House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 3rd February 2014

LUCAS, Ian (Wrexham)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: (1) The Government of Algeria; (2) International Hospitals Group

Address of donors:  (1) c/o Embassy of Algeria, 1 - 3 Riding House Street, London W1W 7DR; (2) Penn House, 22 Station Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire SL9 8EL

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) Food, accommodation and transport with a value of £650; (2) flights costing £261

Destination of visit: Algiers, Algeria

Date of visit: 26-29 April 2013

Purpose of visit: Visit by All-Party Parliamentary Group for Algeria

(Registered 6 June 2013)

Name of donor: Embassy of the State of Qatar

Address of donor: 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, other travel and hotel costs

with an estimated value of £6,300

Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar

Date of visit: 19-21 May 2013

Purpose of visit: to attend and address the 2013 Doha Forum

(Registered 24 June 2013)

Name of donor: Christian Aid

Address of donor: 35 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RT

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation etc with a value of £1,055

Destination of visit: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Date of visit: 24-29 May 2013

Purpose of visit: to examine the implementation of conflict resolution processes for eastern DRC and key reforms relating to long-term stabilisation objectives for the DRC.

(Registered 25 June 2013)

Name of donor: Kurdistan Regional Government, UK Representation

Address of donor: 4th Floor, 23 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6LB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation etc for myself and my researcher, with a total value of £4,000

Destination of visit: Kurdistan region in Iraq

Date of visit: 7-12 June 2013

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding trip to the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, to meet senior officials, civic groups, genocide survivors and relatives and to visit the Syrian refugee camp at Domiz, in my capacity Shadow Middle East Minister.

(Registered 2 July 2013)

Name of donor: UAE Government

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

Amount of donation: £3,500

Destination of visit: Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Date of visit: 16-19 November 2013

Purpose of visit: As Shadow Middle East Minister, to meet with UAE Government ministers, Members of the Federal National Council, Emirates Association for Human Rights, and senior business figures, together with UK Diplomats (Registered 25 November 2013)

11. Miscellaneous

Solicitor (non-practising). (Registered 6 November 2009)

Prepared 10th February 2014