House of Commons

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

STEWART, Rory (Penrith and The Border)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Contract fee (via my literary agent Aitken Alexander Associates, 18-21 Cavaye Place, London SW10 9PT) to complete book on intervention and Human Rights (contract agreed before election). Advance payment of £1,704.84 received on 9 July 2010. Hours worked: zero. (Registered 19 October 2010)

30 June 2010, payment of £750 from the Society of Authors, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB, for reading and judging books for Somerset Maugham Prize (all done before the election). Hours worked: zero. (Registered 19 October 2010)

15 July 2010, payment of £2,066.97 for an article for Der Spiegel, Verlag Rudolf Augstein GmbH & Co. KG, Dokumentation, Brandstwiete 19, 20457 Hamburg. Hours worked: 4. (Registered 19 October 2010)

Payments received from London Review of Books Ltd, 28 Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HN:

15 September 2010, payment of £1,260 from for article written in 2009. Hours worked: zero. (Registered 19 October 2010)

31 March 2011, payment of £800 for article on Libya. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 September 2011)

20 September 2011, payment of £1,400 to cover expenses for travel to Libya to write article. Hours: 3 hrs worked on article, plus travel. (Registered 17 October 2011)

8 September 2010, honorarium of £5,000 from Alta Advisers Ltd, Alta Holdings Ltd, 8 Lancelot Place, London SW7 1DR, for speech at their AGM, used to assist with funding research relating to rural broadband and ‘big society’ and to support my office. Hours: 1hr. (Registered 19 October 2010)

Payments from Aitken Alexander Associates; literary agent, 18-21 Cavaye Place, London SW10 9PT

20 October 2010, £463.94 for book advance. Book written before the election (2004). Hours worked: zero. (Registered 23 November 2010)

20 October 2010, £830.37 for Penguin royalties. Book written before the election (2004). Hours worked: zero. (Registered 23 November 2010)

20 October 2010, £16,767.50 fee from Matchlight for TV documentary negotiated and designed before the election. Hours worked: 5 days. (Registered 23 November 2010)

20 October 2010, £2,185.79, book advance from Norton. Hours worked: 12 hrs. (Registered 23 November 2010)

20 October 2010, £16.47 for Penguin royalties. Book written before the election (2006). Hours worked: zero.

22 October 2010, £617.75 for article published in the Times on 20 July 2010. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 November 2010)

9 November 2010, £485.37 for article published in The Telegraph on 1 August 2010. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 30 March 2011)

8 March 2011, £32,650.17 fee from StudioCanal SA for film rights, film options and consultancy services negotiated in 2008. Hours worked: zero. (Registered 30 March 2011)

19 April 2011, £9.52 for Brazilian royalties. Book written before the election (2004).  Hours worked: zero. (Registered 22 September 2011)

19 April 2011, £47.92 for Canadian Penguin royalties.  Book written before the election (2006).  Hours worked: zero (Registered 22 September 2011)

19 April 2011, £1,620.54 for Canadian Penguin royalties.  Book written before the election (2004).  Hours worked: zero. (Registered 22 September 2011)

19 April 2011, £589.25 for German royalties.  Book written before the election (2004).  Hours worked: zero (Registered 22 September 2011)

10 May 2011, £1,218.42 for French royalties.  Book written before the election (2004).  Hours worked: zero (Registered 22 September 2011)

8 June 2011, £876.96  for Dutch royalties.  Book written before the election (2004).  Hours worked: zero. (Registered 22 September 2011)

29 October 2010, £15,532.77 from MediaCorps Canada, NC 21 New Steet, Toronto, Canada for speech given on 1 November 2010. (Registered 23 November 2010)

Payments from BBC, Talent Rights Group, Room 401 MC4D1 Media Centre, Wood Lane, London:

20 January 2011, payment of £150 for appearance on Any Questions? Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 March 2011)

28 February 2011, payment of £98 for appearance on Night Waves. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 March 2011)

11 August 2011, £150 received for appearance on Any Questions? Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 September 2011)

30 March 2011, payment of £400 for a travel article for The Condé Nast Publications Ltd, Ground Floor, Vogue House, Hanover Square, LondonW15 1JU, not yet published. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 March 2011)

Payments received from Intelligent Life, 25 St James’s St, London SW1A 1HG:

£900 received on 6 September 2011 for an article on the Kabul Museum. Payment donated to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 September 2011). On 12 September 2011 I also received a payment of £1,220 for this article. (Registered 17 October 2011)

Payments received from Country Life, IPC Media, Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SU:

£500 received on 31 July 2011 for an article on paintings. Payment donated to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 September 2011)

Payments received from New Statesman Ltd, John Carpenter House, John Carpenter Street, London EC4Y OAN:

£600 received on 9 September 2011. Payment donated to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 September 2011)

Payment received from New York Times, 620 8th Floor, New York NY 10018. £1558.99 received on 13 September 2011. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 19 September 2011)

Payment of £1,220, plus £900 donated to charity, from Intelligent Life

4. Sponsorships

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: Neil Osborn

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to assist with funding research relating to rural broadband and ‘big society’ and to support my office

Date of receipt:13 August 2010

Date of acceptance: 13 August 2010

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 October 2010)

Name of donor: Philip Day

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 into the Cumbria Broadband Rural & Community Projects Limited to assist with funding a Cumbrian Big Society event at Party Conference in Birmingham.

Date of receipt: 3 January 2011

Date of acceptance: 10 January 2011

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 March 2011)

8. Land and Property

House in London from which rental income is received. House in Boston.

11. Miscellaneous

Unremunerated directorship of the Cumbria Broadband Rural & Community Projects Limited.

Sponsorship towards covering costs of the Penrith and the Border Broadband Conference held on 18 September 2010 received from the following:

BT Plc, Vtesse Networks, Voluntary Action Cumbria, Invest in Cumbria, Avanti Broadband, Blackberry RIM. (Registered 23 November 2010)

Huawei. (Registered 30 March 2011)

Prepared 4th November 2011