Select Committee on Register of Members' Interests March 2007 Edition Report


ABBOTT-AUSTIN


ABBOTT, Diane (Hackney North and Stoke Newington)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

2005/6 Arcadia Lectures for School of Oriental and African Studies, London. (Actual £1,200) (Up to £5,000)

October 2005, BBC Celebrity Mastermind. (Actual £2,750) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 31 March 2006)

October 2005, BBC University Challenge. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 31 March 2006)

September 2005-December 2005, weekly, fees for articles in Evening Standard (Actual £5,600) (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 31 March 2006)

25 November 2005, fee for article in Daily Mail. (Actual £850) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 31 March 2006)

25 January 2006-May 2006, fees for bi-weekly article in The Voice newspaper. (Actual £2,450) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 9 May 2006)

17 March 2006, fee for article in The Times. (Actual £900) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 31 March 2006)

Television programmes, as a presenter for BBC One's weekly programme "This Week" from September 2005-March 2006. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 31 March 2006)

January 2006-April 2006, weekly, fees for articles in Evening Standard. (Actual £6,400) (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 9 May 2006)

Television programmes, as a presenter for BBC One's weekly programme "This Week" from April 2006. (Actual £1,600) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 9 May 2006)

May 2006, weekly, fees for articles in Evening Standard. (Actual £2,100) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 1 June 2006)

Television programmes, as a presenter for BBC One's weekly programme "This Week" from May. (Actual £800) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 1 June 2006)

Television programme, appearance on BBC Two's "Have I Got News for You" (Actual £1,000) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 1 June 2006)

May 2006, fee for article in The Times. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 1 June 2006)

June-October 2006, weekly, fees for articles in Evening Standard, ongoing. (Actual £6,950) (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 8 November 2006)

June and October 2006, fees for bi-weekly article in The Voice newspaper, ongoing. (Actual £1,200) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 8 November 2006)

August 2006, fee for article in The Times. (Actual £900) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 8 November 2006)

Television programmes, as a presenter for BBC One's weekly programme "This Week" from June ongoing. (Actual £8,800) (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 8 November 2006)

September 2006, lecture fees, Arcadia University. (Actual £800) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 8 November 2006)

November-December 2006, weekly, fees for articles in Evening Standard, ongoing. (Actual £3,200) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 22 January 2007)

November-December 2006, bi-weekly fees for article in The Voice newspaper, ongoing. (Actual £600) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 22 January 2007)

Television programmes, as a presenter for BBC One's weekly programme "This Week" from November 2006, ongoing. (Actual £5,600) (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 22 January 2007)

January 2007, weekly, fees for articles in Evening Standard, final. (Actual £1,600) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 20 March 2007)

January-March 2007, bi-weekly fees for article in The Voice newspaper, ongoing. (Actual £600) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 20 March 2007)

Television programmes, as a presenter for BBC One's weekly programme "This Week", from January 2007, ongoing. (Actual £8,800) (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 20 March 2007)

Pre-production fee for BBC's "Play It Again". (Actual £14,326) (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 20 March 2007)

January 2007, lecture fees, Arcadia University. (Actual £400) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 20 March 2007)

6.  Overseas visits

14-15 November 2005, to Nigeria, to attend Women's Conference, paid for by WIMBIZ (Women in Business). (Registered 31 March 2006)

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  Smithville Associates; training consultancy.

ADAMS, Gerry (Belfast West)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Author.

Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

8.  Land and Property

Residential property, jointly owned with my wife, in South of Ireland.

AFRIYIE, Adam (Windsor)

8.  Land and Property

House in Kent.

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  Adfero Ltd; news and information services company, of which I am an unremunerated director.

  Connect Support Services Ltd; IT services company.

AINGER, Nick (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire)

Nil.

AINSWORTH, Bob (Coventry North East)

Nil.

AINSWORTH, Peter (East Surrey)

Nil.

ALEXANDER, Danny (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)

Nil.

ALEXANDER, Douglas (Paisley and Renfrewshire South)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

19-21 January 2006, Anglo-French Colloque at the Four Seasons Hotel, Hampshire. Two night conference on Anglo-French relations, of which the main sponsor was BP. (Registered 17 February 2006)

15 February 2006, attended the Brit Awards accompanied by a guest, at the invitation of the British Phonographic Industry Ltd (BPI). (Registered 17 February 2006)

8.  Land and Property

Rental of flat in Edinburgh

ALLEN, Graham (Nottingham North)

6.  Overseas visits

16 December 2006-7 January 2007, to Australia and New Zealand with the Lords and Commons Cricket Team for inter-parliamentary matches. I was accompanied by my wife and child and I paid my own and my family's travel and accommodation costs. Sponsorship was received from Diageo, Microsoft, Colliers, Vauxhall, Visa and the Australian Parliament Sports Club which was given to the following charities: the Trew Foundation (New Zealand), the Lord's Taverners (Australia) and Chance to Shine (UK), with the exception of a small proportion retained for incidental expenses. (Registered 5 February 2007)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

I am the Chair of One Nottingham, which is Nottingham's regeneration board. I have been offered, but declined, remuneration for this position.

AMESS, David (Southend West)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Parliamentary Adviser to the Caravan Club. (£5,001-£10,000)

6.  Overseas visits

11-15 June 2006, to Israel, hosted by Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI). CFI contributed the cost of flights, accommodation and some meals. The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Official Guest Department) contributed to the costs of travel inside Israel, some accommodation and some meals. (Registered 22 June 2006)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Trustee of the Industry and Parliament Trust.

Chairman of the Industry Parliament Fellowship Committee.

ANCRAM, Rt. Hon. Michael (Devizes)

6.  Overseas visits

22-23 Wednesday 2005, to Kabul, Afghanistan. The cost of my flight was provided by Flying Lion Ltd. (Other expenses met by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Ministry of Defence.) (Registered 28 November 2005)

9-11 September 2006, to Gibraltar, to attend Gibraltar Day celebrations. All costs of flights and accommodation were met by the Government of Gibraltar. (Registered 21 September 2006)

13-14 December 2006, to Damascus on fact-finding visit. Return flight to Damascus, business class, courtesy of Flying Lion Ltd. and one night's hotel accommodation provided by Syrian Peoples' Council. (Registered 10 January 2007)

8.  Land and Property

Small tenanted agricultural estate in Scottish Borders and Midlothian, from which rental income is received.

ANDERSON, David (Blaydon)

6.  Overseas visits

18-22 September 2005, to Kuwait, as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Kuwait Group. My return flights and accommodation were paid for by the Government of Kuwait. (Registered 16 February 2006)

26 February-3 March 2006, to Israel and Palestine with Labour Friends of Israel (LFI). Travel and hospitality paid for by LFI. Accommodation paid for by LFI at a rate discounted through the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Some hospitality provided by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Palestinian Legislative Council/Palestinian Authority. Travel within Israel/Palestine provided by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and LFI. (Registered 20 April 2006)

31 March-9 April 2006, to Iraq as Chair of Labour Friends of Iraq, to develop links between Labour Friends of Iraq and the Iraqi Trade Union Federations and, through them, to meet politicians and civil society representatives in Iraq. My return flights and accommodation were paid for by Labour Friends of Iraq; the funding provided by UNISON and the National Union of Journalists. (Registered 20 April 2006)

ANDERSON, Janet (Rossendale and Darwen)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

2 and 7 September 2006, on a private visit to New York City I received an upgrade from Virgin Atlantic on both flights. (Registered 8 November 2006)

6.  Overseas visits

1-7 January 2006, to Taiwan, with group of parliamentarians from All-Party British-Taiwanese Group, as guest of Taiwanese Government. (Registered 10 January 2006)

15-21 September 2006, to Bahrain, to meet with elected members and government ministers in order to discuss matters of mutual interest and to study the electoral registration and voting arrangements for the forthcoming Bahrain elections. The visit was made at the invitation and expense of the Bahrain Government. (Registered 10 October 2006)

2 November 2006, two tickets for the MTV European Music Awards in Copenhagen for my daughter and me, including flights and accommodation, provided by MTV. (Registered 8 November 2006)

ARBUTHNOT, Rt. Hon. James (North East Hampshire)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Non-practising barrister.

Member of Lloyd's (resigned as from 31 December 2002).

Categories of business underwritten until resignation - CBS Private Capital Ltd.: All categories.

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

Conservative Friends of Israel contribute to the expenses of an intern working in my office.

7.  Overseas benefits and gifts

July 2006, in the course of a visit to Pakistan by the Defence Select Committee, which I chair, I was given a rug by the Minister of Defence of Pakistan. (Registered 14 July 2006)

8.  Land and Property

Two flats in London, one providing rental income.

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Chairman of the Conservative Friends of Israel (unremunerated).

ARMSTRONG, Rt Hon Hilary (Durham, North West)

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

My constituency party received payment for sponsorship of a constituency dinner from Browell, Smith & Co Solicitors. (Registered 28 November 2006)

6.  Overseas visits

During the course of a private visit to Hong Kong, China and Australia I received: an upgrade from British Airways for my husband and myself from London to Hong Kong on 17 December 2006; an overnight stay on 21 December 2006 in Shenzhen, China, as guests of the Shenzhen Communicable Disease Centre; some tickets for my husband and myself for the Melbourne and Sydney Cricket Test matches from the Fairfax Media Group. (Registered 18 January 2007)

ATKINS, Charlotte (Staffordshire Moorlands)

Nil.

ATKINSON, Peter (Hexham)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Parliamentary and public affairs consultant, Countryside Alliance. (Up to £5,000)

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

Research work provided by Countryside Alliance.

AUSTIN, Ian (Dudley North)

Nil.

AUSTIN, John (Erith and Thamesmead)

6.  Overseas visits

11-14 February 2007, to Kuwait as Co-Chairman of the Council for the Advancement of Arab British Understanding, with flights and accommodation paid for by the Council. (Registered 7 March 2007)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Director (unremunerated), Council for the Advancement of Arab British Understanding.

Director (unremunerated), British Syria Society.


 
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