The Duke of Somerset

The Duke of Somerset

Full title

His Grace the Duke of Somerset DL


John Seymour



Joined the Lords

12 December 2014

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Director, Duchy of Somerset Estates Limited
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Member, Witham Water LLP
    • Fellow, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (non-practising; unremunerated)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Beneficiary of Lord Seymour's 1971 Settlement
  • 5: Land and property

    • Residential, agricultural and woodland rural estates in Wiltshire, Somerset and Devon trading as Lord Seymours' 1971 Settlement and as Duke of Somerset's Estate
    • Residential properties in Wiltshire and Devon from which rental income is received
    • Bradley House in Wiltshire BA12 used as private residence from which income is received from events and b&b
  • 6: Sponsorship

    • A PA/secretary employed by Lord Seymour's 1971 Settlement helps the Member with some parliamentary work
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Dubai, 11-15 January 2015, to discuss organising business courses in UK for young people from developing countries; costs of visit met by London Season Ltd
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Chair of Advisory Committee, Royal Agricultural University
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Motorsport Endeavour (registered charity)
    • Trustee, Mount Edgcumbe Estate
    • Trustee, Silvanus Trust (charity and Company Limited by Guarantee) (sustainable and viable woodlands)