House of Commons

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

WATSON, Tom (West Bromwich East)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments relating to the publication of a book I have co-authored, for which I have a contract with Penguin Books, 80 The Strand, London WC2R 0RL. (Registered 14 May 2012)

Received £22,385 from the Story Mining and Supply Co, LLC for a film rights option. Address of payer: 3000 Alpine Road, Suite 100, Menlo Park CA 94028. No additional hours. (Registered 24 June 2013)

Received £1,285.84 from Penguin Books for rights in the USA and Canada. No additional hours. (Registered 24 June 2013)

Received £749.19 from Penguin Books for rights in the USA and Canada. No additional hours. (Registered 5 September 2013)

Received commission of £115.01 on sales of this book via my blog and Twitter feed, for the period 5 January 2013 to 5 January 2014. No additional hours. (Registered 8 January 2014)

Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion surveys:

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 1 March 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 4 March 2013)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 4 April 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 9 April 2013)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 31 May 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 31 May 2013)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 29 August 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 17 September 2013)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 15 November 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 29 November 2013)

4. Sponsorships

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: Reprieve

Address of donor: PO Box 72054, London EC3P 3BZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Reprieve provided support for a researcher for the APPG on Drones, of which I am the Chair, between 10 January 2013 and 7 March 2013; estimated value £4,485

Date of receipt: 4 January 2013

Date of acceptance: 10 January 2013

Donor status: registered charity

(Registered 10 May 2013)

Name of donor: Persula Foundation

Address of donor: Richer House, Hankey Place, London SE1 4BB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Donation of £3,000 towards the salary of a researcher employed by the APPG on Drones to support the Group, of which I am the Chair, between 11 March 2013 and 22 April 2013.

Date of receipt: 30 January 2013

Date of acceptance: 11 March 2013

Donor status: registered charity

(Registered 10 May 2013)

Name of donor: Reprieve

Address of donor: PO Box 72054, London EC3P 3BZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Reprieve provide support for a researcher for the APPG on Drones, of which I am the Chair. Estimated value for 6 months from 22 April 2013; £12,480

Date of receipt: 17 April 2013

Date of acceptance: 22 April 2013

Donor status: registered charity

(Registered 10 May 2013)

Name of donor: Avvaaz Foundation

Address of donor: 857 Broadway, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10003

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £6,212 for flights; £1,242.50 for hotels and £621 for taxis and other expenses; £8,076 in total

Destination of visit: Australia

Date of visit: 22-29 August 2013

Purpose of visit: To promote and discuss healthy media

(Registered 30 October 2013)

11. Miscellaneous

In addition to the donations listed above, support for staff costs and other expenses incurred as Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Drones is received from registered donations made to the All-Party Parliamentary Group. (Registered 24 June 2013)

From 5 December 2013, Honorary President of the Goulash Co-operative Limited, 2 Coombe Warren, Brinklow Road, Coventry CV3 2AB (registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965), in which I hold one share. Expected commitment of 2-3 hours per month for which I receive no remuneration. (Registered 20 December 2013;updated 6 January 2014)

Prepared 28th February 2014