House of Commons

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

WOODCOCK, John (Barrow and Furness)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Kurdistan Regional Government

Address of donor: c/o Lower Ground Floor, 23 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6LB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation, £3,000

Destination of visit: Erbil & Balisan Village, Iraqi Kurdistan

Date of visit: 15-20 February 2014

Purpose of visit: Kurdistan Region in Iraq APPG fact-finding trip, including the Kurdistan Children’s Hospital to meet ministers, civil society organisations and others.

(Registered 7 April 2014)

Name of donor: (1) UK China Forum Ltd, a not-for-profit company established by the Great Britain China Centre for the purpose of promoting UK-China dialogues, from sponsorship by HSBC and Prudential; (2) All China Youth Federation;

Address of donor: (1) 15 Belgrave Square, London SWIX 8PS; (2) 10, Qianmen Dong Dajie, Beijing, 100051, People’s Republic of China

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) £1,200.21 for air ticket and visa; (2) six nights bed and breakfast in hotels in Beijing and Chongqing at an estimated cost of £80 per night (total £480).

Destination of visit: Beijing and Chongqing, China

Date of visit: 20-25 July 2014

Purpose of visit: To attend the 2014 UK-China Young Leaders Roundtable, organised by the Great Britain China Centre, UK China Forum Ltd and the All-China Youth Federation to discuss building UK-China partnership for reform and innovation.

(Registered 29 August 2014)

Prepared 7th January 2015