House of Commons

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

McCARTHY, Kerry (Bristol East)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: 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.

Address of donor: c/o Great Britain China Centre, 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,349.98; return flights to China, internal travel in China, accommodation and meals. I also received some meals and hospitality provided locally.

Destination of visit: China; Shanghai, Beijing and Chengdu

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 4 January 2012)

Name of donor: Justice for Colombia

Address of donor: 75 St John’s Street, London EC1M 4NN

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,200

Destination of visit: Colombia

Date of visit: 26 February-3 March 2012

Purpose of visit: visit organized by Parliamentary Friends of Colombia to explore the human rights situation in Colombia.

(Registered 11 April 2012)

Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary Jordan Group and the Jordanian House of Representatives

Address of donor: Al Umah Street, Amman, Jordan

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,029.45, covering travel costs, accommodation, subsistence and internal tours

Destination of visit: Jordan

Date of visit: 8-14 April 2012

Purpose of visit: All-Party Parliamentary Jordan Group delegation

(Registered 1 May 2012)

Name of donor: Falkland Islands Government

Address of donor: The Secretariat, Stanley, Falkland Islands FIQQ 1ZZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,303

Destination of visit: Falkland Islands

Date of visit: 10-16 June 2012

Purpose of visit: attendance at 30th Anniversary of Falkland Islands Liberation

(Registered 3 July 2012)

Name of donor: Oxfam GB

Address of donor: Oxfam House, John Smith Drive, Cowley, Oxford OX4 2JY

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flight, hotel, food, airport transport; total £1,304.19

Destination of visit: New York

Date of visit: 1-4 July 2012

Purpose of visit: to undertake lobby and media work at UN, as part of an Oxfam delegation, to support an Arms Trade Treaty.

(Registered 7 August 2012)

Name of donor:

1) WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals)

2) Brittany Ferries

Address of donor:

1) 222 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB

2) Plymouth Port, Millbay, Plymouth, Devon PL1 3EW

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

1) Travel and accommodation for two people; cost £650

2) Discount on travel and accommodation for two people; value £250

Destination of visit: Bay of Biscay

Date of visit: 17-19 July 2012

Purpose of visit: whale watching visit in Bay of Biscay organized by ORCA and WSPA, highlighting challenges of marine and cetacean conservation

(Registered 21 August 2012)

8. Land and Property

Part-share of house in Luton.

Prepared 6th September 2012