House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 30th September 2013

ALEXANDER, Douglas (Paisley and Renfrewshire South)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: Editorial Intelligence

Address of donor : South Wing, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality, travel and accommodation at a conference in Suffolk at which I spoke, estimated value £1,200

Date of receipt of donation:17-18 March 2013

Date of acceptance of donation: 17-18 March 2013

Donor status: company, registration no 04763083

(Registered 10 April 2013)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: British-Turkish Tatlidil

Address of donor: Green Man House, Cowlinge, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 9QA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £450 (percentage of cost of return flights from London to Istanbul), plus estimated £252 for 2 nights’ accommodation in Istanbul; total £702 approx

Destination of visit: Istanbul, Turkey

Date of visit: 12-14 September 2012

Purpose of visit: to participate in meetings relevant to my position as shadow foreign secretary

(Registered 20 November 2012 )

Name of donor: (1) Save the Children; (2) Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs

Address of donor: (1) 1 St John’s Lane, London EC1M 4AR; (2) Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amman, Jordan

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) £603.92 (percentage of travel from Istanbul to Amman, and accommodation in Amman); (2) approx £250 (internal travel in Jordan by private car, based on equivalent car rental prices in the region)

Destination of visit: Amman, Jordan

Date of visit: 14-16 September 2012

Purpose of visit: to participate in meetings relevant to my position as shadow foreign secretary and to visit the Za’atri refugee camp

(Registered 20 November 2012)

Name of donor: The Institute of Politics, Harvard University

Address of donor: 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Return flights and accommodation with a total value of £1,029

Destination of visit: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of visit: 22-28 October 2012

Purpose of visit: to be guest lecturer at the Harvard Empowerment conference and to participate in meetings with academics as relevant to my shadow Cabinet position.

(Registered 7 December 2012)

Name of donor: Harvard Kennedy School

Address of donor: John F Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights with an estimated value of £1,400 and hotel costs estimated at £1,000, and a dinner hosted in my honour

Destination of visit: Harvard Kennedy School, Boston, MA

Date of visit: 24-28 March 2013

Purpose of visit: Making a speech at Harvard on the UK’s relationship with the EU and visiting the Kennedy School in my role as a visiting fellow.

(Registered 11 April 2013)

Name of donor: People’s Government of Suzhou

Address of donor: No. 5 Building, 998 Sanxiang Rd, Jinchang, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, 215004

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation, dinners, airport airport transfers for me and a member of my staff; estimated value £800. (Flights paid from non-registrable source.)

Destination of visit: Suzhou, China

Date of visit: 22-24 April 2013

Purpose of visit: to take part in the 4th China-Europe High-Level Political Parties Forum.

(Registered 22 May 2013)

Name of donor: Government of Australia

Address of donor: Australia High commission, Strand, London WC2B 4LA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and internal travel with an approx value of £7,000

Destination of visit: Sydney and Canberra, Australia

Date of visit: 23-30 June 2013

Purpose of visit: At the invitation of the Australian Government to discuss UK-Australian relations

(Registered 15 July 2013)

Prepared 3rd October 2013