House of Commons

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

HODGSON, Sharon (Washington and Sunderland West)

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: CARE (Christian Action Research and Education)

Address of donor: 53 Romney Street, London SW1P 3RF.

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Four days a week voluntary service from October 2011 to July 2012 provided by a Volunteer Intern who is self-funding except for the receipt of a bursary of £5,500 as a member of the educational Leadership Programme at the Christian Charity CARE.

Date of receipt of donation: 3 October 2011

Date of acceptance of donation: 3 October 2011

Donor status: charity

(Registered 21 December 2011)

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 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 24th February 2012