Lord Sheikh

Mohamed Sheikh

Mohamed Sheikh

Party

Conservative

Address as

Lord Sheikh

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 4542
sheikhm@parliament.uk

Biography

Party groups

Chair, Conservative: Muslim Forum 2004-, Ethnic Diversity Council 2005-

Councils, public bodies

Regional chair, British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) 1991-92, 1996-97; Director: South London Training and Enterprise Council 1998-99, 1999-2003, British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA)

Political interests

Ethnic issues, environment, financial services, economy, home and international affairs, pensions

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Sheikh, of Cornhill in the City of London 2006

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Chairman and Director, Courtlands Property and Investments Ltd

Chairman and Director, Lygon Property and Investments Ltd

Chairman and Director, Iqra Ethical plc (Islamic and ethical insurance and financial services)

Chairman and Director, Macmillan Sheikh plc (conventional insurance and financial services)

4: Shareholdings (a)

Iqra Ethical plc (Islamic and ethical insurance/financial services)

Lygon Property and Investments Ltd

Courtlands Property & Investments Ltd

5: Land and property

A shareholder in Lygon Property and Investment Ltd which owns Lygon House, Bromley and rents that building on a commercial basis

A shareholder in Courtlands Property & Investments Ltd which owns properties and rents on a commercial basis

7: Overseas visits

Visit to Egypt, 27 May - 1 June 2011; flights and accommodation paid by Conservative Arab Network

Visit to Saudi Arabia (Hajj pilgrimage), 3-10 November 2011; flights and accommodation paid by Saudi Arabian Government

Visit to Bangladesh, 10-14 November 2011; flights and accommodation paid by The GAVI Alliance Secretariat

Visit to Delhi, Chandigarh, Patiala and Amritsar, 11-16 January 2012, to attend and speak at lectures organised by Shaheed Nanak Memorial Singh Foundation in India; cost of flights between Amritsar and Delhi, hotel accommodation for 4 nights in India, and food and transport in India met by Shaheed Nanak Memorial Singh Foundation

Visit to West Bank, 6-10 April 2011, as part of a delegation organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding; travel costs, accommodation, food and drink were funded by the Sir Joseph Hotung Programme

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chairman and Trustee, Sheikh Abdullah Foundation (registered charity)