House of Commons

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

KWARTENG, Kwasi (Spelthorne)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Advances received for book:

September 2012, received £7,000 from Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 36 Soho Square, London W1D 3Q7. Hours: impossible to estimate time spent on this between 2008 and 2012 when the contract was signed. (Registered 18 April 2013)

Received £6,197 from Public Affairs, 250 West 57th Street, 15th Floor, NY 10107, for same book. Hours: impossible to estimate time spent on this between 2008 and 2012 when the contract was signed. (Registered 18 April 2013)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor:

3) Conservative Middle East Council

4) Kurdistan Democratic Party

Address of donor:

3) 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL

4) Kurdistan Democratic Party, Salahideen, Erbil, Iraq

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,920 covering flights, transportation, accommodation and meals

Destination of visit: Kurdistan

Date of visit: 27-30 August 2012

Purpose of visit: invited by the Government of Kurdistan to discuss developments in Kurdistan

(Registered 6 September 2012)

Name of donor: Majlis As Shura, Shura Council of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Address of donor: c/o Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 30 Charles Street, London W1J 5DZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, food, transport and accommodation; total value £5,749.19

Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia

Date of visit: 10-14 March 2013

Purpose of visit: visit organized by Conservative Middle East Council to meet with representatives of the Government in Saudi Arabia and British representatives

(Registered 22 March 2013)

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

See my entry in Category 2.

8. Land and Property

Flat in Bayswater, London, from which rental income was received until November 2011. (Updated 11 June 2012)

Prepared 3rd October 2013