Select Committee on Standards and Privileges Eighth Report


Attachment

Letter to the Directors of the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Limited from Garbutt & Elliott Limited, Chartered Accountants

We, Garbutt & Elliott Limited, current auditors of the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Limited, being appointed on 11 August 1998, confirm that the amounts shown in the attached schedule of grant payments made is in accordance with the disclosures made in the statutory accounts for the years ended 31 December 1984 to 2000.

21 December 2001

Archy J Kirkwood MP was appointed to Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust on 12th December 1984.

The following accounts indicate payments made to AJK for political and other purposes during the period 31.12.84 to 31.12.00.

Year Ending
31st December
Political Purposes
Other Purposes
Payments Made to Roxburgh & Berwick Liberal Association/ Liberal Democrats
1984
1985
1986
£1,500
1987
£3,000
1988
1989 *
£1,849 (AJK MP)
1990 *
£20,121 (AJK MP)
1991 *
£20,359 (AJK MP)
***1992 *
£10,716 (AJK MP)
£2,000
1993
1994
1995 †
£4,067 (AJK MP — Research Assistance)
£400
1996 †
£16,268 (AJK
 Research Assistance)
1997 †
£15,069 (AJK MP
Research Assistance & Public Costs)
£2,000
1998 **
£251 (AJK MP exp as Chair of PSC)
£691 (AJK MP Research Assistance)
1999
£1290 (AJK MP Chair of SS Committee) **
£8268 AJK MP Research Assistance) ‡
£850
2000
£459 (AJK MP Chair of H of C Select Committee) **

***  The accounts for the year 1992 show an allocation of £12,716 for political purposes in respect of AJK rather than £10,716 and an allocation of £2,000 to the Roxburgh & Berwick Liberal Association as shown above.

*; **; †; ‡: See explanation in Annex Fiv





 
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