House of Commons

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

KWARTENG, Kwasi (Spelthorne)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Author. Address of publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 36 Soho Square, London W1D 3Q7.

Consultant to Odey Asset Management, 12 Upper Grosvenor Street, London W1K 2ND; giving political advice to asset managers in relation to international and domestic affairs. Remuneration: £10,000. February to August 2011only. (Updated 12 September 2011)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Conservative Middle East Council

Address of donor: 83 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0HW

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel, transport and food to an approximate value of £1,500.

Destination of visit: Gaza and Egypt

Date of visit: 29 October-1 November 2010

Purpose of visit: study visit to see the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Gaza and a meeting with the British Ambassador in Cairo

(Registered 4 November 2010)

Name of donor: Conservative Middle East Council

Address of donor: 83 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0HW

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel, transport and food to an approximate value of £1,100

Destination of visit: Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories

Date of visit: 3-7 February 2011

Purpose of visit: study visit to meet the Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Assembly and Deputy Foreign Minister of Israel. (Registered 15 February 2011)

Name of donor: Conservative Middle East Council

Address of donor: 83 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0HW

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel, transport and food to an approximate value of £995

Destination of visit: Egypt

Date of visit: 17-21 March 2011

Purpose of visit: study visit to meet with student activists, business leaders and opinion formers

(Registered 23 March 2011)

Name of donor:

1) Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd

2) Free the Children

Address of donor:

1) The Office (SE2), Manor Royal, Crawley RH10 9NU

2) 75 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HS

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

1) Virgin Atlantic paid for return flights London to Nairobi, UK transfers and accommodation and food; value £2,625.55

2) Free the Children paid for internal return flight Nairobi to Bogani; value £333.18.

Total cost of trip; £2,958.73

Destination of visit: Kenya

Date of visit: 31 August-3 September 2011

Purpose of visit: to learn about the partnership between Free the Children and Virgin Atlantic, to visit villages in rural Kenya supported by the organizations and for discussions as to how school children in Spelthorne can participate in the Be the Change school.

(Registered 27 September 2011)

8. Land and Property

Flat in Bayswater, London, from which rental income is received.

Prepared 20th October 2011