House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 31st October 2011

BIRTWISTLE, Gordon (Burnley)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Councillor, Burnley Borough Council

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £30.30 for performing council duties in September. Hours 40. (Registered 27 September 2010).

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £83.90 for period 1-31 October 2010. Hours:10 hrs. (Registered 3 November 2010)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £83.90 for period 1-30 November 2010. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 23 January 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £83.90 for period 1-31 December 2010. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 23 January 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £83.90 for period 1-31 January 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 23 January 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £83.18 for period 1-28 February 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 12 April 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £82.53for period 1-31 March 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 12 April 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £84.48 for period 1-30 April 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 12 April 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £84.48 for period 1-31 May 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 10 May 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £84.48 for period 1-30 June 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 14 June 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £83.63 for period 1-31 July 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 20 July 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £84.48 for period 1-31 August 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 17 August 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £82.98 for period 1-30 September 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 15 September 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £83.63 for period 1-31 October 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 17 October 2011)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Indian Government

Address of donor: Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, India

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air fares and accommodation; total value £3,143.23, plus other hospitality and meals for me and my wife; value £250. We paid for my wife’s flights ourselves.

Destination of visit: New Delhi and Kerala, India

Date of visit: 25 September-2 October 2010

Purpose of visit: to improve UK/India relationship

(Registered 26 October 2010)

9. Shareholdings

(a) P and J Engineering Supplies, of which I am an unremunerated director.

Prepared 4th November 2011