House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 17th October 2011

EVANS, Graham (Weaver Vale)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme

Address of donor: 13 Cowley Street, London SW1P 3LZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £893.93

Destination of visit: Canada

Date of visit: 1-5 September 2011

Purpose of visit: part of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme to allow MPs to experience service life and to improve their understanding of the training and the associated resource implications required to train the Army and prepare it for operations.

(Registered 13 October 2011)

Name of donor: Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Israel

Address of donor: 9 Yitzhak Rabin Blvd., Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem, 91950

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,242

Destination of visit: Israel

Date of visit: 18-23 September 2011

Purpose of visit: fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank.

(Registered 13 October 2011)

EVANS, Jonathan (Cardiff North)

1.         Directorships

Non-executive Chairman of Phoenix Life Holdings Limited and Pearl Group Holdings (No.2) Limited and of their UK subsidiary companies: London Life Limited, Pearl Assurance Plc, National Provident Life Limited, NPI Limited, Phoenix and London Assurance Limited, Phoenix Life Limited, Phoenix Pensions Limited, all of Juxon House, 100 St Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8BU.  These companies are long-established life assurance and pensions companies, closed to new business and now owned by Phoenix Group (formerly Pearl Group) of which I was Group Chairman from 2005 to 2009.  These companies are regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority.  I am an FSA approved person in respect of this appointment.  I attend and chair monthly consolidated Board meetings in London as well as regularly advising the executive officers.  On 1 January 2011, I relinquished my directorship of Phoenix Life Holdings Limited and of Pearl Group Holdings (No.2) Limited.  I remain Chairman of their subsidiary companies as already registered.  On 22 March 2011, I relinquished my directorship of Phoenix and London Assurance Limited.

Received £12,500 gross on 22 July 2010 in respect of Board fees. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 26 July 2010)

Received £12,500 gross on 21 August 2010 in respect of Board fees. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 30 August 2010)

Received £12,500 gross on 20 September 2010 in respect of Board fees.  Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 12 October 2010)

Received £12,500 gross on 22 October 2010 in respect of Board fees.  Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 25 October 2010)

Received £12,500 gross on 22 November 2010 in respect of Board fees.  Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 23 November 2010)

Received £12,500 gross on 21 December 2010 in respect of Board fees.  Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 11 January 2011)

Received £9,166 gross on 21 January 2011 in respect of Board fees.  Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 24 January 2011)

Received £9,166 gross on 21 February 2011 in respect of Board fees.  Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 2 March 2011)

Received £9,167 gross on 21 March 2011 in respect of Board fees.  Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 30 March 2011)

Received £9,167 gross on 20 April 2011 in respect of Board fees.  Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 27 April 2011)

Received £9,167 gross on 20 May 2011 in respect of Board fees.  Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 24 May 2011)

Received £9,167 gross on 22 June 2011 in respect of Board fees. Hours 14 hrs. (Registered 23 June 2011)

Received £9,167 gross on 22 July 2011 in respect of Board fees. Hours 14 hrs. (Registered 10 August 2011.)

Received £9,167 gross on 22 August 2011 in respect of Board fees. Hours 14 hrs. (Registered 7 September 2011)

Received £9,167 gross on 22 September 2011 in respect of Board fees. Hours 14 hrs. (Registered 11 October 2011)

11. Miscellaneous

Solicitor of the Supreme Court (non-practising)

Prepared 20th October 2011