Register of Members' Interests Contents


GALE - GWYNNE

GALE, Roger (North Thanet)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Freelance consultant on media and presentation to Omni 2010 (Glasgow); PR company. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
3.Clients
Of Omni 2010 (Glasgow):
TMA; PR company.
  
  
8.Land and Property
A holiday barn conversion in France.
  
  
GALLOWAY, George (Bethnal Green and Bow)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Advance on 'I'm not the only one', published by Penguin. (£25,001-£30,000)
Advance on the Fidel Castro Handbook from MQ publishers. (Up to £5,000)
Advance on 'Mr Galloway goes to Washington' from The New Press.
Series of 15 events organised by Clive Conway Ltd. (£10,001-£15,000)
Fees for hosting a radio show every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night on Talk Sport Radio. (£100,001-£105,000)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
16-21 November 2006, to Canada, to take part in a speaking tour organised by the Toronto Coalition to Stop the War, in Canada, which paid for an economy return flight from London to Toronto, various internal flights within Canada and five nights' hotel accommodation. (Registered 23 November 2006)
5-14 December 2006, to South Africa accompanied by my personal assistant, to conduct a speaking tour, the travelling and accommodation costs of which were paid for by the Cape Town-based newspaper Muslim Views. (Registered 19 December 2006)
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Finjan Ltd, which receives my income as a journalist, author and public speaker.
  
  
GAPES, Mike (Ilford South)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
2-8 September 2006, to the Republic of Korea to meet Government Ministers, Korean parliamentarians and companies in Korea, and also to visit the border with North Korea at Panmunjom. Travel and accommodation were funded jointly by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and by the Korean National Assembly. (Registered 3 October 2006)
13-15 September 2006, to Warsaw, to speak at a conference on European Security and Defence Policy. Air fare and two nights' hotel accommodation paid for by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. (Registered 3 October 2006)
28-30 October 2006, to Portofino, Italy, to attend the Portofino Conference, an annual conference of parliamentarians and members of congress from the UK, Italy and the USA, to discuss economic, security and development issues. The costs of my accommodation meals, flights and transfers were met by the conference sponsors, Orient Express Hotels, RadcliffesLeBrasseur and Finmeccanica. (Registered 12 December 2006)
8-11 February 2007, to Tokyo, Japan, for Conference of UK-Japan 21st Century Group, who paid for air travel and hotel accommodation. (Registered 26 March 2007)
  
  
GARDINER, Barry (Brent North)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Sponsorship of my Constituency Reports by the Asian Marketing Group.
  
  
GARNIER, Edward (Harborough)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Private practice at the Bar.
Consultant on legal and public policy issues to Greenwoods Solicitors. (£15,001-£20,000)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
28-30 October 2006, to Portofino, Italy, to attend the Portofino Conference, an annual conference of parliamentarians and members of congress from the UK, Italy and the USA, to discuss economic, security and development issues. The costs of my accommodation meals, flights and transfers were met by the conference sponsors, Orient Express Hotels, RadcliffesLeBrasseur and Finmeccanica. (Registered 8 November 2006)
26-29 May 2007, to Israel, to meet Israeli and Palestinian politicians, to visit sites of political and historical interest and controversy, and to gain an understanding of the current state of affairs in the region. Flights and hotel accommodation paid for by the Conservative Friends of Israel. (Registered 1 June 2007)
  
  
GAUKE, David (Hertfordshire South West)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Swiss One Limited (non-executive); financial services.
  
  
GEORGE, Andrew (St. Ives)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Income from books published by Patten Press, Cornwall. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
GEORGE, Rt. Hon. Bruce (Walsall South)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
1-4 October 2006, to Bucharest, to speak at a conference on "First International Security Conference: Private Security-and Public Safety" in co-operation with the Romanian Industry Security Association. My economy class flight ticket and hotel costs were paid for by the International Institute for Security. (Registered 15 December 2006)
21-26 November 2006, to Georgia, Caucasus, to chair a conference on "Economic Reintegration of Conflict Zones", in my capacity as Honorary President of the International Association for Business and Parliament (IABP). My economy class flight ticket and accommodation were paid for by the IABP. (Registered 15 December 2006)
  
  
GERRARD, Neil (Walthamstow)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
7-9 June 2006, to Moscow, to attend a conference on HIV/AIDS at the Russian State Duma involving parliamentarians from a number of countries. Travel and hotel expenses paid for by Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS. (Registered 12 July 2006)
  
  
GIBB, Nick (Bognor Regis and Littlehampton)
Nil.
  
  
GIBSON, Dr. Ian (Norwich North)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Regular articles on science policy in the British Association for Advancement of Science Journal. (Up to £5,000)
3 March 2007, fee from Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society for talk at British Library. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 20 March 2007)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
26-31 August 2006, to New Zealand. I spoke at a seminar at the University of Palmerston North, which paid for two nights' accommodation, and spoke at a conference on Molecular Biology in Queenstown, where three nights' accommodation were paid for by the New Zealand Molecular Biologists Society. I paid my travel costs. (Registered 26 September 2006)
  
  
GIDLEY, Sandra (Romsey)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Pharmacist - not currently practising.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
7-9 June 2006, to Moscow, to participate in HIV/AIDS summit. Flight and hotel costs paid by Transatlantic Partners against AIDS. (Registered 7 November 2006)
30 June-3 July 2006, to Budapest and Paris, to attend European cancer research summit in Budapest and meetings in Paris to discuss French cancer plan. Hotels and budget flights, and Eurostar fare paid by Sanofi Aventis. (Registered 7 November 2006)
1-8 September 2006, to Rio de Janeiro, as speaker at annual convention of Unichem, who paid flights and hotel costs for me and my spouse. (Registered 7 November 2006)
  
  
GILDERNEW, Michelle (Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
  
  
GILLAN, Cheryl (Chesham and Amersham)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
29 March 2007, helicopter from Battersea to Broughton Airfield (North Wales); and to Telford, provided by Mr Henry Lawson of Henfield Lodge Aviation Ltd. (Registered 23 April 2007)
22 May 2007, I received two tickets for the Chelsea Flower Show from Gallaher plc. (Registered 5 June 2007)
  
  
GILROY, Linda (Plymouth Sutton)
Nil.
  
  
GODSIFF, Roger (Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath)
Nil.
  
  
GOGGINS, Paul (Wythenshawe and Sale East)
Nil.
  
  
GOLDSWORTHY, Julia (Falmouth and Camborne)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fee from Endemol (production company) for participation in Channel 4 programme 'The Games 2006'. My fee, and funds raised from text messages sent during programme, were given directly to Cornwall Air Ambulance. (£25,001-£30,000) (Registered 9 October 2006)
  
  
GOODMAN, Helen (Bishop Auckland)
Nil.
  
  
GOODMAN, Paul (Wycombe)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Associate Editor of The House Magazine. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Technical advice, analysis and drafting assistance in relation to scrutiny of the Finance Bill 2006 provided by Pricewaterhouse Coopers to the Opposition Treasury team (approximately 36 days between 7 April and 4 July 2006) and KPMG (approximately 15 days between 8 May and 11 July 2006). (Registered 12 July 2006)
Technical advice, analysis and drafting assistance in relation to scrutiny of the Finance Bill 2007 provided by PriceWaterhouse Coopers (involving staff time of approximately 3 days per week) from 29 March to 29 June 2007; and from KPMG (involving staff time of approximately 1½ days per week) from 30 April to 31 May 2007. (Registered 6 June 2007)
  
  
GOODWILL, Robert (Scarborough and Whitby)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Managing Director and controlling interest in Mowthorpe (UK) Ltd; the company operates a green/woodland cemetery on land which was previously part of Southwood Farm, Terrington, in NorthYorkshire.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Farmer (see Category 8).
  
  
8.Land and Property
Southwood Farm, Terrington, York, which is farmed "in hand".
Three industrial units at Southwood Farm, Terrington, York.
Three residential properties in Loftus, Cleveland, from which rental income is received.
One residential property in Stockton-on-Tees, from which rental income is received.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)&(b)Mowthorpe (UK) Ltd
(b) Barclays Bank Plc; banking
Rolls Royce Plc; engineering
OAO Gazprom; oil and gas sector primarily in the Russian Federation and former Soviet Republics
  
  
GOVE, Michael (Surrey Heath)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Contract with Times Newspapers Limited to supply a set number of articles. (£60,001-£65,000)
Contract from Harper Collins to write historical biography.
Fees from BBC. (Up to £5,000)
Associate Editor, The House Magazine. (Up to £5,000)
Income from publication of 'Celsius 7/7', published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Contributions to Surrey Heath Conservative Association are received from:
Strangers Gallery Lunch Club
Magna Carta Club
  
  
GRAY, James (North Wiltshire)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to Morrison plc, providing advice on the expansion of local authority care and maintenance contracts and public relations. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
GRAYLING, Chris (Epsom and Ewell)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Researcher seconded to my office by Adrian White of Dorking in Surrey to assist with my Shadow Ministerial responsibilities for transport.
Reception sponsored by Toyota in my constituency in September 2006. (Registered 9 September 2006)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Two courtesy passes for Epsom Racecourse provided by United Racecourses.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
9-16 September 2006, to China, to see Chinese rail systems, on a cross-party visit organised by the All-Party Rail Group and sponsored by the Rail Freight Group. (Registered 17 September 2006)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Two terraced houses in London, from which rental income is received.
  
  
GREEN, Damian (Ashford)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Mid-Kent Water (non-executive).
  
  
6.Overseas visits
24-28 September 2006, to Georgia, as Vice-Chairman of the John Smith Memorial Trust, to meet Georgian MPs. Travel provided by the International Association for Business and Parliament. (Accommodation provided by the British Embassy.) (Registered 17 October 2006)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director of Conservative Mainstream (Properties) Limited (unpaid).
  
  
GREENING, Justine (Putney)
Nil.
  
  
GREENWAY, John (Ryedale)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Stewart Title Insurance Company (UK) Ltd.
Chairman of Skills Active Trading Ltd, which manages the Register of Exercise Professionals.
Combined Insurance Company of America Ltd.
Non-executive Chairman of Depend Limited (Risk Management Information Technology consultant).
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
President of the Institute of Insurance Brokers. (£10,001-£15,000)
Parliamentary Adviser to the incentives industry supported by:
The Institute of Sales Promotion. (Up to £5,000)
The British Promotional Merchandising Association. (Up to £5,000)
The Incentive Travel and Meetings Association. (Up to £5,000)
Reed Exhibitions Ltd. in respect of the National Incentive Show. (Up to £5,000)
Business consultant to Stewart Title Insurance Co. (UK) Ltd.
Consultant to the Tote, providing advice on public policy in relation to horseracing. (£5,001-£10,000)
Chairman of the Responsibility in Gambling Trust.
Fee and travel expenses from the Alderney Gambling Control Commission in respect of visits to Alderney and advice regarding the future regulation of gambling within Alderney and Guernsey. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 11 December 2006)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Trustee of the National Playing Fields Association (NPFA) (unremunerated).
  
  
GRIEVE, Dominic (Beaconsfield)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister.
Ex-member of Lloyds' reinsured into Equitas and a member of NACDE, a Names Action Group.
  
  
8.Land and Property
House in London, generating rental income.
I am part-owner of building land in France.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Rio Tinto
Shell
Diageo
GlaxoSmithKline
GUS
Taylor Woodrow
Cadbury Schweppes
Reckitt Benckiser
Reed Elsevier
Royal Bank of Scotland
Schroders
Anglo American Platinum Corp
Astrazeneca Ord.
Standard Chartered
LVMH
  
  
GRIFFITH, Nia (Llanelli)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Small holding, in receipt of Tir Gofal funding.
  
  
GRIFFITHS, Nigel (Edinburgh South)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
The Jabbar Group and Public Interest Foundation (non-executive); an infrastructure company and associated charitable foundation.
  
  
8.Land and Property
My constituency high street office in South Edinburgh.
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
I am the founder of the Unsung Heroes' Award Scheme, which acknowledges worthy contributions to the community from unsung heroes nominated by constituents. The awards scheme, including prizes and promotion, is sponsored by Mrs I Hunter, a constituent, and Mr William Sullivan, a local businessman.
  
  
GROGAN, John (Selby)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I write a column for The Morning Advertiser every five weeks (£250 per article). (Up to £5,000)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
28 May-2 June 2006, to Norway, with the All-Party Parliamentary British-Norwegian Group, as guest of the Storting and the Norwegian Government. (Registered 25 July 2006)
4-8 January 2007, to Lebanon and Syria to visit Parliaments. Travel and accommodation funded by the Anglo-Arab Organisation. (Registered 29 January 2007)
18-20 February 2007, to Kiev, to address conference organised by East West Institute on the role of the opposition in Ukraine. Travel and accommodation paid for by East West Institute. (Registered 23 March 2007)
27-30 May 2007, to Syria as a member of a UK parliamentary delegation to meet government ministers, parliamentarians and business leaders. Flights, hospitality and accommodation paid by the British Syrian Society. (Registered 13 June 2007)
  
  
GUMMER, Rt. Hon. John Selwyn (Suffolk Coastal)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman, Sancroft International Ltd.; consultants in corporate responsibility and environmental, social, ethical and planning issues.
Chairman, Veolia (formerly Vivendi UK); water companies.
Chairman (non-executive), Valpak Ltd.; not-for-profit organisation for compliance with packaging waste directive.
Chairman of the Association of Independent Financial Advisers; a representative trade organisation.
Sovereign Reversions Limited (non-executive); home reversions.
Catholic Herald (non-executive); newspaper.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Articles in: Catholic Herald, Country Life, Estates Gazette, High Life, Planning, Evening Standard. I also chair conferences. The subjects in both cases are usually property, sustainable development and religious issues. The commitments arise largely from my previous profession of journalism and all payments go to Sancroft which provides research staff, information services, and all other facilities. Currently Sancroft would expect about £80,000 in payments, in respect of which I would receive some £20,000 in fees and dividends.
  
  
8.Land and Property
A residential and commercial property in London, owned by family.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Sancroft International Ltd.
  
  
GWYNNE, Andrew (Denton and Reddish)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council.
  
  





 
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