House of Commons

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

RIFKIND, Rt Hon Sir Malcolm (Kensington)

1. Remunerated directorships

Continental Farmers Group plc (non-executive), 33 Athol St, Douglas Isle of Man; farming in Eastern Europe. Approximately 6 board meetings per year, each lasting around 4 hours. Occasional ad hoc meetings. Travel time to Douglas or Dublin to be added.

Monthly ongoing payment of £4,580 gross, July 2011 (Registered 12 July 2011)

Discontinued July 2013. Last payment received 15 July 2013. (Updated 24 July 2013)

Adam Smith International (including Amphion Group Ltd and Adam Smith Services Ltd) (non-executive), 3 Albert Embankment, London; consultancy and project implementation overseas. Monthly board meeting in central London lasting 2 hours approximately. Occasional e-mail exchanges between meetings. (Updated 11 June 2014)

Monthly ongoing payment of £2,916.66 gross. (Registered 8 September 2009)

1 June 2014, additional payment of £5,512.50 in non-executive fees, in recognition of success of the company during the past year. (Registered 5 June 2014)

Unilever plc (non-executive), 100 Victoria Embankment London. Approximately eight board meetings a year each lasting a morning and afternoon with a dinner the previous evening. Most meetings in London, two or three in The Netherlands and one elsewhere. Also member of Board Committee, three hours the day before each board meeting. Attendance may be by video conference.

Monthly ongoing payment of £7,166 gross from May 2013. (Updated 24 July 2013)

Alliance Medical Group (non-executive), Princes House, 38 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6DN.  Approximately 10 board meetings a year, mainly in London, each lasting around 2-3 hours.  Occasional ad hoc meeting.

Monthly ongoing payment of £5,000 gross, from January 2014. (Registered 10 April 2014)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Since 1 July 2012, Chairman of LEK Advisory Board. Consulting LLP, 40 Grosvenor Place, London. Advisory Board meeting 4 times a year. Each meeting 4 hours approximately. Occasional advice by e-mail. Occasional speeches and chairing of meetings. (Updated 24 July 2013)

Quarterly payment of £12,500 gross; 4 hours approximately.

Senior Counsellor, Dragoman, Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia, specialist advisory firm. No regular meetings, communication by email and occasional meetings in London as might be required. Retainer of Australian $12,500 paid every three months.

Received fee of £5,000 from United Jewish Israel Appeal, 37 Kentish Town Road, London NW1 8NX for speech at event on 6 May 2014 at Savoy Hotel, London. Hours 1 hr. (Registered 5 June 2014).

28 November 2014, received fee of £1,000 from University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, MK18 1EG for speech to NA Diplomacy and Global Affairs

Students at Duke’s Hotel, London on 22 October 2014. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2014)


Payments from London Evening Standard, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:  

£500 received for article published 16 June 2014. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2014)

£500 received for article published 12 August 2014. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2014)

Payments from The Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:

6 July 2014, £500 received for article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 December 2014)

1 September 2014, £350 received for article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 December 2014)

30 September 2014, £250 received for article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 December 2014)

Payment of £250 received from the Daily Mail, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT for article published on 2 June 2014. Hours: 1.5 hrs. . (Registered 19 December 2014)

Payment of £462.20 received from Time Magazine, PO Box 20500, 1001 NM Amsterdam, The Netherlands for article published 3 September 2014. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2014)

Payment of £285 from The Guardian. Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU for article published on 5 March 2014. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 24 December 2014) 

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: (1) MSC (2) Global Zero Operations

Address of donor: (1) Prinzregentenstraße 7, D-80538 Munich (2) 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 615, Washington DC 20036

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) Return flights to Munich, value flights £676 (2) hotel 3 nights approx £1,000

Destination of visit: Munich Security Conference

Date of visit:  30 January - 2 February 2014

Purpose of visit: To attend Munich Security Conference

(Registered 10 April 2014)

Name of donor: Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) (Board Member),

Address of donor: 1747 Pennsylvania Ave NW 7th Floor, Washington DC 20006

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flight £1,986, hotel £1032, total £3,018

Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA

Date of visit: 6-8 April 2014

Purpose of visit: Attended Board Meeting in Washington.

(Registered 10 April 2014)

Name of donor: Government of United Arab Emirates

Address of donor:  PO Box 31966, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights £5,105; hotel costs (two nights) £1,260; total £6,365

Destination of visit: Dubai

Date of visit:  8-10 November 2014
Purpose of visit:  Participation in summit of World Economic Forum and chairing sessions

(Registered 19 December 2014)

Prepared 11th February 2015