Decarbonisation Bill - Second reading – Ian Murray.
The Minister can spin this as much as he likes, but he shamefully lost the taxpayer £750 million from the sale of Royal Mail. At that time, the Business Secretary dismissed the loss, saying: “We wanted to make sure that the company started its new life with a core of high-quality investors who would be there in good times and bad”. Given that the core long-term investors that...
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what category of investor Lansdowne Partners was with regard to the sale of Royal Mail.
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Labour MP for Edinburgh South
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Culture Media and Sport
- Employment Tribunals Service
- Royal Mail
- Land Registry
- Post Offices
- Postal Services
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 24 Oct 2011)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 10 Dec 2012)
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 24 Oct 2011)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.
(a)Support in the capacity as an MP
Address of donor: 22/24 Worple Road, London SW19 4DD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of a researcher for one day per week from 4 September 2012 until May 2013 to support me in my capacity as Shadow Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills, value £5,000. Received via the Labour Party.
Date of receipt: 4 September 2012
Date of acceptance: 4 September 2012
(Registered 12 November 2012; updated 20 February 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: PO Box
31966, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Travel and accommodation with a value of £3,500
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates
Date of visit: 23-26 March 2013
Purpose of visit: Visit of the UAE All-Party Group, to meet Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council
and senior business figures together with British diplomats in order to build on the bilateral relationship and promote trade and investment ties.
(Registered 11 April 2013)
8. Land and Property
Half share in a house in Edinburgh, from which rental income is derived. (Registered 29 June 2011)
(a) 100MPH Events Ltd (event management).
Partnership with my partner in Alibi Bars LLP
(bar/bistro), until 28 February 2013. No remuneration received by me.
Unremunerated director of Foundation of Hearts, a consortium of supporters seeking to purchase a controlling interest in Heart of Midlothian Football Club
. (Registered 6 November 2013)
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