Lord Paul

Swraj Paul

Swraj Paul

Party

Independent

Address as

Lord Paul

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5016

Biography

Lords career

Deputy Speaker 2008-10; Deputy Chairman of Committees 2008-10; Suspended from membership October 2010-February 2011

Party groups

Resigned Labour Whip October 2010

Councils, public bodies

Member: London Development Agency 2000-08, London 2012 2003-05

International bodies

Member, Parliamentarians for Global Action

Political interests

Foreign affairs, economic affairs, education

Countries of interest

Austria, China, Dubai, Germany, India, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Paul, of Marylebone in the City of Westminster 1996

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Chairman & Director, Caparo Group Ltd (UK-based industrial manufacturing company with operating subsidiaries in Europe and India)

4: Shareholdings (b)

Core VCT plc

Core VCT IV plc

4: Shareholdings (a)

Caparo Group Ltd, owned jointly with family

Caparo US Holdings, owned jointly with family

Caparo Engineering India Private Ltd, owned jointly with family

Caparo India Private Ltd, owned jointly with family

Caparo Group, owned jointly with family, through its subsidiary Caparo plc, has a 25% interest in Core Capital LLP, which manages five venture capital trusts, Core VCT I plc - Core VCT V plc

5: Land and property

Farmland, Buckinghamshire, from which rental income is received

Two cottages, Buckinghamshire, from which rental income is received when tenanted

Apartment, London

Three apartments in Coppet, Switzerland, from which rental income is received when tenanted

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Chair, PiggyBankKids Projects Ltd (charity)

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chancellor, University of Wolverhampton

Chancellor, University of Westminster

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chair of Trustees, Ambika Paul Foundation (charity)