House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 24th February 2014

ABBOTT, Diane (Hackney North and Stoke Newington)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

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

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)

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)

Payments from MRL Public Sector Consultants, Pepple House, 8 Broad Street, Great Cambourne, Cambridge CB23 6HJ:

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. (Registered 28 June 2013)

26 November 2013, I received a fee of £1,000 for speaking at the 1st African Legislative Summit, National Assembly, Abuja, Nigeria. Hours: 8 hrs. The cost of my flights, transfers and hotel accommodation in Abuja were also met; estimated value £5,000. (Registered 3 December 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)

28 November 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 12 December 2013)

19 December 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 7 January 2014)

9 January 2014, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 13 January 2014)

30 January 2014, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 February 2014)

3 December 2013, received fee of £150 for speaking at London Street Play event at City Hall. Address of payer: London Play, Unit F3, 89-93 Fonthill Road, London N4 3JH. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 12 December 2013)

23 January 2014, received fee of £2,000 for speaking at Citywealth Power Women Lunch 2014, Address: 26 Bryanston Mews East, London W1H 2DB. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 February 2014)

30 January 2014, received fee of £1,000 for speaking at Pinsent Masons diversity event, Address: Pinsent Masons LLP, 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London EC2A 4ES.

Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 February 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Antigua Trades and Labour Union

Address of donor: 46 North St, PO Box 3, St Johns, Antigua

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with an estimated value of £5,380

Destination of visit: Antigua

Date of visit: 17 to 21 January 2014

Purpose of visit: To speak at an event marking the 75th anniversary of the Antigua Trades and Labour Union, to take part in training event for trade union officials, and to meet with elected representatives including the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition

(Registered 6 February 2014 )

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

See my entry in Category 2.

Prepared 28th February 2014