House of Commons

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

WHITTINGDALE, John (Maldon)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participation in surveys:

22 November 2013, payment of £75 for participation in October 2013 Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 27 January 2014)

19 January 2014, payment of £75 for participation in November 2013 Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 27 January 2014)

5 March 2014, p ayment of £75 for participation in January 2014 Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 17 March 2014)

6 June 2014, payment of £75 for participation in April 2014 Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 21 July 2014)

29 July 2014, payment of £75 for participation in May/June 2014 Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 29 September 2014)

Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for participation in surveys:

13 November 2013, received p ayment of £80 for participating in an opinion survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 25 November 2013)

19 December 2013, received p ayment of £80 for participating in November 2013 opinion survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 27 January 2014)

4 June 2014, received payment of £80 for participation in May 2014 survey. Hours: approx 45 mins. (Registered 21 July 2014)

Cultural and Political Adviser on the Museum of the Jewish Soldier in World War II project in Israel; contract for 12 months. Payments are made by Curzon PR, 28 Grosvenor Street, London, W1K 4QR.

21 August 2014, payment of £4,500 for the period 1 May 2014 to 31 October 2014. Hours: approx 15 hrs. (Registered 29 September 2014)

24 September 2014, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for participating in an opinion research interview. Hours: 2 hrs . (Registered 13 October 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: (1) National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia; (2) British Ukrainian Society

Address of donor: (1) 19 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan, 0095 Armenia; (2) 1st Floor, 25 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7RZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) accommodation in Armenia, cost £500; (2) flights from Yerevan to Kiev and from Kiev to London, cost £930, and accommodation in Yalta, cost £1,750.

(My flights from London to Yerevan were met from a non-registrable source.)

Destination of visit: Yerevan, Armenia and Yalta, Ukraine

Date of visit: 15-22 September 2013

Purpose of visit: to meet Ministers and Members of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia in my capacity as Vice-Chairman of the British-Armenia All-Party Parliamentary Group, and to attend the Yalta European Strategy Conference in my capacity as Chairman of the British Ukraine All-Party Parliamentary Group.

(Registered 23 October 2013)

Name of donor: The Taipei Representative Office in the UK (TRO)

Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): the approximate amount includes accommodation £600, food £300 and return flights £2,400; total £3,300

Destination of visit: Taiwan

Date of visit: 26 July-2 August 2014

Purpose of visit: As part of the British-Taiwanese APPG, to promote the understanding of Taiwan and strengthen UK-Taiwan relations.

(Registered 6 August 2014)

Name of donor: Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists

Address of donor: Rue d'Arlon 40, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation £425, and flights £425; total £850

Destination of visit: Kyiv, Ukraine

Date of visit: 21-24 September 2014

Purpose of visit: to meet members of the Ukrainian Government and representatives of Ukrainian political parties.

(Registered 20 October 2014)

8. Land and Property

Flat in London, from which rental income is received. (Registered 8 October 2012)

Prepared 30th October 2014