Lord Flight

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Financial Inclusion in England - Question 30 Nov 2022

    My Lords, financial involvement is important because it represents people being willing to invest in British businesses and help them to grow. Unfortunately, the volume of direct citizen investment has fallen rather than increased in recent years. I am afraid that the increase in dividend tax and other investment expenses will also discourage this. Can the Government think about methods of...
  • Autumn Statement 2022 - Motion to Take Note 29 Nov 2022

    My Lords, I declare my interests as chairman of the EIS and SEIS associations. Since these bodies were set up, they have channelled some £30 billion to SMEs. I congratulate the Chancellor and his team on their sensible Budget. To some extent it is a repeat of the Osborne Budget, but rather better organised. It cannot address adequately the problem of excessive property prices, now...
  • Counterterrorism: Martyn’s Law - Question 23 Nov 2022

    My Lords, do the Government consider counterterrorist measures the most suitable measures to deal with the security of public venues?

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 17 January 2011

Previously MP for Arundel and South Downs until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Party was Conservative until 24 Mar 2005; Independent until 11 Apr 2005

Also represented Arundel and South Downs


Other offices held in the past

  • Member, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Lords) (30 Oct 2019 to 5 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (10 Jan 2017 to 17 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Deputy Chairman (Special Envoy To the City), Conservative Party (17 Mar 2005 to 29 Mar 2005)
  • Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (1 Dec 2004 to 1 Mar 2005)
  • Special Envoy To the City of London, Economic Affairs (9 Sep 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary To the Treasury, Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 9 Sep 2004)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (23 Jul 2002 to 1 Dec 2004)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (20 Jul 1998 to 26 Jul 1999)
  • Member, Environment Sub-committee (15 Jul 1997 to 20 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 20 Jul 1998)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.

1. Remunerated directorships
Investec Asset Management Ltd*:-
Investec Asset Management associated companies:-
Investec Global Strategy Fund Ltd.
Investec International Accumulation Fund Ltd.
Other remunerated directorships
Director, Avebury Asset Management Limited; specialist bond fund management company.
Chairman, ACM European Enhanced Income PLC; closed-ended investment trust investing in high yielding European bonds, managed by Alliance Capital.
Director, Durlacher Corporation PLC; investment bank.
Non-remunerated directorships
*Investec Asset Management Ltd subsidiaries and associated companies:-
Director, Gulf Overseas Investment Fund Limited.
Investec Select Funds PLC (Ireland).
Investec Investment Management Ltd.
Halliday Flight Halliday Ltd.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to PIMA; investment management industry PEPs and ISAs representative company.
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
In my capacity as Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party, as Special Envoy to the City of London, I receive administrative support between October 2004 and April 2005 from the H R Smith Group of companies. (Registered 12 January 2005)
8. Land and Property
Ski chalet in France, beneficially owned, rented out for holiday lets.
Flat in London, from which rental income is received.
Flat let in West Sussex, from which rental income is received.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Halliday Flight Halliday Ltd; small, family property company.
(b) Imparo Limited; quoted venture capital business providing educational software
Durlacher plc; investment bank, Stock Exchange listed.
Drivetec (UK) Limited; unquoted venture capital business specialising in research and development for improved car engine performance.

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