Date: 19 September 2018

Time: 9:30am

Location: Boothroyd Room, 3 Bunhill Row, London

Date of next scheduled meeting: 24 October 2018

Who was at the meeting

John Holmes (JEH), Chair

Sue Bruce (SB)

Anna Carragher (AC)

Sarah Chambers (SC)

Elan Closs Stephens (ECS)

John Horam (JRH)

David Howarth (DH)

Alasdair Morgan (AM)

Bridget Prentice (BP)

Rob Vincent (RV)

Claire Bassett (CB)

Ailsa Irvine (AI)

Robert Posner (RP)

Craig Westwood (CW)

Louise Footner (LF)

Nancy Bruseker (NB)

Jennifer Hartland (JH)

Tom Hawthorn (TH)

Niki Nixon (NN)

Louise Edwards (LE)

Emma Hartley (EH)

Katy Thomas (KT)

Declarations of Interest

AC is a member of the Board of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland (which received money from the EU Peace 3 Programme, and the Corners Programme for individual artists). 2.2 AC is a Trustee of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, which received EU funding, and, having stepped back from her WWT role during the Referendum, has now
re-engaged with it (pro bono).

AC is a Trustee of the National Heritage Memorial Fund (The Heritage Lottery Fund) (remunerated).

AC was a Commissioner for the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland until 23 September 2015 (remunerated).

DH in 2008 drafted and put forward in parliament an amendment to the then European Union (Amendment) Bill, proposing an EU referendum in the terms 'Should the United Kingdom remain in the European Union?’

DH stood for election on a manifesto supporting an in-out referendum on the European Union.

DH was a council member of Justice, an organisation which had in the past received EU funding.

DH reported that the European Parliament subsidised a regular annual visit by his Public Policy students to Brussels.

DH declared that in 2015 he was awarded a research grant of over €40,000 from the European Parliament.

DH is a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge (remunerated).

DH is Professor of Law and Public Policy at the University of Cambridge (remunerated).

DH is a Non-executive director of RAND (Europe) as well as a member of its Council of Advisers (pro bono).

DH is a member of the Council of Advisers, Constitution Society, and Editorial Advisory Board of Parliamentary Affairs (pro bono).

DH was a Liberal Democrat MP for Cambridge until 2010 (remunerated).

DH was a member of Cambridge City Council until 2004 (remunerated).

DH declared that his spouse is Bursar and Fellow of St Edmund’s College, Cambridge.

JRH was a member of the pro-Europe Conservative Europe Group.

JRH is an Honorary Non-Executive Director, CRU Holdings Ltd (pro bono).

JRH was made a Life Peer on 4 September 2013 and sits as a Member, House of Lords (remunerated).

JEH is Chair of the Advisory Board, Cargo Logic Air (British Air Cargo Company established in 2015 by the Russian owner of the Volga Dnepr Group) (remunerated).

JEH is Chair of the Board of International Rescue Committee, humanitarian NGO (pro bono).

JEH is an advisor for MasterCard International (remunerated).

JEH is a Council Member for the Governing Council, Radley College (boys’ school) (pro bono).

JEH is Chair of the Humanitarian Aid Memorial Steering Group (pro bono).

JEH is a member of the Advisory Council, Wilton Park (Government-linked conference centre) (pro bono).

SB is a Non-Executive Director for SSE plc. She is Chair of RemCo; a NomCo member; and a member of SHEAC (Safety, Health, Environment Advisory Committee) (remunerated).

SB is Convenor of Court at the University of Strathclyde (pro bono).

SB is Chair of RSNO (pro bono).

SB is the Independent Chair of the Nominations Committee for the National Trust for Scotland (pro bono).

SB is Governor of Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools (pro bono).

SB is a member/Court member of the Merchant Company of Edinburgh (pro bono).

SB is a trustee of The Prince’s Foundation (pro bono).

SB is Chair of the Expert Panel on measures for the environment: Represents Scottish Government (remunerated).

SB was previously Chief Executive (and Returning Officer) of Edinburgh City Council from 01/11/2011 to 31/08/2015 (though she usually gave RO fees to charity/other staff).

ECS was appointed in July 2017 for three years as a non-executive Director of the BBC Unitary Board. Within her Non Executive role, Elan also Chairs the BBC Wales Committee, is a member of the N Ireland Committee and of the Fair Trading Committee. (remunerated).ECS is Member of the Authority of S4C, Welsh Fourth Channel, until end of October 2018. (remunerated).

ECS is Deputy Lieutenant for the three counties of Dyfed (Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire). (pro bono).

ECS is Chair of the Public Bodies Forum (Arm’s Length bodies of Welsh Government (remunerated).

ECS is a member of Strata Florida Trust (Charitable organisation) (pro bono).

ECS is a member of Aberystwyth Arts Centre Advisory Committee (pro bono).

ECS is Emeritus Professor and member of Court at Aberystwyth University (pro bono).

ECS was a Board Non-Executive Director of the Permanent Secretary’s Board of Welsh Court and Chair of Audit & Risk until April 2018 (remunerated).

BP is a trustee of Age Exchange (reminiscence and inter-generational work for people with dementia) (pro bono).

BP is a trustee for Foundation for Jimmy (working with young people to be good citizens) (pro bono).

BP is Chair of Governors, Trinity Lewisham (all-through school) (pro bono).

RV is Chair, Kirklees Cultural Education Trust (pro bono).

RV is Non-executive Director, Bradford Community Health Trust (remunerated).

RV is Director, New Ing Consulting (mentoring and technical assessment work with Local Government Chief Executives) (remunerated).

RV was Chief Executive of Kirklees MBC between 2004 and 2010 (remunerated).

RV was Implementation Director for the West Yorkshire Combined Authority from September 2013 to March 2014 (remunerated).

RV was Chair of the Rotherham Improvement Board from September 2014 to March 2015 (remunerated).

RV was advisor to Tower Hamlets Council on governance and decision-making issues from May to October 2015 (remunerated).

SC was a panel member of the Competition & Markets Authority until 30 June 2018 (remunerated).

SC is a panel member of the Judicial Appointments Commission (remunerated).

SC is Chair of Legal Services Consumer panel (remunerated).

SC sits on the Civil Aviation Authority Consumer Panel until 1 October 2018 (remunerated).

SC is Chair of the renewable energy consumer Code Applications Panel (remunerated).

SC is a member of the Determinations Panel of the Pensions Regulator (remunerated)