House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 16th November 2011

HODGSON, Sharon (Washington and Sunderland West)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: Grand Central Railway Company Ltd

Address of donor: River House, 17 Museum Street, York, YO1 7DJ.

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: first class travel pass, valid until 31 December 2011. Value: £1,962 (some of which would otherwise be met from public funds)

Date of receipt of donation: June 2010

Date of acceptance of donation: June 2010

Donor status: company, registration number 3979826

(Registered 22 June 2011)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donors: 1) Volunteer Services Overseas

2) Disability Action Council

Address of donors:

1) 317 Putney Bridge Road, London SW15 2PN

2) Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY) Building No 788, Monivong Blvd, Boengtrabek, Chamcarmon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): international flight paid by VSO: £910.50; costs while in Cambodia (accommodation, meals, transport etc) paid by VSO and Disability Action Council: £490.12. Total cost: £1400.62.

Destination of visit: Cambodia

Date of visit: 5-20 September 2009

Purpose of visit: to carry out a volunteer overseas placement

(Registered 11 January 2010)

Name of donor: UK China Culture Association

Address of donor: D8,25 Indescon Square, Millharbour,London,E14 9DG

Amount of donation: flights, accommodation, internal travel and hospitality in China, with a probable value in the region of £3,000

Destination of visit: China

Date of visit: 11-20 September 2011

Purpose of visit: to build relationships with schools, Universities and local government in key Chinese cities with a view to twinning. (Registered 17 October 2011)

Prepared 17th November 2011