Session 2010-12
Publications on the internet

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 3rd May 2011

MICHAEL, Rt. Hon. Alun (Cardiff South and Penarth)

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

I receive support for my work in chairing the Internet Governance Forum and the Internet Crime and Disorder Reduction from Nominet (the not-for-profit company that runs the UK’s Domain Name Registry) and from EURIM (European Information Society Group) whose e-Crime Group I chair. A researcher who works for me four days week is employed by EURIM for the fifth day to support their work. (I receive no personal payments.)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Nominet, the .uk Domain Registry

Address of donor: Minerva House, Edmund Halley Road, Oxford Science Park, Oxford, OX4 4DQ.

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel and incidental costs; total value £1,200

Destination of visit: Vilnius, Lithuania

Date of visit: 13-18 September 2010

Purpose of visit: to attend the annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as part of a cross-party delegation. This relates to my work as an MP and specifically as Chair of Pitcom and Chair of the UK IGF and other IT-related Parliamentary activities.

(Registered 18 October 2010)