House of Commons

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

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 £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: 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)

Name of donor: Mr Sunhil Mehra

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 4 February 2015)

(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 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 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 11th February 2015