House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 27th October 2014

COAKER, Vernon (Gedling)

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, Holborn WC1X 8TN

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

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 7 April 2014)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: Finmeccanica UK Ltd

Address of donor: 8-10 Great George St London SW1P 3AE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Helicopter flights to and from Agusta Westland site at Yeovil for me and a member of my staff, for a visit made as Shadow Defence Secretary; total value £2,183.40

Date of receipt of donation: 28 November 2013

Date of acceptance of donation: 28 November 2013

Donor status: company, registration no 5360430

(Registered 20 December 2013)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Government of Gibraltar

Address of donor: c/o 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation etc with a value of £1,806

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Date of visit: 4-5 December 2013

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit to MOD base, meetings with Gibraltar government and security personnel

(Registered 18 December 2013)

Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel

Address of donor: BM LFI, London W1N 3XX

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): for myself and my political adviser, flights with a value of £550 per person; additional transport valued at £60 per person and accommodation, food and drink valued at £640 per person, giving a total of £1,250 per person, £2,500 in total.

Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Date of visit: 7-9 January 2014

Purpose of visit: Factfinding visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories with defence and security focus

(Registered 24 January 2014)

Name of donor: US Embassy

Address of donor: 24 Grosvenor Square, London W1A 2LQ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation, domestic transport and food valued at £1,428.71 per person for myself and an adviser; £2,857.42 in total

Destination of visit: United States

Date of visit: 17-23 August 2014

Purpose of visit: As Shadow Defence Secretary, to take party in a US government sponsored programme involving meetings across Washington, including the White House.

(Registered 6 October 2014)

Prepared 30th October 2014