Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant on Public Affairs to First Magazine, 56 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4RN. (£10,001-£15,000)
Payment of £1,437.50 for editorial and advisory work in connection with FIRST
magazine. Four meetings with the Chairman, correspondence and co-hosting a discussion to plan this year's Responsible Capitalism Awards. Hours worked: 8. (Registered 6 July 2009)
Payment of £1437.50 for editorial and advisory work in connection with FIRST magazine, covering a number of meetings with the Chairman and work on editing a book on responsible capitalism. Hours worked: 10 approx. (Registered 25 September 2009)
Received payments of £1437.50 and £2875 (both inclusive of VAT
) on 12 October 2009, for advice and services given during August, September and October 2009. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2009)
6 January 2010, received £1,437.50 for December 2009. For work in connection with the Annual Award for Responsible Capitalism, presiding at the award and for meetings with the Chairman. Hours:12 hrs approx. (Registered 1 February 2010)
25 March 2010, received two payments of £1468 (including VAT) for editorial and advisory work with FIRST magazine during January and February 2010. Hours: 15 hrs approx. (Registered 30 March 2010)
Programme adviser to the Catholic University of America. (The fee includes the cost of secretarial assistance and other expenses.)
Chairman and Life President of the House Magazine, in which capacity I chair Advisory Board meetings, host special functions, write articles and liaise with editorial team. Address: House Magazine, 3rd Floor Westminster Tower, Albert Embankments, London. (£25,001-£30,000)
Received £7500 for advisory and editorial work during the quarter ending 30 September 2009. Hours: 45 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2009)
4 January 2010, received £7500 for the last quarter of 2009. Hours: 45 hrs. (Registered 1 February 2010)
Adviser to the publishers of the House Magazine.
Public affairs and parliamentary adviser to Machinery Users' Association, which advises its members on the rating of industrial plant and machinery. (£5,001-£10,000) Address: The Machinery Users' Association Property Services Ltd, Warlies Park House, Horseshoe Hill, Upshire, Essex.
Payment of £2,530 (including VAT) for covering meetings with the Chairman and Chief Executive, hosting a lunch and attending another lunch. Hours worked: 9 approx. (Registered 25 September 2009)
Payment of £2530 (including VAT) for advice during the quarter ended 30 September 2009. Duties included meetings and discussions with the Chief Executive and Chairman of the MUA
, the arranging of two lunches and the hosting of one of them, and the hosting of the annual reception. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2009)
4 January 2010, received £2530 for the last quarter of 2009. Work included meetings with chairman and chief executive, hosting annual lunch and attending another lunch. Hours: 10 hours approx. (Registered 1 February 2010)
6 April 2010, received payment covering the month of April, paid in advance, of £861.66 inclusive of VAT. Duties will include consultations with the Chairman and Chief Executive, and meetings. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 12 April 2010)
Heritage adviser to Linford-Bridgeman Ltd, Cathedral Works, Quonians, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7LB.; conservation and restoration company.
Payment of £2875 (inclusive of VAT) in respect of consultancy services during quarter beginning 1 July 2009, covering meetings, telephone conversations, visits to historic buildings on which I have given, or will be giving, advice to the Chief Executive of the company. Hours: 15-20 hours. (Registered 10 August 2009)
Received £833.34 in January 2010 for consultancy work. Hours 8 hrs approx. (Registered 1 February 2010)
Received £416.76 inclusive of VAT for consultancy services for the month of December 2009, covering meetings, telephone conversations etc. Hours: 2 hours. (Registered 19 February 2010)
Occasional chairing and speaking at seminars arranged by Westminster Explained, 4 Grosvenor Place, London SW1X 7DL. (Up to £5,000)
Payment of £150 from Westminster Explained for giving a talk at a seminar on the work of Parliament. Hours: 1½ hours. (Registered 25 September 2009)
Monthly article for Diplomat Magazine, 11 Grosvenor Crescent, London, SW1X 7EE. (Up to £5,000)
8 July 2009, received £287.50 for writing an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 22 July 2009)
£575 received for writing two articles published at the end of 2009. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 23 March 2010)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
I received from South Staffordshire Conservative Association a Victorian silver salver to mark my retirement. Value unknown. (Registered 6 April 2010)
6. Overseas visits
4-8 May 2009, to Finland in my capacity as Chairman of the British-Finnish All-Party Parliamentary Group, for discussion with Members of the Finnish Parliament. The cost of hospitality and all travel within Finland was borne by the Finnish Parliament. (My travel to Finland was funded by the House of Commons
.) (Registered 11 May 2009)
I have entered into a sole trade business with Honey (GB
) for collaborative software development. I have no shares in the company.
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