Register of Members' Interests Contents


SMITH - SYMS

SMITH, Rt. Hon. Andrew (Oxford East)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Advice on constituency website provided by CSW Informatics and Public Impact. (Registered 23 June 2000)
6.Overseas visits
4-7 March 2000, to Bonn as Lord Mayor's Escort; flight paid for by City of Oxford; accommodation paid for by City of Bonn. (Registered 25 March 2000)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Additional voluntary contributions policy with Equitable Life.
 
SMITH, Angela (Basildon)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional journalism and media appearance.
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). (£1-£1,000)
Member of Opinion Leader Research Panel. (£1-£1,000)
Member of Harris Research Panel.
All opinion poll fees are paid direct to charities.
6.Overseas visits
27-29 October 2000, to Berlin/Potsdam, to attend seminars on social policy. My accommodation and travel was paid for by the Freidrich Ebert Stiftung, which organised the seminars. (Registered 4 December 2000)
 
SMITH, Rt. Hon. Chris (Islington South and Finsbury)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
In my capacity as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, I receive frequent invitations to attend arts, cultural and sporting events; and the value of the hospitality extended to me on some of these occasions is probably greater than £235.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects (unremunerated).
 
SMITH, Geraldine (Morecambe and Lunesdale)
Nil.
 
SMITH, Jacqui (Redditch)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional articles and lectures.
Occasional fees for opinion polls.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I receive a complimentary car parking season ticket from Birmingham International train station. (Registered 20 December 2000)
 
SMITH, John (Vale of Glamorgan)
Nil.
 
SMITH, Llewellyn (Blaenau Gwent)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Occasional radio/television interview - fees donated to local Labour Party.
 
SMITH, Sir Robert (West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional broadcasting and speaking engagements.
8.Land and Property
Farm and cottages in Aberdeenshire.
 
SMYTH, Rev. Martin (Belfast South)
6.Overseas visits
10-12 April 2000, to Brazil with British-Brazilian Parliamentary Group, to promote British investments and study developments, paid for by British Gas. (Registered 20 April 2000)
18-23 May 2000, to Taipei, Taiwan, to attend the inauguration of the President, as the guest of the Government of Taiwan. (Registered 12 July 2000)
 
SNAPE, Peter (West Bromwich East)
1.Remunerated directorships
Director of Guildfare; a wholly owned subsidiary of the Guild of Business Travel Agents.(£1,001-£5,000)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Consultant to the Guild of Business Travel Agents. (£1,001-£5,000)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)National Express PLC; bus, rail, coaching and airport operator.
 
SOAMES, Hon. Nicholas (Mid Sussex)
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman, The Framlington Second Dual Trust PLC; investment trust.
Chairman of the Property Merchant Group; a property investment and management company.
Director, Wiltons Restaurant (St. James's).
Asprey and Garrard (non-executive).
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Senior Vice-President, MMC Group; insurance brokers.
Adviser on business development to:
Investcorp; fund management company.
Cumulus Systems; software company.
A.D.I.; employment services company.
Welcome Break; operator of motorway service stations.
6.Overseas visits
11-14 March 2001, to Oman, as the guest of the Government of Oman. (Registered 29 March 2001)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Trustee, The Amber Foundation.
Trustee, The Game Conservancy.
Vice-President, St. Catherine's Hospice.
Vice-President, The Sussex Cattle Society.
President, Staplefield Cricket Club.
President, Tyburn Angling Society.
President of the South of England Hound Show.
President of the East Grinstead Target Shooting Club.
 
SOLEY, Clive (Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional fees for journalism.
 
SOUTHWORTH, Helen (Warrington South)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional fees for completing opinion polls, all of which are donated to charity.
 
 
SPELLAR, John (Warley)
Nil.
 
SPELMAN, Caroline (Meriden)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The salary of one of my Research Assistants is met by Christian Action, Research and Education (CARE).
1 June-28 July 2000, a full-time researcher has been provided to me by the BBC as part of an assignment to learn about the political process and the work of Westminster.
As a member of the Opposition Front Bench Health Team, I benefit from research support provided by a team researcher who is on secondment from Newship Group Ltd., a management company.
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)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Income from occasional writing and broadcasting.
 
SPRING, Richard (West Suffolk)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Occasional lecturing and journalism.
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel.
Occasional opinion polls for MORI.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The Small Business Bureau have supplied my office with communications equipment and a service contract.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
As a Member of Parliament for Newmarket, I receive a number of invitations from either racecourse directors or racing sponsors to attend race meetings.
6.Overseas visits
16-19 September 2000, to Qatar, as a guest of the Qatari Government. (Registered 20 September 2000)
6-8 October 2000, to the State of Kuwait, as a guest of the Kuwaiti Government. (Registered 9 October 2000)
2-7 January 2001, to Israel under the auspices of the Conservative Friends of Israel. (Registered 8 January 2001)
16-24 February, to Syria and Lebanon, under the auspices of the Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding. (Registered 26 February 2001)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director (unremunerated) of the Small Business Bureau Limited.
 
SQUIRE, Rachel (Dunfermline West)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Honorarium of £200 for participation in a seminar at Royal College of Defence Studies on 18 March 1999. The sum was passed on to a departing colleague.
Honorarium of £200 from the Royal College of Defence Studies for conducting a seminar on 9 March 2000. Money donated to Dunfermline West Constituency Labour Party.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Hotel accommodation during Labour Party Conference 1999 held in Bournemouth paid for by Unison. (Registered 6 February 2001)
Two nights' bed and breakfast accommodation in Brighton hotels during Labour Party Conference 2000 paid for by Unison. (Registered 6 February 2001)
6.Overseas visits
6-8 April 2000, to Berlin to attend an international conference; meals and accommodation paid for by the Friedrich Egbert Stiftung. (Registered 4 May 2000)
18-20 May 2000, to Apeldoorn, in The Netherlands, to attend the Apeldoorn Conference, organised by The Netherlands Atlantic Association. My flight costs, meals and accommodation were paid for by the conference sponsors who included Shell, Unilever and the Dutch Foreign Office. (Registered 23 May 2000)
16-22 September 2000, to the Republic of Korea. Air travel and hotel costs were met by the Korean Government. (Registered 12 October 2000)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Honorary Vice President of the Dunfermline Branch of The Royal British Legion Scotland (unpaid)
Vice President of the Relatives Association Scotland (unpaid).
Vice President Maritime Volunteer Service (unpaid).
Patron Home Start (Dunfermline) (unpaid).
 
STANLEY, Rt. Hon. Sir John (Tonbridge and Malling)
1.Remunerated directorships
Henderson High Income Trust PLC; investment trust.
Henderson High income Trust Securities PLC; investment trust.
Fidelity Japanese Values PLC; investment trust.
Gartmore Split Capital Opportunities Trust PLC; investment trust.
GSCOT Securities PLC; investment trust.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Consultant on financial services to Fidelity Investment Management Ltd.
Occasional lecturing.
6.Overseas visits
16-22 September 2000, to the Republic of Korea. Air travel and hotel costs were met by the Korean Government. (Registered 26 September 2000)
28 February-4 March 2001, to the Republic of Korea for the annual meeting of the Britain-Korea Forum for the Future. My air travel and hotel costs were met by the UK-Korea Forum. (Registered 8 March 2001)
 
 
STARKEY, Dr. Phyllis (Milton Keynes South West)
6.Overseas visits
1-3 April 2000, return flight from London to Jerusalem for visit to Al Quds Medical School, funded by the Welfare Association of Jerusalem. (Registered 16 April 2000)
5-7 June 2000, to Jerusalem to attend conference on "Culture and Community in Jerusalem". Air travel and all accommodation costs in Jerusalem funded by the Law Society, Jerusalem. (Registered 12 June 2000)
6-22 September 2000, to United States of America (Washington; Lincoln, Nebraska; Houston and Atlanta) to study aspects of the US electoral system and Presidential Campaign, travel and accommodation funded by the US State Department as part of their International Visitor Programme. (Registered 26 October 2000)
8.Land and Property
Previous family home in Oxford, now let to tenants.
Flat in Kennington.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of Parliamentary Panel of Royal College of Nurses (unpaid).
Honorary adviser to Local Government Information Unit (unpaid).
Member of the Audit Committee to the Board of Governors of Milton Keynes College (unremunerated).
 
STEEN, Anthony (Totnes)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Public affairs, parliamentary and legal adviser to the Board of Airlines of Great Britain (involves regular travel on a number of airlines in connection with airline work in UK and Europe; occasional free air travel for immediate family in UK and Europe). Fees for parliamentary advice, (£10,001-£15,000) as part of a wider agreement, and funding of part-time research help.
Barrister at Law.
Underwriting Member of Lloyd's (resigned 31 December 1998).
I write lines in the marine, non-marine, aviation and motor markets.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Unpaid adviser to the English Vineyards Association.
 
STEINBERG, Gerry (City of Durham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000)
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). (£1-£1,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Durham City Council provide me with office accommodation at a reduced rent.
 
STEVENSON, George (Stoke-on-Trent South)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000)
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI (Business Planning and Research International). (£1-£1,000)
 
STEWART, David (Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I receive the services of a intern sponsored by CARE (Christian Action Research and Education) for four days a week.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director of Inverness Caledonian Thistle Trust Ltd. This is an unpaid post in a company whose objects are charitable. My shareholdings in the football club are below that which require registration.
 
STEWART, Ian (Eccles)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional fees for opinion polls.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Access to various ICT facilities as part of the GEMISIS (Government, Medical, Industrial and Social Information Superhighway) Project based at Salford University.
6.Overseas visits
2-4 August 2000, to Prague, Czech Republic, with the Parliamentary Football Team. Flights and accommodation were paid for by the following sponsors; Anglian Water, Zepter-International, Hotel-intercontinental CSA-Czech Airlines. (Registered 4 September 2000)
8-13 October 2000, to Bahrain as member of the All-Party Parliamentary UK-Bahrain Group. Flights and accommodation were provided by the Gulf Centre for Strategic Studies. (Registered 20 December 2000)
 
STINCHCOMBE, Paul (Wellingborough)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Practising barrister.
Column in Planning Magazine. (£1-£1,000)
8.Land and Property
Residential two-bedroomed flat, one bedroom of which is used as my London home, the other of which is rented out, in London E14.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of the Council of Justice (unpaid).
Member of the Board of the Prison Reform Trust (unpaid).
Honorary membership, League Against Cruel Sports.
 
STOATE, Dr. Howard (Dartford)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
General practitioner.
General practice tutor in South Thames Region.
Occasional income from journalism, lecturing and broadcasting.
6.Overseas visits
26 September-1 October 2000, to Puerto Rico accompanied by my wife, to present a paper to International Pharmacy Conference in my capacity as Chair of the All-Party Group on Pharmacy. Tickets and accommodation were provided by Unichem. (Registered 24 November 2000)
21-27 January 2001, study tour to Moscow with International Planned Parenthood Federation to study reproductive health in Russia and to discuss setting up an All-Party Group on Reproductive Health in the Russian Duma. Ticket and accommodation provided by IPPS. (Registered 5 February 2001)
8.Land and Property
Share in freehold of surgery premises in Bexleyheath.
 
STRANG, Rt. Hon. Dr. Gavin (Edinburgh East and Musselburgh)
8.Land and Property
Rental income from holiday apartment in Spain.
House in Tayside.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Chairman of the Craigmillar Social Inclusion Partnership - September 1999.
Trustee of Portobello British Legion Social Club - September 1970.
 
STRAW, Rt. Hon. Jack (Blackburn)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
On 16 February Amstrad presented me with an Amstrad [email protected] for use in my Blackburn constituency office. (Registered 9 March 2001)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
31 December 1999, five tickets to the Millennium Dome provided by the New Millennium Experience Company. (Registered 9 March 2000)
23 February 2000, two tickets to attend the England v Argentina international football match provided by the Football Association. (Registered 9 March 2000)
8.Land and Property
Rent income from offices in Blackburn.
 
STREETER, Gary (South West Devon)
1.Remunerated directorships
Triage PLC (non-executive); a recruitment agency within the telecommunications industry based in Bromley.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional fees from journalism and speaking engagements.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
From 1 October 1998 funding for a researcher/adviser has been made available by a number of small Christian charitable trusts and from 19 October 1998 I have the benefit of a research assistant provided by CARE (Christian Action Research Education).
6.Overseas visits
27 June-4 July 2000, to Colombia as part of a cross-party delegation paid for by Christian Aid. (Registered 21 July 2000)
 
STRINGER, Graham (Manchester Blackley)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
1 April 2000, guest of Atlantic Telecom at Alex Ferguson Testimonial. (Registered 7 April 2000)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of MSF trade union.
 
STUART, Gisela (Birmingham, Edgbaston)
6.Overseas visits
25-26 November 2000, to Germany for a television interview. Economy flight to Baden-Baden and overnight accommodation paid for by Format e TV production (Frank Elsher Show). (Registered 18 December 2000)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Trustee to the CBSO Development Trust based in my constituency. No financial benefits.
 
STUNELL, Andrew (Hazel Grove)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Elected member of Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
23-24 September 1999, all-party visit to Gannet Field in the North Sea with the Parliamentary Group for Energy Studies, as guests of Shell. (Registered 17 March 2000)
6.Overseas visits
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 9 May 2001)
 
SUTCLIFFE, Gerry (Bradford South)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
2 November 2000, I was a guest of the Football Foundation at the NSPCC fundraising dinner at Wembley Stadium. (Registered 28 November 2000)
6.Overseas visits
2-4 August 2000, to Prague, Czech Republic, with the Parliamentary Football Team. Flights and accommodation paid for by the following sponsors; Anglian Water, Zepter-International, Hotel-intercontinental CSA-Czech Airlines. (Registered 31 August 2000)
 
SWAYNE, Desmond (New Forest West)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Serving Territorial Army Officer.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
As a Member of the Opposition Front Bench Health Team, I benefit from research support provided by a team researcher who is on secondment from Newship Group Ltd., a management company.
8.Land and Property
My wife has a residential property in London from which she derives rental income, and she also obtains rental income from our own dwelling in London.
 
 
SWINNEY, John (North Tayside)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Scottish Parliament. No salary drawn from that post.
Occasional fees from broadcasting and newspaper articles.
Fee for participating in a seminar from a post graduate group of General Practitioners in the East Perthshire area of my constituency, which I donated to the Lippen Care Charity of which I am a Vice-Patron.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I received the following donations towards my SNP leadership election campaign:
Donation in kind of leaflets, value £1000 from Craig & Stewart Printers
Contributions of less than £1000 from four donors.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
6 March 2001, I received a gift of a kilt belt and sporran from Morris Leslie Ltd. at Scone Airport. (Registered 3 April 2001)
 
SYMS, Robert (Poole)
1.Remunerated directorships
Marden Holdings Ltd.; family business with interests in property, building and road haulage.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Honorary membership, Parkstone Yacht Club.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Marden Holdings Ltd.



 
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