House of Commons

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

BALLS, Rt Hon Ed (Morley and Outwood)

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

(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: Morley and Outwood CLP

Address of donor: c/o Morley Labour Rooms, Unity Hall, 2 Commercial Street, Morley, Leeds LS27 8HY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: money raised at and following a London fundraising event on 25 February 2014 organised by and for the benefit of Morley and Outwood Labour Party and in support of Dover and Deal Constituency and other Constituency Labour Parties. The total raised was £56,885.56 of which Morley and Outwood CLP received £36,885.56, Dover and Deal CLP received £12,000, and eight other West Yorkshire CLPs each received £1,000. (Registered 10 April 2014)

This includes the following registrable donations:

Name of donor: Ken Follett

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,600

Donor status: individual

  (Registered 10 April 2014)

Name of donor: Stephen Kinsella

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2014)

 

Name of donor: Neil Goulden

Address of donor: private 

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,600

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2014)

 

Name of donor: Alan McKeown Presents Limited

Address of donor: 35 Paul Street, London EC2A 4UQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,700

Donor status: company, registration no: 04443231

(Registered 10 April 2014)

 

Name of donor: Martin Clarke

Address of donor: private 

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,960 

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2014)

 

Name of donor: Trust Reservations Limited

Address of donor: 6 Oxford Street, Lambourn, Hungerford, Berkshire RG17 8XP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,385.84

Donor status: company, registration no: 03829637

(Registered 10 April 2014)

 

Name of donor: Amanda Hughes 

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2014)

 

Name of donor: Richard Greer

Address of donor: private 

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,960 

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2014)

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £60,000 received through the Labour Party to support the Shadow Chancellor’s office.

Date of receipt: 19 December 2013

Date of acceptance: 19 December 2013

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 January 2014)

Name of donor: Bloomberg Tradebook Europe Limited

Address of donor: City Gate House, 39/45 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1PQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Bloomberg terminal and pro licence; value £14,868, including VAT, for period 1 May 2014 to 30 April 2015.

Date of receipt: 1 May 2014

Date of acceptance: 1 May 2014

Donor status: company, registration number 03556095

(Registered 27 May 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel

Address of donor: BM LFI, London, W1N 3XX

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): total for flights, accommodation and transport; £1,000

Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Date of visit: 14-16 July 2013

Purpose of visit: fact-finding visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories.

(Registered 28 August 2013)

Name of donor: Center for American Progress

Address of donor: 1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor, Washington DC 20005

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a total value of £2,800

Destination of visit: Washington, USA

Date of visit: 23-25 July 2013

Purpose of visit: Co-chair Inclusive Prosperity Commission and meetings with administration and other officials.

(Registered 2 September 2013)

Name of donor:  Center for American Progress

Address of donor: 1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor, Washington DC 20005

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):£2,920 for flights and accommodation.

Destination of visit: New York, USA

Date of visit: 10-12 November 2013

Purpose of visit: Co-chair Inclusive Prosperity Commission and meetings with administration and other officials.

(Registered 27 December 2013)

Prepared 16th July 2014