House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 22nd October 2012

TIMMS, Stephen (East Ham)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

29 September 2011, received payment of £150 for speech to Christ Church , 2 Quay Road , Bridlington, East Yorkshire YO15 2AP. Hours: 8 hrs including travel. (Registered 9 February 2012)

2 December 2011, received gift of £200 in shopping tokens after speech to City Chapel, St Mark’s Centre, 218 Tollgate Road, Beckton, London E6 5YA. Hours: 2.5 hrs including travel. (Registered 9 February 2012)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Traidcraft plc

Address of donor: Kingsway, Gateshead NE11 0NE

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, visa and hotel bills costing £780. I was accompanied by my wife and she paid her airfare and other expenses.

Destination of visit: Bangladesh

Date of visit: 5-9 May 2012

Purpose of visit: To visit Traidcraft suppliers and charitable projects

(Registered 11 June 2012)

Name of donor: Elam Ministries

Address of donor: P O Box 75, Godalming, Surrey GU8 6YP

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Estimated at £830 for travel and accommodation

Destination of visit: Turkey

Date of visit: 15-20 August 2012

Purpose of visit: To meet Christians from Iran

(Registered 11 August 2012)

Name of donor: Tate & Lyle Sugars

Address of donor: Thames Refinery, Factory Road, Silvertown, London E16 2EW

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) £507 and (2) £200

Destination of visit: Brussels

Date of visit: (1) 28-29 March 2012 and (2) 18-19 September 2012

Purpose of visit: to discuss with MEPs and the European Commission the regulation of the European sugar market

(Registered 15 October 2012)

11. Miscellaneous

I received from LOCOG (One Churchill Place, Canary  Wharf, London E14 5LN)  two tickets with a total value of £550 for the Olympic athletic events on Wednesday 8 August; and two tickets (with no face value) for the technical rehearsal on Wednesday 25 July. (Registered 30 August 2012) 

I was also admitted by LOCOG to the finals of the Paralympic judo and wheelchair basketball competitions in order to present flowers to the winners.  (Registered 18 September 2012)

Prepared 26th October 2012