House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 31st October 2016

Clegg, Mr Nick (Sheffield, Hallam)

Clegg, Mr Nick (Sheffield, Hallam)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments from News Presenters Ltd, 17 Wheeler Avenue, Oxted RH8 9LF. I have consulted ACoBA about these appointments. (Registered 29 September 2015)

11 February 2016, received £10,560 for delivering a key note speech with Q & A for King and Wood Mallesons (law firm), 10 Queen St Pl, London EC4R 1BE. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 March 2016)

23 February 2016, received £36,660 for addressing Barclays, 1 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London E14 5RB, as part of their 'Referendum Speaker Series'. Hours: 5.25 hrs. (Registered 08 March 2016)

26 September 2016, received £30,800 for delivering a speech and participating in a discussion forum for MCI Amsterdam, Schipluidenlaan 4, 1062 HE, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Hours: 14 hrs (including travel and preparation time). (Registered 27 October 2016)

Payments from the Evening Standard, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:

1 October 2015, received £750 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 November 2015)

15 October 2015, received £750 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 November 2015)

29 October 2015, received £750 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 November 2015)

12 November 2015, received £750 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 November 2015)

27 November 2015, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 December 2015)

10 December 2015, received £1,000 for writing two columns. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 15 December 2015)

8 January 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 08 February 2016)

21 January 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 08 February 2016)

4 February 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 08 March 2016)

4 March 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 March 2016)

17 March 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 March 2016)

31 March 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 April 2016)

29 April 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 May 2016)

26 May 2016, received £350 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 June 2016)

13 June 2016, received £700 for writing two columns. Hours: 8 hrs in total. (Registered 22 June 2016)

24 June 2016, received £420 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 July 2016)

29 September 2016, received £350 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 05 October 2016; updated 27 October 2016)

13 October 2016, received £700 for writing two columns. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 27 October 2016)

12 November 2015, received £310 from Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP, for an article in the Guardian. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 24 November 2015)

2 December 2015, received £22,500 from Goldman Sachs International, Peterborough Court, 133 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2BB via News Presenters Ltd, 17 Wheeler Avenue, Oxted RH8 9LF, for delivering a keynote speech and moderating a Q&A over dinner. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 05 January 2016)

21 April 2016, received £30,000 from Frederik Paulsen [private address], for delivering a speech and participating in a roundtable debate in Geneva. Hours: 6 hrs. Frederik Paulsen also paid for my flights and accommodation. (Registered 17 May 2016)

Payments from Penguin Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA, via Georgina Capel Associates Ltd (entertainment agency), 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS:

19 July 2016, £41,000 advance instalment for book. £16,400 of this amount was paid to Open Reason. Hours: approx. 480 hrs to date. (Registered 18 August 2016; updated 31 August 2016)

26 September 2016, £20,500 second advance instalment for book. £8,200 of this amount was paid to Open Reason. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 27 October 2016)

21 October 2016, received £15,000 from Hat Trick Productions Ltd, 33 Oval Road, London SW1 7EA, for guest presenting Have I Got News for You. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 27 October 2016)

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)

Name of donor: Virgin Group Holdings Ltd
Address of donor: Craigmuir Chambers, PO Box 71, Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,965 as a grant to support Open Reason's work on international drug policy (see category 8 below)
Date received: 10 October 2015
Date accepted: 10 October 2015
Donor status: company (non-UK registered)
(Registered 09 November 2015)

Name of donor: Resolution Trust
Address of donor: 2 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £100,000 as a grant to assist the formation of Open Reason (see category 8 below)
Date received: 6 November 2015
Date accepted: 6 November 2015
Donor status: charity, registration 1123128
(Registered 09 November 2015)

Name of donor: Open Society Institute (FOSI)
Address of donor: Oktober 6. u. 12, H-1051, Budapest, Hungary
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,965 as a grant to support Open Reason's work on international drug policy (see category 8 below)
Date received: 9 November 2015
Date accepted: 9 November 2015
Donor status: other
(Registered 09 November 2015)

Name of donor: Dinesh Dhamija
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 donated to Open Reason (see category 8 below)
Date received: 26 September 2016
Date accepted: 26 September 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 27 October 2016)

Name of donor: Alexia Adrianopoulous
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 donated to Open Reason (see category 8 below)
Date received: 28 September 2016
Date accepted: 28 September 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 27 October 2016)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: National Liberal Club
Address of donor: Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2HE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary life membership of the National Liberal Club; value for 2015-16: £770
Date of receipt of donation: 27 February 2008
Date of acceptance of donation: 27 February 2008
Donor status: friendly society
(Registered 10 June 2010; updated 26 July 2016)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Global Commission on Drug Policy
Address of donor: Rua Conde de Irajá, 370/3o andar, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brasil, CEP 22271-020
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £784, accommodation £265, other travel costs £122, per diems £182.03; total approx. value £1,353.03
Destination of visit: Rabat, Morocco
Date of visit: 3-5 October 2015
Purpose of visit: attended the Global Commission on Drug Policy Plenary Meeting.
(Registered 06 January 2016)

Name of donor: Global Commission on Drug Policy
Address of donor: Rua Conde de Irajá, 370/3o andar, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro – RJ – Brasil, CEP 22271-020
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £5,280, accommodation £890, per diems £417; total approx. value £6,587
Destination of visit: New York
Date of visit: 19-22 April 2016
Purpose of visit: attendance and participation in the Global Commission on Drug Policy Plenary Session, as part of the UN Session of the General Assembly 2016.
(Registered 28 June 2016)

8. Miscellaneous

From 1 September 2015, sole member and director of Open Reason; a non-profit limited company (previously dormant) from which I derive no income, set up to support me in my role as former Deputy Prime Minister and to promote non-partisan evidence-based policy, both in the UK and internationally. (Registered 22 October 2015; updated 9 November 2015)

From 2 November 2015, unremunerated post as a commissioner for the Global Commission on Drugs Policy. (Registered 14 December 2015)

 

Prepared 2nd November 2016