House of Commons

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

HODGSON, Sharon (Washington and Sunderland West)

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: CARE (Christian Action Research and Education)

Address of donor: 53 Romney Street, London SW1P 3RF.

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Four days a week voluntary service from October 2011 to July 2012 provided by a Volunteer Intern who is self-funding except for the receipt of a bursary of £5,500 as a member of the educational Leadership Programme at the Christian Charity CARE.

Date of receipt of donation: 3 October 2011

Date of acceptance of donation: 3 October 2011

Donor status: charity

(Registered 21 December 2011)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: UK China Culture Association

Address of donor: D8,25 Indescon Square, Millharbour,London,E14 9DG

Amount of donation: flights, accommodation, internal travel and hospitality in China , with a probable value in the region of £3,000

Destination of visit: China

Date of visit: 11-20 September 2011

Purpose of visit: to build relationships with schools, Universities and local government in key Chinese cities with a view to twinning.

(Registered 17 October 2011)

Name of donor: Hong Kong Government

Address of donor: c/o Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, 6 Grafton Street, London W1S 4EQ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, internal travel and hospitality in Hong Kong, with a probable value in the region of £8,000

Destination of visit: Hong Kong

Date of visit: 12-17 February 2012

Purpose of visit: with delegation of All-Party Parliamentary China Group visit to Hong Kong to learn more about trade opportunities.

(Registered 19 March 2012)

Prepared 6th September 2012