House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 22nd September 2014

BLUNKETT, Rt Hon David (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough)

1. Remunerated directorships

HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd; publishing, broadcast and print media; advisory services for overseas trade, and cyber and internet security advice; to which is payable income from the sources listed below. I have not yet drawn down any income from this directorship.

London School of Business and Finance visiting lecturer. Address: 8-9 Holborn, London EC1N 2LL.

Rolling six month contract from 1 October 2013: £20,000. Hours: 18 hrs. (Registered 9 May 2014)

Rolling six month contract from 1 April 2014: £20,000. Hours: 18 hrs anticipated. (Registered 9 May 2014)

Chair of the easyJet Special Assistance Advisory Group, established to investigate and facilitate the improvement in support for those requiring special assistance for air travel. Address: Hangar 89, London Luton Airport, LU2 9PF:

Rolling six month contract from 1st October 2013. Hours: 4 hrs per month. Payment of £20,000. (Registered 9 May 2014)

Rolling six month contract from 1st April 2014. Hours: 4 hrs per month. Payment of £20,000. (Registered 9 May 2014)

UC Group Ltd, Sundridge Park Manor, Willoughby Lane, Bromley, Kent BR1 3FZ (non-executive). This involves some travel.

Payment of £5,000 received on 25 November 2013. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 9 December 2013)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments for articles published by The Yorkshire Post, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 1RF:

13 August 2014, I received a payment of £150 for an article. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 27 August 2014)

Payments for articles written for Associated Newspapers Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:

27 August 2013, I received £2,000 for articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 3 September 2013)

18 November 2013, I received £1,000 for article in Mail on Sunday. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 November 2013)

Member of the Oracle Capital Advisory Board, Oracle House, 8-12 Welbeck Way, London W1G 9YL. Four meetings annually plus charitable fundraising events:

7 August 2013, I received £2,500. Hours: 0 hrs. (Registered 3 September 2013)

10 October 2013, I received £2,500. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 18 October 2013)

6 November 2013, I received £2,500. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 29 November 2013)

12 December 2013, I received £2,500. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 7 January 2014)

8 January 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 4.5 hrs. (Registered 21 January 2014)

6 February 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 4.5 hrs. (Registered 26 February 2014)

5 March 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 March 2014)

9 April 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 April 2014)

1 May 2014, I received £2,500.  Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 May 2014)

4 June 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 1 July 2014)

2 July 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 16 July 2014)

2 September 2013, I spoke at a conference at the Sir Stanley Matthews Academy, Beaconsfield Drive, Blurton, Stoke on Trent, ST3 3JD, for which they agreed to donate £3,000 to charity. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 3 October 2013)

21 October 2013, I received £1,700 from the ACCA (ACCA UK, 29 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3EE) for speaking at a UK Local Government summit. The sum has been donated to two charities in my constituency. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2013)

21 October 2013, I received £3,400 from Ernst and Young (1 More London Place, London SE1 2AF) for speaking at the Yorkshire Financial Director Awards. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2013)

4 November 2013, I received £8,500 from Zurich (Zurich London, 3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, London EC3R 7DD) for speaking to a conference about risk. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2013)

11 November 2013, I received £8,500 from the Young Presidents’ Organisation, Lagos (Young Presidents’ Organisation, 600 East Las Colinas Boulevard, Suite 1000 Irving, Texas 75039, USA) for speaking at their event in Lagos, Nigeria. The YPO also met travel and accommodation costs for myself and one staff member, to the approximate value of £8,870. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 9 December 2013)

9 December 2013, I took part in a conference for Tablets for Schools (Tablets for Schools, 1 Portal Way, London W3 6RS) for which they have agreed to pay £1,000 to charity. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 9 December 2013)

Payments from The Guardian (Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU):

5 December 2013, I received £300 for writing a comment piece. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 January 2014)

8 July 2014, I received £310 for an article.  Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2014)

3 July 2014, I received £310 for an article.  Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 16 July 2014)

7 January 2014, I received £3,400 from the NCFE (Q6, Quorum Business Park, Benton Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8BT) for speaking at their conference. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 21 January 2014)

17 February 2014, I received £5,000 from the Corporate Research Forum (One Heddon Street, Mayfair, London W1B 4BD) for taking part in a seminar on trust in private and public institutions. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 26 February 2014)

7 March 2014, I received £2,975 from the Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (The VODG, 6 Market Road, London N7 9PW) for giving a speech at their conference.  Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2014)

27 March 2014, I spoke at a seminar for Red and Green Halcyon (The Brewery, Bells Yew Green, Tunbridge Wells, TN3 9BD) for which they agreed to pay £1,500 to charity. Hours: 2 hours. (Registered 2 April 2014)

27 May2014, I received £3,400 from Excel Publishing (Excel Publishing Company Ltd, 6th Floor, Manchester One, 53 Portland Street, Manchester M1 3LD) for speaking at their conference. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 4 June 2014)

11 June 2014, I received £2,550 from the British Property Federation (St Albans House, 5th Floor, 57-59 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4QX) for speaking at their conference. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 1 July 2014)

12 September 2014, I received £500 from The Sun (1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF) for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 16 September 2014)

9. Registrable shareholdings

(a) HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd.

11. Miscellaneous

Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield, 17 Mappin Street, Sheffield S1 4DT. I am reimbursed for travel and accommodation expenses.

(Registered 2 December 2013)

Prepared 29th September 2014