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The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 19th July 2011
MICHAEL, Rt. Hon. Alun (Cardiff South and Penarth)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
I receive support for my work in chairing the Internet Governance Forum and the Internet Crime and Disorder Reduction from Nominet (the not-for-profit company that runs the UK’s Domain Name Registry) and from EURIM (European Information Society Group) whose e-Crime Group I chair. A researcher who works for me four days week is employed by EURIM for the fifth day to support their work. (I receive no personal payments.)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Nominet, the .uk Domain Registry
Address of donor: Minerva House, Edmund Halley Road, Oxford Science Park, Oxford, OX4 4DQ.
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel and incidental costs; total value £1,200
Destination of visit: Vilnius, Lithuania
Date of visit: 13-18 September 2010
Purpose of visit: to attend the annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as part of a cross-party delegation. This relates to my work as an MP and specifically as Chair of Pitcom and Chair of the UK IGF and other IT-related Parliamentary activities.
(Registered 18 October 2010)