House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 8th July 2013

WHARTON, James (Stockton South)

4. Sponsorships

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: Sir John Hall

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 20 December 2012

Date of acceptance: 20 December 2012

Donor status: individual

(Registered 3 January 2013)

Name of donor: Mr Alex Howard

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 13 May 2013

Date of acceptance: 13 May 2013

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 May 2013)

Name of donor: Britt Shaw

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 24 May 2013

Date of acceptance: 24 May 2013

Donor status: individual

(Registered 4 June 2013)

Name of donor: Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd

Address of donor: 16 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1F 0AF

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): sponsorship of dinner: £2,000

Date of receipt: 24 June 2013

Date of acceptance: 24 June 2013

Donor status: company, registration no 05598549

(Registered 26 June 2013)

6. Overseas visits

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 5 September 2012)

Prepared 11th July 2013