House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 19th November 2012

BIRTWISTLE, Gordon (Burnley)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Councillor, Burnley Borough Council

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £83.63 for period 1-31 December 2011. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 16 December 2011)

Received gross pay of £225 and net pay of £83.63 for period 1-31 January 2012. Hours: 10 hrs per week. (Registered 12 January 2012)

Received gross pay of £225.00 and net pay of £83.63 for the period 1-29 February 2012. Hours: 10 hrs per week. (Registered 14 February 2012)

Received gross pay of £225.00 and net pay of £83.63 for the period of 1-31 March 2012. Hours: 10 hours per week. (Registered 20 March 2012)

Received gross pay of £225.00 and net pay of £83.63 for the period of 1-30 April 2012. Hours: 10 hours per week. (Registered 30 April 2012)

Received gross pay of £225.00 and net pay of £83.83 for the period of 1-31 May 2012. Hours: 10 hours per week. (Registered 2 July 2012)

Received gross pay of £225.00 and net pay of £83.83 for the period of 1-30 June 2012. Hours: 10 hours per week. (Registered 6 July 2012)

Received gross pay of £225.00 and net pay of £83.83 for the period of 1-31 July 2012. Hours: 10 hours per week. (Registered 1 August 2012)

Received gross pay of £225.00 and net pay of £83.83 for the period of 1-31 August 2012. Hours: 10 hours per week. (Registered 1 October 2012)

Received gross pay of £225.00 and net pay of £83.83 for the period of 1-30 September 2012. Hours: 10 hours per week. (Registered 1 October 2012)

Received gross pay of £225.00 and net pay of £83.63 for the period 1-31 October 2012. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 1 November 2012)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: Total Oil and Gas UK

Address of donor : Total Holdings UK Ltd, 33 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0BW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Industry and Parliament Trust visit to Aberdeen, 26-28 October 2011; helicopter travel, hotel accommodation, meals, training and associated expenses; total £2,156.36

Date of receipt of donation: 26 October 2011

Date of acceptance of donation: 26 October 2011

Donor status: company

(Registered 21 November 2011)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Hong Kong Government

Address of donor: c/o HKETO, 6 Grafton St, London W1S 4EQ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £7,922

Destination of visit: Hong Kong

Date of visit: 12-17 February 2012

Purpose of visit: To deepen the knowledge and understanding of the political and economic development of Hong Kong since the handover and also to maintain the ties between Hong Kong and the All Party Parliamentary China Group

(Registered 20 March 2012)

9. Shareholdings

(a) P and J Engineering Supplies, of which I am an unremunerated director.

Prepared 22nd November 2012