Lord Paul

Lord Paul

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Paul


Swraj Paul



Joined the Lords

9 October 1996

Contact details

Caparo House, 103 Baker Street, London, W1U 6LN
Tel: 020 7486 1417 Fax: 020 7224 4109


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2008-10
EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market Lords 2007-10
Economic Affairs Committee (L) Lords 2005-09
Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 Lords 2004-07
Science and Technology Committee (L) Lords 2003-07
Economic Affairs Committee (L) Lords 2001-03
Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England Lords 1998-01
EU Sub-Committee B Lords 1997-01

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Board Member London Development Agency 2000-08

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman Caparo Group Ltd 1978-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chancellor University of Westminster 2006-14
Co-chair India-UK Round Table 2000-05
Chancellor University of Wolverhampton 2000-

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Economy and finance
Health services and medicine
International affairs
West Midlands

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Chairman & Director, Caparo Group Ltd (UK-based industrial manufacturing company with operating subsidiary in Europe)
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • Together with Paul family members jointly and indirectly interested in the whole of the share capital of a number of businesses in UK and internationally; the shares are held through family trusts and principal businesses are: Caparo Group Limited (manufacturing in UK and Poland); Caparo Holdings (US) Limited (manufacturing in North America); Caparo India Limited (conference and leisure centre in India); Caparo Engineering India Limited (manufacturing in India); Caparo Middle East (industrial products sales, warehousing and distribution in Middle East)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Core VCT plc
    • Core VCT IV plc
  • 5: Land and property

    • Farmland, Buckinghamshire, from which rental income is received
    • Two cottages, Buckinghamshire, from which rental income is received when tenanted
    • Three apartments in Coppet, Switzerland, from which rental income is received when tenanted
  • 6: Sponsorship

    • The Member's PA is paid by Caparo Group Ltd and does some work in connection with the Member's parliamentary duties
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Berlin, Germany, 11-14 November 2014, to visit city and German Parliament as part of APPG on Germany delegation and guest of the Parliament; subsistence and accommodation costs met by hosts
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Chair and Trustee, Theirworld Projects Limited (formerly PiggyBankKids Projects Ltd) (charity)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Chancellor, University of Wolverhampton
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chair of Trustees, Ambika Paul Foundation (charity)