House of Commons

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

MENZIES, Mark (Fylde)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Presence Switzerland

Address of donor: Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA, Bundesgasse 32, CH-3003, Bern, Switzerland

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,263

Destination of visit: Vaduz, Zurich, Chur, Lugano and Bern, Switzerland

Date of visit: 26 May-1 June 2011

Purpose of visit: All-Party British-Swiss and British-Liechtenstein Parliamentary Groups’ visit to Switzerland and Liechtenstein. A political visit to the financial, political and business institutions of Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

(Registered 20 October 2011)

Name of donor: Sri Lankan High Commission

Address of donor: 13 Hyde Park Gardens, London, W2 2LU

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotels, transport and food to the value of £3,200

Destination of visit: Sri Lanka

Date of visit: 29 July 2012 to 6 August 2012

Purpose of visit: Delegation to Sri Lanka to see progress made with post war reconstruction and reconciliation. This involved meetings with Government Ministers and opposition MPs and the British High Commission, and visits to reconstruction works in Jaffna, Kilinochi and Trincomalee.

(Registered 3 September 2012)

Name of donor:

5) Conservative Middle East Council

6) Kurdistan Democratic Party

Address of donor:

5) 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL

6) Kurdistan Democratic Party, Salahideen, Erbil, Iraq

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,920 covering flights, transportation, accommodation and meals

Destination of visit: Iraqi Kurdistan

Date of visit: 27-30 August 2012

Purpose of visit: parliamentary fact finding delegation

(Registered 20 September 2012)

Prepared 7th December 2012