Earl of Erroll

Merlin Hay

Merlin Hay

Party

Crossbench

Address as

Lord Erroll

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3885
errollm@parliament.uk

Biography

Lords career

First entered House of Lords 1978; Elected hereditary peer 1999-

Political interests

Defence, ICT, science, Scotland, environment

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Erroll Computer Consultants (software development)

Hayway Partners (marketing advice and direct sales)

Chair, Advisory Board, Pingar UK Ltd (internet search)

Chair, Advisory Board, Flexeye Ltd (GRC software)

Nihilent Technologies PVT Ltd (IT consulting and outsourcing)

CRC Ltd (procurement consultancy)

5: Land and property

Wife farms 667 hectares of arable land in Bedfordshire and receives single farm payment and agri-environment scheme funding; farm includes rented residential property and also commercial property leased to a waste-composting company

House and cliffs in Aberdeenshire; they constitute an SSSI, SAC and ancient monument

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Moncreiffe & Co plc (whisky)

LASSeO Ltd (Local Authority Smartmedia Standards e-Organisation)

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chair and Director, EURIM (an independent UK based Parliament-Industry group funded by its members)

President, ERA (e-business regulatory alliance)

Executive, Advisory Board of ISSA UK (Information Systems Security Association)

Member, Advisory Board of GTC (Global Trust Centre)

Member, Council of the Highland Society of London

Member, Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs

Chief, Clan Hay

Vice President, Royal Caledonian Ball

Court of Assistants, Worshipful Company of Fishmongers

Trustee, Mar Estate Trust

Member of the Court of the Corporate Trustee (the Fishmongers' Company) of the Fishmongers' Company's Charitable Trust

Member of the Court of the Corporate Trustee (the Fishmongers' Company) of the Fishmongers' Company's Fisheries Charitable Trust

Member of the Court of the Corporate Trustee (the Fishmongers' Company) of the Fishmongers' Company's Trust (mainly small charitable trusts dispensing small sums of money: full details of these have been given to the Registrar and may be consulted on application to his office)

TA Regimental Association