House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 10th March 2014

KWARTENG, Kwasi (Spelthorne)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Advances received for book:

September 2012, received £7,000 from Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 36 Soho Square, London W1D 3Q7. Hours: impossible to estimate time spent on this between 2008 and 2012 when the contract was signed. (Registered 18 April 2013)

Received £6,197 from Public Affairs, 250 West 57th Street, 15th Floor, NY 10107, for same book. Hours: impossible to estimate time spent on this between 2008 and 2012 when the contract was signed. (Registered 18 April 2013)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Majlis As Shura, Shura Council of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Address of donor: c/o Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 30 Charles Street, London W1J 5DZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, food, transport and accommodation; total value £5,749.19

Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia

Date of visit: 10-14 March 2013

Purpose of visit: visit organized by Conservative Middle East Council to meet with representatives of the Government in Saudi Arabia and British representatives

(Registered 22 March 2013)

Name of donor: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Address of donor: 63D Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1PH

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and meals with an approximate value of £1,000

Destination of visit: Cadenabbia, Italy

Date of visit: 3-6 October 2013

Purpose of visit: To attend an annual event with leading politicians from the UK and Germany, to discuss the financial markets and European economic affairs

(Registered 30 October 2013)

Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bahrain

Address of donor: PO Box 547, Government Avenue, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation; £3,700

Destination of visit: Manama, Bahrain

Date of visit: 6-9 December 2013

Purpose of visit: to participate in the IISS Dialogue in Manama

(Registered 18 December 2013)

Name of donor: Conservative Middle East Council (CMEC)

Address of donor: 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and costs in Egypt to value of £1,100

Destination of visit: Egypt

Date of visit: 9-13 January 2014

Purpose of visit: fact finding visit including meetings with Egyptian Government Ministers and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

(Registered 25 January 2014)

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

See my entry in Category 2.

8. Land and Property

Flat in Bayswater, London, from which rental income was received until November 2011. (Updated 11 June 2012)

Prepared 13th March 2014