Register of Members' Interests Contents


CLELLAND - CURTIS-THOMAS

CLELLAND, David (Tyne Bridge)
Nil.
 
CLIFTON-BROWN, Geoffrey (Cotswold)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Arable farming in the UK
Associate of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
8.Land and Property
Agricultural holdings in Norfolk and Gloucestershire.
Small amount of forestry in Scotland.
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
December 2000, I received a pair of silver cuff links from Tiffany & Co., as a Christmas gift from His Excellency G.A. Algosaibi, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia. (Registered 11 January 2001)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Alder Investment Ltd; investment management.
 
CLWYD, Mrs. Ann (Cynon Valley)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary and political adviser to IPMS (including CMA and STE). (£1,001-£5,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Computing equipment on loan from INDICT, the campaign to bring Iraqi war criminals to justice.
6.Overseas visits
13-17 July 2000, to Turkey to visit the site of the proposed Ilisu Dam, sponsored by the Ilisu Dam Campaign based in London. Hospitality was provided by Turkish political parties. (Registered 27 July 2000)
30 April 2001, to Turkey to see a Turkish MP in prison. The flight was paid for by Kurdish groups based in London. (Registered 9 May 2001)
8.Land and Property
I am the owner of a small house in Mid Wales from which I receive a small rental.
 
COAKER, Vernon (Gedling)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member, League Against Cruel Sports.
Member, National Union of Teachers.
Member, Socialist Education Association.
Member, Friends of the Earth.
Member, AEEU.
 
 
COFFEY, Ann (Stockport)
Nil.
 
COHEN, Harry (Leyton and Wanstead)
Nil.
 
COLEMAN, Iain (Hammersmith and Fulham)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Financial support towards the administrative and other costs of the Iain Coleman InTouch with Business Project, a business liaison project run in my constituency, principally from Barclays Bank PLC, Coca-Cola Great Britain and Seagram UK Ltd.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
9 April 2000, three tickets and hospitality at the FA Cup semi-final provided by McDonald's. (Registered 10 April 2000)
 
COLLINS, Tim (Westmorland and Lonsdale)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional income from broadcasting and journalism.
Fee from Border TV for appearing in a television discussion recorded on 20 October 2000.
Fee from the BBC received 2 February 2001 for an appearance on "Any Questions".
Fee from Border TV received 2 February for an appearance in a televised debate.
8.Land and Property
Golf course, equestrian centre, farmland and buildings in Essex, as eventual joint beneficiary of my late father's estate.
 
COLMAN, Anthony (Putney)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
11 March 200, family ticket for two adults and two children to the Millennium Dome provided by BAA. (Registered 3 May 2000)
July 2000, two tickets for my wife and me to the Royal Box at The Championships, Wimbledon, provided by the All England Lawn Tennis Club. (Registered 3 August 2000)
July 2000, two tickets for my wife and me to the Davis Cup at Wimbledon, provided by the Lawn Tennis Association. (Registered 3 August 2000)
6.Overseas visits
12-14 May 2000, to Madeira, to attend EU Parliamentary Meeting on Renewable Energy, costs partly met by the Portuguese Government. (Registered 16 May 2000)
18-26 April 2000, to Pakistan paid for by Friends of Pakistan. (Registered 3 May 2000)
9-12 September 2000, to Gibraltar. Air fare and accommodation for my wife and myself paid for by the Gibraltar Government. (Registered 5 October 2000)
29 September-8 October 2000, to India. Air tickets paid for by Labour Friends of India, in country costs paid for by the Government of India. (Registered 5 October 2000)
16-17 October 2000, to Denmark with the Associate Parliamentary Renewable and Sustainable Energy Group (PRASEG) to witness the Danish Wind Farm Sector and meet with senior members of the Danish Government Energy Agency and the Danish Wind Industry. Flight and accommodation paid for by National Wind Power UK. (Registered 30 October 2000)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Governor, Music Therapy Charity (unremunerated).
Director, London First Centre (unremunerated).
Director, Polka Children's Theatre (unremunerated).
Member of the Board, Public Private Partnership Programme Ltd (unremunerated).
 
CONNARTY, Michael (Falkirk East)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International).(£1-£1,000)
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000)
Occasional fees for journalism, media appearances etc.
6.Overseas visits
16-17 October 2000, to Denmark to take part in a study tour of wind power sites, organised by the Parliamentary Renewable and Sustainable Energy Group (PRASEG). Tour sponsored by National Windpower (UK). (Registered 5 December 2000)
3-6 November 2000, my wife and I attended the Jubilee Celebrations for Parliamentarians in Rome, at the invitation of the Organising Committee of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Parliamentarians for the Jubilee Year in the Italian Senate, which also paid for my wife's and my hotel accommodation while in Rome. My wife and I met our own travel costs to Rome. (Registered 5 December 2000)
 
 
COOK, Frank (Stockton North)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
February 2000, loan from Conoco for nine days of a Ford Mondeo powered by liquefied petroleum gas for purposes of testing and evaluation. (Registered 18 February 2000)
September/October 1999, I took possession of some second-hand office furniture from Haverton Hill Engineering Ltd. in exchange for some of my second-hand office furniture. (Registered 12 March 2001)
6.Overseas visits
23-24 July 2000, to Brussels, to visit NATO HQ to receive formal briefing on the use of cluster bomb units in the recent Kosovo campaign and the legacy of UXO, in that region generally. Travel cost paid in part by the UK Working Group on Landmines. (Registered 25 July 2000)
26-27 January 2001, to Turkey, in order to introduce two scientists, two engineers and a financier to senior executives of the Turkish state water and energy corporation. Costs of travel and accommodation were met by Aquamarine Oil & Gas GB Ltd. (Registered 12 March 2001)
 
COOK, Rt. Hon. Robin (Livingston)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
My constituency party receives a regular donation of more than £500 per annum from the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I have received occasional hospitality at a number of race courses.
31 December 1999, I received five tickets from the New Millennium Experience Company for the opening ceremony at the Millennium Dome. (Registered 17 February 2000)
8.Land and Property
Residential flat in Central London which is let.
 
 
COOPER, Yvette (Pontefract and Castleford)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Journalist: occasional contributions to various newspapers and periodicals, and broadcasting.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I receive support from a former constituent, David Newton of Newton-Smith Associates, who is creating and will service a website for me free of charge.
 
CORBETT, Robin (Birmingham, Erdington)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member, Harris Parliamentary Panel. Fees donated to Erdington Labour Party.
Polls completed for MORI on ad hoc basis. Fees donated to Erdington Labour Party.
6.Overseas visits
25-27 February 2000, to Thessaloniki, Greece, to lecture at Young Parliamentarians' Project run by Centre for Democracy and Reconciliation in South-East Europe. Return fare and hotel paid by Centre. No fee. (Registered 29 February 2000)
22-24 March 2000, to Rome to attend British-Italian Parliamentary Group Conference on Home Affairs. Hotel accommodation paid for by Italian Parliament. (Registered 30 March 2000)
20-27 April 2000, to Egypt, with spouse, at the invitation and expense of the Egyptian Government. (Registered 10 May 2000)
8-12 October 2000, to Bahrain accompanied by spouse, on study tour at the invitation and expense of the Gulf Centre for Strategic Studies. (Registered 3 November 2000)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director, Rehab UK (unremunerated).
Member, Wilton Park Academic Council (unremunerated).
 
CORBYN, Jeremy (Islington North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional fees for media interviews etc.
Lectures to Civil Service College.
6.Overseas visits
10-15 November 2000, to India, to attend National Convention for Nuclear Disarmament. Travel costs paid by me. Accommodation at the Jaharwal Nehru University guest house and most local transport paid for by organisers. (Registered 14 January 2001)
6-12 December 2000, to Chile, to address a Reunion of Victims of Torture at Villa Grimaldi organised by Human Rights Groups. Return travel paid by donations from Chilean Human Rights Groups in Britain. Accommodation provided by hosts in their homes. (Registered 14 January 2001)
8.Land and Property
Share of ownership of freehold of property in London N19.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Shareholder, Hornsey Labour Party Premises Society Ltd (no dividend received).
Director of Blackstock-Highbury Vale Trust, whose purpose is the renovation of Elizabeth House, Hurlock Street N5, an advice bureau and community centre (no fee received).
Director of Campaign Group News (no fee paid).
 
CORMACK, Sir Patrick (South Staffordshire)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Journalism and other writing, broadcasting and lecturing.
Quarterly article for First Magazine, entitled Parliamentary Round-up. (£1-£1,000)
President (International Affairs) of First Magazine.
Programme adviser to the Catholic University of America. (The fee includes the cost of secretarial assistance.) (£1,001-£5,000)
Editor of the House Magazine. (£15,001-£20,000)
Adviser to the publisher of the House Magazine on his other publications, including the Church of England Newspaper.
Public affairs and parliamentary adviser to Machinery Users' Association. (£5,001-£10,000)
Heritage adviser to Linford-Bridgeman Ltd.; conservation and restoration company.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Free establishment of web-site by Square Eye Ltd., nominal value £1,200.
6.Overseas visits
March 2000, to Rijeka, Croatia, to celebrate the opening of the Bonavia Hotel as guest of the Wren's Hotel Group, of which my son is a General Manager. Travel and hospitality for one night in Croatia met by the Wren's Hotel Group. (Registered 14 March 2000)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Adviser (unpaid) to the Heritage Building Contractors Group.
 
CORSTON, Jean (Bristol East)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister at Law (no longer practising).
8.Land and Property
Property in Co. Kerry, Republic of Ireland.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director of Tribune Publications Ltd. (unpaid).
Trustee of ASDAN (Award Scheme Development Accreditation Network).
 
COTTER, Brian (Weston-Super-Mare)
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman, Plasticable Ltd.; private company, manufacturer of plastic extrusions.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Plasticable Ltd.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director (unremunerated) of The Genesis Initiative Ltd.; promoting the interests of small business at national and international level.
 
COUSINS, Jim (Newcastle­upon­Tyne Central)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional income from writing and articles.
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000). Fees are donated elsewhere.
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). Fees are donated elsewhere.
Member of Advisory Group of Shareholder Services; an online financial services news and information service (February-May 2000). The fee was donated elsewhere and no direct financial benefit came to me.
 
COX, Tom (Tooting)
8.Land and Property
Rental income from house in Wandsworth, London.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Parliamentary adviser (unpaid) to Ancient Order of Foresters Friendly Society.
 
CRAN, James (Beverley and Holderness)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Various fees from television and lectures.
 
CRANSTON, Ross (Dudley North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Author.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The GMB have agreed to donate 25% of my total General Election expenditure. (Registered2 May 2001)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director (ex-officio) of the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales (unremunerated).
 
CRAUSBY, David (Bolton North East)
Nil.
 
CRYER, Ann (Keighley)
Nil.
 
CRYER, John (Hornchurch)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional fees for journalism and radio, TV appearances, all of which I donate to charities, usually in Hornchurch, or to Hornchurch Constituency Labour Party.
 
CUMMINGS, John (Easington)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional payments for opinion polls, all of which are forwarded direct to the charity, Haswell MENCAP.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Loan of a mobile telephone from Orange, a firm located in my constituency. (Registered 13 March 2000)
Occasional visits to the Stadium of Light as a guest of the Chairman of Sunderland AFC. (Registered 2 January 2001)
6.Overseas visits
20-31 March 2000, to the People's Republic of China and Hong Kong. Flights paid for by All-Party Britain China Parliamentary Group, costs in China paid for by People's Republic of China, costs in Hong Kong paid for by Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. (Registered 11 April 2000)
3-17 September 2000, to China, travel to China paid by myself, all travel and accommodation in China provided by the Chinese Association for International Understanding. (Registered 26 September 2000)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Parliamentary adviser to the National Association of Licensed House Managers. Honorary position, not remunerated in any form.
Parliamentary adviser to the National Association of Councillors. Honorary position, not remunerated in any form.
 
CUNLIFFE, Lawrence (Leigh)
Nil.
 
CUNNINGHAM, Jim (Coventry South)
Nil.
 
CUNNINGHAM, Rt. Hon. Dr. John (Copeland)
1.Remunerated directorships
Brinkburn Associates (political and public policy consultancy).
Anderson MacGraw (Partner) (political and public policy consultancy).
3.Clients
The following are clients of Brinkburn Associates (see category 1):
Allied Deals PLC; metals manufacturers and producers.
British Greyhound Racing Board.
Hickson International PLC; chemicals.
Parkhill (development and land reclamation).
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Tickets and hospitality at St. James Park from Newcastle United Football Club.
September 2000, two days fishing and hospitality as a guest of Scottish Coal. (Registered 1 November 2000)
6.Overseas visits
2-6 February 2001, to Nairobi; travel and accommodation provided by the PTA Bank. (Registered 17 April 2001)
21-27 April 2001, to Japan, at the invitation of the Japan Atomic Industry Forum. Transport and accommodation provided by JAIF. (Registered 8 May 2001)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
President of the Industry Forum (unremunerated). The Forum exists to promote a dialogue between Labour and the private sector. I receive no benefit of any kind.
 
 
CUNNINGHAM, Roseanna (Perth)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Faculty of Advocates - non-practising.
Member of the Scottish Parliament.
Occasional fees for journalism.
 
CURRY, Rt. Hon. David (Skipton and Ripon)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Freelance journalism.
Monthly column for Farming News. (£1,001-£5,000)
Monthly column for Building Homes. (£1,001-£5,000)
Monthly column for Local Government Chronicle. (£1,001-£5,000)
Occasional seminar engagements for the Improvement and Development Agency for Local Government. (£1,001-£5,000)
Fee from the Local Government Association for authorship of a pamphlet on local government.
6.Overseas visits
28 February-1 March 2001, to Poland, at the invitation of the Polish Government to discuss enlargement of the European Union to include Poland and other countries with particular reference to agricultural issues. The Polish Government paid for the travel, accommodation and board. (Registered 6 March 2001)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Vice-President of the Local Government Association (unremunerated).
Member of the Council of the British Association for Central and Eastern Europe (unremunerated).
 
CURTIS-THOMAS, Claire (Crosby)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional speaking engagements. All fees donated to a named charity.
6.Overseas visits
18-27 February 2000, to India; flights paid for by Labour Friends of India which is funded by donations from various British Indian companies and individuals. Hospitality and travel were provided by the Indian Government. (Registered 10 March 2000)
21 September-2 October 2000, to Hong Kong, accompanied by my husband. My air fare and hotel accommodation were paid for by the Hong Kong Government. (Registered 20 November 2000)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Senator, Engineering Council (4 year term).
I actively work with the Institutions (Engineering), the Marine Engineering Training Board, the Academy of Engineering and the Engineering Council to promote public understanding and recognition of the engineering profession and activity.
Occasional organiser of conferences on engineering matters. I receive no payment myself, and any surplus over hire of facilities and administrative and staff costs is donated to an engineering charity.
Director (unremunerated) of the Telford Challenge; organisation to promote the public understanding of civil engineering projects.
Trustee, The Venus Project (Sefton).



 
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