House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 4th February 2013

WATSON, Tom (West Bromwich East)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

I have attended the following events in respect of the publication of a book I have co-authored, for which I have a contract with Penguin Books, 80 The Strand, London WC2R 0RL. (Registered 14 May 2012)

13 May 2012, I spoke on a panel and signed books at the Writing on the Wall Festival, Liverpool. Address: The Kuumba Imani Millennium Centre, 4 Princes Road, Liverpool, L8 1TH . Travel and accommodation for one night were met by the organisers; cost £180. Hours: 17 hrs including travel. (Registered 14 May 2012)

Received £10,812 in royalties from Allen Lane Publishers (Penguin Books, 80 The Strand, London WC2 0RL) in respect of a book which I co-authored. Hours: 175 hrs. (Registered 22 October 2012)

Received commission of £310.16 on sales of this book via my blog and Twitter feed, for the period 1 January 2012 to 6 December 2012. No additional hours. (Registered 7 December 2012)

Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion surveys:

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 17 July 2012. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 20 July 2012)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 23 August 2012. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 7 September 2012)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 7 December 2012. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party.(Registered 7 December 2012)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 10 January 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 11 January 2013)

Prepared 11th February 2013