House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 6th January 2015

GODSIFF, Roger (Birmingham, Hall Green)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: JTI

Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 3QU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for me and my wife to the Chelsea Flower Show, including hospitality; total value£1,404.

Date of receipt of donation: 20 May 2014

Date of acceptance of donation: 20 May 2014

Donor status: company, registered 01501573

(Registered 6 November 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from Arup, Cambridge Assessment, City of London, GKN, HSBC, John Swire & Sons)

Address of donor: All Party Parliamentary China Group, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights with a value of £1,302; hotel accommodation, transport and meals with a value of £757.49; £2,059.49 in total

Destination of visit: China

Date of visit: 24-29 April 2014

Purpose of visit: To understand more about ethnic minorities in Xinjiang and religious freedom in China; to support bids by British business and deepen engagement with the National People's Congress.

(Registered 12 May 2014)

Name of donor: Government of Thailand

Address of donor: Royal Thai Embassy, 29-30 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5JB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): in country costs, hotel, transport and certain meals; total value £1,000. The costs of flights were met by an unregistrable source.

Destination of visit: Bangkok, Thailand

Date of visit: 10-15 November 2014

Purpose of visit: discussions with the Thai government and opposition parties relating to the development of their new constitution and promotion of trade and cultural exchange.

(Registered 24 November 2014; updated 2 December 2014)

Name of donor: Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia

Address of donor: Casa de les Punxes, Av. Diagonal 418 1r 2a, 08037 Barcelona

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and food,

total value £801.60

Destination of visit: Catalonia

Date of visit: 3-5 September 2014

Purpose of visit: cross-party fact finding visit.

(Registered 12 December 2014)

Prepared 7th January 2015