House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 11th November 2013

ABBOTT, Diane (Hackney North and Stoke Newington)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Articles written for The Guardian. Address: Guardian News & Media, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU.

Payments from Places for People Individual Support, 4 the Pavilions, Portway, Preston PR2 2YB:

7 November 2012, payment of £1,500 as first part of fee for speaking at ‘Places for People’ Annual Conference. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 19 November 2012)

18 February 2013, payment of £1,500 as second part of fee for speaking at ‘Places for People’ Annual Conference. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 18 February 2013)

12 November 2012, fee of £200 for speaking at Understanding Modern Government public policy conference. Address of payer: GovNet Communications, St James Building, Oxford St, Manchester M1 6PP. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 5 December 2012)

18 December 2012, fee of £300 for speaking at National Obesity Forum Annual Conference in London on 28 November 2012. Address of payer: SB Communications Group, 1.03 Enterprise House, 1-2 Hatfields, London SE1 9PG. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 December 2012)

January 2013, fee of £600 for taking part in BBC Two University Challenge TV programme. Address of payer: Granada ITV Studios, 4th Floor, Manchester M60 9EA. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 4 February 2013)

18 May 2013, fee of £1,000 as VIP guest speaker at Manchester Metropolitan University Education Conference. Address of payer: Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6 BH. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 21 May 2013)

5 June 2013, fee of £500 as guest on 10 O’Clock Live Series 3. Address of payer: Endemol UK, Shepherds Building Central, Charecroft Way, London W14 OEE. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 5 June 2013)

17 June 2013, I received a fee of £1,000 for speaking at a conference entitled "Emerging Democracies in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities" organized by the Nigerian National Institute for Legislative Studies. Hours: 8 hrs. The cost of my flights, transfers and hotel accommodation in Abuja from 15-18 June 2013 were also met; estimated value £1,500. Address of payer: MRL Public Sector Consultants, Pepple House, 8 Broad Street, Great Cambourne, Cambridge CB23 6HJ. (Registered 28 June 2013)

23 July 2013, I received a fee of £5,000 for appearing as a contestant on ITV’s ‘The Chase Celebrity – Series 3’ television programme. Address of payer: ITV Studios Ltd, London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9Lt. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 23 July 2013)

Fees received for co-presenting BBC’s ‘This Week’ TV programme. Address: BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 7RJ: (Registered 4 November 2013)

24 October 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 November 2013)

31 October 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 November 2013)

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

See my entry in Category 2.

Prepared 14th November 2013