House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 27th August 2013

PAISLEY, Ian (North Antrim)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payment of £100 received on 26 November 2012 from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for participation in a survey. (Registered 3 December 2012)

Payment of £600 from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for 9 opinion surveys. Hours: 10 mins each; 1.5 hrs in total. (Registered 18 April 2013)

Payments from News International, 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1HR, for columns for the Sun:

Received £300 on 29 March 2013. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 9 May 2013)

Received £300 on 7 May 2013. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 13 May 2013)

Received £380 on 24 June 2013. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 June 2013)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: MIVAN Ltd (Co Antrim Construction Company)

Address of donor: Newpark, Greystone Road, Antrim BT41 2QI

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel and hotel costs with a total value of £2,500

Destination of visit: Sri Lanka

Date of visit: 23 to 25 June 2012

Purpose of visit: Trade mission to discuss business development with government of Sri Lanka and MIVAN representatives.

(Registered 21 August 2012)

Name of donor: Government of Sri Lanka

Address of donor: Foreign Relations, Government House, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel and hotel costs with a total value of £3,200

Destination of visit: Sri Lanka

Date of visit: 30 July to 6 August 2012

Purpose of visit: Visit to Sri Lanka as part of a cross party Parliamentary delegation, to examine investment, rehabilitation, resettlement and restoration activities following the war.

(Registered 21 August 2012)

Name of donor:  Government of Gibraltar

Address of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar, 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Amount of donation (or, if donation in kind, description and estimate of the probable value): Flights with a value of £1,633 and hotel costs with a value of £356; total £1,989.01

Destination of visit:  Gibraltar

Date of visit: 7-11 September 2012

Purpose of visit: Visit as part of a Parliamentary Delegation, to attend the celebration of Gibraltar Day as part of All Party Parliamentary Group

(Registered 1 November 2012)

Name of donor: Family Life

Address of donor: 50 Bedford St, Belfast BT2 7FW

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation with a total  value of £3,000 approx

Destination of visit: New York

Date of visit: 14-16 March 2013

Purpose of visit: to meet with representatives of US Senate and House of Representatives as well as other experts, and to share expertise around maternal care and a variety of issues concerning unborn human life and the welfare of pregnant women.
(Registered 11 April 2013)

Name of donor: High Commission of Maldives

Address of donor: 22 Nottingham Place, London WIU 5NJ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and hotel accommodation with a value of £2,400

Destination of visit: Maldives

Date of visit: 29-31 May 2013

Purpose of visit: To meet President and Vice President of the Maldives to discuss human rights; to meet local MPs to discuss presidential election and electoral reform

(Registered 6 June 2013)

9. Shareholdings

I have a 25% shareholding and am one of four unremunerated directors of QUBRIC Ltd, a private company limited by shares, whose purpose is to promote and share the experience of peace-building in Northern Ireland and conflict resolution. (Registered 21 August 2012)

Prepared 28th August 2013