Select Committee on Education and Skills Minutes of Proceedings Report


APPENDIX

DECLARATION OF MEMBERS' INTERESTS

Wednesday 18 July 2001

CHAYTOR, David (Bury North)

Declared on Wednesday 18 July 2001:

6. Overseas visits

31 January-2 February 2001, to Seville, Spain, with the British-Spanish All-Party Parliamentary Group, for meeting with Spanish colleagues from the Congress of Deputies. Travel paid out of Group funds provided by declared sponsors, British Gas plc and Norwich Union plc. All other expenses met by our hosts, the Spanish Congress of Deputies. (Registered 23 March 2001)

8. Land and Property

Shared ownership of property in London. Shared ownership of property in Bury.

DAVEY, Valerie (Bristol West)

Declared on Wednesday 18 July 2001:

10. Miscellaneous and un-remunerated interests

Member of the National Union of Teachers.

ENNIS, Jeff (Barnsley East and Mexborough)

Declared on Wednesday 18 July 2001:

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Occasional fees for opinion polls.

6. Overseas visits

23 August-3 September 2000, to Cyprus, accompanied by my wife and son, for meetings with political leaders including Parliamentary Leader of Government (Democratic Rally) Party, Panayiotis Demetriou MP, and Parliamentary Leader of Main Opposition (Akel) Party, Andreas Christou MP, and others; partly paid for by the World Federation of Overseas Cypriots. (Registered 1 November 2000)

10. Miscellaneous and un-remunerated interests

Member of governing body at — High School, Grimethorpe

HOLMES, Paul (Chesterfield)

Declared on Wednesday 18 July 2001:

Member of the NASUWT.

MUNN, Meg (Sheffield Heeley)

Declared on Wednesday 18 July 2001:

Nil return.

POLLARD, Kerry (St. Albans)

Declared on Wednesday 18 July 2001:

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

I receive occasional fees for taking part in opinion polls for various organisations. The fees are paid to registered charities of my choice.

6. Overseas visits

25-27 April 2000, to Poland with the All-Party Building Societies Group visit to the Polish Housing Minister and the Housing and Building Commission of the Parliament. Hotels paid by Polish Parliament. Fares paid by Building Societies Association. (Registered 5 May 2000)

10. Miscellaneous and un-remunerated interests

Director (un-remunerated) of The Genesis Initiative Limited, promoting the interest of small business at national and international level.

Director (un-remunerated) of Open Door Trust, charity to fund constituency homeless project.

Director (un-remunerated) of Birnbeck Housing Association.

Director (un-remunerated) of Cherry Tree Housing Association.

ROBERTSON, Laurence (Tewkesbury)

Declared on Wednesday 18 July 2001:

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Various fees for television or radio appearances.

Various fees for surveys or interviews.

Various fees for speeches. The above fees are often donated to charities.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Hospitality provided by representatives of the tobacco industry on an occasional basis for my wife and me, and by the industry itself and the Tobacco Manufacturers Association.

Various hospitality to my wife and me provided by racecourses, bookmakers, racing companies, and other racing groups and organisations.

6. Overseas visits

20-27 April 2000, to Egypt, with my wife, at the invitation and expense of the Egyptian Government. (Registered 10 May 2000)

8-13 October 2000, to Bahrain, with my wife, including all travel and hospitality, paid for by the Gulf Centre for Strategic Studies Ltd. (Registered 6 November 2000)

SHAW, Jonathan (Chatham and Aylesford)

Declared on Wednesday 18 July 2001:

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

24 March 2001, my wife and I attended the annual dinner of the British Recovered Paper Association at the Hotel Inter-Continental, London, as guests of the Association who also paid for our overnight accommodation at the hotel. (Registered 20 April 2001) 10. Miscellaneous and un-remunerated interests

Member of Snodland Working Men's Club, Snodland, Kent.

SHEERMAN, Barry (Huddersfield)

Declared on Wednesday 18 July 2001:

1. Remunerated directorships

Chairman and Director of Networking for Industry, a not for profit company limited by guarantee. Provides a small amount of administrative support.

Chairman and Director of Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS). Occasional travel costs paid by PACTS.

Onyx Environmental Advisory Board

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.

Academic adviser and lecturer for Cornell University and Arcadia University.

Chairman of the World Bank Partnership for Development GRSP sub­committee.

3. Sponsorship or financial or material support

Loan of office equipment from G.P.C. Computer Software.

4. Overseas visits

10­11 January 2000, to Washington, USA, paid for by the World Bank. (Registered 30 November 2000)

March 2000, to Gothenburg to chair the Volvo Foundation International Conference, for which I received a fee. Flights and hotel paid for by the Foundation. (Registered 28 July 2000)

14 April 2000, to Amsterdam with the World Bank's Global Road Safety Partnership. Flight and hotel paid for by the World Bank. (Registered 8 December 2000)

12­20 September 2000, to Vancouver to address a conference on road safety. Flight and hotel expenses met by the Insurance Company of British Columbia. (Registered 23 November 2000)

21­23 September 2000, to Bucharest for the World Bank's Global Road Safety Partnership meeting, paid for by the World Bank. (Registered 23 November 2000)

Regular visits to countries in which the World Bank's Business Partnership for Development has projects, including Washington Geneva Paris Pretoria etc, facilitated by Global Road Safety Partnership.

5. Land and Property

Small flat in London EC2, currently let. Holiday home in the United States.

6. Miscellaneous and un-remunerated interests

Trustee, National Children's Centre (unpaid).

Chairman, National Education Research and Development Trust (unpaid).

Director, London School of Economics (unpaid).

Director, European Informatics Market (Eurim) (unpaid).

Director, InterParle (unpaid; European parliamentary intranet system).

Executive Chairman, Urban Mines Ltd.; (unpaid; a not for profit environmental organisation which provides administrative help to the chairman's office).

Membership of AUT and MSF.

SPINK, Bob (Castle Point)

Declared on Wednesday 18 July 2001:

Director of Harold Whitehead & Partners, Management Consultants

TURNER, Andrew (Isle of Wight)

Declared on Wednesday 18 July 2001:

1. Director, Empire Packet Company (public affairs consultancy, mainly engaged in offering educational advice. Principal client [until 1 May 2001] was London Borough of Southwark Education and Lifelong Learning Department).

2. Income from letting two-bedroomed terraced house in Oxford.



 
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