House of Commons

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

BLUNKETT, Rt. Hon. David (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough)

1. Remunerated directorships

HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd; publishing, broadcast and print media; advisory services for overseas trade, and cyber and internet security advice; to which is payable income from the sources listed below. I have not yet drawn down any income from this directorship.

Adviser on business development to A4e Ltd (until 31 October 2012); global public service reform. (£30,001–£35,000 per financial year) This involves some travel. (Updated 18 April 2012 and 28 September 2012)

Secure Trading Inc. (US), 108 West 13th Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, USA. This involves some travel.

Advisory post for corporate social responsibility (volunteering and education) for News International, 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1HR. Hours: one day per month.

Contract renewal, 6 month rolling contract. January 2012, £49,500. (Registered 10 January 2012)

London School of Business and Finance visiting lecturer. Address: 8-9 Holborn, London EC1N 2LL.

Second six month contract: £20,000. (Registered 17 April 2012)

Six month contract from 1 October 2012: £20,000 (Registered 28 September 2012)

28 November 2011, I received £2,000 from Sysmex Ltd, Sysmex UK Ltd, Sysmex House, Garamonde Drive, Wymbush, Milton Keynes, MK8 8DF for making a speech. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 20 December 2011)

Chair of the easyJet Special Assistance Advisory Group, established to investigate and facilitate the improvement in support for those requiring special assistance for air travel. Address: Hangar 89, London Luton Airport, LU2 9PF:

Rolling six month contract starting from April 2012. Hours: 4 hours per month. £20,000. (Registered 3 May 2012)

Rolling six month contract from 1 October 2012. Hours: 4 hours per month. Payment of £20,000. (Registered 28 September 2012)

£1,500 received on 11 May 2012 from the DRD Partnership, Adam House, 7-10 Adam Street, The Strand, London WC2N 6AA, for a seminar. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2012)

UC Group Ltd, Sundridge Park Manor, Willoughby Lane, Bromley, Kent BR1 3FZ (non-executive). This involves some travel.

Payment of £5,000 received on 1 November 2011. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 23 November 2011)

Payment of £5,000 received on 30 November 2011. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 20 December 2011)

Payment of £5,000 received on 18 January 2012. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 8 February 2012)

Payment of £5,000 received on 2 February 2012. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 16 February 2012)

Payment of £5,000 received on 9 March 2012. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2010)

Payment of £5,000 received on 31 May 2012. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 June 2012)

Payment of £10,000 received on 21 June 2012. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 5 July 2012)

Payment of £5,000 received on 5 July 2012. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 18 July 2012)

Payment of £5,000 received on 27 July 2012. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 20 August 2012)

Payment of £5,000 received on 31 August 2012. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 10 September 2012)

Payment of £5,000 received on 28 September 2012. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 9 October 2012)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments for articles published by The Yorkshire Post, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 1RF:

31 October 2011, I received a payment of £150. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 2 November 2011)

28 November 2011, I received a payment of £150. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 20 December 2011)

12 December 2011, I received a payment of £150. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 20 December 2011)

20 February 2012, I received a payment of £150. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 27 February 2012)

5 March 2012, I received a payment of £150. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2012)

23 July 2012, I received a payment of £150. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 20 August 2012)

13 August 2012, I received a payment of £150. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 August 2012)

Payments for articles written for Associated Newspapers Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:

21 November 2011, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 23 November 2011)

19 December 2011, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 10 January 2012)

23 January 2012, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 26 January 2012)

27 February 2012, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 2 March 2012)

7 March 2012, the Mail on Sunday paid £500 to charity in exchange for an article I wrote. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2012; updated 21 March 2012)

26 March 2012, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 30 March 2012)

23 April 2012, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 3 May 2012)

21 May 2012, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2012)

25 June 2012, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 5 July 2012)

23 July 2012, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 20 August 2012)

24 August 2012, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 7 September 2012)

1 October 2012, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 4 October 2012)

3 November 2011, I received £250 from the Trade Association Forum, Centre Point, 103 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1DU, for making a speech. Hours: 3 hrs. The payment was donated to charity. (Registered 23 November 2011)

22 November 2011, I received £2,000 from Shell International Petroleum Company Limited, Shell Centre, London SE1 7NA, for making a speech. Hours: 3 hrs. The payment was donated to charity. (Registered 23 November 2011)

5 January 2012 and 9 January 2012 I was interviewed by telephone by The Corporate Research Group, PSA Interviewing Denver, Inc.99 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA. Hours: 1 hr. The Corporate Research Group agreed to donate £126 to charity as payment for the interview. (Registered 2 February 2012)

10 February 2012, I received £3,825 from the National Housing Federation, Lion Court, 25 Procter Street, London WC1V 6NY, for a speech. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 16 February 2012)

22 February 2012, I received £150 for taking part in BBC’s ‘Any Questions’. Address of payer: Television Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 7RJ. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 2 March 2012)

6 March 2012, I received £4,250 from the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation, 5th Floor, Northumberland House, 303-306 High Holborn, London WC1V 7JZ, for a speech. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2012)

Articles for the Radio Times. Address: Immediate Media Co Ltd, Media Centre, 201 Wood Lane, London W12 7TQ:

15 March 2012, I received £400 for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2012)

A donation of £400 was made to charity for an article I wrote for The Radio Times. Address: Immediate Media Co Ltd, Media Centre, 201 Wood Lane, London W12 7TQ. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 22 August 2012)

10 August 2012, I received £400 for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 7 September 2012)

28 September 2012, I received £400 for an article. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 9 October 2012)

16 July 2012, I received £4,250 for giving a speech at an event hosted by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), 3 Robert Street, London WC2N 6RL. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 20 July 2012)

Payments for articles written for Building Magazine, Ludgate House, 245 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 9UY:

20 March 2012, I received £500 for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 30 March 2012)

20 March 2012, I received £500 for an article. Hours: 4.5 hrs. (Registered 30 March 2012)

10 October 2012, I received £500 for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 30 October 2012)

22 October 2012, I received £500 for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2012)

14 August 2012, I received £350 from The Times Educational Supplement, Sovereign Park, Lathkill Street, Market Harborough, Lecistershire LE16 9EF, for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 7 September 2012)

27 September 2012, I received £90 from Guardian News and Media Limited, PO Box 68164, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 4 October 2012)

25 September 2012, I received 6 bottles of wine, approximate cost of £120, for a speech I gave at Devonshire House, One Heddon Street, London W1B 4BD. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 12 October 2012)

On 6 October 2012 I gave two speeches for Cunard, Carnival House, 100 Harbour Parade, Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1ST, for which I received flights to New York and accommodation and food for two people on a one way sailing from New York to Southampton, to the approximate value of £7,000. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 9 October 2012)

18 October 2012, I received £5,000 from Security Partnership Ltd, Unit 5, Winnersh Fields, Gazelle Close, Winnersh, Reading RG41 5QS, for a speech. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 30 October 2012)

8. Land and Property

House in London, from which rental income is received.

9. Registrable shareholdings

(a) HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd.

11. Miscellaneous

My formal connection with News International is registered under Category 1 above.

Following negotiations relating to intrusion and substantial damage caused to my family (as well as myself), News International paid damages to close members of my family in July 2011.(Registered 12 December 2011)

On 29 August 2012 I attended the Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony and received hospitality to the value of £50 from Channel 4, 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX. (Registered 28 September 2012)

Prepared 22nd November 2012