Register of Members' Interests Contents


SALMOND, Alex (Banff and Buchan)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Party donation in lieu of speaking fee at Aberdein Considine corporate event, 18 November 2006. (£5,001-£10,000) Overnight accommodation for my wife and me also provided. (Registered 20 March 2007)
Member of the Scottish Parliament. (As I am also a Member of the House of Commons I receive one third of the MSP salary. Arrangements are currently ongoing for this to be paid into a charitable trust.)
First Minister of Scotland.
SALTER, Martin (Reading West)
SANDERS, Adrian (Torbay)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
20 February 2008, one ticket to the Brit Awards as guest of the Brit Trust and the BPI. (Registered 25 February 2008)
6.Overseas visits
11-14 March 2007, to New York, to attend the Global Leadership Diabetes Forum. Flights, accommodation and registration fee were met by Novo Nordisk. (Registered 18 March 2007)
8.Land and Property
Residential property in Paignton, from which rental income is derived.
SARWAR, Mohammad (Glasgow Central)
1.Remunerated directorships
United Land and Investment Ltd; wholesale cash and carry business, trading in groceries, cigarettes and alcohol.
United Land and Investment (Glasgow) Ltd
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)United Wholesale (Scotland) Ltd
SCOTT, Lee (Ilford North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant on regeneration and planning to Vincos, London; regeneration
Consultant on regeneration and planning to Anglo Scottish Properties, London.
Consultant on planning to Leon Schaller & Sons Ltd, Ilford, Essex.
SEABECK, Alison (Plymouth Devonport)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary consultant to the Institution of Structural Engineers (ended 30 June 2007). (Up to £5,000)
SELOUS, Andrew (South West Bedfordshire)
6.Overseas visits
29 June-4 July 2007, to China, visiting Nanjing and Beijing, to gain an understanding of the religious situation in China, including meeting senior government officials in the State Administration for Religious Affairs in Beijing. Travel and subsistence expenses were met by the Bible Society. (Registered 4 December2007)
8.Land and Property
Residential property in London, from which rental income is received.
SHAPPS, Grant (Welwyn Hatfield)
1.Remunerated directorships
Printhouse Corporation Ltd; design and print.
How To Corp Ltd.; marketing.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Printhouse Corporation
How To Corp
SHARMA, Virendra (Ealing Southall)
6.Overseas visits
30 September-3 October 2007, to Cyprus, for study visit with Friends of Cyprus delegation. Accommodation costs, use of car and driver provided by the Republic of Cyprus House of Representatives. (Return flights to Cyprus paid for out of House of Commons European travel allowance.) (Registered 17 October 2007)
23-30 October 2007, to India, including New Delhi and Mumbai, for international Parliamentarians of Indian Origin event. Return flight to India, accommodation, meals and travel costs met by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs. (Registered 21 November 2007)
27 December 2007-10 January 2008, to Chandigarh, Punjab, India, for a Punjab State Government Conference on issues relating to overseas Punjabis. Upgrade to Business Class for return flight from Heathrow to New Delhi provided by Air India. Accommodation, meals and travel costs in India relating to the conference paid for by the Punjab State Government. (Registered 1 February 2008)
SHAW, Jonathan (Chatham and Aylesford)
SHEERMAN, Barry (Huddersfield)
1.Remunerated directorships
Networking for Industry, a not for profit company promoting UK competitiveness and parliamentary communication with industry.
Urban Mines Ltd.; a not for profit charity promoting sustainable use of resources.
Chairman, Logicap; construction industry logistics.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Member of Environmental Scrutiny Board of Onyx UK Ltd.; environmental waste management company
Academic adviser to Arcadia University (Philadelphia, USA).
8.Land and Property
Small one-bedroom flat in London, currently let.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Chair of Trustees, Parliamentary Advisory Committee for Transport Safety (PACTS).
SHEPHERD, Richard (Aldridge­Brownhills)
1.Remunerated directorships
Shepherd Food Holdings Ltd.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Former member of Lloyd's. Resigned with effect from 31 December 1994.
Categories of business underwritten in open and run-off years: All, except life.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Shepherd Food Holdings Ltd.
Partridges of Sloane St Ltd.
SHERIDAN, Jim (Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
6.Overseas visits
12-14 February 2007, to France to visit nuclear power stations as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. The costs of the trip were met by AREVA. (Registered 13 March 2007)
4-7 November 2007, to Nigeria as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nigeria, to investigate matters relating to energy security, malaria and good governance. Flights were provided by Virgin Nigeria and other costs met out of the registered funds of the group. (Registered 27 November 2007)
SHORT, Rt. Hon. Clare (Birmingham, Ladywood)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fee for attendance as guest speaker at the Annual Conference of Local Dental Committees. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 20 June 2007)
6.Overseas visits
9-12 October 2006, to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on fact-finding visit at the behest of ActionAid UK, who paid for my fare and expenses. (My accommodation was provided by the UK Ambassador to Ethiopia.) (Registered 31 May 2007)
4-8 January 2007, to Lebanon and Syria on a fact-finding mission with the Anglo Arab Organisation, who provided my flights and accommodation. (Registered 12 July 2007)
23-27 April 2007, to Tunis, to attend a "Cities without Slums" Policy Advisory Board meeting. Flights, accommodation, expenses and an honorarium were paid by the World Bank. (Registered 12 July 2007)
6-10 May 2007, to Palestine, with War on Want, who paid for my flights and accommodation. (Registered 12 July 2007)
SIMMONDS, Mark (Boston and Skegness)
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman, Mortlock Simmonds Brown Leverett Ltd (known as MSBL); chartered surveyors.
6.Overseas visits
18-22 February 2007, to Bangladesh on frontbench business, as a guest of PLAN International, a UK-based non-governmental organisation. All costs of flights and accommodation were met by PLAN. (Registered 7 March 2007)
17-23 March 2007, to Brazil on frontbench business, as a guest of WWF, a UK-based non-governmental organisation. All costs of flights and accommodation were met by WWF. (Registered 29 March 2007)
6-16 September 2007, to China with the All-Party Parliamentary China Group, to discuss bilateral relations and human rights and the impact of China's economic growth on the UK. All internal travel and some food costs in China were met by the National People's Congress. The cost of the return flights from London to Beijing and accommodation costs were met from the funds provided by the registered sponsors of the All-Party Group. (Registered 23 October 2007)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Mortlock Simmonds Ltd.
SIMON, Siôn (Birmingham Erdington)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
22-24 June 2007, to the Glastonbury Festival with my partner and children, as guests of the BBC. (Registered 25 June 2007)
6.Overseas visits
21-22 November 2006, to Spain, to attend the launch of new Jaguar XKR, which is made in Erdington. Flight and overnight accommodation provided by Jaguar. (Registered 26 January 2007)
11-19 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 23 October 2007)
SIMPSON, Alan (Nottingham South)
SIMPSON, David (Upper Bann)
1.Remunerated directorships
Universal Meat Company, Co Armagh.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Councillor, Craigavon Borough Council
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
Member of District Policing Partnership, Magherafelt
8.Land and Property
Farm in Co Armagh, from which rental income is received.
Flats in Portadown, Co Armagh, from which rental income is received.
SIMPSON, Keith (Mid Norfolk)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to G3 Defence Consulting Ltd, formerly the Eric Morris Consultancy Ltd (Geopolitical Analysts and Advisers). (Up to £5,000)
6.Overseas visits
16-21 March 2007, to the United Arab Emirates with all-party delegation to meet government representatives, as guest of the Government of the UAE. The cost of flights and accommodation was met by the Government of the UAE. (Registered 26 March 2007)
27 May-2 June 2007, to Syria in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Office Minister Middle East, 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 5 June 2007)
25-28 January 2008, to Kuwait, as a member of an all-party fact-finding delegation in my capacity as a Shadow Foreign Office Minister. The cost of my flights and accommodation were borne by the Kuwait National Assembly. (Registered 29 January 2008)
7-12 February 2008, to Saudi Arabia for meetings with Saudi Ministers and officials. Flights, accommodation, internal travel and security was paid for by the Saudi Government. The visit was co-ordinated by the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 19 February 2008)
SINGH, Marsha (Bradford West)
SKINNER, Dennis (Bolsover)

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