House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 5th November 2012

SMITH, Nick (Blaenau Gwent)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor:

7. 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.

8. Virgin Atlantic

Address of donor:

7. c/o Great Britain China Centre, 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS

8. Customer Relations, PO Box 747, Dunstable LU6 9AH

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

7. £2,654.48, return flights to China, internal travel in China, accommodation and meals. I also received some meals and hospitality provided locally.

8. £1,500, flight upgrade on outward journey

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 20 January 2012)

Prepared 7th November 2012