Lord Soley

Lord Soley

Full title

The Lord Soley


Clive Soley



Joined the Lords

29 June 2005

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5118


UK Parliament

Post Date
Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 1998-01
Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party 1997-01
Committee House Date
The Arctic Lords 2014-
Inquiries Act 2005 Committee Lords 2013-14
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (L) Lords 2009-13
Intergovernmental Organisations Committee Lords 2007-08
Draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill (Joint Committee) Commons 2005-05
Constitutional Affairs Commons 2003-05
House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) Commons 2002-05
Modernisation of the House of Commons Commons 1998-01
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 1995-97
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (Chair) Commons 1995-97
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Commons 1994-97
Constituency Date
Ealing, Acton & Shepherd's Bush 1997-05
Hammersmith 1983-97
Hammersmith North 1979-83

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Councillor Hammersmith and Fulham Council 1974-78

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman & Director Good Governance Foundation (a Community Interest Company) 2011-
Campaign Director Future Heathrow 2005-10
Chairman Alcohol Education Centre, Maudsley Hospital 1974-84

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Arab-Jewish Forum 2005-
Chairman Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal 2004-

Member's focus

Energy and environment
International affairs
Parliament, government and politics
Central Asia
South East Asia

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Chairman and Co-Director, Good Governance Foundation CIC; this is a community interest company (see category 4(a) below) which runs courses on the rule of law and good governance and seeks to promote these by working with governments and institutions in countries which are developing the infrastructures and processes of democracy (for example, Palestine, Syria and Myanmar); at present the post is unremunerated but payments to the Member are anticipated for the future; the work done personally by the Member includes courses and lectures given by him, payment for which is made to the Foundation and not directly to the Member
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • The Member is one of two Directors of Good Governance Foundation CIC; this is a community interest company i.e. a type of limited company designed for those wishing to operate for the benefit of the community rather than for the benefit of the company owners
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Bahrain, 12-17 April 2014, as member of parliamentary delegation invited by Government of Bahrain on fact finding mission to look at human rights issues and other areas of policy; travel and accommodation paid for by Government of Bahrain
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Chairman, Arab-Jewish Forum (registered charity)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chairman, Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal (registered charity)