House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 7th April 2014

BALLS, Rt Hon Ed (Morley and Outwood)

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: Bloomberg Tradebook Europe Limited

Address of donor: City Gate House, 39/45 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1PQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Bloomberg terminal and pro licence; value £15,655.53, including VAT, for period 1 May 2013 to 31 April 2014.

Date of receipt: 1 May 2013

Date of acceptance: 1 May 2013

Donor status: company, registration number 03556095

(Registered 29 April 2013)

Name of donor: Ken Follett

Address of donor: private 

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000 received through the Labour Party to support the Shadow Chancellor’s office.

Date of receipt: 5 June 2013

Date of acceptance: 5 June 2013

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 June 2013; updated 27 June 2013)

Name of donor: Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £60,000 received through the Labour Party to support the Shadow Chancellor’s office.

Date of receipt: 19 December 2013

Date of acceptance: 19 December 2013

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 January 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel

Address of donor: BM LFI, London, W1N 3XX

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): total for flights, accommodation and transport; £1,000

Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Date of visit: 14-16 July 2013

Purpose of visit: fact-finding visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories.

(Registered 28 August 2013)

Name of donor: Center for American Progress

Address of donor: 1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor, Washington DC 20005

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a total value of £2,800

Destination of visit: Washington, USA

Date of visit: 23-25 July 2013

Purpose of visit: Co-chair Inclusive Prosperity Commission and meetings with administration and other officials.

(Registered 2 September 2013)

Name of donor:  Center for American Progress

Address of donor: 1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor, Washington DC 20005

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):£2,920 for flights and accommodation.

Destination of visit: New York, USA

Date of visit: 10-12 November 2013

Purpose of visit: Co-chair Inclusive Prosperity Commission and meetings with administration and other officials.

(Registered 27 December 2013)

Prepared 9th April 2014