The Register of Members' Financial Interests Contents


CLEGG, Rt Hon Nicholas (Sheffield, Hallam)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The Liberal Democrat leader's office receives monthly contributions towards the cost of staffing, made through the Parliamentary Office of the Liberal Democrats, from:
Mr Neil Sherlock, Godalming (personal donation)
Mr Ian Wright, Rutland (personal donation)
Mr Michael Young, London (personal donation)
The Liberal Democrat Leader's office has received additional donations, made through the Parliamentary Office of the Liberal Democrats, from:
The Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Limited, York. (Registered 1 December 2008)
Mrs Estelle Goodwin, Wilmslow (personal donation). (Registered 29 June 2009)
Mr Christopher Bones, Oxford (personal donation) (Registered 29 June 2009)
Name of donor: John Howson, of Oxford
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
Date of receipt: 9 July 2009
Date of acceptance: 15 July
Donor status: individual
(Registered 15 July 2009)
The Sheffield Hallam Liberal Democrat party receives donations towards the salary of a member of staff in Sheffield from:
Mr Paul Clegg, Littleton (personal donation)
Mr Hugh Facey, a constituent (personal donation)
Mr Duncan Greenland, London (personal donation)
Mr James Tugendhat, London (personal donation)
Mr Tony Wilkinson, Mapleback (personal donation)
Mr Michael Young, London (personal donation)
Mr Peter Dunphy, London (personal donation)
The Sheffield Hallam Liberal Democrat party has received other donations from:
Mr Nicholas P Clegg, Chinnor (personal donation) (Registered 1 December 2008)
Mr Paul Clegg, Littleton (personal donation) (Registered 1 December 2008)
Mr Tim Ward, St Georges Hill, paid for communications consultancy in 2008 (personal donation). (Registered 8 January 2009)
Electric Airwaves Limited, London, provided pro bono communications consultancy in 2008. (Registered 8 January 2009)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Honorary membership of the National Liberal Club, London. (Registered 30 October 2008)
CLELLAND, David (Tyne Bridge)
8.Land and Property
House in Gateshead, jointly owned with my wife.
Two flats in Gateshead, jointly owned with my wife, my brother and my sister-in-law.
CLIFTON-BROWN, Geoffrey (Cotswold)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Arable farming in the UK.
Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
6.Overseas visits
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.
15-27 November 2008, to Hong Kong and China to meet with trade representatives in relation to shadow frontbench duties. Flights to Hong Kong, accommodation and food all paid for by the Hong Kong Government. Flights from China, all internal transport, food and accommodation paid for by the Chinese Government. (Registered 5 February 2009)
8.Land and Property
Agricultural holdings in Norfolk.
Various let properties in London.
CLWYD, Mrs. Ann (Cynon Valley)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Twelve days filming work in Cambodia with Green Bay Media Limited, from 31 December 2008-12 January 2009, for a Welsh television production. Fee £1,500 (Up to £5,000) and all expenses of the visit were paid by Green Bay Media Limited. (Registered 26 January 2009)
6.Overseas visits
30 October-2 November 2008, to Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey, to speak at a memorial service and conference for former Deputy Prime Minister Erdal Inonu. The flights were paid for by the Friedrich Ebert Institute. (Registered 12 November 2008)
8.Land and Property
A flat in North Wales from which I receive rental income.
COAKER, Vernon (Gedling)
COFFEY, Ann (Stockport)
COHEN, Harry (Leyton and Wanstead)
8.Land and Property
House in Colchester from which rental income has been received from 2003 ongoing.
CONNARTY, Michael (Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
6.Overseas visits
30 November-6 December 2008, to Nigeria as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nigeria, on a fact-finding and relationship building visit. Cost of the visit including flights and accommodation were met by Virgin Nigeria Airways and Shell International. (Registered 18 December 2008)
CONWAY, Derek (Old Bexley and Sidcup)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Presenter of 'Epilogue' book review show on Press TV (October 2008-20 May 2009). (Up to £5,000)
COOK, Frank (Stockton North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary adviser, with particular emphasis on environmental issues, to DSM Demolition Ltd. and its associated companies. (£5,001-£10,000)
6.Overseas visits
4-8 April 2008, to Korea and Japan, to attend Leadership for Peace conference. Economy class fare and accommodation for me provided by Universal Peace Federation. I paid for my own flight upgrade and all my wife's travelling costs. (Registered 28 April 2009)
COOPER, Rosie (West Lancashire)
COOPER, Rt Hon Yvette (Pontefract and Castleford)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I receive support from a former constituent, David Newton of Newton-Smith Associates, who is creating and will service a website for me free of charge.
CORBYN, Jeremy (Islington North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Lectures for Civil Service College. (Up to £5,000)
6.Overseas visits
13-19 April 2008, to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Great Lakes Region and Genocide Prevention as a guest of the British Embassy in the DRC and the Government of the DRC. The cost of my flights, internal travel and accommodation were borne by Christian Aid, International Alert and the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD). (Registered 21 July 2008)
11-13 July 2008, to Canada, to attend Pugwash Conference and present a paper at an event organised by the Parliamentary Network for Non Proliferation and Disarmament. The organisation paid for my return flights to Halifax/Nova Scotia and three nights in a local hotel. (Registered 28 May 2009)
2-5 May 2009, to New York, to attend the preparatory committee for the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty at the UN Headquarters, on behalf of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) of which I am Vice-Chair, and as Chair of the CND Parliamentary Group. My fares and hotel were paid for by CND. (Registered 28 May 2009)
CORMACK, Sir Patrick (South Staffordshire)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant on Public Affairs to First Magazine. (£10,001-£15,000)
Payment of £1,437.50 for editorial and advisory work in connection with FIRST magazine, 56 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4RN. Four meetings with the Chairman, correspondence and co-hosting a discussion to plan this year's Responsible Capitalism Awards. Hours worked: 8. (Registered 6 July 2009)
Programme adviser to the Catholic University of America. (The fee includes the cost of secretarial assistance and other expenses.)
Chairman and Life President of the House Magazine, in which capacity I chair Advisory Board meetings, host special functions, write articles and liaise with editorial team. (£25,001-£30,000)
Adviser to the publishers of the House Magazine.
Public affairs and parliamentary adviser to Machinery Users' Association, which advises its members on the rating of industrial plant and machinery. (£5,001-£10,000)
Heritage adviser to Linford-Bridgeman Ltd.; conservation and restoration company.
Occasional chairing and speaking at seminars arranged by Westminster Explained. (Up to £5,000)
Monthly article for Diplomat Magazine. (Up to £5,000)
6.Overseas visits
4-8 May 2009, to Finland in my capacity as Chairman of the British-Finnish All-Party Parliamentary Group, for discussion with Members of the Finnish Parliament. The cost of hospitality and all travel within Finland was borne by the Finnish Parliament. (My travel to Finland was funded by the House of Commons.) (Registered 11 May 2009)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
I have entered into a sole trade business with Honey (GB) for collaborative software development. I have no shares in the company.
COUSINS, Jim (Newcastle­upon­Tyne Central)
COX, Geoffrey (Torridge and West Devon)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Practice at the Bar of England and Wales.
8.Land and Property
Cottage and farmland in West Devon, from which rental income is received.
CRABB, Stephen (Preseli Pembrokeshire)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I am provided with an intern by CARE (Christian Action, Research and Education).
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
15 March 2009, two tickets and hospitality at England v France rugby match at Twickenham, provided by Tesco plc. (Registered 2 April 2009)
CRAUSBY, David (Bolton North East)
CREAGH, Mary (Wakefield)
CRUDDAS, Jon (Dagenham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees for two columns in the Sunday Mirror, April 2009. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 18 May 2009)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Parliamentary membership of Walton Heath Golf Club. (As a Member of Parliament I receive a limited membership at a reduced rate.)
6.Overseas visits
27 August-1 September 2008, to Australia, to participate in a series of seminars organised by the Catalyst Think Tank, who paid for my return flight and accommodation for four nights in Sydney and one night in Melbourne. (Registered 28 October 2008)
CRYER, Ann (Keighley)
CUMMINGS, John (Easington)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fee of £150 for opinion survey from IPSOS MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY.
Hours: 1 hour. Fee donated directly to charity. (Registered 8 July 2009).
CUNNINGHAM, Jim (Coventry South)
CUNNINGHAM, Tony (Workington)
CURRY, Rt. Hon. David (Skipton and Ripon)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Column for Local Government Chronicle. (Up to £5,000)
Payment of £150 for completing an opinion survey with IPSOS Mori. Hours: 1 hour. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 15 July 2009).
CURTIS-THOMAS, Claire (Crosby)
8.Land and Property
With my sister, I own a house in Crosby which is held in trust for family members (and on which rental income is received).

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