House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 13th December 2011

SHARMA, Alok (Reading West)

4. Sponsorships

(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:

Name of donor: Amjad Chowdhary

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: provision of office accommodation between May 2010 and September 2011, amounting to a £10,950 donation in kind to my Association.  My Association has allowed me to share this space for my constituency office. 

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 October 2011 )

(b) support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: Amjad Chowdhary

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: provision of office accommodation for my constituency office between October 2011 and December 2011, amounting to a £1,500 donation in kind

Donor status: individual

Date of receipt: 28 October 2011

Date of acceptance: 28 October 2011

(Registered 28 November 2011 )

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

Address of donor: Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, South Block, New Delhi, India

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights to and from India, hotel accommodation, food and other travel with a total value of approx £8,000

Destination of visit: New Delhi and Mumbai

Date of visit: 17 to 24 September 2011

Purpose of visit: Visit undertaken as part of the Conservative Parliamentary Friends of India at the invitation of the High Commission in London and the Ministry of External Affairs. We visited New Delhi and Mumbai, meeting politicians, government officials and business representatives. (Registered 26 October 2011 )

Prepared 16th December 2011