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The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 9th July 2012
BALDRY, Sir Tony (Banbury)
1. Remunerated directorships
Deputy Chairman, Woburn Energy plc, 16 Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1H 0AF; AIM listed company specialising in oil exploration and recovery. Work includes attending meetings and advising on business opportunities.
Received payment of £3,333 Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 July 2011)
Received payment of £3,333 Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 31 August 2011)
Received payment of £3,333 Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 September 2011)
Received payment of £3,333 Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 28 November 2011)
Received payment of £3,333 Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 December 2011)
Received payment of £3,333 Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 27 January 2012)
Received payment of £3,333 Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 February 2012)
Received payment of £3,333 Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2012)
Received payment of £3,333 Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 1 May 2012)
Received payment of £3,333 Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 June 2012)
Taha & Partners Ltd (non-executive); investment and business development in Iraq. Address: Barbican House, 26 – 34 Old Street, London EC1V 9QR. Work includes attending meetings and advising on business opportunities.
HCFI Limited (non-executive); a publicly quoted company in Egypt, with a range of commercial activities from aviation and tourism to medical equipment. Resigned from directorship in October 2011, rejoined Board in December 2011.
Received directors’ fees of £30,000. Hours: 35 hrs. (Registered 14 February 2012)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Practising barrister, arbitrator and mediator.
Zaiwalla & Co., solicitors. Address: Sarosh Zaiwalla Esq., Zaiwalla & Co., 46-47 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1JE.
Received fee of £25,000 for advising clients. Hours: 28 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2011)
Received £7,200 for legal work. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 16 April 2012)
Received legal fees of £3,900 by direct access. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2011)
Payments from Penningtons, solicitors, of Abacus House, 33 Gutter Lane, London EC2V 8AR, for advising clients:
Received £4,560. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 16 February 2012)
Received £2,850. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 28 February 2012)
Payments from Barlow Robbins Solicitors, The Oriel, Sydenham Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3SR:
£3,120 for providing legal advice. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 8 March 2012)
£1,500 for providing legal advice. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 11 May 2012)
Executive Partner in Diamond Film Partnership; a UK partnership promoting UK film and television production rights.
Received from the New Law Centre, 52/2 Nikolayamskaya St, Moscow: £17,500 for legal advice. Hours: 24 hrs. (Registered 19 March 2012)
Received legal fees of £12,500 by direct access. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 1 May 2012)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
Name of donor: Lighting Industry Association Limited
Address of donor: Ground Floor, Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: I employ a research assistant who receives £700 per month direct from the Lighting Industry Association Limited, solely in connection with work that she does in support of the Associate All-Party Lighting Group.
Date of receipt: May 2011
Date of acceptance: May 2011
Donor status: company, registration 0604111
(Registered 17 May 2011)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Shaheed Nanak Singh Foundation
Address of donor: Sun House, 428 Long Drive, Greenford, Middlesex UB6 8UH
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,200
Destination of visit: Delhi and Patiala
Date of visit: 12-15 January 2012
Purpose of visit: To attend the fourth Shaheed Nanak Singh Memorial Lecture given by General JJ Singh, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh and former chief of the Indian Army
(Registered 18 January 2012)
7. Overseas benefits and gifts
See above under Category 2.
8. Land and Property
A cottage in Oxfordshire.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) Petroquest Ltd (owns shares in Westminster Oil Limited)
Mastermailer plc; supplier of secure stationery
Woburn Energy plc.
Target Resources plc; gold and diamond mining in Sierra Leone