House of Commons

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

WATSON, Tom (West Bromwich East)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments relating to the publication of a book I have co-authored, for which I have a contract with Penguin Books, 80 The Strand, London WC2R 0RL. (Registered 14 May 2012)

Received £749.19 from Penguin Books for rights in the USA and Canada. No additional hours. (Registered 5 September 2013)

Received commission of £115.01 on sales of this book via my blog and Twitter feed, for the period 5 January 2013 to 5 January 2014. No additional hours. (Registered 8 January 2014)

Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion surveys:

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 29 August 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 17 September 2013)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 15 November 2013. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 29 November 2013)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 3 March 2014. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 17 March 2014)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 30 April 2014. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 6 May 2014)

Received payment of £75 for completing survey on 12 June 2014. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 13 June 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 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 10 April 2014)

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: Reprieve

Address of donor: PO Box 72054, London EC3P 3BZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Reprieve provide support for a researcher for the APPG on Drones, of which I am the Chair. Estimated value for 6 months from 22 April 2013; £12,480

Date of receipt: 17 April 2013

Date of acceptance: 22 April 2013

Donor status: registered charity

(Registered 10 May 2013)

Name of donor: Avvaaz Foundation

Address of donor: 857 Broadway, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10003

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £6,212 for flights; £1,242.50 for hotels and £621 for taxis and other expenses; £8,076 in total

Destination of visit: Australia

Date of visit: 22-29 August 2013

Purpose of visit: To promote and discuss healthy media

(Registered 30 October 2013)

11. Miscellaneous

In addition to the donations listed above, support for staff costs and other expenses incurred as Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Drones is received from registered donations made to the All-Party Parliamentary Group. (Registered 24 June 2013)

From 5 December 2013, Honorary President of the Goulash Co-operative Limited, 2 Coombe Warren, Brinklow Road, Coventry CV3 2AB (registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965), in which I hold one share. Expected commitment of 2-3 hours per month for which I receive no remuneration. (Registered 20 December 2013;updated 6 January 2014)

Prepared 16th July 2014