House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 16th April 2012

HALFON, Robert (Harlow)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Strategic advice to Pepper Media Ltd; strategic consultants, 25 Burnaby St, London SW10 0PR. (£10,001–£15,000)

15 April 2011, received payment of £12,000 for advice to client (see category 3 below). Hours: approximately 96 hours per year.

This arrangement ended on 21 October 2011. (Updated 4 November 2011)

Articles for the Mail on Sunday, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:

Payment of £250 received 21 March 2011 for article published 6 March 2011. (Registered 14 April 2011)

Payment of £1,200 to Eucalyptus Leaves Ltd for article published on 28 August 2011. (Registered 5 September 2011)

Payment of £75 from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for opinion survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 11 May 2011)

Payment of £150 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for taking part in opinion survey in November 2010. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 12 May 2011)

Payments from AMG Production Ltd, 3rd Floor, Kings House, 12-42 Wood Street, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1TG, for whom I work 25 hours per month , providing management and strategic consultancy advice:

14 September 2011, £15,000 paid to Eucalyptus Leaves Ltd for work done for 3 months from end August 2011. (Registered 21 September 2011)

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

Payment of £75 in December 2011. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 9 December 2011)

Payment of £75 for January 2012 survey. Payment made to Eucalyptus Leaves Ltd. (Registered 29 February 2012)

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: Mr Edward Atkin

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 June 2011)

Name of donor: Mrs J R Behhor

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 6 September 2011)

Name of donor: Mrs M L Davis

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 6 September 2011)

Name of donor: Scythian Ltd

Address of donor: Ternion Court, 264-268 Upper Fourth St, Central Milton Keynes, Bucks MK9 1DP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company

(Registered 15 December 2011)

Name of donor: Mr Elias S Fattal

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 31 January 2012)

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: Barclay Bros CS Ltd

Address of donor: 206 Nags Head Road, Enfield, Essex EN3 7AS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: half of the salary of an apprentice working in my office from October 2011-July 2012; value £4,499. The money is paid direct to Harlow College.

Date of receipt: February 2012

Date of acceptance: February 2012

Donor status: company, registration 05979693

(Registered 12 January 2012)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: Martin Darlington

Address of donor : private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: visit to France in private plane owned by Mr Darlington; value in excess of £660

Date of receipt of donation: 9 April 2011

Date of acceptance of donation: 9 April 2011

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 May 2011)

Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel

Address of donor : 45B Westbourne Terrace, London W2 3UR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: 4 nights hotel accommodation in Manchester during the Conservative Party Conference; value £1,100

Date of receipt of donation: 1 October 2011

Date of acceptance of donation: 1 October 2011

Donor status: members’ association

(Registered 31 October 2011)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Kurdistan Regional Parliament of Iraq

Address of donor: Kurdistan Parliament, Erbil Kurdistan, Iraq

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flight: £2,200; two nights: £300

Destination of visit: Erbil and Sleimani, Kurdistan, Iraq

Date of visit: 31 May-2 June; 31 May-3 June; 31 May-6 June

Purpose of visit: to meet senior politicians, MPs and business people

(Registered 21 June 2011)

Name of donor:

3. 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.

4. Virgin Atlantic

Address of donor:

3. c/o Great Britain China Centre, 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS

4. Customer Relations, PO Box 747, Dunstable LU6 9AH

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):

3. £2,654.48, return flights to China, internal travel in China, accommodation and meals. I also received some meals and hospitality provided locally.

4. £1,500, upgrade

Destination of visit: China

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 12 January 2012)

Name of donor: Council of Ministers in Erbil

Address of donor: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,300

Destination of visit: Kurdistan

Date of visit: 12-16 February 2012

Purpose of visit: to visit the region in my capacity as an officer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq

(Registered 8 March 2012)

9. Shareholdings

100% shareholding in Eucalyptus Leaves Ltd , company engaged in business management and consultancy. Address: 2nd floor, Saxon House, Heritage Gate, Friary St, Derby, DE1 1NL. (Registered 25 July 2011)

11. Miscellaneous

Director of Eucalyptus Leaves Ltd. (Registered 25 July 2011)

Prepared 19th April 2012