Lord Drayson

Lord Drayson

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Drayson

Name

Paul Drayson

Party/group

Labour

Joined the Lords

1 June 2004

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Science and Innovation) (also in the Ministry of Defence) 2009-10
Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) 2009-10
Minister of State (Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills) (Science and Innovation) 2008-09
Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Equipment and Support) (also Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) 2007-07
Minister of State (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Business and Regulatory Reform) 2007-07
Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Equipment and Support) 2007-07
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Procurement) 2005-07
Committee House Date
Information Committee (L) Lords 2004-05
Sub-Committee I Lords 2004-05

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Director, Drayson Cars Ltd (manufacturer of electric vehicles)
    • Managing Partner and major shareholder in Drayson Racing Technologies LLP (DRT), a business engaged in the research, development and testing of sustainable technologies through motorsport competition. DRT receives income and/or products and services from customers, sponsors and technical partners for the work that it does in promoting and developing new technology through motor racing. DRT has the following customers, sponsors and technical partners: Qualcomm Inc; Multimatic Technical Centre Europe Ltd; SFS Performance UK Ltd; PWR Europe Ltd; Cosworth Electronics Ltd; Yokogawa UK Ltd; LVMH Watch & Jewellery (UK) Ltd; B.H. Blackmore Ltd; Kapco UK Ltd; Huber & Suhner UK Ltd; Covington & Burling LLP; Bussmann UK Ltd; MRTC Ltd; Carter Manufacturing Ltd; Warwick Manufacturing Group; Lifeline Fire & Safety Systems Ltd; Bender UK Ltd; Millers Oils Ltd; TRS Motorsport Ltd; Raceparts UK Ltd; GKN UK Ltd; Michelin Tyres UK Ltd
    • Director, Drayson Racing Formula E Team Limited (electric racing business)
    • Director, Drayson Technologies Limited
    • Director, Drayson Wireless Limited
    • Director, Drayson Racing Technologies Limited
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • Drayson Racing Technologies LLP (development, testing and racing of green technology in motorsport) (see category 1)
    • Invicta LifeSciences Ltd (pharmaceuticals)
    • Drayson Cars Ltd (manufacturer of electric vehicles)
    • Drayson Technologies Limited (technology development business)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Cambridge Mechatronics Ltd (development of precision actuators)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member of Council and Trustee, University of Oxford
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Drayson Foundation (registered charity)