House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 12th May 2014

MURPHY, Jim (East Renfrewshire)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for opinion surveys:

£150 for completing an opinion survey. Hours: 1 hr (Registered 14 June 2013)

4. Sponsorships

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: Fundraising dinner organised by the office of the Shadow Defence Secretary

Address of donor: 1 Spiersbridge Way, Thornliebank, Glasgow, G46 8NG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,846.05 raised at a fundraising dinner held on 10 July 2013 in London to support my work as Shadow Defence Secretary. No individual registrable donations were received.

Date of receipt:10 July 2013

Date of acceptance: 31 July 2013

Donor status: n/a

(Registered 6 August 2013; updated 19 December 2013)  

Name of donor: Alan Sharr

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 received through the Labour Party to support the Shadow Secretary of State’s office.

Date of receipt: 25 October 2013

Date of acceptance: 25 October 2013

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 November 2013)

Name of donor: PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP

Address of donor: 1 Embankment Place, London, WC2N 6RH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Services of a research assistant (total value £54,250) shared with another MP from 10 March 2014 to 10 October 2014, to support me as Shadow Secretary of State for International Development.

Date of receipt: 10 March 2014

Date of acceptance: 10 March 2014

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 9 April 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: International Institute of Counter Terrorism

Address of donor: P O Box 167, Herzliya 46150, Israel

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and some meals, with an estimated value of £1,570

Destination of visit: Herzliya,  Israel

Date of visit: 10 to 13 September 2012

Purpose of visit: To visit and deliver a keynote speech at the Herzliya, 12th Annual World Summit on Counter-Terrorism Conference. (Registered 4 October 2012; updated 5 June 2013)

Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel

Address of donor: BM LFI, London W1N 3XX

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Benefits with a total value of £3,600, including flights and other transport with a total value of £1,220,  and accommodation, food and drink with a value of £2,380. Some hospitality was also provided by the Israeli Government, Palestinian Authority, the British Embassy and the IDC Herzliya.

Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian territories

Date of visit: 29 September – 4 October 2013

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit, for myself and a staff member, to Israel and the Palestinian territories with defence and security focus. (Registered 25 October 2013)

Name of donor: CAFOD

Address of donor: Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7JB

Amount of donation (or estimate of probable value) : flights, accommodation etc with a value of approx £1,437

Destination of visit: Philippines

Date of visit: 1 to 5 December 2013

Purpose of visit: A visit to Cebu and Tacloban to assess and observe the relief effort following Typhoon Haiyan

(Registered 19 December 2013) 

Name of donor: World Vision UK

Address of donor: Opal Drive, Fox Milne, Milton Keynes, MK15 0ZR

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Total of £1677.38 for myself and a staff member, consisting of air travel at £1,121.10, taxis costing £20.33, accommodation and food costing £535.95 (accommodation £447.95)

Destination of visit: Lebanon and Jordan

Date of visit: 12-16 March 2014

Purpose of visit: As Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, to assess the humanitarian situation resulting from the Syrian crisis, understand the plight of Syrian refugees and the communities hosting them and to see the work of the charity.

(Registered 11 April 2014)

Name of donor: TUC

Address of donor: 23-28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Total approximate value of £2,675.99 for myself and a staff member, consisting of air travel £1,589.90, accommodation £548 and car hire £538.09.

Destination of visit: Qatar

Date of visit: 31 March - 3 April 2014  

Purpose of visit: As Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, to observe the conditions of migrant workers in Qatar.

(Registered 29 April 2014)

8. Land and Property

Flat in London, from which rental income is received.

Prepared 19th May 2014