House of Commons

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

O’BRIEN, Stephen (Eddisbury)

1. Directorships

In full and final settlement of outstanding consulting fees and as Chairman and non-executive director of 3DM Research Ltd (a special purpose vehicle) owed to me for the period 13 December 2007 to 13 May 2010 inclusive (on which date I resigned and ceased all consulting activity on joining the Government), I have agreed to receiving an initial payment followed by 8 equal instalments from Environmental Recycling Technologies Plc (in whose interests all consultancy and board work were undertaken) of Keble House, Church End, South Leigh, Witney, Oxon OX29 6UR on a bi-monthly schedule from 30 June 2012 to 1 September 2013 inclusive, totalling £45,000 gross. 3DM Research Ltd was a not-for-profit related company of ERT Plc. The hours worked were approximately 10-12 hours a month.

Seventh instalment of £5,000 received on 12 July 2013. (Registered 7 August 2013)

Eighth and final instalment of £5,000 received on 2 September 2013. (Registered 2 September 2013)

Director of Observe Ltd, a consultancy providing corporate, strategic and commercial advice, which started trading from March 2014 (previously dormant). Registered office: St. John’s Chambers, Love Street, Chester CH1 1QN. (Registered 17 March 2014)

Non-Executive Director of S4Si Ltd, Adam House, 7-10 Adam Street, London WC2N 6AA, security services and solutions specialists. Annual fee: £35,000 plus VAT, to be paid in varying monthly instalments for the period starting 1 January 2014. Minimum commitment of 28 hrs per annum from 10 March 2014. (£30,001-£35,000) (Registered 17 March 2014)

3. Clients

Of Observe Ltd:

Montrose International LLP; social investment and sustainability programme delivery. Address: Unit 8 Churchill Court, 58 Station Road, North Harrow HA5 7SA. Fee: £30,000 plus VAT, per annum (paid quarterly) for an average of 2 days per month (£25,001-£30,000). (Registered 17 March 2014)

17 March 2014, received £7,500 plus VAT received for October to December 2013. Hours: 46 hrs. (Registered 25 March 2014)

28 April 2014, received £7,500 plus VAT for January to March 2014. Hours: 35 hrs. (Registered 8 May 2014)

Global Strategy Ltd; strategic, international commercial and corporate consultancy. Address: 25 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7RZ. (£35,001-£40,000). (Registered 8 May 2014)

10 May 2014, received a fee of £40,000 plus VAT for the period 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015. Hours: anticipated average of minimum of 12 hrs per month. (Registered 8 May 2014)

UK Broadband Ltd, network communication services. Address: 3rd Floor, International House, 7 High Street, Ealing, London W5 5DB. Hours: anticipated 10-12 hrs per month. (£5,001 to £10,000) (Registered 8 May 2014; updated 18 May 2014)

27 May 2014, received fee of £3,500 plus VAT for the period 1 April 2014 to 30 April 2014. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 18 June 2014)

30 June 2014, received fee of £3,500 plus VAT for the period 1 May to 31 May 2014. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 4 July 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: The Roll Back Malaria Partnership

Address of donor: 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

Amount of donation: return flights; ground transportation and subsistence with a total value of £3,228.98

Destination of visit: New York

Date of visit: 10-11 June 2013

Purpose of visit: attending and addressing the Roll Back Malaria meeting on Malaria in the Post-2015 Development Agenda in my role as their Global Advocate (unremunerated).

(Registered 8 July 2013)

Name of donor: The Roll Back Malaria Partnership

Address of donor: 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

Amount of donation: return flights, ground transportation, two nights hotel accommodation and subsistence, with a total value of £6,986.38.

Destination of visit: Nigeria

Date of visit: 15-18 July 2013

Purpose of visit: To address a specially arranged session of the Nigerian Parliament on Malaria in my role as the Global Advocate for the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (unremunerated) together with a schedule of meetings with other decision makers and politicians. (Registered 7 August 2013)

Name of donor: The Roll Back Malaria Partnership

Address of donor: 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

Amount of donation: return flights, ground transportation, thirteen nights hotel accommodation and subsistence for two people, with a total value of £12,400

Destination of visit: Papua New Guinea and Australia

Date of visit: 25 May – 7 June 2014

Purpose of visit: To help drive discussions around health investments for development, to help drive progress against broader development targets in my role as Global Advocate of Roll Back Malaria Partnership.

(Registered 18 June 2014)

Name of donor: Savannah Petroleum Ltd

Address of donor: 50 Lothian Road, Festival Square, Edinburgh EH3 9WJ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return flights between Manchester and Niamey, Niger at a cost of £3,852.72

Destination of visit: Niger

Date of visit: 3 July 2014

Purpose of visit: to witness the signing of an agreement between the company and the Nigerien Ministry of Energy, and to make a speech at a reception.

(Registered 8 July 2014 )

8. Land and Property

Part share of a house in London from which rental income is received. (Registered 12 November 2012, updated 17 March 2014)

9. Shareholdings

(a) Observe Ltd, details as stated in Category 1. (Registered 17 March 2014)

11. Miscellaneous

Non-practising Solicitor.

Unremunerated posts:

Non-Executive Director of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. (Registered 17 March 2014)

Global Advocate of Roll Back Malaria Partnership, World Health Organisation. (Registered 17 March 2014)

Non-Executive Director/Trustee of the City of London Sinfonia. (Registered 17 March 2014)

Prepared 16th July 2014