House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 20 February 2012

BIRTWISTLE, Gordon (Burnley)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Councillor, Burnley Borough Council

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)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £83.63 for period 1-30 November 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 17 November 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £83.63 for period 1-31 December 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 16 December 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £83.63 for period 1-31 January 2012. Hours: 10 hrs per week. (Registered 12 January 2012)

Received gross pay of £225.00 and net pay of £83.63 for the period 1-29 February 2012. Hours: 10 hrs per week. (Registered 14 February 2012)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: Total Oil and Gas UK

Address of donor : Total Holdings UK Ltd, 33 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0BW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Industry and Parliament Trust visit to Aberdeen, 26-28 October 2011; helicopter travel, hotel accommodation, meals, training and associated expenses; total £2,156.36

Date of receipt of donation: 26 October 2011

Date of acceptance of donation: 26 October 2011

Donor status: company

(Registered 21 November 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 24th February 2012