House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 2nd June 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)

15 May 2014, I received a further payment of £597.77 in respect of royalties payable under my contract with Atlantic Books, previously registered.  Time spent:  nil. Address of payer: Capell and Land Ltd, 29 Wardour Street, London, W1D 6PS.

(Registered 23 May 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 in London, organised by JP Morgan Chase & Co, 25 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14 5JP. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2013)

28 May 2013, I received a fee of £15,300 for speaking at a conference in London, organised by Global Absolute Return Congress, 51 Lafone Street, London SE1 2LX. 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, 1 Embankment Place, London WC2N 6RH.  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, 2 King Edward Street, London EC1A 1HQ. 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 in London, organised by Jefferies Bache Ltd, Vintners Place, 68 Upper Thames Street, London EC4V 3BJ. 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 in London, organised by Ashurst LLP, Broadwalk House, 5 Appold Street, London EC2A 2HA. 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 LLP, Heathrow Business Centre, 65 High Street, Egham TW20 9 EY. Hours: approx. 5 hrs, including travelling. (Registered 31 October 2013)

18 November 2013, I received a fee of £12,750 for speaking at the London Market Conference, organised by Exchanging plc, the Walbrook Building, 25 Walbrook, London EC4N 8AQ. Hours: approx. 3 hrs. (Registered 29 November 2013)

22 November 2013, I received a fee of £10,200 for speaking at an event in Edinburgh, organised by the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries, Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London WC1V 7QJ. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 29 November 2013)

22 November 2013, I received a fee of £10,200 for speaking at an event in London, organised by UBS, 100 Liverpool Street, London, EC2M 2RH. 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 Group International Partners LLP, 40 Berkeley Square, London W1J 5AL. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 7 January 2014)

13 March 2014, I received a fee of £11,475 for speaking at the annual meeting of Dunedin Capital Partners, Saltire Court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2EN. Time spent approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2014)

13 March 2014, I received a fee of £7,650 for speaking at an event organised by FIX Protocol Ltd, 5th floor, 6 St Andrew Street, London EC4A 3AE. Time spent approx. 2 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2014)

28 March 2014, I received a fee of £9,840 in respect of speaking at a conference organised by Insight Investment Management Ltd, 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4LA. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 11 April 2014)

12 May 2014 I received a payment of £12,750 in respect of speaking at an event organised by Asset Based Finance Association, 3rd Floor, 20 Hill Rise, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 6VA.  Time spent approx. 4 hours. (Registered 23 May 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)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: International Monetary Fund

Address of donor: Washington DC

Amount of donation: flights valued at £6,219 and accommodation valued at £1,0 9 3. 4 2

Destination of visit: Washington DC

Date of visit: 7 to 9 April 2014

Purpose of visit: to attend meeting of the IMF on 8 April 2014

(Registered 22 April 2014)

11. Miscellaneous

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

Prepared 10th June 2014