House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 8th December 2014

OPPERMAN, Guy (Hexham)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Barrister in private practice until 5 May 2010; non-practising thereafter. (Updated 20 August 2013) Fees received since 6 May 2010 for legal services provided. Work done before 6 May 2010; no hourly rate agreed, but all between £100 and £250 per hour save where specified. All payments exclusive of VAT, all gross:

Solicitors: Shoosmiths. Address: Quantum House, Basingstoke, Hants RG21 4EX:

Received £216.25 on 22 November 2013, for work carried out 30 March 2009 and 2 May 2009, no specific hourly rate. (Registered 6 December 2013)

Received £3,675 on 20 December 2013, for work carried out between 5 February 2010 and 9 March 2010, no specific hourly rate. (Registered 23 December 2013)

Received £200 on 8 September 2014, for work carried out on 21 December 2009; hourly rate £100. (Registered 17 November 2014)

Received £200 on 8 September 2014, for work carried out on 16 March 2009; hourly rate £100. (Registered 17 November 2014)

Solicitors: Withy King. Address: Vectis Court, 4-6 Newport Street, Swindon, SN1 3DX. Received £1137.50 on 12 December 2013, for work carried out between 20 April 2010 and 1 May 2010, hourly rate £135. (Registered 23 December 2013)

Solicitors: Blakemores. Address: 40 Great Charles Street, Birmingham, B3 2AT. Received £1546.88 on 14 July 2014, for work carried out between 21-22 October 2009; no specific hourly rate. (Registered 12 August 2014)

15 December 2013, received from Bretwalda Books, Unit 8 Fir Tree Close, Epsom Downs, Surrey, KT17 3LD, £141.73 in royalties for book published in October 2012. Hours: around 400 hrs in 2011-12.Payment donated to charity. (Registered 4 February 2014)

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: Sir John and Mae Hall

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value: £5,000   

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 May 2014)

Name of donor: David G Harrison

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000   

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 September 2014)

Name of donor: Mr A. D. Trapp

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 September 2014)

Name of donor: John P Reece

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 14 November 2014)

Name of donor: Jeremy Middleton

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 2 December 2014)

(b) Support in the capacity as a MP:

Name of donor: Calor Gas Ltd

Address of donor: Athena House, Athena Drive, Tachbrook Park, Warwick, CV34 6RL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,800 (paid direct to printer) for printing 8600 copies of booklet on how to save on energy bills for distribution in my constituency, and £200 for postage to outlying areas; £2,000 in total  

Date of receipt: 14 January 2014

Date of acceptance: 14 January 2014

Donor status: company, registration no 00303703

(Registered 4 February 2014)

Name of donor: Calor Gas Ltd

Address of donor: Athena House, Athena Drive, Tachbrook Park, Warwick, CV34 6RL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,800 (paid direct to printer) for printing 16,500 copies of booklet on how to save on energy bills for distribution in my constituency; £540 for delivery (paid direct to deliverer) and £160 for postage to outlying areas; £3,500 in total  

Date of receipt: 31 October 2014

Date of acceptance: November 2014

Donor status: company, registration no 00303703

(Registered 14 November 2014)

11. Miscellaneous

Investment of start up capital in Atom Bank, currently registered as Crossco 1337 plc. (Registered 13 May 2014)

Prepared 10th December 2014