House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 22nd April 2013

GALLOWAY, George (Bradford West)

1. Directorships

Molucca Media Ltd, journalism and broadcasting. Address: 30 Ambleside Avenue, London SW16 1QP. Not yet trading. (Registered 26 April 2012)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments from Al-Mayadeen TV, Beirut, for presenting two television programmes per month. Address: Jnah, Embassy Street, Ruby Bldg, Beirut 00961 1856080/90:

Received £6,000 gross and two flight tickets with an estimated value of £1,500 for pre-recording two television programmes on 8 June 2012. Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 20 June 2012)

July 2012, received £6,000 gross and one return flight from London to Beirut; value £600. (Registered 2 August 2012)

Received £6,000 gross and one return flight to Beirut, out 7 September and return 11 September 2012; value £600, to record two television programmes. (Registered 19 September 2012)

Received £3,000 for television programme made in Venezuela; also flights from London to Caracas on 28 September 2012 and subsequently from Caracas to Moscow; estimated value £1,000, and hotel accommodation for ten days in Caracas; value £1,600. (Registered 16 November 2012)

Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut; value £1,200, to record two television programmes. Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 16 November 2012)

Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut; value £1,200, to record two television programmes. Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 29 January 2013)

Received £6,000 and return flights London to Beirut (value just under £800 each way) between 4 and 6 March 2013 to record two television programmes. Hours: 3 hrs plus travel. (Registered 13 March 2013)

Received payment of £5,000 from the Eurasian Media Forum, EAMF Organizing Committee, 13 Republic Plaza, Office 504 Almaty, 050013, Kazakhstan, in respect of two speeches to the Forum in Astana, Kazakhstan, in October 2012. (See category 6 below.) (Registered 14 January 2013)

3. Clients

Of Molucca Media Ltd:

Mirror Group Newspapers, for whom I wrote a weekly column from 2 April 2012 until 20 August 2012. Address: MGN Limited, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AP. (Registered 26 April 2012)

Payment of £500. Hours: 20 mins.

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Payment of £500. Hours: 20 mins.

Payment of £500. Hours: 20 mins.

Payment of £500. Hours: 20 mins.

(Registered 18 January 2013)

Press TV, for whom I present two weekly television programmes. Currently unpaid. Address: Westgate House, Hanger Lane, London W5 1YY. (Registered 26 April 2012)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Eurasian Media Forum

Address of donor: EAMF Organizing Committee, 13 Republic Plaza, Office 504 Almaty, 050013, Kazakhstan

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights from Moscow to Astana, Kazakhstan. and Astana to London, and two nights hotel accommodation in Astana; value £3,281.35

Destination of visit: Astana, Kazakhstan

Date of visit: 8-10 October 2012

Purpose of visit: to make a speech at the Eurasian Media Forum

(Registered 12 December 2012)

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

See my entry under Category 2 above.

8. Land and Property

Holiday home in Portugal. (Registered 26 April 2012)

9. Shareholdings

(a) Molucca Media. (Registered 26 April 2012)

11. Miscellaneous

From time to time, I solicit donations for the following charities: Interpal (humanitarian aid to Palestine); Viva Palestina (humanitarian aid convoys to Gaza strip), Medical Aid for Palestine and Shelter. (Registered 2 May 2012)

I present a weekly radio show for WBAI, a New York radio station; unpaid. (Registered 21 August 2012)

Prepared 26th April 2013