House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 24th June 2013

TIMMS, Stephen (East Ham)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Traidcraft plc

Address of donor: Kingsway, Gateshead NE11 0NE

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, visa and hotel bills costing £780. I was accompanied by my wife and she paid her airfare and other expenses.

Destination of visit: Bangladesh

Date of visit: 5-9 May 2012

Purpose of visit: To visit Traidcraft suppliers and charitable projects

(Registered 11 June 2012)

Name of donor: Elam Ministries

Address of donor: P O Box 75, Godalming, Surrey GU8 6YP

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Estimated at £830 for travel and accommodation

Destination of visit: Turkey

Date of visit: 15-20 August 2012

Purpose of visit: To meet Christians from Iran

(Registered 11 August 2012)

Name of donor: Tate & Lyle Sugars

Address of donor: Thames Refinery, Factory Road, Silvertown, London E16 2EW

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) £507 and (2) £200

Destination of visit: Brussels

Date of visit: (1) 28-29 March 2012 and (2) 18-19 September 2012

Purpose of visit: to discuss with MEPs and the European Commission the regulation of the European sugar market

(Registered 15 October 2012)

Name of donor: The Bible Society

Address of donor: Stonehill Green, Westlea, Swindon, SN5 7DG

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and other costs with an estimated value of £4,000

Destination of visit: Shanghai, China

Date of visit: 1 to 6 November 2012

Purpose of visit: To deliver lectures on ethics and the world financial system

(Registered 4 December 2012 )

Name of donor: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

Address of donor: 66 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3BN

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £700

Destination of visit: Berlin and Wolfsburg

Date of visit: 14-16 April 2013

Purpose of visit: to study efforts in Germany to tackle youth unemployment

(Registered 8 May 2013)

11. Miscellaneous

I received from LOCOG (One Churchill Place, Canary  Wharf, London E14 5LN)  two tickets with a total value of £550 for the Olympic athletic events on Wednesday 8 August; and two tickets (with no face value) for the technical rehearsal on Wednesday 25 July. (Registered 30 August 2012) 

I was also admitted by LOCOG to the finals of the Paralympic judo and wheelchair basketball competitions in order to present flowers to the winners.  (Registered 18 September 2012)

Prepared 27th June 2013