Register of Members' Interests Contents


ABBOTT - AUSTIN

ABBOTT, Diane (Hackney North and Stoke Newington)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
April-July 2007, bi-weekly fees for article in The Voice newspaper, ongoing. (Actual £600) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 27 July 2007)
April 2007 to date, fees for presenting BBC One's programme "This Week", ongoing. (Actual £20,800) (£20,001-£25,000) (Registered 14 January 2008)
January 2008, fees as a presenter for BBC One's 'This Week' weekly programme, ongoing. (Actual £1,676) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 30 January 2008)
January 2008, fee for speaking to employees of Accenture as part of diversity week. (Actual £4,000) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 22 February 2008)
February 2008, fees as a presenter for BBC One's 'This Week' programme, ongoing. (Actual £2,457) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 7 March 2008)
March 2008, fee for speaking at the Association of Guernsey Banks Annual Dinner. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 11 March 2008)
March 2008, fees as a presenter for BBC One's 'This Week' programme, ongoing. (Actual £3,276) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 9 April 2008)
April 2008, fees as a presenter on BBC One's 'This Week' programme, ongoing. (Actual £1,638) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 9 May 2008)
May 2008, fees as a presenter on BBC One's 'This Week' programme, ongoing. (Actual £2,457). (Registered 25 June 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
14-16 December 2007, to USA, to the Yale Centre for British Art, Yale University. Flight and accommodation paid for by Yale University. (Registered 14 January 2008)
9-14 April 2008, to Jamaica to deliver a speech on 'Doing Business in Europe'. Flights and accommodation were provided by the Jamaica Manufacturers Association. (Registered 21 April 2008)
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Smithville Associates; training consultancy.
  
  
ADAMS, Gerry (Belfast West)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Author.
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Residential property, jointly owned with my wife, in South of Ireland.
  
  
AFRIYIE, Adam (Windsor)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Brafton Incorporated (non-executive chairman); news and information services company.
  
  
8.Land and Property
House in Kent.
Flat in London.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Adfero Ltd; news and information services company.
Connect Support Services Ltd; IT services company.
Brafton Incorporated; news and information services company.
  
  
AINGER, Nick (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire)
Nil.
  
  
AINSWORTH, Bob (Coventry North East)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Spring 2007, NP Aerospace made a pledge of money to a sponsored climb of Snowden which I led with support from across my constituency, and which included the Chief Executive of NP Aerospace. The initiative was organised before I became a Defence Minister. All of the money was given to charity. (Registered 28 March 2008)
  
  
AINSWORTH, Peter (East Surrey)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations made to Conservative Central Office by Mr Peter Hall, a businessman, help to provide staff who support me in my capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. (Registered 11 February 2008)
  
  
ALEXANDER, Danny (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
Nil.
  
  
ALEXANDER, Douglas (Paisley and Renfrewshire South)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in Edinburgh
  
  
ALLEN, Graham (Nottingham North)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
I am the Chair of One Nottingham, which is Nottingham's regeneration board. I have been offered, but declined, remuneration for this position.
  
  
AMESS, David (Southend West)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Adviser to the Caravan Club. (£5,001-£10,000)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Trustee of the Industry and Parliament Trust.
Chairman of the Industry and Parliament Fellowship Committee.
The cost of the plaintiffs in the case of Lord Alton and others vs the Secretary of State for the Home Department, of whom I was one, were met by contributions from Iranian residents in the UK through the National Council of the Iranian Resistance. (Registered 4 February 2008)
  
  
ANCRAM, Rt. Hon. Michael (Devizes)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
17 June 2007, cost of flight to Syria met by Flying Lion Ltd. (I met all other costs of the visit.) (Registered 17 July 2007)
25-28 January 2008, to Kuwait, with an all-party fact-finding delegation, as a guest of the Kuwait National Assembly. The cost of my flights and accommodation was borne by the Kuwait National Assembly. (Registered 29 January 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Small tenanted agricultural estate in Scottish Borders and Midlothian, from which rental income is received.
  
  
ANDERSON, David (Blaydon)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
23-29 August 2007, to Israel and Palestine with my wife, as part of fact-finding delegation of The Middle East Initiative, part of the Universal Peace Federation. Travel and accommodation paid by Universal Peace Foundation. (Registered 10 October 2007)
8-16 February 2008, to Kurdistan Region in Iraq, with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, as a guest of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The cost of my flights, internal travel and accommodation was borne by the KRG. (Registered 26 February 2008)
8-12 May 2008, to Baghdad, as a guest of the Islamic Dawa Party, to get update from Ministers on situation on the ground. The cost of my travel and accommodation was borne by the Islamic Dawa Party. (Registered 5 June 2008)
  
  
ANDERSON, Janet (Rossendale and Darwen)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my constituency party from B & E Boys Ltd of Rossendale. (Registered 29 January 2008)
  
  
ARBUTHNOT, Rt. Hon. James (North East Hampshire)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Non-practising barrister.
Member of Lloyd's (resigned as from 31 December 2002).
Categories of business underwritten until resignation - CBS Private Capital Ltd.: All categories.
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
My wife and I attended the Conservative Summer Party at the Roundhouse Theatre on 30 June 2008, as guests of Mr Michael Hintze. (Registered 1 July 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
2-6 September 2007, to Israel to meet politicians, industrialists and academics and visit the Lebanese/Syrian/Israeli border and S'Derot. The visit was funded by the Conservative Friends of Israel who paid for my flights and other transport, accommodation and food. (Registered 25 September 2007)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Two flats in London, one providing rental income.
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Chairman of the Conservative Friends of Israel (unremunerated).
  
  
ARMSTRONG, Rt Hon Hilary (Durham, North West)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of advisory board of GovNet Communications. (Up to £5,000)
Northern Panel Chair of Policy Review Magazine; the quarterly public policy publication of New Stewart Associates. (£5,001-£10,000)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
During the 2007-08 season I attended eight football matches at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, as guest of the Chairman of the club, Niall Quinn. On most occasions I was accompanied by either my husband or a friend. (Registered 12 May 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
3-4 July 2008, to Sweden, to take part in a study tour with SITA UK, visiting various waste collection and recycling and waste management facilities. Flights and an overnight stay in Helsingborg were paid for by SITA UK. (Registered 8 July 2008)
  
  
ATKINS, Charlotte (Staffordshire Moorlands)
Nil.
  
  
ATKINSON, Peter (Hexham)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary and public affairs consultant, Countryside Alliance. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Research work provided by Countryside Alliance.
  
  
AUSTIN, Ian (Dudley North)
Nil.
  
  
AUSTIN, John (Erith and Thamesmead)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director (unremunerated), Council for the Advancement of Arab British Understanding.
  
  Director (unremunerated), British Syria Society.





 
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