House of Commons

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

WATTS, David (St. Helens North)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Fees from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing questionnaires:

£75 fee. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid to my constituency party. (Registered 19 November 2013)

Questionnaire completed for Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY

Hours: 60 mins. Fee waived. (Registered 9 September 2013; updated 25 November 2013)

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: Unite the Union

Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 9 April 2014)

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): flight £550, additional transport £60, accommodation, food and drink £1,190; total £1,800. Some hospitality provided by the Israeli Government, Palestinian Authority, British Embassy and the IDC Herzliya.

Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Date of visit: 29 September-4 October 2013

Purpose of visit: fact-finding visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories with defence and security focus

(Registered 16 October 2013)

Name of donor: Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Address of donor: C/O Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, 6 Grafton Street, London W1S 4EQ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, in-country transport, accommodation and meals with a total value of £10,567.37.

Destination of visit: Hong Kong

Date of visit: 25-31 May 2014

Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary China Group delegation to understand more about the political and economic environment in Hong Kong and the progress towards universal suffrage and to engage with and support bids by British business.

(Registered 24 June 2014, updated 30 June 2014)

Prepared 16th October 2014