House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 19th July 2011

WHITTINGDALE, John (Maldon)

1. Remunerated directorships

Audio Network plc (non-executive); an online music catalogue. Address: School Farm Studios, Little Maplestead, Halstead, Essex CO9 2SN. As a non-executive director I review monthly board papers and attend quarterly board meetings as well as occasional ad hoc meetings with the managers of the company. This consists of an estimated 8 hours work over the quarter.

28 September 2010, quarterly payment of £2,000 gross to me in my capacity as non-executive director. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 21 October 2010)

22 December 2010, quarterly payment of £2,000 gross to me in my capacity as non-executive director. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 January 2011)

23 March 2011, quarterly payment of £2,000 gross to me in my capacity as non-executive director. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 26 March 2011)

22 June 2011, quarterly payment of £2,000 gross to me in my capacity as non-executive director. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 25 June 2011)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participation in surveys:

30 July 2010, payment of £75 for participation in the June parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 4 August 2010)

13 October 2010, payment of £75 for participation in a parliamentary panel survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 21 October 2010)

17 November 2010, payment of £75 for participation in the October parliamentary panel survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 9 January 2011)

10 January 2011, payment of £75 for participation in the November 2010 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 15 January 2011)

15 February 2011, payment of £75 for participation in January 2011 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 27 February 2011)

17 March 2011, payment of £75 for participation in February-March 2011 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 25 April 2011)

28 April 2011, payment of £75 for participation in March-April 2011 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 4 May 2011)

1 June 2011, payment of £75 for participation in research project regarding the advertising industry. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 16 June 2011)

13 June 2011, payment of £75 for participation in the May Parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 16 June 2011)

Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY.

28 July 2010, payment of £150 for participating in an opinion research interview. Hours: 2 hours. (Registered 4 August 2010)

3 February 2011, payment of £150 for participating in an opinion research interview. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 12 February 2011)

Payments from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for participating in opinion research:

Payment of £50 received on 7 December 2010 for interview on 3 December 2010. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local organisation. (Registered 21 December 2010)

Payment of £50 received on 16 December 2010 for interview in November 2010. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to local organisation. (Registered 23 December 2010)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: British Ukrainian Society

Address of donor: 1st Floor, 25 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7RZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,800

Destination of visit: Kiev, Ukraine

Date of visit: 15-18 September 2010

Purpose of visit: to meet members of the Government of Ukraine and Opposition in my capacity as Chairman of the British Ukraine All-Party Parliamentary Group

(Registered 25 October 2010)

Name of donor: Parliament of Republic of Armenia and British Armenia All-Party Parliamentary Group

Address of donor: 19 Marshal Baghramyan Avenue, 0095 Yerevan, Armenia

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air ticket paid by All-Party Group; value £660; other costs met by Armenian Parliament; estimated value £840

Destination of visit: Yerevan, Armenia and Nagorno Karabach

Date of visit: 17-21 April 2011

Purpose of visit: to meet the President, Government Ministers, Speaker and Members of Parliament of the Republic of Armenia and of the Autonomous Republic of Nagorno Karabach

(Registered 4 May 2011)

Prepared 22nd July 2011