Register of Members' Interests Contents


WALKER - WYATT

WALKER, Charles (Broxbourne)
Nil.
  
  
WALLACE, Ben (Lancaster and Wyre)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Oculus Insight Limited; investment consultancy in the security sector.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
25 February-1 March 2007, to Washington sponsored by the UK Defence Forum to promote defence technology transfer. Air fare and accommodation paid for by the UK Defence Forum, themselves sponsored by BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, QinetiQ and Smiths Detection. (Registered 5 March 2007)
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Oculus Insight Limited.
  
  
WALLEY, Joan (Stoke­on­Trent North)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The Lighting Industry Federation pay part of the salary of a researcher in my office who provides support to the All-Party Parliamentary Lighting Group of which I am Joint Chair.
  
  
8.Land and Property
House in Staffordshire Moorlands.
  
  
WALTER, Robert (North Dorset)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
25-29 August 2007, to the USA, to visit nuclear power facilities with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. The costs of the trip were met by Westinghouse Electric Company. (Registered 17 October 2007)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Residential investment property in London.
Farmland in Devon.
  
  
WALTHO, Lynda (Stourbridge)
Nil.
  
  
WARD, Claire (Watford)
Nil.
  
  
WAREING, Robert N. (Liverpool, West Derby)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
31 March-5 April 2007, to Russia, visiting Moscow and Kazan with the All-Party British-Russian Parliamentary Group, to exchange views with members of the Duma and the Russian Government and leaders of the Kazan Community. Hotels, hospitality and internal Russian flights provided by Novosti, the Russian news agency. (Flights to and from Moscow paid for by the IPU). (Registered 2 May 2007)
  
  
WATERSON, Nigel (Eastbourne)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Honorary membership of the Baltic Exchange.
  
  
WATKINSON, Angela (Upminster)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
13-15 December 2006, to Canada, to participate in British Airways' inaugural flight to Calgary on 13 December. Flights and two nights' accommodation provided by British Airways. (Registered 9 January 2007)
20-23 April 2007, to Qatar, to participate in the Doha Democracy Forum. Flights and three nights' accommodation provided by Qatari Embassy. (Registered 15 May 2007)
16-20 May 2007, to the Republic of Korea to attend the meeting of the UK-Korea Forum for the Future. Flights and four nights' accommodation provided by UK-Korea Forum. (Registered 14 June 2007)
6-11 September 2007, to Bahrain for meetings relating to Iraq and the situation in the Gulf. Flights and accommodation were paid for by the Government of Bahrain. (Registered 27 September 2007)
  
  
WATSON, Tom (West Bromwich East)
Nil.
  
  
WATTS, David (St. Helens North)
Nil.
  
  
WEBB, Steve (Northavon)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Intern provided by Christian charity, CARE.
  
  
WEIR, Mike (Angus)
Nil.
  
  
WHITEHEAD, Dr. Alan (Southampton Test)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
8-11 June 2006, to Germany as a member of the UK Parliamentary Football Club, to attend the World Cup and play football matches for charity. I received match ticket, hospitality and coach transport from McDonald's and hospitality and coach transport from National Grid. (Registered 5 December 2006)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Share in flat inhabited by my father in Southampton.
  
  
WHITTINGDALE, John (Maldon and East Chelmsford)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
14 February 2007, my wife and I attended the Brit Awards at Earls Court as guests of the British Phonographic Industry. (Registered 26 March 2007)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
2-3 November 2006, to Copenhagen to attend the MTV Europe Music Awards. Travel and hotel costs were met by MTV. (Registered 5 December 2006)
6-11 September 2007, to the Kingdom of Bahrain to discuss Iraq, Iran and the situation in the Gulf. Flights and accommodation were paid for by the Government of Bahrain. (Registered 26 September 2007)
  
  
WICKS, Malcolm (Croydon North)
  
  
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 9 November 2006)
  
  
WIDDECOMBE, Rt. Hon. Ann (Maidstone and The Weald)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Merry Monks Editions Limited; import and sale of gift items.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Advance of £100,000 plus performance bonuses from Weidenfeld & Nicholson for third and fourth books.
Booked through Clive Conway Associates:
Series of lectures at theatres around the country, (£15,001-£20,000)
Daily Express columnist. (£45,001-£50,000)
Payment from BBC for appearance on University Challenge. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 16 November 2006)
Contract with BBC to host Have I Got News For You. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 16 November 2006)
Contract with ITV for documentary for Tonight with Trevor McDonald. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 16 November 2006)
Contract with BBC for a contribution to the forthcoming series of Grumpy Old Women. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 5 December 2006)
Payment for speaking engagement for Stannah Lifts. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 17 January 2007)
Payment from Channel 4 for appearance on Countdown. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 15 February 2007)
Payment from BBC for appearance in a forthcoming drama series. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 15 February 2007)
Payment from BBC for an appearance on Grumpy Guides. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 28 February 2007)
Payment from ITV for an appearance in a forthcoming series. (£25,001-£30,000) (Registered 28 February 2007)
Payment from Channel 4 for an appearance on Countdown. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 11 June 2007)
Payment from BBC for appearing on What Are You Like? (Up to £5,000) (Registered 11 June 2007)
Payment from Leagas Delaney for appearance in an advertisement. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 30 July 2007)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Provision of a student as political researcher by Hull University Politics Course for the duration of the academic year starting September 2006.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Merry Monks Editions Limited.
  
  
WIGGIN, Bill (Leominster)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Adviser to the Green Lane Association Ltd (a national user group). (Up to £5,000)
  
  
WILLETTS, David (Havant)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Author.
Economic Adviser to Dresdner Kleinwort, Merchant Bank.
Senior Adviser to Punter Southall, a firm of actuaries, advising on pension issues. (£45,001-50,000)
15-16 September 2006, fee from JP Morgan plc for chairing a conference on pensions and financial services at Gleneagles. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 12 December 2006)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Financial support paid to my Research Account has been received from:
Mr Ian Armitage, businessman (personal donation) (Registered 10 January 2007)
Mr Michael Hintze, businessman, in support of the Childhood Review. (Registered 17 July 2007)
Donations have been provided through Conservative Central Office from:
Mr Peter Hall, businessman, to assist me with the employment of a senior research assistant. (Registered 17 July 2007)
Mr Charles Pugh, businessman, to assist me with the employment of an education researcher. (Registered 17 July 2007)
Mr Richard Sharp, businessman, to assist me with the employment of an education researcher. (Registered 17 July 2007)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in West London, from which rental income is received.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Two hundred and seventy-five shares in Sensortec Ltd; a company developing biosensors.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Rt. Hon. Alan (Swansea West)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
25 July 2007, my wife and I were upgraded from World Traveller Plus to Club Class on our return flight with British Airways from Washington to Heathrow. (Registered 3 September 2007)
  
  
WILLIAMS, Betty (Conwy)
Nil.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Hywel (Caernarfon)
Nil.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Mark (Ceredigion)
Nil.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Roger (Brecon and Radnorshire)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Partner in R. H. Williams; a farming partnership.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Farmland at Tredomen Court, Wales.
Three houses in Tredomen, Brecon, from which rental income is received.
One house in Exmouth, Devon, from which rental income is received.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Stephen (Bristol West)
Nil.
  
  
WILLIS, Phil (Harrogate and Knaresborough)
Nil.
  
  
WILLOTT, Jenny (Cardiff Central)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
In sponsorship of my participation in the Westminster Arctic Challenge 2007 I received charitable donations from British Gas and the St Davids 2 Project and BCB (in money and equipment). (The financial donations were given directly to Ty Hafan Children's Hospice in South Wales and Crime Stoppers.) (Registered 10 July 2007)
  
  
WILLS, Michael (North Swindon)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Book contract with Hodder Headline for two works of fiction.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Commercial premises in London from which rental income is received.
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
My financial interests and those of my wife are in a blind trust, the details of which have been laid in the House.
  
  
WILSHIRE, David (Spelthorne)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Partner, MRS (Moorlands Research Service).
  
  
6.Overseas visits
6-11 November 2006, to Nigeria on fact-finding visit. Travel and accommodation paid for by The Royal Institute of International Affairs. (Registered 19 November 2006)
21-25 July 2007, to Tehran on fact-finding visit, funded by the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 5 August 2007)
  
  
WILSON, Phil (Sedgefield)
Nil.
  
  
WILSON, Rob (Reading East)
  
  
8.Land and Property
A flat in Reading.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Pocket Group Ltd; telecoms
Health Amico Ltd; health information service
Revolution Ventures Ltd
(b)Vital Imaging (Europe) Ltd; health screening
IX Group; GP polling
  
  
WILSON, Sammy (East Antrim)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Belfast City Council.
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Member of Northern Ireland Council for Curriculum Examination and Assessments.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
20-30 April 2007, to China, to look at the Chinese education system, paid for by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. (Registered 31 July 2007)
  
  
WINNICK, David (Walsall North)
Nil.
  
  
WINTERTON, Ann (Congleton)
Nil.
  
  
WINTERTON, Sir Nicholas (Macclesfield)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
MSB Ltd. (marketing consultancy and the provision of strategic advice and training) (non-executive).
Emerson International Inc. (overseas commercial and residential development) (non-executive).
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations to my constituency party received from:
The Emerson Group Ltd
Macclesfield Conservative and Unionist Patrons' Club
John A Downs, Sutton, Nr Macclesfield (personal donation)
  
  
WINTERTON, Rosie (Doncaster Central)
  
  
8.Land and Property
I hold half the proceeds of the sale of a flat (ie £60,123) formerly held in trust for my father. The proceeds are to be used for my father's future benefit.
  
  
WISHART, Peter (Perth and North Perthshire)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I receive royalty payments from EMI/Ridge Records for my recorded works with Runrig, with whom I serve as an unremunerated director.
I receive payments for my published works from the Performing Rights Society.
  
  
WOOD, Mike (Batley and Spen)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Terraced property in Oldham, Greater Manchester, let prior to sale.
  
  
WOODWARD, Rt Shaun (St. Helens South)
  
  
8.Land and Property
I own properties in France, New York State and the West Indies from which rental income is received.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)J. Sainsbury PLC.
  
  
WOOLAS, Phil (Oldham East and Saddleworth)
Nil.
  
  
WRIGHT, Anthony (Great Yarmouth)
Nil.
  
  
WRIGHT, David (Telford)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
1-5 October 2007, to New York and Washington to meet the Mayor of New York, visit the New York Stock Exchange and members of Congress in connection with capital markets and financial regulation. All travel, accommodation and hospitality paid by Deutsche Bank. (Registered 15 October 2007)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
N-Power have provided one hundred 'urban cricket' sets free of charge for me to distribute to local schools. (Registered 17 September 2007)
  
  
WRIGHT, Iain (Hartlepool)
Nil.
  
  
WRIGHT, Jeremy (Rugby and Kenilworth)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister, specialising in criminal law, member of No. 5 Chambers, Birmingham. Not currently practising, but receiving some fees for past work.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
25 February-1 March 2007, to Israel, hosted by Conservative Friends of Israel. CFI contributed the cost of flights, accommodation and some meals. The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Official Guests Department) contributed to the costs of travel inside Israel, some accommodation and three meals. (Registered 7 March 2007)
  
  
WRIGHT, Dr. Tony (Cannock Chase)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Joint Editor of Political Quarterly (honorarium only).
Visiting professor, University of Westminster (honorarium only).
  
  
WYATT, Derek (Sittingbourne and Sheppey)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
17-22 September 2007, to Waterloo, Ontario; Redmond, Oregon and Mountain View, California, to see RIM (Blackberry) and Microsoft, jointly sponsored by RIM and Microsoft. (Registered 10 October 2007)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of International Advisory Committee of Whistling Woods International, Mumbai; a film and television institute. No fees attached.
  
  





 
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