House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 14th July 2014

ABBOTT, Diane (Hackney North and Stoke Newington)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments from MRL Public Sector Consultants, Pepple House, 8 Broad Street, Great Cambourne, Cambridge CB23 6HJ:

26 November 2013, I received a fee of £1,000 for speaking at the 1st African Legislative Summit, National Assembly, Abuja, Nigeria. Hours: 8 hrs. The cost of my flights, transfers and hotel accommodation in Abuja were also met; estimated value £5,000. (Registered 3 December 2013)

23 July 2013, I received a fee of £5,000 for appearing as a contestant on ITV’s ‘The Chase Celebrity – Series 3’ television programme. Address of payer: ITV Studios Ltd, London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9Lt. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 23 July 2013)

Fees received for co-presenting BBC’s ‘This Week’ TV programme. Address: BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA: (Registered 4 November 2013, updated 13 March 2014)

24 October 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 November 2013)

31 October 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 November 2013)

28 November 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 12 December 2013)

19 December 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 7 January 2014)

9 January 2014, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 13 January 2014)

30 January 2014, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 February 2014)

6 March 2014, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 13 March 2014)

20 March 2014, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 3 April 2014)

1 May 2014, received £700.  Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 14 May 2014)

8 May 2014, received £700.  Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 14 May 2014)

5 June 2014, received £700.  Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 19 June 2014)

19 June 2014, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 19 June 2014)

3 July 2014, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 7 July 2014)

3 December 2013, received fee of £150 for speaking at London Street Play event at City Hall. Address of payer: London Play, Unit F3, 89-93 Fonthill Road, London N4 3JH. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 12 December 2013)

23 January 2014, received fee of £2,000 for speaking at Citywealth Power Women Lunch 2014, Address: 26 Bryanston Mews East, London W1H 2DB. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 February 2014)

30 January 2014, received fee of £1,000 for speaking at Pinsent Masons diversity event, Address: Pinsent Masons LLP, 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London EC2A 4ES.

Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 February 2014)

17 March 2014, received fee of £2,000 for participating in Channel 4’s ‘Fifteen to One’ Television Programme. Address: Remedy Productions, 1-3 St Peters Street, London N1 8JD. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 19 March 2014)

13 May 2014, received fee of £200 for writing an article for the New Statesman magazine, cover date 9 May 2014. Address: New Statesman, 7th Floor, John Carpenter House, 7 Carmelite Street, London EC4Y 0AN. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 May 2014)

29 May 2014, £500 received for taking part in part of the Selfridges Beauty Project. Address: Intelligence Squared, Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LQ. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 3 June 2014)

4 July 2014, received £2,500, plus the cost of accommodation and flights, for keynote speech at the launch of the Jersey Community Relations Trust’s Women in Politics series. Address: Jersey Community Relations Trust, PO Box 681, St. Helier, Jersey JE4 0NL. Hours: 48 hours.

(Registered 7 July 2014)

4. Sponsorships

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

Name of donor: Unite the Union

Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobald’s Road, Holborn WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 3 April 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Antigua Trades and Labour Union

Address of donor: 46 North St, PO Box 3, St Johns, Antigua

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with an estimated value of £5,380

Destination of visit: Antigua

Date of visit: 17 to 21 January 2014

Purpose of visit: To speak at an event marking the 75th anniversary of the Antigua Trades and Labour Union, to take part in training event for trade union officials, and to meet with elected representatives including the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition

(Registered 6 February 2014)

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

See my entry in Category 2.

Prepared 16th July 2014