Lord Edmiston

Lord Edmiston

Full title

The Lord Edmiston


Robert Edmiston



Joined the Lords

14 January 2011

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979


Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman IM Group 1976-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chair of Governors Grace Academies 2003-
Founder and Trustee Christian Vision 1988-

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Communities and families
Economy and finance
International affairs.
East Africa
Southern Africa
Far East.

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Chairman, I M Group Limited and its subsidiaries (I M Group (1991) Ltd; I M Properties plc; Funding Corporation Group Ltd) (motor vehicles, property, financial services)
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • I M Group Limited (motor vehicles, property, financial services)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Royal Dutch Shell plc (oil ands gas)
    • BHP Billiton plc (mining)
  • 5: Land and property

    • Two commercial properties in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
    • The Member has substantial commercial property interests throughout UK, Germany, France and USA held in I M Group Limited and International Motors Executive Pension Scheme
    • Property interest in Cobalt Data Centre 2 LLP on the outskirts of Newcastle upon Tyne in excess of £250k
  • 9: Miscellaneous financial interests

    • Occasional income from the hiring of Member's plane
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (non-practising)
    • Christian Voice Limited (dormant religious media company)
    • CVC Media Services Limited (dormant media company)
    • Christian Vision USA Inc (not-for-profit religious media)
    • Christian Vision South Africa (not-for-profit religious media)
    • Trustee, International Motors Executive Pension Scheme
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Sponsor, Grace Academies (3 secondary schools in West Midlands, at Solihull, Coventry and Darlaston)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Christian Vision (registered charity funded by donations from I M Group Limited)
    • Renewal Christian Centre, Solihull
    • Grace Foundation (registered charity)