House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 5th March 2012

McCARTHY, Kerry (Bristol East)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:

Payment of £75 for February-March 2011 survey. Hours: 10 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 1 April 2011)

Payment of £75 for March-April 2011 survey. Hours: 10 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 1April 2011)

Payment of £75 for April-May 2011 survey. Hours: 10 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 31 May 2011)

Payment of £75 for May-June 2011 survey. Hours: 10 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 12 July 2011)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Kurdistan Parliament – Iraq (KPI)

Address of donor: Erbil, Iraq

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £684 donation to costs of visit

Destination of visit: Kurdistan

Date of visit: 19-24 February 2011

Purpose of visit: to deliver the first workshop in the new programme ‘Support to the Kurdistan Parliament – Iraq’ for current members of the KPI, focusing on the roles and responsibilities of MPs with respect to the relationship between the government and the opposition.

(Registered 11 April 2011)

Name of donor: All Party Parliamentary China Group, sponsored by GKN plc, City of London, London Export Corporation (LEC), John Swire & Sons, GlaxoSmithKline, Astra Zeneca, Arup, University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, HSBC.

Address of donor: c/o Great Britain China Centre, 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,349.98; return flights to China, internal travel in China, accommodation and meals. I also received some meals and hospitality provided locally.

Destination of visit: China; Shanghai, Beijing and Chengdu

Date of visit: 16-23 December 2011

Purpose of visit: to maintain and strengthen relations between Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; to learn about and support British businesses operating in China; and to deepen the knowledge and understanding of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 4 January 2012)

8. Land and Property

Part-share of house in Luton.

Prepared 12th March 2012