Register of Members' Interests Contents


HOBAN, Mark (Fareham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Chartered accountant (non-practising).
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
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)
28 June 2007, I attended Wimbledon accompanied by a guest, at the invitation of Provident Financial. (Registered 30 June 2007)
6.Overseas visits
12-13 October, to Barcelona, Spain, to speak at the APCIMS (Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers) Conference. Flights and one night's accommodation paid for by APCIMS. (Registered 19 October 2006)
HODGE, Margaret (Barking)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Two tickets for the 2006 Wimbledon Men's Final courtesy of the BBC's Director of Sport. (Registered 18 July 2006)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Stemcor Holdings Ltd.; international steel trading.
HODGSON, Sharon (Gateshead East and Washington West)
HOEY, Kate (Vauxhall)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees for regular sports articles for Daily Telegraph. (£5,001-£10,000)
Chairman of the Countryside Alliance. (£15,001-£20,000)
HOGG, Rt. Hon. Douglas (Sleaford and North Hykeham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Barrister in current practice.
8.Land and Property
I am the owner of three properties in London which I have let to tenants.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Foreign and Colonial.
City of London Investment Trust.
Temple Bar Investment Trust.
Henderson TR Pacific Investment Trust.
Foreign and Colonial Eurotrust Investment Trust.
Fidelity Special Values Investment Trust.
Henderson Far East Income
Hansa A Investment Trust
HOLLOBONE, Philip (Kettering)
1.Remunerated directorships
Nviro Cleantech Ltd (non-executive); a company engaged in clean coal and other environmental technologies. (£15,001-£20,000)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Councillor, Kettering Borough Council.
HOLLOWAY, Adam (Gravesham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultancy for Sterling Square Capital, July 2006. (Registered 21 September 2006)
Lecturer at Defence Academy/Staff College, Wiltshire.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations to my constituency party received from:
Bearwood Corporate Services Ltd.
Julian and Victoria Schild (friends)
(Registered 12 October 2005)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
20 September 2006, upgraded by British Airways on flight from Toronto to London. (Registered 21 September 2006)
6.Overseas visits
10-20 September 2006, to US to attend course on US politics in Washington, Illinois and Michigan. US State Department funded my subsistence in US (my flights were paid for by the British American All-Party Parliamentary Group). (Registered 21 September 2006)
HOLMES, Paul (Chesterfield)
HOOD, Jim (Lanark and Hamilton East)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Consultant to Scottish Coal. (£5,001-£10,000)
6.Overseas visits
7-12 September 2006, to Gibraltar to attend Gibraltar National Day Events, accompanied by my wife. Travel and accommodation paid for by the Government of Gibraltar. (Registered 18 September 2006)
HOON, Rt. Hon. Geoff (Ashfield)
6.Overseas visits
12-24 December 2006, to Boston, US, to attend a Democrat Leadership Council Conference. Flights and accommodation paid for by the Democrat Leadership Council. (Registered 24 January 2007)
30 March-6 April 2007, to US, to deliver the Higgs Memorial Lecture at the University of California, San Diego. Return flights for my wife
HOPE, Phil (Corby)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
19 March 2006, hospitality and two tickets for Twickenham from the Rugby Football Union. (Registered 25 July 2006)
30 June 2006, hospitality and two tickets for Wimbledon from Provident Financial. (Registered 25 July 2006)
HOPKINS, Kelvin (Luton North)
HORAM, John (Orpington)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Unpaid non-executive director of CRU International Ltd. and CRU Publishing Ltd., business consultancy and publishing companies which I helped to found in 1969.
HORWOOD, Martin (Cheltenham)
8.Land and Property
50 per cent share of house in Cheltenham.
HOSIE, Stewart (Dundee East)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Executive lounge membership for myself and my wife at Dundee United Football Club, provided by Dundee United Football Club.
HOWARD, Rt Hon Michael (Folkestone and Hythe)
1.Remunerated directorships
Amteus plc (non-executive); company provides secure communication systems.
Chairman, Europe, Diligence, Inc; company provides business information and intelligence and advises on the management of risk.
Offshield Limited (non-executive); company develops and promotes new ways of fabricating and assembling steel.
Entrée Gold Inc. (non-executive Deputy Chairman); company engages in exploration and mining.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Queen's Counsel (non-practising).
Member, International Advisory Board, Novastar Resources, Inc; shortly to be renamed Thorium Power, Inc.; company develops nuclear fuel designs to dispose effectively and safely of weapons and reactor-grade plutonium.
Fee for speech to the Institute of Travel and Tourism Conference on Oman. (£5,001-£10,000) My wife and I were provided with air travel to and from Oman. (Registered 29 July 2006)
Presentation of a television programme for Objective Productions Limited. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 29 July 2006)
Two articles for Telegraph Group Limited. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 29 July 2006)
26 October 2006, fee for appearance on BBC TV 'This Week'. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 14 December 2006)
11 December, fee for speech to Aircraft Golfing Society. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 14 December 2006)
20 May 2007, fee for participation in ITV programme 'Don't Call Me Stupid'. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 26 May 2007)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
25 April 2007 and 1 May 2007, tickets to the Champions League Semi-Finals matches between Liverpool and Chelsea, provided by Liverpool FC. (Registered 26 May 2007)
6.Overseas visits
27 March-16 April 2007, my wife and I were guests of Saga in a cruise from Los Angeles to Miami. I delivered two speeches and participated in a Question and Answer session on the trip which was organised by a subsidiary of Saga Group. The cost of our air fares to and from the USA were met by Saga. (Registered 26 May 2007)
8.Land and Property
Flat, currently let, in London SW1.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Lloyds TSB plc
HOWARTH, David (Cambridge)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Royalties and fees from books on law.
Column for Guardian Online. (Up to £5,000)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Fellowship at Clare College Cambridge, giving occasional access to college facilities.
Reader in the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge (on unpaid leave 2005-10).
HOWARTH, George (Knowsley North and Sefton East)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary adviser to the William Hill Organisation. (£25,001-£30,000)
HOWARTH, Gerald (Aldershot)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary adviser to the Consumer Credit Association of the United Kingdom, which is the trade association representing the majority of businesses in the home credit industry. (£5,001-£10,000)
Consultant to European Business Jets Ltd; executive jet charter brokers (until 1 January 2007).
6.Overseas visits
4-7 December 2006, to Washington DC, to address a conference on defence. Cost of the air fare and hotel accommodation met by the Hudson Institute. The conference was part sponsored by Fimeccanica. The visit included a visit to Sikorsky Aircraft, with my air transport from Washington to Stratford, Connecticut paid by Sikorsky. (Registered 14 December 2006)
25 February-1 March 2007, to Washington DC, to meet Members of Congress and business interests, US officials and British diplomats including the UK Defence Attaché, to discuss UK/US defence trade, especially technology transfer issues, and UK/US defence policy. My travel and accommodation were paid for by the UK Defence Forum. (Registered 4 March 2007)
HOWELLS, Dr. Kim (Pontypridd)
HOYLE, Lindsay (Chorley)
6.Overseas visits
27 May-1 June 2006, to the British Virgin Islands with the British Virgin Islands All-Party Parliamentary Group. All costs of the visit were paid by the British Virgin Islands Government. (Registered 11 October 2006)
8-12 September 2006, to Gibraltar to attend National Day celebrations. All costs of the visit were paid by the Gibraltar Government. (Registered 11 October 2006)
18-22 March 2007, to Turkey with the All-Party British-Turkish Parliamentary Group. Flights, accommodation and in-country costs were met by the Turkish Government. (Registered 9 May 2007)
8.Land and Property
Commercial leasehold property at Adlington, Chorley, from which rental income is received.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Screen Arts Ltd.; screen printing.
HUGHES, Beverley (Stretford and Urmston)
HUGHES, Simon (North Southwark and Bermondsey)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations to my campaign for leadership of the Liberal Democrat Party received from:
IPA Consulting Ltd, Greenhithe, Kent.
Ministry of Sound Ltd, London (also provided use of office space and accommodation).
(Registered 8 November 2006)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Occasional match tickets and hospitality provided by Millwall PLC. (Registered 8 November 2006)
8.Land and Property
Part interest in family home in Wales.
HUHNE, Chris (Eastleigh)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Freelance journalism and writing in newspapers and magazines:
Financial News column (Efinancial news) (Up to £5,000)
Guardian (Up to £5,000)
Independent (Up to £5,000)
Financial Times (Up to £5,000)
New Statesman (Up to £5,000)
Speaker's fees from Parliament Communications. (£5,001-£10,000)
8.Land and Property
Residential house and flat in Oxford, from which rental income is received.
Residential house and two flats in London, from which rental income is received.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)IRISYS, of Towcester, Northants; company makes thermal imagers for process, people and queue monitoring.
HUMBLE, Joan (Blackpool North and Fleetwood)
HUNT, Jeremy (South West Surrey)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Commercial advisor to the Bristol Port Company.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Financial support for my office costs from Hotcourses Ltd; an educational publisher.
Donations to my constituency association from:
Andrew and Josie Law, constituents. (Registered 15 November 2006)
Lady Carol Brown, of London (personal donation) (Registered 28 November 2006)
6.Overseas visits
7-14 February 2007, to Tokyo, Japan, for discussions on the future of UK-Japan relations, including a meeting with Prime Minister Abe. The costs of the visit were paid for by the UK Japan 21st Century Group, which is funded by UK businesses with interests in Japan. (Registered 15 February 2007)
24-28 March 2007, to India, as a member of a parliamentary delegation with Results UK to visit HIV/AIDS and TB programmes. External and internal flights, accommodation and food were paid for by Results UK. (Registered 6 June 2007)
27-30 May 2007, to Syria, as a member of a UK parliamentary delegation to meet government ministers, parliamentarians and business leaders. The cost of flights and hospitality was met by the British Syrian Society. (Registered 6 June 2007)
8.Land and Property
House in Farnham.
Half-share of holiday house in Italy.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Hotcourses Ltd., which has a 50% share in Sheffield Data Services Ltd and owns 100% of Schoolsnet Ltd.
HUNTER, Mark (Cheadle)
HURD, Nick (Ruislip -Northwood)
1.Remunerated directorships
Band-X Ltd; telecommunications.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Passport Magazine Directories Ltd.
HUTTON, Rt Hon John (Barrow and Furness)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
March 2007, a return flight from London to Santiago for my wife paid for by Policy Network and upgraded to first class by Tam Airlines. (Registered 12 July 2007)
6 July 2007, visit to Wimbledon Tennis Championship as a guest of UBS. (Registered 12 July 2007)
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
March 2007, upgraded first class flight from London to Sau Palo with Tam Airlines. (Registered 12 July 2007)

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