House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 18th January 2013

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

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

The Royal United Services Institute paid for flights with a value of £3,343.27 in order for me to attend and speak at a conference in Chicago from 28 to 30 March 2012. Address of payer: Whitehall , London , SW1A 2ET , The Chicago Council on Global Affairs paid for my accommodation, transfers and meals, value £583. Address: 332 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 110 D, Chicago, Illinois 60604-4416, USA. Both organisations were among the organisers and supporters of the conference. Hours: 3 days. No fee was paid. (Registered 18 April 2012)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Australia Israel Cultural Exchange

Address of donor: Suite 838, St Kilda Road Towers, 1 Queens Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,416 comprising £673 for flights; £565 for accommodation and £178 for food, incidentals and other transport

Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian territories

Date of visit: 7-10 January 2012

Purpose of visit: participation in the Australia Israel UK Leadership Dialogue.

(Registered 19 January 2012)

Name of donor: (1) Easyjet; (2) Electric Infrastucture Security Council

Address of donor: (1) Hangar 89, London Luton Airport, LU2 9PF; (2) 13400 Washington Boulevard, Suite 206 Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 USA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) Flight from Luton to Tel Aviv with a value of £250; (2) hotel costs, internal flights and other transport with a total value of £591.46

Destination of visit: Tel Aviv

Date of visit: 10-12 October 2012

Purpose of visit: Meetings with officials and Ministers of the Israeli government about their electric infrastructure security

(Registered 29 October 2012; updated 9 November 2012)

Name of donor: Turkish-British Tatlidil forum

Address of donor: Green Man House, Cowlinge, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 9QA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £1,606.36

Destination of visit: Istanbul

Date of visit: 12-14 October 2012

Purpose of visit: to attend the Tatlidil Forum, an annual event which brings together MPs, business people academics and artists to discuss topical issues.

(Registered 6 November 2012)

Name of donor: British-Spanish Tertulias Forum

Address of donor: Green Man House, Cowlinge, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 9QA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights, accommodation and ground transport with a total value of £1,040

Destination of visit: Madrid

Date of visit: 26-28 October 2012

Purpose of visit: to attend the British-Spanish Tertulias Forum, an annual weekend bringing MPs, business people, academics and artists together to discuss topical issues.

(Registered 14 November 2012)

11. Miscellaneous

Non-practising barrister.

Chairman of the Conservative Friends of Israel (unremunerated).

Prepared 25th January 2013