House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 13th October 2014

AMESS, David (Southend West)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Parliamentary Adviser to the Caravan Club, East Grinstead House, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 1UA. (£5,001–£10,000)

Annual payment of £6,000 for expected commitment of 100 hrs in 2014. (Registered 5 March 2014)

Payment from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing annual survey.

Received on 27 January 2014, £200 for completion of annual survey. Payment donated to local charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 February 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Saudi Arabia)

Address of donor: c/o Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 30-32 Charles St, London W1J 5DZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £5,292

Destination of visit: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Date of visit: 16-20 February 2014

Purpose of visit: all party parliamentary delegation at the invitation of the Shura Council, to meet the Deputy Speaker, Foreign Affairs Committee, Second Deputy Premier, government ministers and Governor of the Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority. Also to visit King Saud University to discuss collaboration with UK universities on de-radicalisation.

(Registered 12 March 2014)

Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society

Address of donor (the address of individuals will not be published): 15 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,943 for flights and £600 for 5 nights at a hotel; total £2,543

Destination of visit: Baku, Shaki and Gabala, Azerbaijan

Date of visit: 26 May – 31 May 2014

Purpose of visit: to meet with political and parliamentary figures including the President of the Republic, ministers, the British Ambassador, local public service centres, representatives of international organisations, human rights groups and IDP/Refugee camp of displaced people from the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh

(Registered 13 June 2014)

Name of donor: British University in Egypt

Address of donor: El Sherouk City, Suez Desert Road, Cairo 11837 - P.O. Box 43

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,300

Destination of visit: Cairo, Egypt

Date of visit: 13-16 June 2014

Purpose of visit: to meet the new President, government ministers, religious leaders, British Council, IPU and representatives of civil society and discuss developments in the run up to parliamentary elections.

(Registered 10 July 2014)

8. Land and Property

Residential property in London from which rental income is received; until October 2013. (Registered 16 August 2011; updated 20 November 2013)

11. Miscellaneous

Chair of Board of Trustees of the Industry and Parliament Trust (Updated 11 July 2014)

Chairman of the Industry and Parliament Fellowship Committee.

Prepared 16th October 2014