House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 2nd February 2015

BLUNKETT, Rt Hon David (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough)

1. Remunerated directorships

HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd; publishing, broadcast and print media; advisory services for overseas trade, and cyber and internet security advice; to which is payable income from the sources listed below. I have not yet drawn down any income from this directorship.

London School of Business and Finance visiting lecturer. Address: 8-9 Holborn, London EC1N 2LL.

Rolling six month contract from 1 October 2013: £20,000. Hours: 18 hrs. (Registered 9 May 2014)

Rolling six month contract from 1 April 2014: £20,000. Hours: 18 hrs anticipated. (Registered 9 May 2014)

Rolling six month contract from 1 October 2014: £20,000. Hours: 18 hrs anticipated. (Registered 22 October 2014)

Chair of the easyJet Special Assistance Advisory Group, established to investigate and facilitate the improvement in support for those requiring special assistance for air travel. Address: Hangar 89, London Luton Airport, LU2 9PF:

Rolling six month contract from 1 October 2013. Hours: 4 hrs per month. Payment of £20,000. (Registered 9 May 2014)

Rolling six month contract from 1 April 2014. Hours: 4 hrs per month. Payment of £20,000. (Registered 9 May 2014)

Rolling six month contract from 1 October 2014. Hours: 4 hrs per month. Payment of £20,000. (Registered 22 October 2014)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments for articles published by The Yorkshire Post, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 1RF:

13 August 2014, I received a payment of £150 for an article. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 27 August 2014)

Payments for articles written for Associated Newspapers Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:

17 November 2014, I received £1,000 for an article in Mail on Sunday. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 18 November 2014)

24 November 2014, I received £1,000 for an article in the Daily Mail. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2014)

Member of the Oracle Capital Advisory Board, Oracle House, 8-12 Welbeck Way, London W1G 9YL. Four meetings annually plus charitable fundraising events:

12 December 2013, I received £2,500. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 7 January 2014)

8 January 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 4.5 hrs. (Registered 21 January 2014)

6 February 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 4.5 hrs. (Registered 26 February 2014)

5 March 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 March 2014)

9 April 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 April 2014)

1 May 2014, I received £2,500.  Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 May 2014)

4 June 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 1 July 2014)

2 July 2014, I received £2,500. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 16 July 2014)

29 October 2014, I received £4,500. Hours: 11 hrs. (Registered 14 November 2014)

12 November 2014, I received £1,000. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2014)

12 December 2014, I received £1,000. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 5 January 2015)

Payments from The Guardian (Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU):

5 December 2013, I received £300 for writing a comment piece. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 January 2014)

8 July 2014, I received £310 for an article.  Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2014)

3 July 2014, I received £310 for an article.  Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 16 July 2014)

7 January 2014, I received £3,400 from the NCFE (Q6, Quorum Business Park, Benton Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8BT) for speaking at their conference. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 21 January 2014)

17 February 2014, I received £5,000 from the Corporate Research Forum (One Heddon Street, Mayfair, London W1B 4BD) for taking part in a seminar on trust in private and public institutions. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 26 February 2014)

7 March 2014, I received £2,975 from the Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (The VODG, 6 Market Road, London N7 9PW) for giving a speech at their conference.  Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2014)

27 March 2014, I spoke at a seminar for Red and Green Halcyon (The Brewery, Bells Yew Green, Tunbridge Wells, TN3 9BD) for which they agreed to pay £1,500 to charity. Hours: 2 hours. (Registered 2 April 2014)

27 May 2014, I received £3,400 from Excel Publishing (Excel Publishing Company Ltd, 6th Floor, Manchester One, 53 Portland Street, Manchester M1 3LD) for speaking at their conference. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 4 June 2014)

11 June 2014, I received £2,550 from the British Property Federation (St Albans House, 5th Floor, 57-59 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4QX) for speaking at their conference. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 1 July 2014)

12 September 2014, I received £500 from The Sun (1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF) for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 16 September 2014)

15 October 2014, I received £3,400 for speaking at the B&D Education Improvement Partnership event (King William Street, Blackburn BB1 7DY). Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 28 October 2014)

6 November 2014, I received £3,250 from Callcredit (One Park Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS3 1EP) for speaking at their conference.  Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 November 2014)

17 November 2014, I received £3,400 from BNP Paribas (3 Harewood Avenue London NW1 6JL) for speaking at their conference. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2014)

17 December 2014, I received £150 from the BBC (Broadcasting House Portland Place London W1A 1AA) for taking part in their Any Questions programme. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 5 January 2015)

7 January 2015, I received £400 from the Radio Times (Immediate Media Co Ltd, Media Centre, 201 Wood Lane, London W12 7TQ) for an article I wrote. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 8 January 2015)

7 January 2015, I received £500 from the Sunday Telegraph (111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT) for an article I wrote.  Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 23 January 2015)

9. Registrable shareholdings

(a) HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd.

11. Miscellaneous

Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield, 17 Mappin Street, Sheffield S1 4DT. I am reimbursed for travel and accommodation expenses. (Registered 2 December 2013)

Non-executive director (unremunerated) UC Group Ltd, Sundridge Park Manor, Willoughby Lane, Bromley BR1 3FZ. This involves some travel. (Updated 5 January 2015)

Prepared 29th January 2015