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The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 13th October 2014
MURPHY, Rt Hon Jim (East Renfrewshire)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
1 August 2014, received £100 for writing an article for the Catholic Herald, 15 Lamb's Passage, London EC1Y 8TQ. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 12 August 2014)
Payments received from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA:
22 August 2014, £90 for completion of annual survey. Payment donated to charity. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 September 2014)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
Name of donor: Fundraising dinner organised by the office of the Shadow Defence Secretary
Address of donor: 1 Spiersbridge Way, Thornliebank, Glasgow, G46 8NG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,846.05 raised at a fundraising dinner held on 10 July 2013 in London to support my work as Shadow Defence Secretary. No individual registrable donations were received.
Date of receipt: 10 July 2013
Date of acceptance: 31 July 2013
Donor status: n/a
(Registered 6 August 2013; updated 19 December 2013 and 25 July 2014)
Name of donor: Alan Sharr
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 received through the Labour Party to support the Shadow Secretary of State’s office.
Date of receipt: 25 October 2013
Date of acceptance: 25 October 2013
Donor status: individual
(Registered 12 November 2013)
Name of donor: PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP
Address of donor: 1 Embankment Place, London, WC2N 6RH
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Services of a research assistant (total value £54,250) shared with another MP from 10 March 2014 to 10 October 2014, to support me as Shadow Secretary of State for International Development.
Date of receipt: 10 March 2014
Date of acceptance: 10 March 2014
Donor status: limited liability partnership
(Registered 9 April 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel
Address of donor: BM LFI, London W1N 3XX
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Benefits with a total value of £3,600, including flights and other transport with a total value of £1,220, and accommodation, food and drink with a value of £2,380. Some hospitality was also provided by the Israeli Government, Palestinian Authority, the British Embassy and the IDC Herzliya.
Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian territories
Date of visit: 29 September – 4 October 2013
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit, for myself and a staff member, to Israel and the Palestinian territories with defence and security focus. (Registered 25 October 2013)
Name of donor: CAFOD
Address of donor: Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7JB
Amount of donation (or estimate of probable value): flights, accommodation etc with a value of approx £1,437
Destination of visit: Philippines
Date of visit: 1 to 5 December 2013
Purpose of visit: A visit to Cebu and Tacloban to assess and observe the relief effort following Typhoon Haiyan
(Registered 19 December 2013)
Name of donor: World Vision UK
Address of donor: Opal Drive, Fox Milne, Milton Keynes, MK15 0ZR
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Total of £1677.38 for myself and a staff member, consisting of air travel at £1,121.10, taxis costing £20.33, accommodation and food costing £535.95 (accommodation £447.95)
Destination of visit: Lebanon and Jordan
Date of visit: 12-16 March 2014
Purpose of visit: As Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, to assess the humanitarian situation resulting from the Syrian crisis, understand the plight of Syrian refugees and the communities hosting them and to see the work of the charity.
(Registered 11 April 2014)
Name of donor: TUC
Address of donor: 23-28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Total approximate value of £2,675.99 for myself and a staff member, consisting of air travel £1,589.90, accommodation £548 and car hire £538.09.
Destination of visit: Qatar
Date of visit: 31 March - 3 April 2014
Purpose of visit: As Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, to observe the conditions of migrant workers in Qatar.
(Registered 29 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
Flat in London, from which rental income is received.