House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 3rd September 2012

ABBOTT, Diane (Hackney North and Stoke Newington)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Fees received for co-presenting BBC’s "This Week" TV programme. Address: BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 7RJ.

20 October 2011, received £839. Hours; 3 hrs. (Registered 8 November 2011)

15 December 2011, received £839. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2011)

8 March 2012, received £839. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 14 May 2012)

17 May 2012, received £839. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 24 May 2012)

Articles written for The Guardian. Address: Guardian News & Media, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU.

Fees from ITV. Address: ITV Studios Ltd, The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT:

August 2011, fee of £300 as a participant on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ television programme. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 23 September 2011)

November 2011, fee of £300 for interview. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2011)

November 2011, fee of £300 for participating in BBC Radio 4 programme. Address: BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 7RJ. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2011)

February 2012, fee of £622.92 for a conference presentation, from Institute of Cultural Diplomacy, Ku’damm Karree (Third Floor-Hochhaus) Kurfürstendamm 207-208, Berlin D-10719, Germany. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 29 February 2012)

21 May 2012, fee of £100 as a participant for Channel 5 ‘The Wright Stuff’ programme. Address: Princess Productions, 3rd Floor, Whiteley’s Centre, 151 Queensway, London W2 4YN. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 May 2012)

31 May 2012, I received a fee of £2,500 for speaking at an event to mark the inauguration of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Nigeria. Hours: 3 hrs. The cost of my flights, transfers and hotel accommodation in Lagos from 30 May-2 June 2012 were also met; value £4,000. Address of payer: MRL Public Sector Consultants, Pepple House, 8 Broad Street, Great Cambourne, Cambridge CB23 6HJ. (Registered 18 June 2012)

19 June 2012, fee of £1,500 for speaking at Eversheds Equality & CR Update – Welcoming Talent event in London. Address of payer: Parliament Communications Ltd, Verry House, Chine Crescent Road, Bournemouth BH2 5LQ. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 3 July 2012)

1 July 2012, fee of £200 for appearing on BBC1 Sunday Morning Live Television Show. The cost of flights, transfers and hotel accommodation in Belfast from 30 June-1 July 2012 were also met; approximately £500 in total. Address: BBC Northern Ireland Factual, BBC Broadcasting House, Ormeau Avenue, Belfast BT2 9HQ. Hours: 24 hrs. (Registered 3 July 2012)

25 June 2012, fee of £75 for taking part in Populus study. Address: Populus Ltd, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT. (Registered 3 July 2012)

9 July 2012, fee of £500 for taking part in BBC One’s ‘Pointless’ television programme. Address: Endemol UK, Shepherd’s Building Central, Charecroft Way, Shepherd’s Bush, London W14 0EE. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2012)

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

See my entry in Category 2.

11. Miscellaneous

I received the following benefits and hospitality at the London 2012 Olympics, all below the registrable threshold:

25 July 2012, attendance at rehearsal of the opening ceremony, followed by drinks and dinner; 29 July 2012, ticket to enter the Olympic Park, value £10; 31 July 2012, ticket for swimming event, value £295; all provided by LOCOG, One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London E14 5LN.

5 August 2012, ticket for athletics event, value £420; provided by Cartan Tours Inc, 1334 Parkview Ave Suite 200, Manhattan Beach CA 90266.

10 August 2012, ticket for hockey event, value £65; provided by British Olympic Association/NGB, 60 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NU, value £65.

(Registered 16 August 2012)

Prepared 6th September 2012