House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 25th February 2013

BYRNE, Liam (Birmingham, Hodge Hill)

4. Sponsorships

(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:

Name of donor: Hodge Hill CLP

Address of donor: c/o 35a Coleshill Road, Birmingham B36 8DT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,399 raised at a fundraising event for the benefit of Hodge Hill CLP. The total included no registrable donations.

Donor status: unincorporated association.

(Registered 20 July 2012 )

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: Department of Culture, Media and Sport

Address of donor : 204 Cockspur St, London SW1Y 5DH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: 2 tickets to the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympics Games on 29 August 2012; value £1,000, plus hospitality at official reception before the event

Date of receipt of donation: 17 August 2012

Date of acceptance of donation: 21 August 2012

Donor status: Government Department

(Registered 20 September 2012)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Great Britain China Centre

Address of donor: 5 Belgrave Square, London SW1 8PS

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £5,298

Destination of visit: Beijing, China

Date of visit: 11-16 March 2012

Purpose of visit: To attend Wilton Park seminar in Beijing

(Registered 20 July 2012)

Name of donor: Swedish Social Democratic Party/Socialdemokraterna

Address of donor: SE-105 60, Stockholm, Sweden

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights costing £795.18, hotel accommodation costing £232.97 and £80 (estimated) for food, total approx £1,108.15

Destination of visit: Stockholm, Sweden

Date of visit: 16-17 September 2012

Purpose of visit: to attend a political conference

(Registered 9 October 2012 )

Name of donor: (1) Labour Friends of Israel; (2) Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Address of donor: (1) BM LFI, London W1N 3XX; (2) 9 Yitzhak Rabin Boulevard, Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem 91035, Israel

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights and other costs with a total value of £2,160; (2) transportation within Israel with a value of £90. Some hospitality also provided by the Portland Trust.

Destination of visit: The Palestinian territories and Israel

Date of visit: 7-11 October 2012

Purpose of visit: Hi tech industry fact-finding visit. (Registered 31 October 2012)

Name of donor:

1) UK-China Forum (UKCF) Ltd, with sponsorship support from BP, Barclays and Rolls Royce.

2) International Department of Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (IDCPC)

Address of donor:

1) UKCF, 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS

2) IDCPC, 4 Fuxing Lu, Beijing 100860, China

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

1) Business class flights paid by UKCF; cost £2,907

2) Hotel and food paid by IDCPC; cost £376

Destination of visit: Beijing, China

Date of visit: 12-18 January 2013

Purpose of visit: to attend a fact finding visit in Beijing.

(Registered 11 February 2013)

Prepared 1st March 2013