House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 9th July 2012

MICHAEL, Rt. Hon. Alun (Cardiff South and Penarth)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Nominet, the .uk Domain Registry

Address of donor: Minerva House, Edmund Halley Road, Oxford Science Park, Oxford, OX4


Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel and incidental costs;

total value £3,300

Destination of visit: Nairobi, Kenya

Dates of visit: 25-30 September 2011

Purpose of visit: to attend the annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as part of a parliamentary delegation. This relates to my work as an MP and specifically as Chair of the Parliamentary Internet & Communications Technology Forum (PICTFOR) and Chair of the UK IGF and other IT-related Parliamentary activities (Registered 12 October 2011)

11. Miscellaneous

I receive support for my work in chairing the Internet Governance Forum and on Internet Crime and Disorder Reduction from Nominet (the not-for-profit company that runs the UK’s Domain Name Registry) and from EURIM (European Information Society Group) whose e-Crime Group I chair. (I receive no personal payments.) (Updated 14 June 2012)

Prepared 12th July 2012