temple
  • Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge
  • Ambassador, WWF (formerly World Wide Fund for Nature)
  • Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Europe
  • Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Salisbury
  • Chairman, Friends of Lambeth Palace Library
  • Governor, French Hospital, Rochester
  • Life President, St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace
  • Trustee, Garrick Club
  • Vice-President, Bible Society
Party political activity: