House of Commons

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

DARLING, Rt Hon Alistair (Edinburgh South West)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Contract with Atlantic Books, Ormond House, 26/27 Boswell Street, London WC1N 3JW for publication of book. (Registered 25 March 2011)

Payment of £2,255.78 in respect of royalties received (net of commission) from sales of my book, under contract with Atlantic Books, previously registered. Address of payer: Capell and Land Ltd, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS. Hours: nil. (Registered 14 February 2014)

All fees listed below between 1 May 2011 and 28 May 2013 include VAT. (Registered 24 June 2013)

Fees for speeches paid by JLA Associates, 80 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7NW:

28 May 2013, I received a fee of £15,300 for speaking at a conference organised by JP Morgan Chase & Co in London. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2013)

28 May 2013, I received a fee of £15,300 for speaking at a conference organised by Global Absolute Return Congress in London. Hours: approx. 5 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2013)

13 June 2013, I received a fee of £10,200 in respect of speaking at a conference organised by Price Waterhouse Cooper LLP, accountants.  They paid for overnight accommodation at a cost of £210.  Hours: approx. 18 hrs including travelling and overnight stay.   (Registered 24 June 2013) 

1 July 2013, I received a fee of £8,500 for addressing a conference organised by Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, London. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 12 July 2013)

1 July 2013, I received a fee of £12,750 for speaking at a conference organised by Incisive Financial Publishing Ltd in Monaco. Travelling costs of £1,234 and overnight accommodation costing £278 were met by Incisive Financial Publishing Ltd, Haymarket House, 28/29 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4RX. Hours: approx. 26 hrs including travelling and overnight accommodation. (Registered 12 July 2013)

12 July 2013, I received a payment of £8,500 for speaking at an event organised by Jefferies Bauch in London. Hours: approx. 3 hrs. (Registered 19 July 2013)

20 September 2013, I received a fee of £7,650 in respect of speaking at an event organised by Ashurst LLP in London. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 26 September 2013)

24 October 2013, I received a payment of £10,200 for speaking at an event organised by Menzies Accountants. Hours: approx. 5 hrs, including travelling. (Registered 31 October 2013)

18 November 2013, I received a fee of £12,750 for speaking at the Exchanging London Market Conference in London. Hours: approx. 3 hrs. (Registered 29 November 2013)

22 November 2013, I received a fee of £10,200 for speaking at an event organised by the Institute of Actuaries in Edinburgh. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 29 November 2013)

22 November 2013, I received a fee of £10,200 for speaking at an event organised by UBS in London. Hours: approx. 3 hrs. (Registered 29 November 2013)

7 January 2014, I received a payment of £12,750 in respect of speaking at an event organised by Blackstone, London. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 7 January 2014)

Payments from Guardian Newspapers, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GO, for writing articles for the Guardian newspaper:

17 October 2013, I received a payment of £285. Hours: approx 2 hrs. (Registered 31 October 2013)

5 December 2013, I received a payment of £285. Hours: approx 1 hr. (Registered 23 December 2013)

22 May 2013, I received a fee of £600 for an article in The Times newspaper. Address of payer: The Times, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1TT. Hours: approx 3 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2013)

2 September 2013, I received a payment of £750 from Associated Newspapers Ltd in respect of an article published in the Mail on Sunday. Address of payer: Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 26 September 2013)

23 September 2013, I received a payment of £750 in respect of an article in The Times newspaper. Address of payer: News UK and Ireland Ltd, PO Box 151, Peterborough, PE7 8YT. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 26 September 2013)

11. Miscellaneous

Unremunerated Director and Chairman of BetterTogether 2012 Ltd (from 1 June 2012). (Registered 21 June 2012)

Prepared 9th April 2014