House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 30th June 2014

OPPERMAN, Guy (Hexham)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Barrister in private practice until 5 May 2010;non-practising thereafter. (Updated 20 August 2013)Fees received since 6 May 2010 for legal services provided. Work done before 6 May 2010; no hourly rate agreed, but all between £100 and £250 per hour save where specified. All payments exclusive of VAT, all gross:

Solicitors: Shoosmiths. Address: Quantum House, Basing View, Basingstoke, RG21 4EX. Received £340 on 11 July 2013 for work carried out on 10 November 2008 and 2 April 2009; hourly rate £100. (Registered 20 August 2013)

Received £216.25 on 22 November 2013, for work carried out 30 March 2009 and 2 May 2009, no specific hourly rate. (Registered 6 December 2013)

Solicitors:  Curwens. Address: Crossfield House, Gladbeck Way, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 7HT . Received £330 on 23 July 2013 for work carried out on 15 April 2008; no hourly rate.  (Registered 20 August 2013)

Solicitors:  Pannones. Address: 123 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2BU. Received £3,802.50 on 25 July 2013 for work carried out on various dates between 21 January 2009 and 9 February 2010; hourly rate £200. (Registered 20 August 2013)

Solicitors: Shoosmiths. Address: Quantum House, Basing View, Basingstoke, RG21 4EX. Received £200 on 26 July 2013 for work carried out on 20 May 2009; hourly rate approximately £100. (Registered 20 August 2013)

Solicitors: Fletchers. Address: 160 Lord Street, Southport, PR90QA. Received £3,937.50 on 11 September 2013 for work carried out between 9 June 2009 and 23 July 2009. Hourly rate: £200. (Registered 9 October 2013)

Solicitors: Shoosmiths. Address: Quantum House, Basingstoke, Hants RG21 4EX.Received £3675 on 20 December 2013, for work carried out between 5 February 2010 and 9 March 2010, no specific hourly rate. (Registered 23 December 2013)

Solicitors: Withy King. Address: Vectis Court, 4-6 Newport Street, Swindon, SN1 3DX. Received £1137.50 on 12 December 2013, for work carried out between 20 April 2010 and 1 May 2010, hourly rate £135. (Registered 23 December 2013)

15 December 2013, received from Bretwalda Books, Unit 8 Fir Tree Close, Epsom Downs, Surrey, KT17 3LD, £141.73 in royalties for book published in October 2012. Hours: around 400 hrs in 2011-12.Payment donated to charity. (Registered 4 February 2014)

4. Sponsorships

(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:

Name of donor: Mr John Reece

Address of donor:  private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status:  individual

(Registered 9 October 2013)

Name of donor: United & Cecil Club

Address of donor:  18 Thorney Lane North, Iver, SL0 9JY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status:  unincorporated association

(Registered 9 October 2013)

Name of donor: Jeremy Middleton

Address of donor:  private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status:  individual

(Registered 9 October 2013)

Name of donor: Sir John and Mae Hall

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value : £5,000   

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 May 2014)

(b) Support in the capacity as a MP:

Name of donor: Calor Gas Ltd

Address of donor: Athena House, Athena Drive, Tachbrook Park, Warwick, CV34 6RL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,800 (paid direct to printer) for printing 8600 copies of booklet on how to save on energy bills for distribution in my constituency, and £200 for postage to outlying areas; £2,000 in total  

Date of receipt: 14 January 2014

Date of acceptance: 14 January 2014

Donor status: company, registration no 00303703

(Registered 4 February 2014)

11. Miscellaneous

Investment of start up capital in Atom Bank, currently registered as Crossco 1337 plc. (Registered 13 May 2014)

Prepared 2nd July 2014