House of Commons

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

BLUNT, Crispin (Reigate)

1. Directorships

On 30 January 2013 I was appointed as a non-executive director of the Social Investment Business Group. Address: 1st Floor, Derbyshire House, St Chad's Street, London WC1H 8AG. 

27 December 2013, received £333.34. Hours: 12 hrs (estimated). (Registered 17 February 2014)

27 January 2014, received £333.34. Hours: 12 hrs (estimated). (Registered 17 February 2014)

27 February 2014, received £333.34. Hours: 24 hrs (estimated). (Registered 10 April 2014)

27 March 2014, received £333.34. Hours: 16 hours (estimated). (Registered 10 April 2014)

27 April 2014, received £333.34. Hours: 12 hrs (estimated). (Registered 7 May 2014)

27 May 2014, received £333.34. Hours: 8 hrs (estimated). (Registered 28 May 2014)

27 June 2014, received £333.34. Hours: 14 hrs (estimated). (Registered 26 August 2014)

27 July 2014, received £333.34. Hours: 8 hrs (estimated). (Registered 26 August 2014)

27 August 2014, received £333.34. Hours: 4 hrs (estimated). (Registered 19 November 2014)

27 September 2014, received £333.34. Hours: 8 hrs (estimated). (Registered 19 November 2014)

27 October 2014, received £333.34. Hours: 12 hrs (estimated). (Registered 19 November 2014)

27 November 2014, received £333.34.  Hours : 24 hrs (estimated) . (Registered 13 January 2015)

27 Dec ember 2014, received £333.34.  H ours : 4 hrs (estimated). (Registered 13 January 2015)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Consultant to Ethos Capital Advisers Ltd of 156 Clifford’s Inn, Fetter lane, London EC4A 1BY to provide public affairs and public relations advice and assistance around specific projects to help recover losses for sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East and North Africa. The role is unpaid unless Ethos Capital Advisors Ltd earns revenue as a result of these projects in which case a proportionate fee will be paid. Expected monthly time commitment: 12 hrs. (Registered 25 June 2013)

13 May 2014, received a payment of £15,000 in respect of my agreement with Ethos, including recognising its termination. Hours: approx. 60 hrs. (Registered 15 May 2014)

Consultant to Zarbuezhugol India, 227 Sector 16-a, Faridabad.121002, Haryana, India, engaged to provide public affairs and corporate finance advice and assistance around specific European infrastructure construction projects. Annual contracted time commitment is two working weeks for a twice yearly payment of £6,250. (Registered 16 July 2013)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Information International

Address of donor: Al-Borj (An-Nahar) Bldg, 4th Floor, Martyrs Square, Beirut, Zip Code: 11-4353, Lebanon

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel costs, accommodation and subsistence with a value of £1,700

Destination of visit: Lebanon

Date of visit: 26-29 January 2014

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding delegation organised by the Council for Arab British Understanding

                (Registered 17 February 2014)

Name of donor: (1) Kamal Exchange Company (2) Government and Parliament of Jordan

Address of donor: (1) Al Shareef Nasir Bin Jameel St 157, 11194, Jordan (2) c/o the Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, 6 Upper Phillimore Gardens, London W8 7HA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) Return flights, additional travel costs and one night’s accommodation; estimated value £750 (2) Accommodation, food and travel in and around Amman; estimated value £1,000

Destination of visit: Jordan

Date of visit: 26 November – 2 December 2014

Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary Group on Jordan delegation to understand more about the political and economic environment in Jordan.

(Registered 22 December 2014)

Name of donor: Forward Thinking

Address of donor: The Griffin Building, 83 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5AR

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation at a total value of £877.22

Destination of visit: Istanbul

Date of visit: 18-20 December 2014

Purpose of visit: to attend and take part in a conference exploring the lessons of conflict resolution from Northern Ireland with Egyptian political leaders in exile.

(Registered 13 January 2015)

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

See my entry under Category 2 above.

Prepared 29th January 2015