House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 29th July 2013

DARLING, Rt. Hon. Alistair (Edinburgh South West)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Contract with Atlantic Books, Ormond House, 26/27 Boswell street, London WC1N 3JW for publication of book. (Registered 25 March 2011)

All fees listed below between 1 May 2011 and 28 May 2013 include VAT. (Registered 24 June 2013)

Fees for speeches paid by JLA Associates, 80 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7NW:

19 July 2012, I received a payment of £12,240 for speaking at an event organised by Emap/Retail Week in London. Hours: approx 3 hrs. (Registered 24 July 2012)

6 September 2012, I received a fee of £10,200 for speaking at a conference organised by Aberdeen Asset Management. Hours: approx 3 hours, plus travelling time. (Registered 18 September 2012)

27 September 2012, I received a fee of £12,240 in respect of speaking at a conference organised by Apollo Management International LLP. Hours: approx 2 hours, including travel time. (Registered 11 October 2012)

19 November 2012, I received a fee of £12,240 for speaking at an event organised by British Property Federation, in London. Hours: approx 4 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2012)

11 December 2012, I received a payment of £12,240 in respect of a fee for speaking at an event organised by Slaughter & May LLP, London. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 December 2012)

11 December 2012, I received a payment of £12,240 in respect of a fee for speaking at an event organised by Scor Insurance, London. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 December 2012)

25 January 2013, I received a fee of £12,999 which included £249.60 in respect of travel costs for speaking at a seminar organised by Pru Health. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 8 February 2013)

22 March 2013, I received a fee of £12,240 in respect of speaking at an event organised by BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd, in Hampshire. Hours: approx. 6 hrs, including travel time. (Registered 28 March 2013)

22 March 2013, I received a fee of £12,240 in respect of speaking at an event organised by the Automotive Fellowship International Ltd, in Buckinghamshire. Hours: approx. 6 hrs, including travel time. (Registered 28 March 2013)

28 March 2013, I received a fee of £10,200 in respect of speaking at an event organised by Credit Agricole Group, in London. Hours: approx. 4 hrs, including travel time. (Registered 28 March 2013)

28 May 2013, I received a fee of £15,300 for speaking at a conference organised by JP Morgan Chase & Co in London. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2013)

28 May 2013, I received a fee of £15,300 for speaking at a conference organised by Global Absolute Return Congress in London. Hours: approx. 5 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2013)

13 June 2013, I received a fee of £10,200 in respect of speaking at a conference organised by Price Waterhouse Cooper LLP, accountants.  They paid for overnight accommodation at a cost of £210.  Hours: approx . 18 hrs including travelling and overnight stay.   (Registered 24 June 2013) 

1 July 2013, I received a fee of £8,500 for addressing a conference organised by Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, London. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 12 July 2013)

1 July 2013, I received a fee of £12,750 for speaking at a conference organised by Incisive Financial Publishing Ltd in Monaco. Travelling costs of £1,234 and overnight accommodation costing £278 were met by Incisive Financial Publishing Ltd, Haymarket House, 28/29 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4RX. Hours: approx. 26 hrs including travelling and overnight accommodation. (Registered 12 July 2013)

12 July 2013, I received a payment of £8,500 for speaking at an event organised by Jefferies Bauch in London. Hours: approx. 3 hrs. (Registered 19 July 2013)

Payments from MGN Ltd, 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AP:

5 September 2012, I received a payment of £600 in respect of an article published by the Daily Mirror. Hours: approx 2 hrs. (Registered 18 September 2012)

Payments from Guardian Newspapers, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GO, for writing articles for the Guardian newspaper:

8 December 2012, I received a payment of £342 Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 December 2012)

28 March 2013, I received a payment of £342. Hours: approx 2 hrs. (Registered 28 March 2013)

22 May 2013, I received a fee of £600 for an article in The Times newspaper. Address of payer: The Times, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1TT. Hours: approx 3 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2013)

11. Miscellaneous

Unremunerated Director and Chairman of BetterTogether 2012 Ltd (from 1 June 2012). (Registered 21 June 2012)

Prepared 1st August 2013