House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 11th June 2012

BIRTWISTLE, Gordon (Burnley)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Councillor, Burnley Borough Council

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)

Received gross pay of £225.00 and net pay of £83.63 for the period of 1-31 March 2012. Hours: 10 hours per week. (Registered 20 March 2012)

Received gross pay of £225.00 and net pay of £83.63 for the period of 1-30 April 2012. Hours: 10 hours per week. (Registered 30 April 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: Hong Kong Government

Address of donor: c/o HKETO, 6 Grafton St, London W1S 4EQ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £7,922

Destination of visit: Hong Kong

Date of visit: 12-17 February 2012

Purpose of visit: To deepen the knowledge and understanding of the political and economic development of Hong Kong since the handover and also to maintain the ties between Hong Kong and the All Party Parliamentary China Group

(Registered 20 March 2012)

9. Shareholdings

(a) P and J Engineering Supplies, of which I am an unremunerated director.

Prepared 19th June 2012