Register of Members' Interests Contents


CLEGG, Nicholas (Sheffield, Hallam)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
From February 2006 I receive monthly contributions towards the salary of a member of staff in my parliamentary office from:
Mr Michael Young, London (personal donation)
Mr Neil Sherlock, Godalming (personal donation)
Mr Ian Wright, Rutland (personal donation)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Mr Paul Marshall, of London, made a personal one-off charitable donation (the money going directly to Crime Stoppers and the Whirlow Hall Farm Trust) in sponsorship of my participation in the Westminster Arctic Challenge 2007. (Registered 12 March 2007)
CLELLAND, David (Tyne Bridge)
8.Land and Property
House in Gateshead, jointly owned with my wife.
Two flats in Gateshead, jointly owned with my brother.
CLIFTON-BROWN, Geoffrey (Cotswold)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Arable farming in the UK.
Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
6.Overseas visits
2-8 September 2006, to the Republic of Korea to meet Government Ministers, Korean parliamentarians and companies in Korea, and 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 15 September 2006)
5-11November 2006, to Nigeria with a delegation organised under the auspices of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nigeria. The costs of the visit were met by Shell, Diageo and Chatham House. (Registered 3 April 2007)
8.Land and Property
Agricultural holdings in Norfolk and Gloucestershire.
Various let properties in London.
CLWYD, Mrs. Ann (Cynon Valley)
8.Land and Property
A flat in North Wales from which I receive rental income.
COAKER, Vernon (Gedling)
COFFEY, Ann (Stockport)
COHEN, Harry (Leyton and Wanstead)
8.Land and Property
House in Colchester.
CONNARTY, Michael (Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
6.Overseas visits
22-26 August 2006, to Stavanger, Norway, to visit Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference and exhibition, with the British Offshore Oil and Gas Industry All-Party Parliamentary Group. Overseas flights, hotel accommodation, local transport and hospitality sponsored by the UK Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA), Shell, Chevron, BP, Exxon Mobil and Statoil. (Registered 19 September 2006)
4-10 September 2006, to Rwanda and Kenya to investigate the methods and progress in the programme to combat tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS under the Global Fund programmes, with Results (UK). Overseas flights, internal flights, food and accommodation paid for directly by Results (UK), an independent advocacy organisation working in the field of international development. (Registered 24 September 2006)
4-10 October 2006, to Peru, to investigate the impact on the local environment and population of a proposal to create a copper mine in the north of Peru. Overseas flights, internal flights and travel, food and accommodation provided by Peru Support Group, an independent information and advocacy group funded by NGOs. (Registered 24 October 2006)
CONWAY, Derek (Old Bexley and Sidcup)
COOK, Frank (Stockton North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary adviser, with particular emphasis on environmental issues, to DSM Demolition Ltd. and its associated companies. (£5,001-£10,000)
6.Overseas visits
2-8 January 2007, to Taiwan, accompanied by my wife, with the All-Party Parliamentary British-Taiwan Group, as a guest of the Government of Taiwan. (Registered 30 January 2007)
COOPER, Rosie (West Lancashire)
6.Overseas visits
17-24 March 2007, to Brazil, visiting Santarem, Brasilia and Sao Paolo, to explore how the UK Government can support Brazil with its action on climate change. All travel and accommodation costs were met by the World Wildlife Fund. (Registered 26 March 2007)
COOPER, Yvette (Pontefract and Castleford)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I receive support from a former constituent, David Newton of Newton-Smith Associates, who is creating and will service a website for me free of charge.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Two tickets for men's finals at Wimbledon provided courtesy of BBC Sport. (Registered 20 July 2006)
CORBYN, Jeremy (Islington North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Lectures for Civil Service College. (Up to £5,000)
6.Overseas visits
2-6 March, to Mumbai, to attend 'Peace Mumbai', a peace conference of representatives of civil society in all South Asian nations, organised by Focus on the Global South, who paid for my travel and accommodation. (Registered 31 October 2006)
24-28 March 2006, to Karachi, to attend the World Social Forum. I was a guest of the WSF organisers who provided air fare and accommodation. (Registered 31 October 2006)
28 July-3 August 2006, to Democratic Republic of Congo, as an election observer with the European and Congolese NGO team. My travel and accommodation was paid for by Christian Aid. (Registered 31 October 2006)
CORMACK, Sir Patrick (South Staffordshire)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant on Public Affairs to First Magazine. (£10,001-£15,000)
Programme adviser to the Catholic University of America. (The fee includes the cost of secretarial assistance and other expenses.)
Chairman and Life President of the House Magazine, in which capacity I chair Advisory Board meetings, host special functions, write articles and liaise with editorial team. (£25,001-£30,000)
Adviser to the publishers of the House Magazine.
Public affairs and parliamentary adviser to Machinery Users' Association, which advises its members on the rating of industrial plant and machinery. (£5,001-£10,000)
Heritage adviser to Linford-Bridgeman Ltd.; conservation and restoration company.
Occasional chairing and speaking at seminars arranged by Westminster Explained. (Up to £5,000)
6.Overseas visits
29 May-4 June 2007, my wife and I were guests of Saga on a cruise of the Norwegian Fjords. I delivered two lectures on the cruise, which was organised by a subsidiary of Saga Group. (Registered 25 June 2007)
COUSINS, Jim (Newcastle­upon­Tyne Central)
COX, Geoffrey (Torridge and West Devon)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Practice at the Bar of England and Wales.
8.Land and Property
Cottage and farmland in West Devon, from which rental income is received.
CRABB, Stephen (Preseli Pembrokeshire)
6.Overseas visits
1-6 February 2007, to India, to look at human rights and development issues near Hyderabad and Nagpur, and to meet officials and politicians in New Delhi. The visit was organised by Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), who contributed the cost of Economy Class flights, hotel accommodation and some meals. (Registered 28 February 2007)
CRAUSBY, David (Bolton North East)
6.Overseas visits
8-12 September 2006, to Gibraltar to attend National Day celebrations. All costs of the visit were paid by the Gibraltar Government. (Registered 26 February 2007)
CREAGH, Mary (Wakefield)
6.Overseas visits
12-15 February 2007, to Paris, to meet French parliamentarians. All costs apart from outward train travel (which were paid for out of parliamentary allowances) were met by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Registered 28 February 2007)
CRUDDAS, Jon (Dagenham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees for three articles for Guardian newspaper (July, September and December 2006). (Up to £5,000) (Registered 8 January 2007)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my campaign for election as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party received from:
(Registered 16 April 2007)
UNITE (TWGU section)
Two donations in kind from UNITE (Amicus Section): value of printing and postage and value of press officer secondment as contributions to deputy leadership campaign. (Registered 11 July 2007)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Parliamentary membership of Walton Heath Golf Club. (As a Member of Parliament I receive a limited membership at a reduced rate.) (Registered 16 April 2007)
CRYER, Ann (Keighley)
6.Overseas visits
3-17 April 2006, to California, USA, to speak to students, academics, politicians and churchmen about human rights and politics (with particular reference to the special relationship between the UK and the USA). Travel and accommodation expenses were met by Pacific University, Stockton, California. (Registered 6 November 2006)
23-30 March 2007, to India, visiting Delhi, Chennai and Banglalore to look at TB prevention and treatment. The visit was organised by Results UK who paid all expenses. (Registered 26 June 2007)
CUMMINGS, John (Easington)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Visits to the Stadium of Light as a guest of the Chairman of Sunderland AFC.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Parliamentary adviser to the National Association of Licensed House Managers. Honorary position, not remunerated in any form.
Parliamentary adviser to the National Association of Councillors. Honorary position, not remunerated in any form.
CUNNINGHAM, Jim (Coventry South)
CUNNINGHAM, Tony (Workington)
CURRY, Rt. Hon. David (Skipton and Ripon)
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman, Dairy UK (from 1 August 2005). (£35,001-£40,000)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Column for Local Government Chronicle. (Up to £5,000)
Column for Yorkshire Post. (Up to £5,000)
CURTIS-THOMAS, Claire (Crosby)
6.Overseas visits
3-8 December 2006, to Sierra Leone, to discuss with officials the building of a library and the child care provision, sponsored by the Waterloo Partnership. (Registered 21 March 2007)
12-16 February 2007, to Sierra Leone, to strengthen links between Waterloo, Liverpool, and Waterloo, Sierra Leone, sponsored by the Waterloo Partnership. (Registered 21 March 2007)
22-26 April 2007, to Doha, Qatar, to attend and speak at a conference on development organised by the Qatari Government. The costs of all flights and accommodation for my husband and me were met by the Qatari Government. (Registered 15 May 2007)
8.Land and Property
With my sister, I own a house in Crosby which is held in trust for family members (and on which rental income is received).

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