House of Commons

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

MURPHY, Jim (East Renfrewshire)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments from Comres, 4 Millbank London SW1P 3SE, for completing opinion surveys:

£75 for completing a survey in January 2012. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 March 2013)

£75 for completing a survey in November 2012. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 March 2013)

£75 for completing a survey. Fee donated to charity. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 25 March 2013)

Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for opinion surveys:

£150 for completing a survey in July 2012. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to Eastwood Labour Party. (Registered 28 March 2013)

£150 for completing an opinion survey. Hours: 1 hr (Registered 14 June 2013)

4. Sponsorships

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: Fundraising dinner organised by the office of the Shadow Defence Secretary

Address of donor: 1 Spiersbridge Way, Thornliebank, Glasgow, G46 8NG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,396.05 raised at a fundraising dinner held on 10 July 2013 in London to support my work as Shadow Defence Secretary. No individual registrable donations were received.

Date of receipt:10 July 2013

Date of acceptance: 31 July 2013

Donor status: n/a

(Registered 6 August 2013)  

Name of donor: Alan Sharr

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 received through the Labour Party to support the Shadow Secretary of State’s office.

Date of receipt: 25 October 2013

Date of acceptance: 25 October 2013

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 November 2013)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: International Institute of Counter Terrorism

Address of donor: P O Box 167, Herzliya 46150, Israel

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and some meals, with an estimated value of £1,570

Destination of visit: Herzliya,  Israel

Date of visit: 10 to 13 September 2012

Purpose of visit: To visit and deliver a keynote speech at the Herzliya, 12th Annual World Summit on Counter-Terrorism Conference. (Registered 4 October 2012; updated 5 June 2013)

Name of donor: Falcon Communications

Address of donor: Suite 26, Basepoint Business Centre, 1 Winnall Valley Rd, Winchester, Hants SO23 0LD

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): International economy flights to USA, internal flights within the USA, and hotel accommodation with a total estimated value of £2,152

Destination of visit: Norfolk, Virginia

Date of visit: 30 October 2012–2 November 2012

Purpose of visit: To visit and deliver a keynote speech at the CBRNeWorld 2012 conference

(Registered 21 November 2012)

Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel

Address of donor: BM LFI, London W1N 3XX

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Benefits with a total value of £3,600, including flights and other transport with a total value of £1,220,  and accommodation, food and drink with a value of £2,380. Some hospitality was also provided by the Israeli Government, Palestinian Authority, the British Embassy and the IDC Herzliya.

Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian territories

Date of visit: 29 September – 4 October 2013

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit, for myself and a staff member, to Israel and the Palestinian territories with defence and security focus. (Registered 25 October 2013)

8. Land and Property

Flat in London, from which rental income is received.

Prepared 14th November 2013