Session 2010-11
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The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 20th December 2010

FOX, Dr. Liam (North Somerset)

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:

Name of donor: Mr Kenneth Edis

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,900. (This donation was given to the constituency association, who will report it to the Electoral Commission.)

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 May 2010)

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Contributions to staffing and running of private office from:

Name of donor: Mr Oliver Pawle

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5000

Date of receipt: 2 November 2009

Date of acceptance: 2 November 2009

Donor status: individual

(Registered 3 November 2009)

Name of donor: Mr Philip Shelley

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5000

Date of receipt: 11 November 2009

Date of acceptance: 11 November 2009

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 November 2009)

Name of donor: Mark Bathgate on behalf of Tweeddale Advisors Ltd

Address of donor: c/o Turcan Connell, Princes Exchange, 1 Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9EE.

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5000

Date of receipt: 7 December 2009

Date of acceptance: 7 December 2009

Donor status: company, registration number SC343164

(Registered 9 December 2009)

Name of donor: Mr Chris Lewis

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date of receipt: 18 January 2010

Date of acceptance: 18 January 2010

Donor status: individual

(Registered 29 January 2010)

Name of donor: Mr Jon Moulton

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £50,000 (given to me in my previous capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for Defence)

Date of receipt: 26 January 2010

Date of acceptance: 26 January 2010

Donor status: individual

(Registered 29 January 2010)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

In my capacity as Shadow Foreign Secretary (2005-06) and Shadow Defence Secretary (from January 2006), I have received upgrades from Virgin Atlantic on some flights connected with overseas visits for which I have met my own flight and accommodation costs. (The details of these overseas visits have been provided to the office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.)

Name of donor: Mr Stanley Fink

Address of donor : private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: my wife and I received tickets to the Conservative Party’s general election fundraising dinner (value: £700)

Date of receipt of donation: 1 February 2010

Date of acceptance of donation: 1 February 2010

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 February 2010)

Name of donor: The Carlton Club

Address of donor : 69 St James’s Street, London SW1A 1PJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: renewal of honorary membership; value £790

Date of receipt of donation: 1 January 2010

Date of acceptance of donation: 1 January 2010

Donor status: Company, registration number 00573221

(Registered 9 March 2010)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Sri Lanka Development Trust

Address of donor: 50 Lothian Road, Festival Square, Edinburgh EH3 9WJ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3000 for return flight

Destination of visit: Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Date of visit: 14 – 17 November 2009.

Purpose of visit: to attend the Sri Lanka Freedom Party national convention and for meetings with the President of Sri Lanka and the Foreign Minister.

(Registered 20 November 2009)

Name of donor: 1) Government of Sri Lanka

2) Sri Lanka Development Trust

Address of donor:1) High Commission for Sri Lanka, 13 Hyde Park Gardens, London W2 2LU

2) 50 Lothian Road, Festival Square, Edinburgh EH3 9WJ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):

1) Hotel accommodation for my wife and me in Colombo; value £900

2) Return business class flight to Colombo; value £2650

Destination of visit: Colombo, Sir Lanka

Date of visit: 14-18 February 2010

Purpose of visit: to undertake a series of meetings and discussions with the Government of Sri Lanka exploring practical ways of facilitating investment in social infrastructure projects across Sri Lanka.

(Registered 15 March 2010)