Register of Members' Interests Contents


LADYMAN, Dr. Stephen (South Thanet)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Adviser to Itis Holdings Plc; a company selling traffic information. (£10,001-£15,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to South Thanet Constituency Labour Party from Ken Wills, Managing Director of Summit Aviation, a company in my constituency. (Registered 17 July 2007)
6.Overseas visits
25-30 August 2007, to the USA, to visit some nuclear power facilities with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. The costs of the trip were met by Westinghouse Electric Company. (Registered 15 October 2007)
30 November-3 December 2007, to Shanghai, to present paper at the International Symposium on the Development of Yangtze River Delta. Travel, hospitality and accommodation provided by the Shanghai Municipal People's Government. (Registered 4 December 2007)
10-17 February 2008, to India, to Chennai, Hyderabad and Delhi, to meet State and National Ministers, industrialists, academics, representatives of business organisations and to visit a DfID funded project. All transport, accommodation and food provided by the Government of India. (Registered 21 February 2008)
8.Land and Property
Joint owner of apartment in Wilmslow, Cheshire.
LAING, Eleanor (Epping Forest)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Advisory Board of GovNet Communications, London. (Up to £5,000)
LAIT, Jacqui (Beckenham)
LAMB, Norman (North Norfolk)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations to my constituency party received from:
Terry Cann (personal donation from constituent)
Philip Matthew (personal donation from constituent)
Liberal Democrat Councillor's Group on North Norfolk District Council.
(Registered 12 February 2008)
8.Land and Property
I am listed as one of the lessees of the following properties, which are all offices associated with Steele and Co.:
Commercial leasehold property in Norwich.
Commercial leasehold premises in Eye, Suffolk.
Commercial leasehold premises in Diss, Norfolk.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Solicitor (non-practising).
LAMMY, David (Tottenham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister (non-practising).
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I receive support towards the cost of employing a social policy research assistant from:
Lord Sainsbury of Turville
Lord Alli
I receive financial support for set-up, hosting and maintenance of my website from Toolkit Websites Ltd. (Registered 18 January 2008)
LANCASTER, Mark (North East Milton Keynes)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Serving Officer, Royal Engineers Territorial Army.
6.Overseas visits
27 May-1 June 2007, to Hong Kong at the invitation of the Hong Kong Government. Transport, accommodation and some meals were provided by the Hong Kong authorities. (Registered 13 June 2007)
2-9 December 2007, to Tunisia, to the African Development Bank to investigate how this multilateral institution operates. Flights and in-country costs were paid by Andrew Mitchell MP from registered donations made to him in his capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for International Development. (Registered 12 December 2007)
In my capacity as a Shadow Minister for International Development I receive some contributions to the costs of otherwise non-registrable overseas visits from registered donations made to Andrew Mitchell MP in his capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for International Development. (Registered 12 February 2008)
29 February-3 March 2008, to Guatemala, at the invitation of the NGOs Health Unlimited and Toybox, to see their work in the country in my role as Shadow Minister for International Development. Flights and in-country costs were paid by Andrew Mitchell MP from registered donations made to him in his capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for International Development. (Registered 28 February 2008)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Kimbolton Fireworks Ltd
Fizz Fireworks Ltd (not trading)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Parliamentary adviser (unpaid) to the Royal Society of Chemistry.
LANSLEY, Andrew (South Cambridgeshire)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Gym membership and personal trainer provided as sponsorship by Men's Health Magazine for a feature. (Registered 26 March 2007)
8.Land and Property
House in Cambridge, from which rental income is received.
LAWS, David (Yeovil)
LAXTON, Bob (Derby North)
6.Overseas visits
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 28 March 2007)
LAZAROWICZ, Mark (Edinburgh North and Leith)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Administrative and policy support provided by the RSPB in connection with promotion of Private Members' Bill, The Environmental Protection (Transfers at Sea) Bill. (Registered 13 December 2007)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member, Faculty of Advocates (non-practising).
LEECH, John (Manchester Withington)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Councillor, Manchester City Council. My allowance as councillor is passed on to my constituency office.
6.Overseas visits
8-11 February 2008, to Ghana with the Parliamentary Football Team (UKPFC) to play football against the Ghana Parliament to support the 50th anniversary of Independence and to raise money for SOS Villages. Assistance in meeting the expenses of the visit was provided from the registered funds of the All-Party Parliamentary Football Club Group, provided by National Grid. (Registered 20 February2008)
LEIGH, Edward (Gainsborough)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister at Law.
Parliamentary consultant to Pinnacle Insurance PLC. (£10,001-£15,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Since May 1997, occasional briefing and visits to the House in connection with particular legislation by Mr Simon Calvert, Deputy Director of the Christian Institute.
LEPPER, David (Brighton Pavilion)
6.Overseas visits
2-5 August 2007, to the Republic of Cyprus, to attend the Famagusta Rally and meetings associated with it. My return fare from Heathrow to Larnaca and three nights' hotel accommodation and meals there for me and my wife were paid for by the Municipality of Famagusta. My wife paid her own return air fare. (Registered 19 August 2007)
12-15 October 2007, to the Republic of Cyprus to attend the Morphou Rally and meetings associated with it. My return air fare from Heathrow to Larnaca and three nights' hotel accommodation in Nicosia for my wife and myself were paid by the Municipality of Morphou and the Association of Cypriot Municipalities. My wife paid her own return air fare. (Registered 19 October 2007)
LETWIN, Rt. Hon. Oliver (West Dorset)
1.Remunerated directorships
N.M. Rothschild Corporate Finance Ltd (non-executive).
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Financial support for my office provided by Dr Hans Rausing, industrialist.
A member of staff is seconded by KPMG to work in the Policy Unit of the Conservative Party, working to the Director of Policy and Research; I am Chairman of the Policy Review. (Registered 20 January 2008)
Donation to my constituency association solicited or encouraged by me from:
Ilchester Estates (company donation) (Registered 7 February 2008)
Donations to WIN, an organisation the purpose of which is to raise funds to support the election of Conservatives in West Dorset and South Dorset constituencies, solicited or encouraged by me from:
Knight Frank, London (company donation)
Richard Fry, Yeovil (personal donation)
Simon and Antonia Johnson, Bath (personal donation)
Mr and Mrs Dorien Smith, Tresco, Isles of Scilly (personal donation)
Otto Hamilton, Stalbridge, Dorset (personal donation)
Lord Cameron, Ilminster, Somerset (personal donation)
Sarah Wild, Dorchester, Dorset (personal donation)
Guiseppe Ciardi, London (personal donation)
Mark Vaughan-Lee, Dorchester, Dorset (personal donation)
Clare Trenchard, Bridport, Dorset (personal donation)
Mark Bullough, Crewkerne, Somerset (personal donation)
Nick Fisher, Beaminster, Dorset (personal donation)
Gavin Bacon, Dorchester, Dorset (personal donation)
Viscount Fitzharris, Dorchester, Dorset (personal donation)
Emma Treichl, Beaminster, Dorset (personal donation)
Stephen Froy, Beaminster, Dorset (personal donation)
Lucy Pinney, Rampisham, Dorchester, Dorset (personal donation)
Fiona Elder, Dorchester, Dorset (personal donation)
Mr S Sacher, Dorchester, Dorset (personal donation)
Oliver Pope, Dorchester, Dorset (personal donation)
Mr M Treichl, Beaminster, Dorset (personal donation)
Mr Sancroft-Baker, Lechlade (personal donation)
Gavin Philips, London (personal donation)
Mr and Mrs Hadden-Paton, Dorchester, Dorset (personal donation)
Philip Von Mallinckrodt, London (personal donation)
James Hollond, London (personal donation)
Brewery Square Ltd, London (company donation)
(Registered 13 February 2008)
LEVITT, Tom (High Peak)
6.Overseas visits
7-14 February 2008, to South Africa, looking at corporate social responsibility. Flights, accommodation and other costs, in Cape Town and Johannesburg, paid for by Nestlé UK. (Registered 20 February 2008)
LEWIS, Ivan (Bury South)
LEWIS, Dr. Julian (New Forest East)
8.Land and Property
Flat in Southampton, from which rental income is received.
LIDDELL-GRAINGER, Ian (Bridgwater)
6.Overseas visits
4-8 June 2007, to USA, in my capacity as Chairman of the All Party Taxation Group, to discuss differences between the US and UK systems of taxation. My flights and accommodation were paid for by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), Washington DC on behalf of Intuit Inc. (Registered 15 June 2007)
8.Land and Property
Farm building, Scotland.
LIDINGTON, David (Aylesbury)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
22 May 2007, my wife and I were guests of Gallaher plc at the Chelsea Flower Show. (Registered 23 May 2007)
6.Overseas visits
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)
2-7 December 2007, to Israel and Palestinian territories, for meetings with Israeli and Palestinian politicians and officials in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Office Minister. My visit was organised and paid for by the Conservative Friends of Israel and the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 11 December 2007)
7-12 February 2008, to Saudi Arabia for meetings with Saudi ministers and officials. Flights, accommodation, internal travel and security were paid for by the Saudi Government. The visit was co-ordinated by the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 19 February 2008)
LILLEY, Rt. Hon. Peter (Hitchin and Harpenden)
1.Remunerated directorships
JP Morgan Fleming Claverhouse Investment Trust PLC; investment in UK equities.
IDOX plc (formerly i-documentsystems group plc) (non-executive); information advisory services, document management software and systems.
Melchior Japan Investment Trust (non-executive).
Tethys Petroleum Limited (non-executive).
6.Overseas visits
15 February-4 March 2007, to Kenya and Tanzania on a fact finding visit in my position as Chairman of the Globalisation and Global Poverty Group, who paid the costs of the visit. I then travelled on to Maputo, Mozambique, to take part in the ANFP Leadership Seminar convened by the Government of Mozambique. This part of the journey was financed by USAid (and the Department for International Development). (Registered 11 May 2007)
LINTON, Martin (Battersea)
LLOYD, Tony (Manchester Central)
6.Overseas visits
25-31 August 2007, to Colombia, on human rights issues including meetings with trade unions, representatives of civil society and the Colombian government. All costs were borne by the campaigning organisation, Justice for Colombia. (Registered 11 March 2008)
5-10 November 2007, to Russia, to promote the Fellowships of the John Smith Trust. All costs of the visit borne by the John Smith Trust. (Registered 11 March 2008)
LLWYD, Elfyn (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
6.Overseas visits
3-6 December 2007, to Sudan, to meet members of the Sudanese Government and to visit refugee camps in Darfur. Flights to and from Sudan paid for by the Anglo-Arab Organisation. Internal return flights from Khartoum to Darfur and accommodation in Khartoum paid for by the Government of Sudan. (Registered 16 January 2008)
LORD, Sir Michael (Central Suffolk and North Ipswich)
1.Remunerated directorships
The Palmer Family Trust; a family property company.
8.Land and Property
Co-owner of a holiday site in Anglesey.
LOUGHTON, Tim (East Worthing and Shoreham)
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman of Classwatch Limited; an unquoted company providing camera systems to educational establishments. (£30,001-£35,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Support for the Conservative Commission on Social Workers, which I chair, provided by Mr Richard Sharp, of London. (Registered 15 January 2008)
Support for the National Citizen Service research project which provides policy support to the Conservative Party on youth matters, for which I co-ordinate research work and provide assistance, provided by Mr Martyn Rose, of London. (Registered 13 February 2008)
8.Land and Property
A flat in London, from which rental income is occasionally received.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)JP Morgan Chase; US investment bank.
JP Morgan Elect Managed Growth Investment Trust.
Classwatch Limited.
LOVE, Andrew (Edmonton)
6.Overseas visits
14-18 November 2006, to the Lebanon, as part of a Parliamentary fact-finding delegation. Cost of return flights and accommodation met by the Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding (CAABU) and Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). (Registered 13 March 2007)
1-4 October 2007, to New York and Washington, USA, to meet the Mayor of New York and Members of Congress and visit the New York Stock Exchange, in connection with capital markets and financial regulation. All travel, hospitality and accommodation paid by Deutsche Bank. (Registered 23 October 2007)
LUCAS, Ian (Wrexham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Unpaid consultant in Stevens Lucas, Solicitors.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
One return flight from Manchester to Frankfurt and one return flight from Frankfurt to New York on the inaugural flight of the Airbus A380 to New York, both paid for by Airbus UK between 19 and 22 March 2007. (Accommodation expenses were paid by me.) (Registered 18 May 2007)
6.Overseas visits
16 December 2006-7 January 2007, to Australia and New Zealand with the Lords and Commons Cricket Team for inter-parliamentary matches. I was accompanied by my wife and two children and I paid my own and my family's travel and accommodation costs. Sponsorship was received from Diageo, Microsoft, Colliers, Vauxhall, Visa and the Australian Parliament Sports Club which was given to the following charities: the Trew Foundation (New Zealand), the Lord's Taverners (Australia) and Chance to Shine (UK), with the exception of a small proportion retained for incidental expenses. (Registered 10 April 2007)
2-8 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 2 November 2007)
LUFF, Peter (Mid Worcester)
6.Overseas visits
30 September -6 October 2007, to Hong Kong, to study economic developments in Hong Kong, as a guest of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office. (Registered 15 October 2007)
8.Land and Property
Terraced property in Worcester, let on an assured tenancy.

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