House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 28th July 2014

DUGHER, Michael (Barnsley East)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payment of £90 from the Guardian News & Media Group, PO Box 68164, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP, for article. Hours: 2 hrs. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 31 March 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: Barnsley East CLP

Address of donor: 26 Newsome Road, Wombwell, Barnsley S73 8QS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,006; money raised between 12 June 2013 and 5 August 2013 in respect of a fundraising event held on 12 June 2013 for the benefit of Barnsley East Constituency Labour Party (CLP) and the CLP of another Labour MP (£5,003 each). The money raised included one registrable donation as set out below. Part of the money will be donated to two other CLPs.

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 28 August 2013)

Name of donor: Mr Graham Cole

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,300 received on 5 August 2013 as the only registrable donation from a funding raising event held on 12 June 2013 for the benefit of Barnsley East CLP (£1,150) and the CLP of another Labour MP (£1,150).

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 August 2013)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: UK Music

Address of donor: 26 Berners St, London W1T 3LR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to Ivor Novello awards

on 16 May 2013, value £432

Date of receipt of donation: 16 May 2013

Date of acceptance of donation: 16 May 2013

Donor status: company, register no 3245288

(Registered 19 November 2013 together with donation of 30 October 2013)

Name of donor: UK Music

Address of donor: 26 Berners St, London W1T 3LR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to Mercury Music awards

on 30 October 2013, value £594

Date of receipt of donation: 30 October 2013

Date of acceptance of donation: 30 October 2013

Donor status: company, register no 3245288

(Registered 19 November 2013 together with donation of 16 May 2013)

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): flights costing £550, additional transport costing £60, and accommodation, food and drink with a value of: £640; a total value of £1,250. (Some hospitality was also provided by the Israeli Government, Palestinian Authority and the IDC Herzliya.)

Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian territories

Date of visit: 7-9 January 2014

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories.

(Registered 30 January 2014)

Name of donor: (1) Inst of Politics, Univ of Chicago (2) Graham Cole (3) Malcolm George

Address of donor: (1) 5707 S.Woodlawn, Chicago, IL 60637, USA (2) private (3) private

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) Flight, hotel accommodation in Chicago for me and two staff members and some local transport; approx. value £3,100 (2) Return flights for two staff members and internal flights to Washington DC for me and two staff members; estimate value over £1,500 (booked using frequent flyer miles)

(3) Accommodation for me and two staff members in Washington DC; approx. value £500

Destination of visit: Chicago and Washington DC, USA

Date of visit: 24-29 April 2014

Purpose of visit: to speak at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics and to attend fact finding meetings.

(Registered 29 May 2014) 

Prepared 30th July 2014