House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 14th October 2013

WATSON, Tom (West Bromwich East)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments relating to the publication of a book I have co-authored, for which I have a contract with Penguin Books, 80 The Strand, London WC2R 0RL. (Registered 14 May 2012)

Received £10,812 in royalties from Allen Lane Publishers (Penguin Books, 80 The Strand, London WC2 0RL) in respect of a book which I co-authored. Hours: 175 hrs. (Registered 22 October 2012)

Received commission of £310.16 on sales of this book via my blog and Twitter feed, for the period 1 January 2012 to 6 December 2012. No additional hours. (Registered 7 December 2012)

Received £22,385 from the Story Mining and Supply Co, LLC for a film rights option. Address of payer: 3000 Alpine Road, Suite 100, Menlo Park CA 94028. No additional hours. (Registered 24 June 2013)

Received £1,285.84 from Penguin Books for rights in the USA and Canada. No additional hours. (Registered 24 June 2013)

Received £749.19 from Penguin Books for rights in the USA and Canada. No additional hours. (Registered 5 September 2013)

Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion surveys:

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 7 December 2012. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party.(Registered 7 December 2012)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 10 January 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 11 January 2013)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 1 March 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 4 March 2013)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 4 April 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 9 April 2013)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 31 May 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 31 May 2013)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 29 August 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 17 September 2013)

4. Sponsorships

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: Reprieve

Address of donor: PO Box 72054, London EC3P 3BZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Reprieve provided support for a researcher for the APPG on Drones, of which I am the Chair, between 10 January 2013 and 7 March 2013; estimated value £4,485

Date of receipt: 4 January 2013

Date of acceptance: 10 January 2013

Donor status: registered charity

(Registered 10 May 2013)

Name of donor: Persula Foundation

Address of donor: Richer House, Hankey Place, London SE1 4BB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Donation of £3,000 towards the salary of a researcher employed by the APPG on Drones to support the Group, of which I am the Chair, between 11 March 2013 and 22 April 2013.

Date of receipt: 30 January 2013

Date of acceptance: 11 March 2013

Donor status: registered charity

(Registered 10 May 2013)

Name of donor: Reprieve

Address of donor: PO Box 72054, London EC3P 3BZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Reprieve provide support for a researcher for the APPG on Drones, of which I am the Chair. Estimated value for 6 months from 22 April 2013; £12,480

Date of receipt: 17 April 2013

Date of acceptance: 22 April 2013

Donor status: registered charity

(Registered 10 May 2013)

11. Miscellaneous

In addition to the donations listed above, support for staff costs and other expenses incurred as Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Drones is received from registered donations made to the All-Party Parliamentary Group. (Registered 24 June 2013)

Prepared 11th November 2013