Session 2010-11
Publications on the internet

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 24th January 2011

BLUNKETT, Rt. Hon. David (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough)

1. Remunerated directorships

HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd; publishing, broadcast and print media; advisory services for overseas trade, and cyber and internet security advice; to which is payable income from:

Adviser on business development to A4e Ltd; global public service reform. (£25,001–£30,000 per financial year) This involves some travel.

Secure Trading Inc. (US), 108 West 13th Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, USA. This involves some travel.

I have not yet drawn down any income from the above directorship.

Tribune Business Systems Ltd, 30 City Road, London EC1Y 2AY. (non-executive) (from January 2009 to December 2009).

Payment of £5,000 received on 9 February 2010. Hours: 7 hours. (Registered 16 February 2010)

UC Group Ltd, Sundridge Park Manor, Willoughby Lane, Bromley, Kent BR1 3FZ (non-executive) This involves some travel.

Payment of £5,000 received on 1 February 2010. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 16 February 2010)

Payment of £5,000 received on 5 March 2010. Hours: 4.5 hrs. (Registered 6 April 2010)

Payment of £5,000 received on 1 April 2010. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 9 April 2010)

Payment of £5,000 received on 3 June 2010. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 28 June 2010)

Payment of £5,000 received on 1 July 2010. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 23 July 2010)

Payment of £5,000 received on 7 May 2010. Hours: 0. (Registered 6 September 2010)

Payment of £5,000 received on 6 August 2010. Hours: 8 hours. (Registered 6 September 2010)

Payment of £10,000 received on 4 October 2010. Hours: 3 days. (Registered 20 October 2010)

Payment of £5,000 received on 4 November 2010. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2010)

Payment of £5,000 received on 4 December 2010. Hours: 7.5 hrs. (Registered 23 December 2010)

Payment of £5,000 received on 31 December 2010. Hours: 7.5 hrs. (Registered 18 January 2011)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Occasional advice column for Times Newspaper, 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1XY. (Up to £5,000 per financial year)

Payment of £300 from Times Newspaper, received on 1 February 2010 for occasional advice column as previously registered. Hours worked: the time required reflects forty years experience of holding advice surgeries, and varies between 45 minutes and 1.5 hours. (Registered 10 February 2010)

Payment of £600 from Times Newspaper, received on 8 March 2010. Hours worked: the time required reflects forty years experience of holding advice surgeries, and varies between 1.5 and 3 hours. (Registered 6 April 2010)

3 February 2010, for giving a lunchtime speech, I received a bottle of wine (estimated value: £20) from Safe Home Income Plans (SHIP, 83 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0HW); and a donation of £200 made to charity from Eversheds (One Wood Street, London EC2V 7WS). Hours: 2.5 hours. (Registered 16 February 2010)

4 March 2010, A fee of £500 was donated to charity by The Sun newspaper (1 Virginia Street, London E98 1SN) for an article written. Hours: 1.5 hours. (Registered 6 April 2010)

7 March 2010, A fee of £300 was donated to charity by the News of the World newspaper (1 Virginia Street, London E1 9XR) for an article written. Hours: 1.5 hours. (Registered 6 April 2010)

9 March 2010, I received £4,250 from JLA (80 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7NW) for speaking at two conferences. Hours: 7.5 hours (Registered 6 April 2010)

25 March 2010, A donation of £1,000 was made to the Sheffield War Memorial Fund (see also category 11 below) by Edelman (Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT) for my participation in a business breakfast. Hours: 2 hours. (Registered 6 April 2010)

1 April 2010, a fee of £55.89 was donated to charity by the The Guardian newspaper (Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU) for a contribution to an obituary. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 9 April 2010)

27 May 2010, I received £390 for an article published by Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 4 June 2010)

2 June 2010, I received £150 for an article published by the Yorkshire Post, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 1RF. Hours: 1.25 hrs. (Registered 4 June 2010)

14 June 2010, I received a fee of £500 for an article written for The Sun newspaper, 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1SN. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 June 2010)

Payments for articles published by The Yorkshire Post, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 1RF:

28 June 2010, I received a payment of £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 5 July 2010)

27 September 2010, I received a payment of £150. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 October 2010)

9 November 2010, I received a payment of £150. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 12 November 2010)

14 July 2010, I received a payment of £300 for an article published by The Times Educational Supplement, Admiral House 66-68 East Smithfield, London E1 9XY. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 23 July 2010)

26 July 2010, I received £3,400 from Lloyds Banking Group, 25 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HN, for speaking at the launch of their Disabled Staff Network. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 2 August 2010)

4 August 2010, I received £1,000 from the Mirror Group, 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AP, for articles written. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 17 August 2010)

10 August 2010, I received £9,000 for articles written for Associated Newspapers Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 10 September 2010)

27 August 2010, I received £3,000 for giving a seminar for Yell Group plc, Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7PT. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 10 September 2010)

6 October 2010, I received £300 for appearances on the BBC, Television Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 7RJ. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 12 October 2010)

7 October 2010, I gave two speeches for Cunard, Carnival House, 100 Harbour Parade, Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1ST, for which I received benefits in kind to the approximate value of £7,000. Hours. 5 hrs. (Registered 12 October 2010)

7 October 2010, I received £3,000 for speaking for the M4 Business Network, Lanyon House, Mission Court, Newport. Hours: 6 hrs, including travel. (Registered 20 October 2010)

1 November 2010, I received a payment of £600 for an article written for the Times Newspaper, 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1XY. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2010)

Payments for articles written for Associated Newspapers Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:

9 November 2010, I received £6,000 for articles. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 16 November 2010)

8 December 2010, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 11 hrs. (Registered 23 December 2010)

11 January 2011, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 18 January 2011)

29 November 2010, a donation of £100 was made to charity for a speech made at an A-Level student conference for A-Level Masterclasses, Unit 9, The Trade Base, Catfield, Norfolk NR29 5AA. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 23 December 2010) H

3 December 2010, a donation of £180 was made to charity for a speech made at an A-Level student conference for Sovereign Education, Suite 99 Glenfield Park, Philips road, Blackburn BB1 5PF. Hours; 2.5 hrs. (Registered 23 December 2010)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

For the avoidance of doubt, I received an upgrade from Premium Economy to Club Class from British Airways on a flight from Heathrow to Johannesburg on 28 September 2008 (details of the return flight have been previously registered) (Registered 12 February 2010)

8. Land and Property

House in London, from which rental income is received.

9. Registrable shareholdings

(a) HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd.

11. Miscellaneous

I received a donation of £1,500 from First Group plc (395 King Street, Aberdeen AB24 5RP) to put towards the establishment of the Sheffield War Memorial Fund (Royal Bank of Scotland, Ecclesfield Branch, Sheffield) to raise funds for a war memorial at both Shiregreen Cemetery and alongside the Cenotaph in Sheffield City Centre. (Registered 21 January 2010)