House of Commons

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

BLUNKETT, Rt Hon David (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough)

1. Remunerated directorships

HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd; publishing, broadcast and print media; advisory services for overseas trade, and cyber and internet security advice; to which is payable income from the sources listed below. I have not yet drawn down any income from this directorship.

Secure Trading Inc. (US), 108 West 13th Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, USA. This involves some travel. (Ended November 2012). (Updated 8 October 2013)

Advisory post for corporate social responsibility (volunteering and education) for News International, 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1HR. Hours: one day per month. Concluded 30 June 2013.(Updated 15 August 2013)

Contract renewal, 6 month rolling contract, July 2012, £49,500. (Registered 15 January 2013)

Contract renewal, 6 month rolling contract, January 2013, £49,500. (Registered 15 January 2013)

London School of Business and Finance visiting lecturer. Address: 8-9 Holborn, London EC1N 2LL.

Six month contract from 1 April 2013: £20,000 (Registered 1 May 2013)

Chair of the easyJet Special Assistance Advisory Group, established to investigate and facilitate the improvement in support for those requiring special assistance for air travel. Address: Hangar 89, London Luton Airport, LU2 9PF:

Rolling six month contract from 1 April 2013. Hours: 4 hours per month. Payment of £20,000. (Registered 8 April 2013)

UC Group Ltd, Sundridge Park Manor, Willoughby Lane, Bromley, Kent BR1 3FZ (non-executive). This involves some travel.

Payment of £5,000 received on 31 January 2013. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 14 February 2013)

Payment of £5,000 received on 28 February 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 15 March 2013)

Payment of £10,000 received on 10 July 2013. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 30 July 2013)

Payment of £5,000 received on 25 November 2013. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 9 December 2013)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments for articles published by The Yorkshire Post, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 1RF:

4 February 2013, I received a payment of £300 for two articles. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 14 February 2013)

2 April 2013, I received a payment of £180 for articles written. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 17 April 2013)

8 April 2013, I received a payment of £150 for an article. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 30 April 2013)

29 April 2013, I received a payment of £300 for two articles. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 17 May 2013)

28 May 2013, I received a payment of £150 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2013)

30 July 2013, I received a payment of £150 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 12 August 2013)

Payments for articles written for Associated Newspapers Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:

25 March 2013, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2013)

25 March 2013, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 5 April 2013)

25 March 2013, I received £3,000 for articles. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 10 April 2013)

25 March 2013, I received £2,000 for articles. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 17 April 2013)

22 April 2013, I received £2,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 30 April 2013)

30 May 2013, I received £2,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 19 June 2013)

24 June 2013, I received £2,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 27 June 2013)

22 July 2013, I received £2,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 2 August 2013)

15 July 2013, I received £750 for article in Mail on Sunday. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 12 August 2013)

27 August 2013, I received £2,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 3 September 2013)

18 November 2013, I received £1,000 for article in Mail on Sunday. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 November 2013)

Articles for the Radio Times. Address: Immediate Media Co Ltd, Media Centre, 201 Wood Lane, London W12 7TQ:

22 May 2013, I received £400 for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2013)

Payments for articles written for Building Magazine, Ludgate House, 245 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 9UY:

22 March 2013, I received £500 for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 5 April 2013)

28 January 2013, I received £4,250 from Civica PLC, 2 Burston Road, London SW15 6AR, for taking part in a panel debate. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 14 February 2013)

15 February 2013, I received £250 from the University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ, for a lecture. Hours: 11 hrs. (Registered 22 February 2013)

19 March 2013, I received £5,525 from Pearson PLC, Ludgate House, 245 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 9UY, for speaking at two conferences organised by Pearson PLC. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 5 April 2013)

22 March 2013, I received £500 from Building Magazine (Ludgate House, 245 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 9UY) for an article I wrote. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 10 April 2013)

25 March 2013, I received £2,000 from Roy Newey Growth Partnership (28 School Lane, Hartford, Cheshire CW8 1PE) for a speech. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 10 April 2013)

26 March 2013, I received £2,677 from Liverpool Mutual Homes, Commutation Plaza, Commutation Row, Liverpool L3 8QF for a speech I gave. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 17 April 2013)

22 March 2013, I received £500 from Building Magazine , Ludgate House, 245 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 9UY, for an article I wrote. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 17 April 2013)

23 April 2013, I received £400 from The Sunday Times, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1RL, for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 30 April 2013)

23 April 2013, I received £3,400 for taking part in a seminar organised by Queen Ethelburg’s College, Thorpe Underwood Hall, Thorpe Green Lane, York YO26 9SS. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 17 May 2013)

4 June 2013, I received £400 from The Sunday Times, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1RL, for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 19 June 2013)

25 June 2013, I received £4,000 from DST Global Solutions, D S T House, St Mark's Hill, Surbiton, Surrey KT6 4QD, for a speech. Hours: 3 hrs (Registered 27 June 2013)

Member of the Oracle Capital Advisory Board, Oracle House, 8-12 Welbeck Way, London W1G 9YL. Four meetings annually plus charitable fundraising events:

Introductory payment of £20,000, donated to charity. 0 hours. (Registered 4 July 2013)

11 July 2013, I received £2,500. Hours: 0 hrs. (Registered 8 August 2013)

7 August 2013, I received £2,500. Hours: 0 hrs. (Registered 3 September 2013)

10 October 2013, I received £2,500. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 18 October 2013)

6 November 2013, I received £2,500. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 29 November 2013)

12 December 2013, I received £2,500. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 7 January 2014)

8 January 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 4.5 hrs. (Registered 21 January 2014)

2 September 2013, I spoke at a conference at the Sir Stanley Matthews Academy, Beaconsfield Drive, Blurton, Stoke on Trent, ST3 3JD, for which they agreed to donate £3,000 to charity. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 3 October 2013)

21 October 2013, I received £1,700 from the ACCA (ACCA UK, 29 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3EE) for speaking at a UK Local Government summit. The sum has been donated to two charities in my constituency. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2013)

21 October 2013, I received £3,400 from Ernst and Young (1 More London Place , London SE1 2AF) for speaking at the Yorkshire Financial Director Awards. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2013)

4 November 2013, I received £8,500 from Zurich (Zurich London, 3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, London EC3R 7DD) for speaking to a conference about risk. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2013)

11 November 2013, I received £8,500 from the Young Presidents’ Organisation, Lagos (Young Presidents’ Organisation, 600 East Las Colinas Boulevard, Suite 1000 Irving, Texas 75039, USA) for speaking at their event in Lagos, Nigeria. The YPO also met travel and accommodation costs for myself and one staff member, to the approximate value of £8,870. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 9 December 2013)

9 December 2013, I took part in a conference for Tablets for Schools (Tablets for Schools, 1 Portal Way, London W3 6RS) for which they have agreed to pay £1,000 to charity. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 9 December 2013)

5 December 2013, I received £300 from The Guardian (Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU) for writing a comment piece. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 January 2014)

7 January 2014, I received 33,400 from the NCFE (Q6, Quorum Business Park, Benton Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8BT) for speaking at their conference. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 21 January 2014)

9. Registrable shareholdings

(a) HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd.

11. Miscellaneous

Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield, 17 Mappin Street, Sheffield S1 4DT. I am reimbursed for travel and accommodation  expenses.

(Registered 2 December 2013)

Prepared 28th February 2014