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


SALMOND-SYMS

SALMOND, Alex (Banff and Buchan)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Fee from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland for speaking at Annual Dinner on 11 November 2005. Overnight accommodation for my wife and me also provided. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 18 November 2005)

Party donation in lieu of speaking fee at Aberdein Considine corporate event, 18 November 2006. (£5,001-£10,000) Overnight accommodation for my wife and me also provided. (Registered 20 March 2007)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Gift of set of two entry badges from Scottish Racing valid during 2006. (Registered 22 December 2005)

My wife and I were upgraded to upper class on return flights from London to Los Angeles on 27 May and 1 June 2006 by Virgin Atlantic. (Registered 19 June 2006)

Gift of one entry badge from Scottish Racing valid during 2007. (Registered 16 January 2007)

Gift of entry badges for self and wife from Hampton Park Racing valid during 2007. (Registered 20 March 2007)

SALTER, Martin (Reading West)

6.  Overseas visits

18-27 February 2006, to Kashmir and Sri Lanka. Four day visit to Pakistan and Kashmir with the All-Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group to visit earthquake zone. My flight from London to Islamabad and two nights' hotel accommodation was provided by the Pakistan Government. (Two nights' accommodation provided by friends.) Five day visit to Sri Lanka for Reading Initiative for Tsunami Action (RITA) to hand over RITA funded homes for tsunami victims and assess future projects. I received three nights' complimentary accommodation at Barbaryn Reef Hotel, Beruwela. (I paid for my flights from Islamabad to Karachi, from Karachi to Colombo and return to London, and for one night's hotel accommodation in Colombo.) (Registered 13 March 2006)

SANDERS, Adrian (Torbay)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

15 February 2006, one ticket to the Brit Awards as guest of the Brit Trust. (Registered 7 March 2006)

14 February 2007, two tickets to the Brit Awards as guest of the BPI. (Registered 21 February 2007)

6.  Overseas visits

11-14 March 2007, to New York, to attend the Global Leadership Diabetes Forum. Flights, accommodation and registration fee were met by Novo Nordisk. (Registered 18 March 2007)

8.  Land and Property

Residential property in Paignton, from which rental income is derived.

SARWAR, Mohammad (Glasgow Central)

6.  Overseas visits

4-5 February 2006, to New York, to attend an Asian Awards Ceremony at which I received an award. The cost of my business class flight was met by PTV Prime (USA). (Registered 22 March 2006)

16-25 February 2006, to Pakistan, to visit earthquake relief work. The cost of return flights and hotel accommodation were met by the Senate of Pakistan. Internal helicopter flights to visit earthquake areas of Pakistan were provided courtesy of the Aga Kkan Foundation, Pakistan. (Registered 16 June 2006)

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  United Wholesale Scotland Limited; wholesale cash and carry business, trading in groceries, cigarettes and alcohol.

SCOTT, Lee (Ilford North)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Consultant on regeneration and planning to Fox Hayes Solicitors, Leeds.

Consultant on regeneration and planning to Vincos, London; regeneration

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

In May 2006, my wife and I received upgrades from Virgin Atlantic on private flights to and from Boston Massachusetts, USA. (Registered 7 June 2006)

SEABECK, Alison (Plymouth Devonport)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Parliamentary consultant to the Institution of Structural Engineers (six-month appointment). (£5,001-£10,000)

SELOUS, Andrew (South West Bedfordshire)

8.  Land and Property

Residential property in London, from which rental income is received.

SHAPPS, Grant (Welwyn Hatfield)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Printhouse Corporation Ltd; design and print.

How To Corp Ltd.; marketing.

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

On a flight to the USA on 19 December 2006, Virgin Atlantic upgraded my seat to Upper Class. (Registered 16 January 2007)

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  Printhouse Corporation

  How To Corp

SHAW, Jonathan (Chatham and Aylesford)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

February 2006, I attended the British Music Awards as the guest of the British Music Rights organisation. (Registered 26 April 2006)

SHEERMAN, Barry (Huddersfield)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Networking for Industry, a not for profit company promoting UK competitiveness and parliamentary communication with industry.

Urban Mines Ltd.; a not for profit charity promoting sustainable use of resources.

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.

Member of Environmental Scrutiny Board of Onyx UK Ltd.; environmental waste management company

Academic adviser to Arcadia University (Philadelphia, USA).

8.  Land and Property

Small one-bedroom flat in London, currently let.

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Chair of Trustees, Parliamentary Advisory Committee for Transport Safety (PACTS).

SHEPHERD, Richard (Aldridge­Brownhills)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Shepherd Food Holdings Ltd.

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.

Former member of Lloyd's. Resigned with effect from 31 December 1994.

Categories of business underwritten in open and run-off years: All, except life.

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  Shepherd Food Holdings Ltd.

  Partridges of Sloane St Ltd.

SHERIDAN, Jim (Paisley and Renfrewshire North)

6.  Overseas visits

12-14 February 2007, to France to visit nuclear power stations as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. The costs of the trip were met by AREVA. (Registered 13 March 2007)

SHORT, Rt. Hon. Clare (Birmingham, Ladywood)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Fee from Clive Conway Celebrity Productions Limited for "An Audience with Clare Short" at Whitley Bay Playhouse on 11 November 2005. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 21 December 2005)

Two payments from Objective Productions for my participation in The Last Word television programme on 9 January and 27 February 2006 on Channel 4 Digital. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 14 March 2006)

Fee from Clive Conway Celebrity Productions Ltd for appearing in "An Audience with Clare Short" at the Platform Theatre, Morecombe, on 5 March 2006. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 24 March 2006)

Fees from BBC World Service for my contribution to the documentary series "The Short View". (Up to £5,000) (Registered 13 April 2006)

Fee from Clive Conway Celebrity Productions Ltd in respect of my speech to Sunguard Sherwood Systems on 13 June 2006. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 27 June 2006)

Honorarium from ActionAid for my support and work in taking up a case in Ethiopia for them. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 30 October 2006)

6.  Overseas visits

5-10 April 2006, to New Delhi, India, to take part in the Hindustan Times Kitab UK-Indian Literary Festival. My flight one way (see next entry) and accommodation were paid for by the Kitab Festival organisers. (Registered 5 July 2006)

10-13 April 2006, to Doha, Qatar, to attend the 6th Doha Forum for Democracy, Development and Free Trade. My flights from New Delhi to Doha (see previous entry) and back to London and accommodation in Doha were paid by the Qatar Embassy in London. (Registered 5 July 2006)

30 April-4 May 2006, to Amman, Jordan, to attend the "Cities without Slums" Policy Advisory meeting. My flights, accommodation, expenses and an honorarium were paid by the World Bank. (Registered 5 July 2006)

12-13 June 2006, to Barcelona, Spain, to deliver a speech at the Sungard Systems Customer/Partner Conference. My flights, accommodation, expenses and a keynote speaker fee were paid by Sungard Systems. (Registered 5 July 2006)

26 July-3 August 2006, to the Philippines, on fact-finding visit at the behest of the Missionary Society of Saint Columban, CAFOD and Trocaire, Ireland, to study the likely effect of proposed mining on ecology and livelihoods. Fare and expenses paid by CAFOD and my accommodation provided by Columban fathers. (Registered 5 October 2006)

26-30 November 2006, to Washington DC, to attend the Cities Alliance Policy Advisory Board meeting. My fare and accommodation were paid by the World Bank. (Registered 20 December 2006)

SIMMONDS, Mark (Boston and Skegness)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Chairman, Mortlock Simmonds Brown Leverett Ltd (known as MSBL); chartered surveyors.

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

Donation to Fighting Fund from:

Boston Potato Company

Mr Gordon Hawkins, a businessman from Skegness

(Registered 18 November 2005)

6.  Overseas visits

27 January-3 February 2006, to Yemen, in my capacity as Shadow International Development Minister. All costs of flights and accommodation were met by Oxfam. (Registered 27 February 2006)

5-8 June 2006, to the Ukraine to look at measures being taken to meet the challenges of the spread of tuberculosis. My travel and accommodation were paid for by Results UK. (Registered 14 June 2006)

5-9 November 2006, to Nigeria, in my capacity as Shadow International Development Minister. All costs of flights and accommodation were met by Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs). (Registered 24 November 2006)

5-10 February 2007, to the British Virgin Islands on frontbench business as a guest of the Government of the British Virgin Islands. All costs of flights and accommodation were met by the Government of the British Virgin Islands. (Registered 19 February 2007)

18-22 February 2007, to Bangladesh on frontbench business, as a guest of PLAN International, a UK-based non-governmental organisation. All costs of flights and accommodation were met by PLAN. (Registered 7 March 2007)

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  Mortlock Simmonds Ltd; chartered surveyors, of which I am Chairman.

SIMON, Si¼n (Birmingham Erdington)

6.  Overseas visits

21-22 November 2006, to Spain, to attend the launch of new Jaguar XKR, which is made in Erdington. Flight and overnight accommodation provided by Jaguar. (Registered 26 January 2007)

SIMPSON, Alan (Nottingham South)

Nil.

SIMPSON, David (Upper Bann)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Universal Meat Company, Co Armagh.

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Councillor, Craigavon Borough Council

Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly

Member of District Policing Partnership, Magherafelt

8.  Land and Property

Farm in Co Armagh, from which rental income is received.

Flats in Portadown, Co Armagh, from which rental income is received.

SIMPSON, Keith (Mid Norfolk)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Consultant to G3 Defence Consulting Ltd, formerly the Eric Morris Consultancy Ltd (Geopolitical Analysts and Advisers). (Up to £5,000)

6.  Overseas visits

26 February-3 March 2006, to Occupied Palestinian Territories and Israel with the Conservative Middle East Council. Travel and accommodation expenses met by the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 8 March 2006)

15-17 May 2006, to Israel and Jordan, in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Office Minister. My flights and accommodation costs in Israel were paid for by the Conservative Friends of Israel. (I stayed at the residence of the British Ambassador in Jordan during my visit to Amman.) (Registered 23 May 2006)

2-3 September 2006, to the Republic of Korea to meet Government ministers, Korean parliamentarians and companies in Korea, and also to visit the border with North Korea at Panmunjom. Travel and accommodation were funded jointly by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and by the Korean National Assembly. (Registered 26 September 2006)

15-21 September 2006, to Bahrain accompanied by my wife, 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. (Registered 5 October 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 26 March 2007)

SINGH, Marsha (Bradford West)

Nil.

SKINNER, Dennis (Bolsover)

Nil.

SLAUGHTER, Andrew (Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Barrister, Lamb Chambers, London.

8.  Land and Property

One residential property in Eastbourne.

SMITH, Rt. Hon. Andrew (Oxford East)

Nil.

SMITH, Angela C (Sheffield, Hillsborough)

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

Subsidised constituency office accommodation from Sheffield City Council.

SMITH, Angela E (Basildon)

Nil.

SMITH, Geraldine (Morecombe and Lunesdale)

6.  Overseas visits

8-12 September 2005, to Gibraltar, to attend National Day celebrations at the invitation of the Government of Gibraltar who paid for my travel and accommodation. (Registered 17 March 2006)

SMITH, Jacqui (Redditch)

Nil.

SMITH, John (Vale of Glamorgan)

Nil.

SMITH, Sir Robert (West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine)

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 13 September 2006)

13-15 December 2006, to Calgary, Canada, as Vice-Chair of UK Offshore Oil and Gas All-Party Parliamentary Group, on BA inaugural flight. Flight and two nights' accommodation provided by British Airways. (Registered 9 January 2007)

8.  Land and Property

Farm and cottages in Aberdeenshire, from which rental income is received.

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(b)  Glaxosmithkline; pharmaceuticals.

Legal and General; life assurance.

Rio Tinto; mineral extraction.

Shell Transport and Trading; oil-integrated.

SNELGROVE, Anne (South Swindon)

6.  Overseas visits

27 January-3 February 2006, to the Yemen, to study Oxfam projects in health and education, to meet Yemenis involved in Oxfam's civil society capacity-building programme, local and national politicians, other NGO representatives and British Embassy and DfID officials. The visit was financed by Oxfam. (Registered 22 March 2006)

SOAMES, Hon. Nicholas (Mid Sussex)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Aegis Defence Services Limited (non-executive).

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Senior Vice-President, MMC Group; insurance brokers.

Business development and strategic adviser to:

Investcorp; fund management company.

Welcome Break; operator of motorway service stations.

GSC Partners; an investment company.

Scythian; a management consultancy.

SOULSBY, Sir Peter (Leicester South)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Two season tickets from Leicester City Club for the 2006-2007 season. (Registered 19 October 2006)

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 19 October 2006)

8.  Land and Property

Holiday flat in Dorset, jointly owned.

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  Cassbar Ltd; trades as 'Entropy' as a bar and a restaurant on two sites in central Leicester.

SOUTHWORTH, Helen (Warrington South)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

15 February 2006, I attended the Brit Awards as a guest of the British Phonographic Industry. (Registered 8 March 2006)

SPELLAR, John (Warley)

6.  Overseas visits

25 February-1 March 2007, to Washington DC, to meet Members of Congress and business interests, US officials and British diplomats including the UK Defence Attaché, to discuss UK/US defence trade, especially technology transfer issues, and UK/US defence policy. My travel and accommodation were paid for by the UK Defence Forum. (Registered 16 March 2007)

SPELMAN, Caroline (Meriden)

4.  Sponsorship or financial or material support

The salary of my Research Assistant is met by Christian Action, Research and Education (CARE).  

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 husband and three 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 6 February 2007)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Unremunerated director of Spelman, Cormack and Associates; family business specialising in food and biotechnology.

SPICER, Sir Michael (West Worcestershire)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Non-executive President of the Association of Electricity Producers. (£10,001-£15,000)

SPINK, Dr Bob (Castle Point)

6.  Overseas visits

1-3 April 2006, to Israel, to visit the Weizmann Institute to look at medical research and climate change issues, paid for by the Weizmann Institute. (Registered 24 April 2006)

SPRING, Richard (West Suffolk)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Consultant to Asquith & Granovski Associates Limited, London; advisers on corporate structures in Europe and worldwide. I provide advice on political, economic and current affairs matters, and occasionally travel on behalf of the firm. (£35,001-£40,000)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Car supplied at a concessionary rate by Autovillage, Eriswell, Suffolk. (Registered 28 November 2006)

6.  Overseas visits

24-29 November 2005, to the United Arab Emirates with all-party delegation to meet Government representatives, at the invitation of the Government of the UAE. The cost of flights and accommodation was met by the Government of the UAE. (Registered 13 December 2005)

25 May-31 May 2006, to Syria, in my capacity as a Director of the British Syrian Society, with flights and accommodation paid for by the Society. (Registered 5 June 2006)

8.  Land and Property

Flat in London from which rental income is received.

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Members of my family benefit from a trust.

STANLEY, Rt. Hon. Sir John (Tonbridge and Malling)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Henderson High Income Trust PLC; investment trust.

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.

Consultant on financial services to Fidelity Investment Management Ltd.

6.  Overseas visits

2-8 September 2006, to the Republic of Korea, to meet Government Ministers, Korean parliamentarians and companies in Korea, and also to visit to the border with North Korea at Panmunjom. Travel and accommodation were funded jointly by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and by the Korean National Assembly. (Registered 12 September 2006)

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(b)  Royal Dutch Shell PLC; oil company.

STARKEY, Dr. Phyllis (Milton Keynes South West)

8.  Land and Property

Former family home in Oxford, now let to tenants.

6.  Overseas visits

23-26 August 2006, to Lebanon, to assess the political and humanitarian situation post-conflict, meet with religious and political leaders and see the war damage in Beirut and Southern Lebanon. My return flight from London to Beirut and hospitality in Lebanon were funded by a consortium involving the Al Khoei Foundation, Interpal and the British Muslim Forum. (Registered 3 September 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 30 January 2007)

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Member of Parliamentary Panel of Royal College of Nurses (unpaid).

STEEN, Anthony (Totnes)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.

Public affairs and parliamentary adviser to the Board of Airlines of Great Britain (involves occasional travel on a number of airlines in connection with airline work; occasional free air travel for immediate family). (Up to £5,000)

Barrister at Law.

6.  Overseas visits

11-16 September 2005, to Romania to discuss Romania's accession to the EU with parliamentarians and officials. Internal travel and accommodation was funded by the Romanian Parliament. (Travel to and from Romania funded from Members' extended travel allowance.) (Registered 5 January 2006)

7-10 January 2006, to Jerusalem to attend the International Conference of Jewish Parliamentarians to discuss the problems facing the Middle East. Travel and accommodation funded by the World Jewish Congress and the Israel Forum. (Registered 16 January 2006)

8.  Land and Property

Parts of my property near California Cross, South Devon, are let from time to time.

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(b)  Unilever

Glaxo Smith Klein

Shell

Land Securities

STEWART, Ian (Eccles)

6.  Overseas visits

8-11 June 2006, to Germany as a member of the UK Parliamentary Football Club. Match ticket, hospitality and coach transport provided by McDonald's and National Grid. (Registered 17 June 2006)

STOATE, Dr. Howard (Dartford)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

General medical practitioner.

Occasional income from 'Westminster Experience' training health professionals. (Up to £5,000)

6.  Overseas visits

2-8 September 2006, to Brazil, to speak at UniChem annual Conference as Chair of All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pharmacy. Travel and accommodation for self and wife provided by UniChem. (Registered 9 January 2007)

STRANG, Rt. Hon. Dr. Gavin (Edinburgh East)

8.  Land and Property

Farmland and woodland in Perthshire, from which rental income is received.

STRAW, Rt. Hon. Jack (Blackburn)

5.  Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

July-August 2005, space available upgrade from BA World Traveller Plus to BA Club, London/Boston; and to BA First, Boston/London, for self and wife. (Registered 6 February 2006)

January 2006, space available upgrade from BA World Traveller Plus to BA Club, Johannesburg/London for wife and daughter. (Registered 6 February 2006)

22 June 2006, space available upgrade from Economy to Club Europe for self and wife on London to Istanbul flight provided by British Airways. (Registered 25 July 2006)

8 July 2006, two tickets for self and wife for Wimbledon Ladies Final, and hospitality, courtesy of BP plc. (Registered 25 July 2006)

6.  Overseas visits

22-26 June 2006, to Istanbul with my wife, as guests of the Turkish Government who provided us with hotel accommodation. (We paid for our own flights; see Category 5 above). (Registered 5 September 2006)

13-17 September 2006, to Aspen, Colorado, accompanied by my wife, to attend and participate in 2006 Forstmann Little Aspen Conference. Hotel accommodation in Aspen and flights London/New York/Aspen and Washington DC/London paid for by Forstmann Little & Co, New York. Travel from Aspen/Washington courtesy of Mr Johan Eliasch in his private plane. (Registered 22 September 2006)

7.  Overseas benefits and gifts

Payment by the Hindustan Times, New Delhi, of return London-Delhi air fare for my spouse to enable her to accompany me on my participation in the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, 16-20 November 2006. (Registered 30 January 2007)

STREETER, Gary (South West Devon)

6.  Overseas visits

17-21 October 2005, to Kyrgzstan, with my wife, to visit humanitarian projects funded by Interserve (a charity). (Registered 4 November 2005)

9-20 October 2006, to Ethiopia, to explore governance and integrity, funded by the Bible Society. (Registered 27 October 2006)

STRINGER, Graham (Manchester Blackley)

Nil.

STUART, Gisela (Birmingham, Edgbaston)

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Editor of The House Magazine. (£15,001-£20,000)

Speaking at seminars for Cumberlege Connection. (Up to £5,000)

6.  Overseas visits

April 2006, to Berlin to speak at an Annual Meeting of a Private Equity firm, Bundesverband Deutscher Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaften, who paid for my flight, accommodation and speaking fee. (Registered 23 May 2006)

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 20 February 2007)

STUART, Graham (Beverley and Holderness)

1.  Remunerated directorships

CSL Publishing Ltd; publisher of consumer magazines and newspapers.

6.  Overseas visits

5-8 December 2005, to Montreal, Canada, to attend the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and in particular the G8 + 5 Legislators Climate Change Forum organised by GLOBE and the Canadian Government. The flights were paid for by GLOBE UK and the accommodation was paid for by the Canadian Government. (Registered 26 January 2006)

18-23 April 2006, to Washington DC, to attend consultations in advance of the World Bank's Spring Meeting and to attend meetings with senior World Bank Officers on the Investment Framework. Flights were paid for by GLOBE UK and the World Bank and accommodation was paid for by World Bank. (Registered 28 April 2006)

13-16 February 2007, to Washington DC, to attend the GLOBE Legislators Forum. Business class return travel and two nights' accommodation and all meals were provided by GLOBE International. (Registered 25 March 2007)

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  CSL Publishing Ltd.

10.  Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

Partner in Go Enterprises, which receives licensing income for use of magazine and newspaper titles owned by the partnership.

STUNELL, Andrew (Hazel Grove)

Nil.

SUTCLIFFE, Gerry (Bradford South)

Nil.

SWAYNE, Desmond (New Forest West)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Lewis Charles Sofia Property Fund Limited; company acquires, develops and sells property in Bulgaria.

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Major, Territorial Army.

8.  Land and Property

Residential leasehold flat in West London, for which rent is received.

SWINSON, Jo (East Dunbartonshire)

Nil.

SWIRE, Hugo (East Devon)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Photo-Me International Plc (non-executive).

2.  Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

New business consultant, Aon Limited; professional risks.

Member of Advisory Board of Quest; corporate intelligence company.

6.  Overseas visits

16-23 November 2005, to Oman, to attend National Day celebrations, as a guest of the Government of the Sultanate of Oman. (Registered 28 November 2005)

18-23 May 2006, to the United Arab Emirates with an All-Party delegation to meet Government representatives as guest of the Government of the UAE, who met the cost of flights and accommodation. (Registered 13 July 2006)

6-9 January 2007, to United Arab Emirates. My accommodation was provided by the Abu Dhabi Tourist Authority. I paid for my own outward flight and received an upgrade from Etihad Airways. Return by private charter from UAE to Nice provided by Sir Michael Smurfit. (I paid my own fare from Nice to London.) (Registered 22 January 2007)

SYMS, Robert (Poole)

1.  Remunerated directorships

Marden Holdings Ltd - family business with interests in property.

C Syms and Sons Ltd - family building business.

9.  Registrable shareholdings

(a)  Marden Holdings Ltd - family business with interests in property.

(b)  C Syms and sons Ltd - family building business.


 
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