House of Commons

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

MENZIES, Mark (Fylde)

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 3 September 2012)

Name of donor:

5) Conservative Middle East Council

6) Kurdistan Democratic Party

Address of donor:

5) 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL

6) 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: Iraqi Kurdistan

Date of visit: 27-30 August 2012

Purpose of visit: parliamentary fact finding delegation

(Registered 20 September 2012)

Name of donor: Government of the United Arab Emirates

Address of donor: PO Box 31966, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Travel and accommodation with a value of £3,500

Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates

Date of visit: 23-26 March 2013

Purpose of visit: To meet Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures together with British diplomats in order to build on the bilateral relationship and promote trade and investment ties.

(Registered 23 April 2013)

Name of donor:

1) Government of Algeria

2) International Hospitals Group

Address of donor:

1) 1-3 Riding House St, London W1W 7DR

2) 22 Station Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire SL9 8EL

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):

1) Accommodation, meals and other costs: £911

2) Flights costing £261

Destination of visit: Algeria

Date of visit: 26-29 April 2013

Purpose of visit: All-Party Parliamentary Group visit to Algeria.

(Registered 30 May 2013; updated 25 June 2013 )

Name of donor: European Azerbaijan Society

Address of donor: 2 Queen Anne’s Gate, SW1H 9AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £4,000

Destination of visit: Baku and Ganja, Azerbaijan

Date of visit: 30 May – 4 June 2013

Purpose of visit: As part of the APPG for Azerbaijan, to meet with political and parliamentary figures including the President of the Republic; local business people; representatives of international organizations and human rights groups and displaced people from the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.

(Registered 9 July 2013)

Prepared 3rd October 2013