House of Commons

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

STEWART, Rory (Penrith and The Border)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments from Aitken Alexander Associates; literary agent, 18-21 Cavaye Place, London SW10 9PT

14 October 2013, £727.25 for royalty payments. Books written before the election. Hours worked: zero. (Registered 31 October 2013)

15 November 2013, £330.92 for royalty payment. Books written before the election. Hours worked: zero. (Registered 22 November 2013)

14 October 2013, £510 for article written for Daily Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT . Hours worked: 2 hrs. (Registered 31 October 2013)

Payments from BBC for documentary. Address: BBC, PO Box 480, Manchester M14 0EL

25 October 2013, £4,100. Hours worked: 20 hrs total. (Registered 31 October 2013)

15 November 2013, £4,100. Hours worked: 15 hrs total. (Registered 22 November 2013)

10 January 2014, £4,100. Hours worked: 7 hrs. (Registered 17 January 2014)

21 January 2014, £4,100. Hours worked: 6 hrs. (Registered 24 January 2014)

Payment from Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP:

24 December 2013, £400 for one article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 3 January 2014)

Payments from Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc., 65 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012:

15 May 2013, payment of £1,366.27 for American royalties. Books written before the election (2002 and 2005). Hours worked: zero. (Registered 2 July 2013)

14 November 2013, payment of £1,303.16 for American royalties. Books written before the election (2002 and 2005). Hours worked: zero. (Registered 3 January 2014)

Payment of £4,000 from the Nexus Institute, Postbus 90153 5000LE Tilburg for article written in connection with the Nexus Institute conference on 1-2 December 2012. Hours: 5 hrs. Travel expenses of approximately £464 to and from conference also paid. (Registered 27 March 2013)

300 books (approx value of £600) received from Penguin, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, as payment in kind for writing preface to book. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2013)

Member of Advisory Board for Brenthurst Foundation, E Oppenheimer & Son, St Andrew’s House, 6 St Andrew’s Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa; meeting once a year. Payment of £3,335.55 received to fund conference attendance, travel, and research assistance on foreign policy. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2013)

16 May 2013, payment of £150 from The Wordsworth Trust, Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH, for talk at Wordsworth Trust Arts and Book Festival. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 31 May 2013)

17 June, payment of £1,000 from The London Chapter of the Larry Bernstein Book Club, 45 Phillimore Gardens, London W87QG for giving a speech at dinner on 11 June 2013. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 2 July 2013)

Payment from the Economist Group, 20 Cabot Square, London E14 4QW:

17 October 2013, £266 for article written for Intelligent Life Magazine, Nov/Dec 2013 issue. Hours worked: 30 mins. (Registered 31 October 2013)

Payment from Associated Newspapers Limited, Northclifffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:

20 November 2013, £600 for article written for Daily Mail. Hours worked: 1 hr. (Registered 13 December 2013)

Payments from American Talent Group, 13601 Preston Road, Ste 412W, Dallas, Texas 75240, USA:

11 December 2013, £8,197 for two lectures, one given at University of Arizona and one at UC Berkley. Hours worked: 3 hrs. (Registered 13 December 2013)

Payment of £1,200 from Telegraph Media Group Ltd, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT, for an article written for Saturday travel magazine. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 11 February 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Irrawaddy Literary Festival

Address of donor: Rangoon, Burma

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): two return flights and three nights’ accommodation for me and my wife were paid for by the Irrawaddy Literary Festival which was sponsored by the British Council and two Burmese businesses, YOMA FMI and Michael Moe Myint Associates. Sponsorship was also received from the British Embassy (non-registrable source); total costs of visit £2,100.70.

Destination of visit: Rangoon, Burma

Date of visit: 1-4 February 2013

Purpose of visit: to deliver lecture and seminar at first Irrawaddy Literary Festival

(Registered 8 April 2013)

Name of donor: Museum of Islamic Art Doha

Address of donor: P.O. Box 2777, Doha, Qatar

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): one return flight and one night’s accommodation; total £1,080

Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar

Date of visit: 19-20 March 2013

Purpose of visit: to deliver lecture on "culture and conflict" at Islamic Museum in Doha, Qatar.

(Registered 8 April 2013)

8. Land and Property

House in London from which rental income is received. The rental income is paid to other family members.

11. Miscellaneous

Unremunerated directorship of the Cumbria Broadband Rural & Community Projects Limited.

Prepared 13th March 2014