House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 9th February 2015

DARLING, Rt Hon Alistair (Edinburgh South West)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Contract with Atlantic Books, Ormond House, 26/27 Boswell Street, London WC1N 3JW for publication of book. (Registered 25 March 2011)

Payment of £2,255.78 in respect of royalties received (net of commission) from sales of my book, under contract with Atlantic Books, previously registered. Address of payer: Capell and Land Ltd, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS. Hours: nil. (Registered 14 February 2014)

15 May 2014, I received a further payment of £597.77 in respect of royalties payable under my contract with Atlantic Books, previously registered.  Time spent:  nil. Address of payer: Capell and Land Ltd, 29 Wardour Street, London, W1D 6PS.

(Registered 23 May 2014)

6 November 2014, received payment of £998.52 in respect of royalties for my book, published by Atlantic Books, under contract previously registered.  Address of payer:  Capell and Land Ltd, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS.  Hours:  nil. (Registered 24 November 2014)

Fees for speeches paid by JLA Associates, 80 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7NW:

13 March 2014, I received a fee of £11,475 for speaking at the annual meeting of Dunedin Capital Partners, Saltire Court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2EN. Time spent approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2014)

13 March 2014, I received a fee of £7,650 for speaking at an event organised by FIX Protocol Ltd, 5th floor, 6 St Andrew Street, London EC4A 3AE. Time spent approx. 2 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2014)

28 March 2014, I received a fee of £9,840 in respect of speaking at a conference organised by Insight Investment Management Ltd, 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4LA . Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 11 April 2014)

12 May 2014 I received a payment of £12,750 in respect of speaking at an event organised by Asset Based Finance Association, 3rd Floor, 20 Hill Rise, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 6VA.  Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 23 May 2014)

27 May 2014 I received a fee of £10,200 in respect of speaking at an event organised by the Association of Corporate Treasurers, 51 Moorgate, London EC2R 6BH. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2014)

8 August 2014 I received a fee of £10,200 in respect of an event organised by Macquarie Bank, Ropemakers Place, 28 Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9HD, who also met my travel costs of £230.45. Hours: approx. 6 hrs. (Registered 22 August 2014)

8 October 2014, £12,300 received for speaking at an event organised by ICON Infrastructure LLP, London, address 1st floor, Pollen House, 10/12 Cork Street, London, W1S 3NP.  Hours: 4 hrs.  (Registered 21 October 2014)

17 November 2014 I received a fee of £10,200 for speaking at an event organised by Scor, 10 Lime Street, London EC3M 7AA. Hours:  approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 24 November 2014)

25 November 2014, received a fee of £10,200 for speaking at an event organised by White & Case LLP, 5 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1DW. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 15 December 2014)

19 December 2014, received a fee of £8,500 for speaking at an event organised by Ernst & Young LLP, 1 Bridgewater Place, Water Street, Leeds LS11 5QR, who also met my travel costs of £226 and that of my overnight accommodation, worth £187. Hours: approx 15 hours including travel time. (Registered 23 December 2014)

6 January 2015, received a fee of £6,800 for speaking at an event organised by Citywire, 87 Vauxhall Walk, London SE11 5HJ. Time spent approx: 3 hours. (Registered 3 February 2015)

23 January 2015, received a fee of £1,700 for writing an article for a magazine published by White & Case LLP, 5 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1DW.  Time spent: approx 4 hours. (Registered 3 February 2015)

Payments from Guardian News & Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GO, for writing articles for the Guardian newspaper:

27 November 2014, received £310 for an article. Hours: approx. 3 hrs. (Registered 15 December 2014)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: International Monetary Fund

Address of donor: Washington DC

Amount of donation: flights valued at £6,219 and accommodation valued at £1,0 9 3. 4 2

Destination of visit: Washington DC

Date of visit: 7 to 9 April 2014

Purpose of visit: to attend meeting of the IMF on 8 April 2014

(Registered 22 April 2014)

11. Miscellaneous

Unremunerated Director and Chairman of BetterTogether 2012 Ltd (from 1 June 2012). (Registered 21 June 2012)

Prepared 11th February 2015