House of Commons

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

BALLS, Rt Hon Ed (Morley and Outwood)

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

(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: Morley and Outwood CLP

Address of donor: c/o Morley Labour Rooms, Unity Hall, 2 Commercial Street, Morley, Leeds LS27 8HY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: money raised at and following a London fundraising event on 25 February 2014 organised by and for the benefit of Morley and Outwood Labour Party and in support of Dover and Deal Constituency and other Constituency Labour Parties. The total raised was £56,885.56 of which Morley and Outwood CLP received £36,885.56, Dover and Deal CLP received £12,000, and eight other West Yorkshire CLPs each received £1,000. (Registered 10 April 2014)

This includes the following registrable donations:

Name of donor: Ken Follett

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,600

Donor status: individual

  (Registered 10 April 2014)

Name of donor: Stephen Kinsella

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2014)

 

Name of donor: Neil Goulden

Address of donor: private 

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,600

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2014)

 

Name of donor: Alan McKeown Presents Limited

Address of donor: 35 Paul Street, London EC2A 4UQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,700

Donor status: company, registration 04443231

(Registered 10 April 2014)

 

Name of donor: Martin Clarke

Address of donor: private 

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,960 

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2014)

 

Name of donor: Trust Reservations Limited

Address of donor: 6 Oxford Street, Lambourn, Hungerford, Berkshire RG17 8XP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,385.84

Donor status: company, registration 03829637

(Registered 10 April 2014)

 

Name of donor: Amanda Hughes 

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2014)

 

Name of donor: Richard Greer

Address of donor: private 

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,960 

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2014)

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: Bloomberg Tradebook Europe Limited

Address of donor: City Gate House, 39/45 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1PQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Bloomberg terminal and pro licence; value £14,868, including VAT, for period 1 May 2014 to 30 April 2015.

Date of receipt: 1 May 2014

Date of acceptance: 1 May 2014

Donor status: company, registration 03556095

(Registered 27 May 2014)

Name of donor: Ken Follett

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 received through the Labour Party to support the Shadow Chancellor’s office.

Date of receipt: 14 July 2014

Date of acceptance: 14 July 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 5 August 2014)

Name of donor: Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Address of donor: 1 Embankment Place, London WC1N 6RM

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of a research assistant/analyst to support me in my opposition front bench role, secondment from 10 March 2014 to 20 June 2014, with a value of £18,375 and 9 July 2014 to 3 October 2014, with a value of £16,492; total £34,867

Date of receipt: 10 March 2014

Date of acceptance: 10 March 2014

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 6 August 2014)

Name of donor: Simon Franks

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000

Date of receipt: 24 October 2014

Date of acceptance: 24 October 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 November 2014)

Name of donor: Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Address of donor: 1 Embankment Place, London WC1N 6RM

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of a research assistant/analyst to support me in my opposition front bench role, secondment from 21 November 2014 to 27 March 2015, with a value of £29,295

Date of receipt: 21 November 2014

Date of acceptance: 21 November 2014

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 24 December 2014)

Name of donor: Ken Follett

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 received through the Labour Party to support the Shadow Chancellor’s office.

Date of receipt: 5 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 5 January 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 January 2015)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Center for American Progress

Address of donor: 1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor, Washington DC 20005

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a total value of £4,069

Destination of visit: New York and Washington, USA

Date of visit: 7-8 July 2014

Purpose of visit: Co-chair Inclusive Prosperity Commission and meetings with administration and other officials.

(Registered 5 August 2014)

Name of donor: Center for American Progress

Address of donor: 1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor, Washington DC 20005

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a total value of £2,535

Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA

Date of visit: 14-15 January 2015

Purpose of visit: Launch Inclusive Prosperity Commission report and meetings with administration and other officials.

(Registered 26 January 2015)

Prepared 10th March 2015