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


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BACON, Richard (South Norfolk)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

13 October-11 November 2006, the temporary use of a Lotus Europa car provided as part of a promotion by Lotus Cars. (Registered 14 December 2006)

6.  Overseas visits

1-4 June 2006, to Paris, to speak at a conference: "Public Intervention - reporting accounts and rendering accounts", at the invitation of the French Ministry of Finance and the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development, who met hotel and travel costs for me and my wife. No fee paid. (Registered 9 June 2006)

2-8 September 2006, to Rwanda and Kenya with other members of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Tuberculosis, to study the treatment of tuberculosis and HIV/Aids. Flights, hotel and food during visit were funded by a charity, Results UK. (Registered 14 December 2006)

BAILEY, Adrian (West Bromwich West)

8.  Land and Property

A cottage in Cornwall from which rental income may be received.

BAIRD, Vera (Redcar)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Occasional cases as Queen's Counsel remunerated by the Legal Services Commission.

BAKER, Norman (Lewes)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Fees from the Centre for Management and Policy Studies for lectures given to civil servants.

Articles for the Mail on Sunday. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 12 March 2007)

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

January-February 2006, researcher provided for my House of Commons office by Forum for the Future, an organisation that organises placements for students studying sustainable development. (Registered 13 February 2006)

17-25 February 2006, to Australia, to visit Tasmania in my then capacity as Shadow Environment Secretary. My transport, accommodation and living expenses in Australia were provided by The Wilderness Society and the Australian Greens. (My return flight to Australia was financed by parliamentary funds.) (Registered 13 March 2006)

29-31 May 2006, to Sweden, to give the annual Iwan Bolin Lecture on education, at the invitation of the Folkuniversitetet in Stockholm. My flights, other transport, accommodation and living expenses during my stay were financed by the Folkuniversitetet. (Registered 12 June 2006)

BALDRY, Tony (Banbury)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Transense Technologies PLC (non-executive); development of tyre monitoring technology.

Angel Gate Limited (formerly AKMA Solutions International Ltd.) and subsidiary companies; property development in the UK.

Chairman (non-executive), Red Eagle Resources PLC; investing in agriculture and natural resources in Sierra Leone.

Invicta Africa Limited (non-executive); providing venture capital for investment in Africa, initially in Somaliland.

Chairman (non-executive), Carbon Registry Services Ltd; company providing consultancy on carbon strategy, use of CDM credits and emissions and provision of IT on emissions data management.

Symphony Global Ltd; promoting business development between companies in the UK and businesses from overseas.

Black Rock Oil and Gas plc; an AIM-listed company specialising in oil and gas exploration in the UK and overseas.

Chairman (non-executive), Sustainable Projects Development Group plc - SPDG plc; investment and development of sustainable projects in Africa and elsewhere. (3 November 2005-10 January 2007)

Prime Resources Ltd; investment in natural resources in Somaliland.

Enterprise Development International Capital Ltd; business investment and development in Central Asia, particularly Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. (6 April 2006-22 March 2007)

Tiresias Ltd; investment in the Gulf States and Saudi Arabia, particularly in areas of new technology. (Relinquished 7 November 2006.)

Chairman (non-executive), Westminster Oil Limited; a BVI registered company, development of oil licences and exploration.

Quartet Global Limited (non-executive). Investment in Idroplax, an Italian company, specialising in sustainable product development.

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Practising barrister, arbitrator and mediator.

Executive Partner in Diamond Film Partnership; a UK partnership promoting UK film and television production rights.

Consulting Editor, "Asian Affairs" Magazine.

Business development consultant to HiTS (House of Information Technology Services) of Saudi Arabia.

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

I employ a research assistant who receives some funding direct from the Lighting Industry Federation, solely in connection with work that she does in support of the Associate All-Party Lighting Group.

Donations to my fighting fund for the 2005 General Election received from:

Michael Dalgliesh (personal donor)

Chris Moore (constituent, personal donor)

Bestway Group plc; (supermarket chain, business donation)

6.  Overseas visits

1-9 January 2006, to India with Conservative Friends of India, to discuss economic and industrial/commercial issues. Visits to Delhi, Mumbai, Bombay and Jaipur. Travel and accommodation expenses met by the Government of India and the Confederation of Indian Industry. (Registered 24 January 2006)

8.  Land and Property

A cottage in Oxfordshire.

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  Angel Gate Limited (formerly AKMA Solutions International Ltd.)

Angel Gate Aviation Limited.

Red Eagle Resources PLC

Symphony Global Ltd

Enterprise Development International Capital Ltd.

Tiresias Ltd. (relinquished 7 November 2006)

Quartet Global Limited

(b)  3DM PLC

Transense Technologies PLC.

Black Rock Oil and Gas plc

SPDG plc

Prime Resources Ltd

Westminster Oil Limited

BALLS, Ed (Normanton)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Regular columns for Building Magazine December 2005- May 2006. (Up to £5,000)

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

I receive support from a local company, Eleventeenth, who host my web-site at below market rates.

BANKS, Gordon (Ochil and South Perthshire)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Cartmore Building Supply Co Ltd, Fife; builders' merchant.

8.  Land and Property

Flat in Glasgow, from which rental income is received.

BARKER, Gregory (Bexhill and Battle)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Director, Flare View Ltd.; property investment company holding freehold property let to commercial tenants.

Maybush Telecom Limited; distribution of mobile and related equipment (from 28 November 2005-3 July 2006).

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Director-designate of Spinel Holdings, whose activities include commercial and property interests in the Russian Federation.

6.  Overseas visits

2-4 September 2006, to Mozambique, to view sustainable forestry conservation project. Return business class flight and two nights' tented accommodation provided by Envirotrade Ltd. (Registered 14 November 2006)

16-21 March 2007, to the United Arab Emirates with all-party delegation to meet Government representatives, as guest of the Government of the UAE. The cost of flights and accommodation was met by the Government of the UAE. (Registered 23 March 2007)

8.  Land and Property

Freehold commercial business park property in East Anglia, from which I receive rental income.

Rental income from residential property in London.

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  Flare View Ltd.

(b)  Great Portland Estates PLC

Electra Kingsway VCT PLC

Quester VCT 5 PLC

Close Technology and General VCT PLC

New Star European Growth Fund PLC

New Star UK Growth Fund PLC

Henderson High Income Trust PLC.

New European Property Holdings Ltd. (NEPH)

Igroland Ltd; owns and operates children's entertainment centres in Kiev, in partnership with IKEA.

Maybush Telecom Limited (from 28 November 2005-3 July 2006)

Penna plc

BARLOW, Celia (Hove)

6.  Overseas visits

1-9 April 2006, to India with Labour Friends of India. International travel provided by the Confederation of Indian Industry and all accommodation, domestic travel and hospitality provided by the Government of India. (Registered 25 April 2006)

8.  Land and Property

Freehold maisonette and one bed flat in London, from which rental income is received.

Freehold house in Witterings from which rental income has been received from January 2007.

BARON, John (Billericay)

8.  Land and Property

Three residential properties in London from which rental income is received.

Second home in the constituency from which we run the office.

BARRETT, John (Edinburgh West)

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  A.B.C. Productions Ltd.; commercial property leasing.

BARRON, Kevin (Rother Valley)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Lay member of General Medical Council. (£10,001-£15,000)

BATTLE, John (Leeds West)

6.  Overseas visits

20-22 September 2006, to New York, attending as a panel member and speaker on 'living in integrated communities' at the Clinton Global initiative. Costs of economy class flights and hotel accommodation were covered by the Clinton Global initiative. (Registered 23 November 2006)

BAYLEY, Hugh (City of York)

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

I sponsor a parliamentary pass for a research assistant paid by the Royal African Society to enable him to work in support of the Africa All-Party Parliamentary Group, which I chair.

6.  Overseas visits

24-27 July 2005, to Accra, Ghana, to evaluate and report on the World Bank's programme in Ghana. The Parliamentary Network on the World Bank and the World Bank jointly funded my air fare and accommodation. (Registered 21 November 2005)

22-23 October 2005, to Helsinki, to attend the 6th Annual Conference of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank jointly organised by the World Bank and the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank. The Parliamentary Network on the World Bank paid for my air fare and hotel accommodation for one night. (Registered 21 November 2005)

16-23 September 2006, to Hong Kong, to study how the agreement following handover to China is working. Flights and accommodation paid for by the Hong Kong Government. (Registered 16 October 2006)

BECKETT, Rt. Hon. Margaret (Derby South)

8.  Land and Property

Residential rented property; flat in London.

BEGG, Anne (Aberdeen South)

Nil.

BEITH, Rt. Hon. Alan (Berwick­upon­Tweed)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Consultant to Bourne Leisure Group Ltd.; a holiday park operator in Britain and overseas, on general and parliamentary matters. (£15,001-£20,000)

Occasional lectures for New York State University in London. (Up to £5,000)

6.  Overseas visits

28 May-2 June 2006, to Norway, as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary British-Norwegian Group, for meetings in Oslo and visits to a liquid gas project in North Norway and to Svalbard. I was the guest of the Norwegian Government who paid the costs of the visit. (Registered 6 June 2006)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Chairman of the Historic Chapels Trust.

BELL, Sir Stuart (Middlesbrough)

1.  Remunerated directorships

SpenView Communications Ltd.

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Barrister (non-practising).

6.  Overseas visits

11-16 April 2006, to Doha, Qatar, to attend conference on Democracy, Development and Free Trade at the invitation of the Qatari Foreign Ministry, to improve relations between UK parliamentarians and the Government of Qatar. Cost of visa, air travel and part of accommodation paid for by the Foreign Ministry. (Registered 16 May 2006)

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  SpenView Ltd.; private holding company which owns the shares of SpenView Communications Ltd, SpenView Publications Ltd and SpenView Capital Ltd. I am a director of all four companies but remunerated only by SpenView Communications Ltd.

BELLINGHAM, Henry (North West Norfolk)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Glencara Estate Company; private company unlimited with share capital which owns commercial and agricultural land.

Lansdowne Advisory Ltd.; business consultancy.

Longborough Capital PLC (non-executive vice-chairman); a company involved in marketing intellectual property to the automotive industry.

Advanced Digital Components Ltd (non-executive); a sister company to Longborough Capital PLC, involved with automotive technology.

Environmental Polymer Technologies Limited (formerly 3DM Environment Limited) (non-executive); private company involved with new plastics and polymer technologies.

Arc Fund Management Holdings PLC (non-executive); AIM-listed fund management and venture capital company.

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Former member of Lloyds (resigned 1999. Reinsured into Equitas.)

Non-practising barrister-at-law.

8.  Land and Property

Forestry and arable land in Norfolk.

House in West Norfolk, from which rental income is received.

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  Glencara Estate Co. Ltd.

Lansdowne Advisory Ltd.

Longborough Capital PLC.

BENN, Hilary (Leeds Central)

8.  Land and Property

Part-owner of house in London.

9.  Registrable shareholdings

b)  United Business Media.

BENTON, Joe (Bootle)

Nil.

BENYON, Richard (Newbury)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Chairman of the Directors of Englefield Estate Trust Corporation Limited, the trustee of various family trusts (see Categories 8 and 9), in all of which either I or members of my wider family have beneficial interests.

8.  Land and Property

Landholdings in Hampshire and Berkshire (some in my constituency) comprising farmland, residential and commercial property, some potential development land, woodlands and gravel workings, for some of which rent is received.

Residential and commercial property in Hackney, for which rent is received.

Rural land and property in Inverness-shire.

The majority of property in these estates is held in family trusts in the trusteeship of Englefield Estate Trust Corporation Limited (see Category 1).

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

I am unremunerated director of the Englefield Charitable Trust.

BERCOW, John (Buckingham)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Fee for research project on economic, industrial and welfare policies in the UK, on behalf of the MHC Benevolent Trust. (Up to £5,000)

BERESFORD, Sir Paul (Mole Valley)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Self-employed dental surgeon.

8.  Land and Property

Private accommodation and surgery, London .

BERRY, Roger (Kingswood)

6.  Overseas visits

26-30 November 2005, to Ghana, as a member of a cross-party group investigating trade related issues, financed by Christian Aid. (Registered 20 January 2006)

BETTS, Clive (Sheffield, Attercliffe)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Fees for lectures given for Neil Stewart Associates. (Up to £5,000)

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

Sheffield City Council provide me with an office at a reduced charge which contributes towards rent and rates. Staff, furniture, telephone and cleaning costs are paid by myself; heating and lighting is provided by the Council.

6.  Overseas visits

8-11 June 2006, to Germany as a member of the UK Parliamentary Football Club, to attend the World Cup and play football matches for charity. I received match ticket, hospitality and coach transport from McDonald's, and hospitality and coach transport from National Grid. (Registered 29 August 2006)

BINLEY, Brian (Northampton South)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Chairman (non-executive), B.C.C. Marketing Services Ltd; a company which I founded in 1989.

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Member and Finance Portfolio Holder, Northamptonshire County Council.

6.  Overseas visits

1-9 January 2006, to India with Conservative Friends of India, to discuss economic and industrial/commercial issues. Visits to Delhi, Mumbai, Bombay and Jaipur. Travel and accommodation expenses met by the Government of India and the Confederation of Indian Industry. (Registered 11 January 2006)

2-8 April 2006, to Sri Lanka, with parliamentary delegation to meet officials and inspect rebuilding effort following the tsunami, sponsored by the Government of Sri Lanka. (Registered 28 April 2006)

26-31 July 2006, to Washington DC, for meetings with US politicians, paid for by the National Council for Resistance in Iran. (Registered 7 August 2006)

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  B.C.C. Marketing Services Ltd.

BLACKMAN, Liz (Erewash)

Nil.

BLACKMAN-WOODS, Dr Roberta (City of Durham)

6.  Overseas visits

7-11 February 2007, to India, to visit outsourced operations in Bangalore, a charity for street children and the UK Consular Entry Clearance Section in Mumbai. All travel and accommodation costs met by Norwich Union. (Registered 21 February 2007)

BLAIR, Rt. Hon. Tony (Sedgefield)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

My wife receives royalties from a book "The Goldfish Bowl: Married to the Prime Minister 1955-1997" (2004, Chatto & Windus) which makes reference to her life in No 10 Downing Street.

7.  Overseas benefits and gifts

December 2005, following official talks with the King of Jordan, the King provided return air travel from Jordan to Egypt for my wife and me. (Registered 16 January 2006)

August 2006, accompanied by my family I spent summer holidays at a private villa in Barbados owned by Sir Cliff Richard. I have made charitable donations in lieu of the cost of this accommodation. I paid for all other expenses including flights. (Registered 21 September 2006)

26 December 2006-5 January 2007, accompanied by my family, I rented the residence of Robin Gibb for a holiday in Florida. This was a private commercial agreement made through Mr Gibb's manager. I met the cost of all flights. My wife and I were upgraded by British Airways on the flight to Miami and I was upgraded by British Airways on my return flight from Miami. (Registered 8 January 2007)

8.  Land and Property

Two residential flats in Bristol from which rental income is received.

A residential house in London from which rental income is received.

BLEARS, Hazel (Salford)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

20-21 January 2007, I received hospitality from Charles Allen, businessman, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hampshire, on the occasion of his 50th birthday. (Registered 31 January 2007)

BLIZZARD, Bob (Waveney)

6.  Overseas visits

22-26 August 2006, to Stavanger, Norway, to visit Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference and exhibition, with the British Offshore Oil and Gas Industry All-Party Parliamentary Group. Overseas flights, hotel accommodation, local transport and hospitality sponsored by the UK Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA), Shell, Chevron, BP, Exxon Mobil and Statoil. (Registered 9 October 2006)

13-15 December 2006, to Calgary, Canada, as Chair of British Offshore Oil and Gas Industry All-Party Parliamentary Group, paid for by British Airways. (Registered 18 December 2006)

8.  Land and Property

Flat in London, from which rental income is received.

BLUNKETT, Rt. Hon. David (Sheffield, Brightside)

1.  Remunerated directorships

HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd, to which is payable income from:

A contract with Bloomsbury for the rights to my forthcoming journals. Signature payment due (£95,001-£100,000). Further payment (£60,001-£65,000) (Registered 12 October 2006)

Making available to, and granting rights relating to, the Blunkett Tapes - Juniper Productions for Channel 4. (£10,001-£15,000)

Advising and taking part in the Blunkett Tapes for Juniper Productions for Channel 4. (£10,001-£15,000)

Guardian and Daily Mail joint serialisation of Blunkett Tapes. (£100,001-£105,000)

October 2006, fee for BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week recording. (Actual £650) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 2 November 2006)

Further payment from Bloomsbury. (£80,001-£85,000) (Registered 30 November 2006)

I have not yet drawn down any income from this directorship.

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Weekly column for The Sun newspaper commencing 1 December 2005. (£75,000)

Weekly column for The Sun newspaper commencing 1 June 2006 (renewal of contract). (£75,000)

Total annual remuneration (£145,001-£150,000)

16 February 2006, fee for speech to Law Society, Leeds. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 23 February 2006)

March 2006, fee for "Legendary Dinner", interview with Sir David Frost. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 4 April 2006)

March 2006, fee for after dinner speech for Portland PR. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 4 April 2006)

26 June 2006, PR Week Forum after dinner seminar. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 28 June 2006)

Interview for Finestripe Productions. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 30 November 2006)

15 November 2006, fee for speaking engagement for Insolvency Lawyers Association. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 30 November 2006)

16 November 2006, fee for speaking engagement for Publicans Weekly (Annual Conference). (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 30 November 2006)

Chair of International Advisory Committee to Entrust Inc. (from 1 March 2007); company providing internet security systems.

8.  Land and Property

Second home in London, from which I temporarily receive rental income.

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd.

BLUNT, Crispin (Reigate)

6.  Overseas visits

26 February-3 March 2006, to Occupied Palestinian Territories and Israel with the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 7 March 2006)

18-29 September 2006, to Oman, Syria and Lebanon with the Conservative Middle East Council, with accommodation provided in Oman by the Government of the Sultanate of Oman. (Registered 5 October 2006)

17-21 November 2006, to Bahrain as Co-Chairman of the Council for Advancement of Arab British Understanding, with flights and accommodation paid for by the Council. (Registered 22 November 2006)

7-11 December 2006, to Delhi, to attend conference of Le Cercle on India, with flight and accommodation expenses contributed to by the conference organisers and the Conservative Parliamentary Friends of India. (Registered 19 December 2006)

26-28 January 2007, to Israel and Palestine, to engage in dialogue with Israeli and Palestinian Parliamentarians and others on solutions to the current conflict. Return flight from London to Tel Aviv and accommodation and travel within Israel and Palestine funded by Forward Thinking, a registered charity. (Registered 7 February 2007)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Director of CAABU (The Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding Ltd.) (appointed 25 November 2004).

BONE, Peter (Wellingborough)

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 two children 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)

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  AJWB Travel Ltd; travel company

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Director of AJWB Travel Ltd; non-remunerated at present.

Owner of P W Bone Chartered Accountants; non-remunerated at present.

BORROW, David (South Ribble)

6.  Overseas visits

29 March-2 April 2006, to Botswana, to visit HIV/AIDS projects and meet with Ministers and NGOs, organised and paid for by the Government of Botswana. (Registered 13 April 2006)

27 May-1 June 2006, to the British Virgin Islands with the British Virgin Islands All-Party Parliamentary Group. All costs of the visit were paid by the British Virgin Islands Government. (Registered 11 October 2006)

7-9 June 2006, to Moscow, to attend a conference on HIV/AIDS at the Duma. Travel and hotel expenses paid for by Transatlantic Partners against AIDS. (Registered 8 November 2006)

8.  Land and Property

Flat in London from which rental income is received.

BOSWELL, Tim (Daventry)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Self­employed partner in family farming business at Lower Aynho Grounds (see item 8).

8.  Land and Property

Lower Aynho Grounds Farm (as at item 2), Northants/Oxon, from which rental income is also received.

Land at Great Leighs, Essex (with family interests), from which rental income is received.

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(b)  Barclays PLC; banking.

Glaxo Smith Kline PLC; pharmaceuticals.

Reckitt Benckiser PLC; household products.

Tesco PLC; food retailing.

Target Corporation Inc.; US retailer.

BASF; German, chemicals

BOTTOMLEY, Peter (Worthing West)

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

I am president of the Westminster Circle, a business group who choose to give surplus funds to Conservative associations, including Worthing West, and to charity.

6.  Overseas visits

25-27 February 2006, to Dubai, to speak at Press Freedom Forum. Flights and accommodation costs paid by Khaleej Times. (Registered 28 February 2006)

BRADSHAW, Ben (Exeter)

Nil.

BRADY, Graham (Altrincham and Sale West)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Fees for occasional lectures to groups of students from the United States on behalf of the American Institute for Foreign Study and International Enrichment. (Up to £5,000)

6.  Overseas visits

30 May 2006, to Berlin to speak at a conference organised by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, who paid my air fare. (Registered 31 May 2006)

8-11 September 2006, to Gibraltar with the All Party Parliamentary Group for Gibraltar, to attend and speak at the National Day celebration on 10 September. Meetings with Chief Minister, Leader of the Opposition, Minister for Trade and Commander of British Forces. Travel and accommodation met by Government of Gibraltar. (Registered 14 September 2006)

BRAKE, Tom (Carshalton and Wallington)

Nil.

BRAZIER, Julian (Canterbury)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Member of parliamentary panel at Arcadia University, providing courses for visiting American students. (Up to £5,000)

6.  Overseas visits

16-18 April 2006, to Beirut, to attend a demonstration and press conference, paid for by "Lawyers for Lawyers", a Dutch charity which exists to protect lawyers facing persecution for defending political prisoners. (Registered 10 May 2006)

September 2006, to USA for lecture tour of universities. Fee received from Akron University, Ohio; Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas; University of the South, Tennessee; Rhodes College, Tennessee; The English Speaking Union, Shreveport, Louisiana. The costs of the tour were met from the fees I received. (Registered 24 October 2006)

BREED, Colin (Cornwall South East)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Lay Associate Member of General Medical Council. I receive expenses relating to meetings and work undertaken in that role. (Up to £5,000)

6.  Overseas visits

31 March-6 April 2006, to Egypt with UK-Egypt All-Party Parliamentary Group, to further political relations between the UK and Egypt. I was accompanied by my spouse and our visit was made at the invitation and expense of the Egyptian Government. (Registered 18 April 2006)

14-18 November 2006, to Lebanon on a fact-finding visit. Flights and accommodation provided by the Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians. (Registered 29 November 2006)

26-28 January 2007, to Israel and Palestine, to engage in dialogue with Israeli and Palestinian parliamentarians and others on solutions to the current conflict. Return flight from London to Tel Aviv and accommodation and travel within Israel and Palestine funded by Forward Thinking, a registered charity. (Registered 1 February 2007)

BRENNAN, Kevin (Cardiff West)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

I attended the Heineken Cup Final on 20 May 2006 and the Madonna concert, with a guest, on 30 July 2006. Both events took place at the Millennium Stadium and on both occasions tickets and hospitality were provided by Western Power Distribution. (Registered 3 August 2006)

25 November 2006, two tickets and hospitality at the Wales v. New Zealand rugby match at the Millennium Stadium from the Western Mail and Echo. (Registered 18 December 2006)

4 February 2007, two tickets and hospitality at the Wales v. Ireland rugby match at the Millenium Stadium, Cardiff, from Western Power Distribution. (Registered 16 February 2007)

14 February 2007, tickets and hospitality at the Brit Awards at Earls Court, from the British Phonographic Industry. (Registered 16 February 2007)

BROKENSHIRE, James (Hornchurch)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Solicitor (non-practising).

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

9 July 2006, my wife and I received hospitality and attended the opera at Glyndebourne as guests of Jones Day, solicitors, of London. (Registered 4 August 2006)

6.  Overseas visits

1-8 April 2006, to Botswana at the invitation of the Botswana Government, as part of an all-party visit to investigate HIV/Aids, sustainable wildlife, relocation in the CKGR and diversification of the economy, to better understand the help and support which can be given to the Botswana Government by the UK. All travel, accommodation and subsistence was paid for by the Botswana Government. (Registered 28 April 2006)

8.  Land and Property

House in Essex, from which rental income is received.

BROOKE, Annette (Mid-Dorset and North Poole)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Joint owner with my husband of Broadstone Minerals; small retail and wholesale business dealing in rocks, minerals and gemstones.

6.  Overseas visits

2-9 September 2006, to Rwanda and Kenya, to look at TB programmes, with Results UK, who met the costs of travel, hotel and food. (Registered 14 September 2006)

8.  Land and Property

Business premises (retail shop and store) in Poole.

BROWN, Rt. Hon. Gordon (Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)

Nil.

BROWN, Lyn (West Ham)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

13 May 2006, ticket, flight and hospitality for FA Cup Final, provided by West Ham United FC. (Registered 21 June 2006)

6.  Overseas visits

19-25 February 2006, to Bangladesh, with Reproductive Health Initiative for Youth in Asia (Project RHIYA), to see what Project RHIYA is doing on the ground in respect to the United Nations Population Fund's objective targeting young people, and to visit the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Project in order to experience the situation in Bangladesh. Flights and accommodation paid for by United Nations Population Fund. On outward and return flights I received upgrades to Business Class from British Airways. (Registered 7 March 2006)

8.  Land and Property

One quarter share in a holiday cottage in Ambleside, Cumbria.

BROWN, Rt Hon Nicholas (Newcastle upon Tyne East and Wallsend)

6.  Overseas visits

22-26 August 2006, to Stavanger, Norway, to visit Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference and exhibition, with the British Offshore Oil and Gas Industry All-Party Parliamentary Group. Overseas flights, hotel accommodation, local transport and hospitality sponsored by the UK Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA), and individual member companies. (Registered 21 December 2006)

BROWN, Russell (Dumfries and Galloway)

6.  Overseas visits

8-15 September 2006, to Democratic Republic of Congo as joint-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Street Children. Flight and accommodation paid by War Child. (Registered 12 October 2006)

BROWNE, Des (Kilmarnock and Loudoun)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Non-practising Member of Faculty of Advocates, Edinburgh.

BROWNE, Jeremy (Taunton)

Nil.

BROWNING, Angela (Tiverton and Honiton)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Fees for lectures to Civil Service College, which are paid direct to charities. (Up to £5,000)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Gift of an engraved Dartington glass bowl from the West Hill Conservative Branch. (Registered 21 June 2006)

BRUCE, Malcolm (Gordon)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

20-23 April 2006, to Slovenia, to attend a seminar of Balkan country parliamentarians in my capacity as a member of the steering committee of the East West Parliamentary Practice Project based in Amsterdam. Economy return flight to Lubljana, transfer, accommodation for three nights and all meals and hospitality provided by the EWPPP. (Registered 12 May 2006)

9-13 September 2006, to Uganda, as a guest of Oxfam, to see Oxfam's work in IDP camps in northern Uganda. Oxfam paid for economy return flights, internal travel including a charter flight to and from Kitgum, accommodation for four nights and food. (Registered 10 October 2006)

13-16 February 2007, to Washington DC, to attend the GLOBE Legislators Forum in my capacity as Vice Chair, GLOBE (UK) and Vice President, GLOBE International. Business class return travel and two nights' accommodation and all meals were provided by GLOBE International. (Registered 15 March 2007)

BRYANT, Chris (Rhondda)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

22-26 May 2006 and 24-28 July 2006, fees for appearance on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 31 July 2006)

20-24 November 2006, fee for appearance on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 9 January 2007)

6.  Overseas visits

10-15 September 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 Palestinian Legislative Council/Palestinian Authority. Travel within Israel/Palestine provided by LFI. Some travel within Israel provided by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Registered 19 September 2006)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Buy as you View have made available to me a range of goods for distribution to victims of the collapse of Farepak. (Registered 9 January 2007)

BUCK, Karen (Regent's Park and Kensington North)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Weekly article for 'Regeneration and Renewal' magazine. (Up to £5,000)

BURDEN, Richard (Birmingham, Northfield)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

11 June 2006, the Motor Sports Association provided me with passes to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone where I was presenting a trophy for one of the races. (Registered 5 July 2006)

6.  Overseas visits

26-28 January 2007, to Israel and Palestine, to engage in dialogue with Israeli and Palestinian parliamentarians and others on solutions to the current conflict. Return flight from London to Tel Aviv and accommodation and travel within Israel and Palestine funded by Forward Thinking, a registered charity. (Registered 31 January 2007)

BURGON, Colin (Elmet)

Nil.

BURNHAM, Andy (Leigh)

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

Office rent abatement by Wigan Council to reflect public services offered from the offices, and benefits to the community and the Council from the use of the premises.

BURNS, Simon (West Chelmsford)

6.  Overseas visits

24-29 November 2005, to United Arab Emirates as guest of the Government of UAE, who met the costs of flights and accommodation. (Registered 30 November 2005)

1-9 January 2006, to India as the guest of the Confederation of Indian Industry, who paid for my flights and accommodation. (Registered 17 January 2006)

11-15 April 2006, to Qatar, to attend the 6th Conference on Democracy, Security and Trade. Flights and accommodation paid for by the Government of Qatar. (Registered 18 April 2006)

16-22 September 2006, to Hong Kong, to study how the agreement following handover to China is working. Flights and accommodation paid for by the Hong Kong Government. (Registered 22 September2006)

7-11 February 2007, to India, to visit outsourced operations in Bangalore and the UK Consular Entry Clearance Section in Mumbai. All travel and accommodation costs met by Norwich Union. (Registered 16 February 2007)

BURROWES, David (Enfield, Southgate)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Consultant to Shepherd Harris and Co, Enfield, as a solicitor specialising in criminal law.

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

Intern provided by Christian charity, CARE. (Registered 28 February 2007)

6.  Overseas visits

8-13 January 2006, to Israel, hosted by Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI). CFI contributed the costs of flights, accommodation and some meals. The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs contributed to the cost of travel inside Israel and some meals. (Registered 18 January 2006)

9-19 April 2006, to Cyprus on family visit. Travel provided by Democratic Rally UK and accommodation by the Greek Cypriot Brotherhood. (Registered 2 May 2006)

BURSTOW, Paul (Sutton and Cheam)

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

Donation to my constituency party received from:

Mr Brian S Burstow (father)

Mr and Mrs Campbell (private donation from constituents)

BURT, Alistair (North East Bedfordshire)

Nil.

BURT, Lorely (Solihull)

8.  Land and Property

Residential house in West Midlands, from which rental income is received.

BUTLER, Dawn (Brent South)

6.  Overseas visits

1-9 April 2006, to India with Labour Friends of India. International travel provided by the Confederation of Indian Industry and all accommodation, domestic travel and hospitality provided by the Government of India. (Registered 11 April 2006)

BUTTERFILL, Sir John (Bournemouth West)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Partner, Butterfill Associates (financial, corporate and real estate consultants).

Consultant to Curchod and Co. (Chartered Surveyors) (non-parliamentary).

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Director and shareholder of Gold Ísland Ltd which holds minerals exploration licences in Iceland (currently unremunerated).

BYERS, Rt Hon Stephen (North Tyneside)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Consultant in relation to the non-UK commercial activities of Consolidated Contractors International Co., an international construction company founded in Lebanon with its head office now in Athens.

Chairman of the Board of YES (the Yalta European Strategy); a policy network established to promote ideas, debate and Ukraine's membership of the European Union.

Fee for speech to the Ukrainian Investment Summit on 23 May 2006 organised by Adam Smith Conferences. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 24 May 2006)

Fee for an article in the Sunday Telegraph. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 20 September 2006)

Fee for speech to Climate Change 2007 conference for Newsquest Specialist Media on 12 March 2007. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 19 March 2007)

6.  Overseas visits

6-10 December 2005, to Montreal, Canada, to attend the United Nations Climate Change conference in my capacity as Co-Chair of the International Taskforce. Costs of travel and accommodation paid for by the promoters of the Taskforce. (Registered 15 December 2005)

5-8 March 2006, to Delhi, as part of the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) project 'India 2006'. Costs of travel and accommodation paid for by the IPPR. (Registered 14 March 2006)

7-9 June 2006, to Mexico City, to attend the Dialogue on Climate Change, clean energy and sustainable development established at the Gleneagles G8 Summit. Travel and hotel costs paid by the governments of Mexico and the United Kingdom. (Registered 13 June 2006)

23-25 June 2006, to Odessa, Ukraine, to speak at and attend a Bergedorf Round Table. Travel and accommodation paid by the K½rber Foundation. (Registered 28 June 2006)

13-16 July 2006, to Yalta, Ukraine, to attend the annual conference of the Yalta European Strategy. Travel and accommodation paid by Yalta European Strategy Ltd. (Registered 18 July 2006)

25-29 October 2006, to Beijing, for a meeting of the Gleneagles dialogue on climate change, clean energy and sustainable development. Travel and hotel costs paid by GLOBE, an alliance of international legislators. (Registered 1 November 2006)

12-18 February 2007, to Boston and Washington DC, USA, to give a lecture at Harvard University and attend the GLOBE conference on climate change. International travel and hotel costs paid by GLOBE (an alliance of international legislators). Internal travel costs in the US paid by the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. (Registered 21 February 2007)

8.  Land and Property

Commercial property in Forest Hall, Newcastle.

BYRNE, Liam (Birmingham Hodge Hill)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Shares and share options in EGS Group Ltd, of a value below the registrable threshold.

Interest free loan from NM Rothchilds to help finance my business school education, issued in 1999 and predating my election to the House.


 
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