Register of Members' Interests Contents


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)
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)
Fee for appearing on ITV's 'Don't Call Me Stupid'. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 26 June 2007)
Fee for presenting Big Brother's Big Mouth on C4. (£35,001-£40,000) (Registered 26 June 2007)
Weekly column in Scottish Daily Record (from 25 June 2007) (£25,001-£30,000)
6.Overseas visits
28 May 2007, to Doha, Qatar, for the Doha Debates. Flights and one night in a hotel at the expense of the BBC. (Registered 26 June 2007)
18-21 November 2007, to Amman. Return flight to Amman and two nights in a boarding house in Karak to observe the Jordanian parliamentary election in the city of Karak, paid for by Mr Fawaz Zureikat. (Registered 30 January 2008)
12-16 January 2008, to the Cayman Islands, as a guest of the Cayman Islands Celtic Supporters' Club, who paid for flights and accommodation. (Registered 30 January 2008)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Miranda Media Ltd, which receives my income as a journalist, author and public speaker.
GAPES, Mike (Ilford South)
6.Overseas visits
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)
3-5 November 2007, to Portofino, Italy, to attend the Portofino Dialogues, an annual conference of parliamentarians and members of congress from the UK, Italy and the USA to discuss economic, security and development issues. Hotel accommodation and return flight paid for by Portofino Dialogues. (Registered 28 December 2007)
GARDINER, Barry (Brent North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary adviser to Reynolds Partners Ltd; investment bank. (£15,001-£20,000)
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
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)
14-16 September 2007, to Pontignano, Italy, to attend Conference on Climate Change. Hotel accommodation and return flights for my wife and me paid for by the British Council, Rome. (Registered 10 October 2007)
GAUKE, David (Hertfordshire South West)
1.Remunerated directorships
Ivobank (formerly Zhubank Limited) (non-executive); financial services.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
4 July 2007, my wife and I were guests of Nestlé Waters at Wimbledon. (Registered 15 August 2007)
GEORGE, Andrew (St. Ives)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Income from books published by Patten Press, Cornwall. (Up to £5,000)
6.Overseas visits
15-24 September 2006, to Angola, with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Angola. The visit was funded by Christian Aid and the British Angola Forum, Chatham House. Ground transportation was provided by Save the Children UK and Development Workshop Angola. (Registered 22 June 2007)
GEORGE, Rt. Hon. Bruce (Walsall South)
6.Overseas visits
6-7 May 2007, to Oslo, to give a keynote speech at a conference on the development of defence policy in Norway. My flight and hotel accommodation paid for by the Norwegian Defence Policy Commission. (Registered 23 July 2007)
14-17 June 2007, to Turkey, to speak on police reform at the 2nd Annual Conference on Democracy and Global Security at the invitation of the Interior Minister of Turkey. My flight and accommodation were paid for by the Turkish Institute for Police Studies (TIPS) and the Turkish National Police. (Registered 23 July 2007)
25 September-2 October 2007, to Georgia in my capacity as President of the International Association of Business and Parliament (IABP). My flights and accommodation were paid for by the IABP. (Registered 5 November 2007)
28 December 2007-8 January 2008, to Georgia (Caucasus), as co-leader of the National Democratic Institute's electoral mission. My flight, accommodation (31 December-7 January) and incidental expenses (including meals) were paid for by the NDI. My hotel accommodation between 31 December-7 January was paid for by the NDI. I was accompanied for part of the trip by my wife, and met all her expenses except for the hotel on night of 28 December. (Registered 4 February 2008)
GERRARD, Neil (Walthamstow)
6.Overseas visits
22-25 October 2007, to Moscow for attendance at a conference, for which hotel accommodation was paid for by Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS. (Registered 30 November 2007)
GIBB, Nick (Bognor Regis and Littlehampton)
8.Land and Property
House in West Sussex, from which rental income is received.
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)
GIDLEY, Sandra (Romsey)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Monthly column for Chemist and Druggist magazine. (Up to £5,000)
6.Overseas visits
7-9 May 2007, to Toronto, to speak at conference on the changing role of the Canadian pharmacist. Air fare and hotel costs paid by the Strategy Institute. (Registered 20 June 2007)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Pharmacist - no earned income from community pharmacy.
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)
GODSIFF, Roger (Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath)
GOGGINS, Paul (Wythenshawe and Sale East)
GOLDSWORTHY, Julia (Falmouth and Camborne)
GOODMAN, Helen (Bishop Auckland)
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 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 on 12 July 2007. (Registered 8 August 2007)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Two courtesy passes for Epsom Racecourse provided by United Racecourses.
8.Land and Property
Two terraced houses in London, from which rental income is received.
GREEN, Damian (Ashford)
1.Remunerated directorships
South East Water (non-executive).
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director of Conservative Mainstream (Properties) Limited (unpaid).
GREENING, Justine (Putney)
GREENWAY, John (Ryedale)
1.Remunerated directorships
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) (May-November 2007).
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)
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.
Adviser to the Alderney Gambling Control Commission with regard to regulatory issues affecting responsible e-gaming in the UK.
GRIEVE, Dominic (Beaconsfield)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Ex-member of Lloyds' reinsured into Equitas and a member of NACDE, a Names Action Group.
6.Overseas visits
26-31 May 2007, to Israel, hosted by Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI). 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 21 June 2007)
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
Taylor Woodrow
Cadbury Schweppes
Reckitt Benckiser
Reed Elsevier
Royal Bank of Scotland
Anglo American Platinum Corp
Astrazeneca Ord.
Standard Chartered
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
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.
Sistema-Hals (non-executive director, corporate governance); Moscow-based real estate development, management and investment company.
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.
6.Overseas visits
2-7 September 2007, to Israel and Palestine with Labour Friends of Israel (LFI). Travel and hospitality paid for by LFI. Accommodation paid for by LFI at a rate discounted through the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Some hospitality provided by the Palestinian Legislative Council/Palestinian Authority. Travel within Israel/Palestine provided by LFI. Some travel within Israel provided by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Registered 25 September 2007)
1-6 October 2007, to Hong Kong, at the invitation of the Hong Kong Government. Transport, accommodation and some meals were provided by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. (Registered 17 October 2007)

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