Register of Members' Interests Contents


SLAUGHTER - SYMS

SLAUGHTER, Andrew (Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister, Lamb Chambers, London.
  
  
8.Land and Property
One residential property in Eastbourne.
  
  
SMITH, Rt. Hon. Andrew (Oxford East)
Nil.
  
  
SMITH, Angela C (Sheffield, Hillsborough)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Subsidised constituency office accommodation from Sheffield City Council.
  
  
SMITH, Angela E (Basildon)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
28 September-4 November 2008, to Hong Kong accompanied by my hustand, to take part in visitors' programme including meetings on the Hong Kong economy and jobs market, skills, training and the judicial and political system. Travel expenses to the value of a business class air fare, hotel and some hospitality was provided by the Hong Kong Government. (Registered 23 October 2008)
  
  
SMITH, Geraldine (Morecombe and Lunesdale)
Nil.
  
  
SMITH, Jacqui (Redditch)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
3 January 2008, upgrades from standard to first class on Eurostar on a return private visit to Paris for a party of three adults, including me, and two children, provided by Eurostar. (Registered 7 January 2008)
  
  
SMITH, John (Vale of Glamorgan)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
6-13 September 2008, to Taiwan, paid for by the Taiwanese Authority. (Registered 6 October 2008)
  
  
SMITH, Sir Robert (West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
26-28 August 2008, to Stavanger, Norway to visit Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference and exhibition - joint visit by the British Offshore Oil & Gas Industry All Party Parliamentary Group at Westminster and the Oil & Gas Cross Party Group at Holyrood. Overseas flights, hotel accommodation, local transport and hospitality sponsored by Oil & Gas UK, Shell, Chevron, Statoil Hydro, Wood Group, Conoco Phillips, Exxon Mobil, the Norwegian Embassy and OLF. (Registered 11 September 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Farm and cottages in Aberdeenshire, from which rental income is received.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Glaxosmithkline; pharmaceuticals.
Legal and General; life assurance.
Rio Tinto; mineral extraction.
Shell Transport and Trading; oil-integrated.
  
  
SNELGROVE, Anne (South Swindon)
Nil.
  
  
SOAMES, Hon. Nicholas (Mid Sussex)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Aegis Defence Services Limited (non-executive).
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Senior Vice-President, MMC Group; insurance brokers.
Business development and strategic adviser to Scythian; a management consultancy.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
27-29 February 2008, to Kiev, to attend the Europe-Ukraine Forum by invitation of the British Ukrainian Society. The cost of travel and accommodation was split between the Europe-Ukraine Forum and the British Ukrainian Society. (Registered 24 April 2008)
  
  
SOULSBY, Sir Peter (Leicester South)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Holiday flat in Dorset, jointly owned.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Cassbar Ltd; trades as 'Entropy' as a bar and a restaurant in central Leicester.
  
  
SOUTHWORTH, Helen (Warrington South)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I received two tickets and hospitality for the Rugby League Carnegie Challenge Cup Final, the Co-op National League Rugby Final and the Engage Super League Grand Final as guests of the Rugby Football League, as a participant of the Sport England Parliamentary Sports Fellowship scheme. (Registered 15 October 2008)
  
  
SPELLAR, John (Warley)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
25-28 January 2008, to Kuwait as part of an all-party fact-finding delegation, as a guest of the Kuwait National Assembly. My flights and accommodation were paid for by the Kuwait National Assembly. (Registered 31 January 2008)
10-15 February 2008, 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 and Palestine provided by LFI. (Registered 29 February 2008)
  
  
SPELMAN, Caroline (Meriden)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The bursary of my Research Assistant is met by Christian Action, Research and Education (CARE).
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Gift of three Fortnum and Mason hampers from Mr Mohammed Galadari of London. (Registered 14 January 2008)
Gift of two Wimbledon debenture tickets from Lord Ashcroft. (Registered 15 September 2008)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Unremunerated director of Spelman, Cormack and Associates; family business specialising in food and biotechnology.
  
  
SPICER, Sir Michael (West Worcestershire)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Non-executive President of the Association of Electricity Producers. (£10,001-£15,000)
  
  
SPINK, Dr Bob (Castle Point)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
18-24 May 2008, to Taiwan, in respect of various political issues including the inauguration of the President, paid for by the Taiwanese Government. (Registered 11 June 2008)
10-12 August 2008, to Oskarshamn, Sweden, to visit nuclear power and nuclear waste research and storage facilities with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. The costs of the trip were met by E.ON. (Registered 26 August 2008)
  
  
SPRING, Richard (West Suffolk)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Chairman of the British Ukrainian Society. The Society's aim is to increase links between the UK and Ukraine at economic, political, social and cultural levels. (£35,001-£40,000) (This entry replaces the previous one relating to Asquith & Granovski Associates Limited.)
Strategic Consultant to AMG Productions Ltd; investment company.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
2-7 January 2008, to Jordan, for discussions with members and officials of the Jordanian Government, organised by the Conservative Middle East Council (CMEC). Return flights to Amman paid for by CMEC and in-country travel and accommodation costs paid for by the Jordanian Government. (Registered 9 January 2008)
I travel from time to time for the British-Syrian Society of which I am an unpaid Director. The costs of these visits are met by the Society.
10-13 July 2008, to Yalta, Ukraine, to attend the fifth annual conference of the Yalta European Strategy. Travel and accommodation paid by Yalta European Strategy Ltd. (Registered 31 July 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in London from which rental income is received.
  
  
STANLEY, Rt. Hon. Sir John (Tonbridge and Malling)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Consultant on financial services to Fidelity Investment Management Ltd.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Royal Dutch Shell PLC; oil company.
  
  
STARKEY, Dr. Phyllis (Milton Keynes South West)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Former family home in Oxford, now let to tenants.
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of Parliamentary Panel of Royal College of Nurses (unpaid).
  
  
STEEN, Anthony (Totnes)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Public affairs and parliamentary adviser to the Board of Airlines of Great Britain (involves occasional travel on a number of airlines in connection with airline work; occasional free air travel for immediate family). (Up to £5,000)
Barrister at Law.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Parts of my property near California Cross, South Devon, are let from time to time.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Unilever
Glaxo Smith Klein
Shell
Land Securities
  
  
STEWART, Ian (Eccles)
Nil.
  
  
STOATE, Dr. Howard (Dartford)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
General medical practitioner.
Occasional income from 'Westminster Experience' training health professionals. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
10-17 February 2008, to India, to Chennai, Hyderabad and Delhi,, to meet industrialists, academics, representatives of business organisations and to visit a DFiD funded project. Travel and subsistence provided by the Government of India. (Registered 11 July 2008)
  
  
STRANG, Rt. Hon. Dr. Gavin (Edinburgh East)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Farmland and woodland in Perthshire, from which rental income is received.
  
  
STRAW, Rt. Hon. Jack (Blackburn)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
5 July 2008, two tickets for my wife and I to attend the Ladies' Wimbledon Final provided by Johan Eliasch. (Registered 4 July 2008)
  
  
STREETER, Gary (South West Devon)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Intern provided by CARE (Christian Action Research and Education) from October 2008-July 2009. (Registered 13 October 2008)
I am provided with the part-time services of a member of staff by the Bible Society, to work with me in relation to the National Prayer Breakfast. (Registered 13 October 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
10-14 November 2008, to Nigeria, funded by the Bible Society/Christian Solidarity Worldwide. (Registered 14 November 2008)
  
  
STRINGER, Graham (Manchester Blackley)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
21 May 2008, to Moscow, to attend the European Cup Final as a guest of the Manchester Evening News, who paid for my travel, accommodation and hospitality. (Registered 6 June 2008)
  
  
STUART, Gisela (Birmingham, Edgbaston)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Editor of The House Magazine. (£20,001-£25,000)
Speaking at seminars for Cumberlege Connection. (Up to £5,000)
Articles for the Telegraph group. (Up to £5,000)
24 June 2008, speaking fee and return flight to Dusseldorf from the Bertelsmann Foundation. (Registered 25 June 2008)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my constituency party from Hazard Safety Products Ltd, Birmingham. (Registered 23 October 2008)
  
  
STUART, Graham (Beverley and Holderness)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
CSL Publishing Ltd; publisher of consumer magazines and newspapers.
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations to my constituency association received from the following members of the East Riding of Yorkshire Portcullis Club:
Mr M Oughtred (personal donation)
T Rix & Sons Ltd (company donation)
J Marr Ltd (company donation)
Mr A C Procter (personal donation)
(Registered 17 January 2008)
Mr Andrew Pick (personal donation)
(Registered 25 February 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
17-23 February 2008, to Brazil, to attend the Brasilia G+5 Legislators Forum. Business class return travel and hotel accommodation paid for by GLOBE International. Meals paid for by GLOBE International, the Forum's Brazilian hosts and the British Embassy. (Registered 5 March 2008)
27 June-1 July 2008, to Tokyo, to attend the GLOBE Tokyo G8+5 Legislators Forum. Business class return travel, five nights' accommodation and all meals were provided by GLOBE International. (Registered 9 July 2008)
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)CSL Publishing Ltd.
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Partner in Go Enterprises, which receives licensing income for use of magazine and newspaper titles owned by the partnership.
  
  
STUNELL, Andrew (Hazel Grove)
Nil.
  
  
SUTCLIFFE, Gerry (Bradford South)
Nil.
  
  
SWAYNE, Desmond (New Forest West)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Lewis Charles Sofia Property Fund Limited; company acquires, develops and sells property in Bulgaria.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Major, Territorial Army.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Residential leasehold flat in West London, for which rent is received.
  
  
SWINSON, Jo (East Dunbartonshire)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
5-8 April 2008, to Norway's high north and Svalbard/Spitzbergen at the invitation of the Royal Norwegian Embassy, to monitor effects of global warming in the Arctic region. All transport, accommodation and hospitality paid for by the Government of Norway. (Registered 17 April 2008)
  
  
SWIRE, Hugo (East Devon)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman (non-executive) of Photo-Me International Plc.
Symphony Environmental Technologies Plc (non-executive).
  
  
6.Overseas visits
8-19 September 2008, to Israel, the Occupied Palestinian territories, Lebanon, with the Conservative Middle East Council, to make visits, receive briefings on the region and meet Government ministers, parliamentarians and others. Flight from London to Tel Aviv and flight from Beirut to London and accommodation and travel within Israel and Palestine funded by the Conservative Middle East Council. I was accompanied by my wife. (Registered 27October 2008)
  
  
SYMS, Robert (Poole)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Marden Holdings Ltd - family business with interests in property.
C Syms and Sons Ltd - family building business.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Marden Holdings Ltd - family business with interests in property.
(b)C Syms and sons Ltd - family building business.
  
  





 
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