House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 26th August 2014

MEARNS, Ian (Gateshead)

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 16 April 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: BASF plc

Address of donor: PO Box 4, Earl Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire SK8 6QG

Amount of donation (or estimate of probable value): BASF paid directly for flights,  accommodation and hospitality, transfers and other incidentals; total £840.62

Destination of visit: BASF Chemical complex, Ludwigshafen, Germany

Date of visit: 23-24 July 2013

Purpose of visit: Industry and Parliament Trust visit to the BASF complex in Ludwigshafen. (Registered 29 August 2013)

8. Land and Property

House in Gateshead, owned jointly with my partner. (Registered 19 April 2013)

Prepared 28th August 2014