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James Purnell

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6 September 2010 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Receives 40,000 per annum as Director of Open Left, a project run under the auspices of DEMOS. Started on 7 September 2009. Address of payer: DEMOS, Third Floor, Magdalen House, 136 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TU. (Registered 15 October 2009)
  • Received payment of 1685.82. Hours: 64 hrs. (Registered 7 November 2009)
  • Received payment of 1685.82 for November 2009. Hours: 64 hrs. (Registered 16 December 2009)
  • Received payment of 1685.82. Hours: 64 hrs. (Registered 15 January 2010)
  • Received payment of 1,685.82. Hours: 64 hrs. (Registered 10 March 2010)
  • Received payment of 1,685.82. Hours: 64 hrs. (Registered 12 April 2010)
  • Received 1000 for writing an article for Prospect magazine. Address of payer: Prospect Publishing, 2 Bloomsbury Place, London WC1A 2QA. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 15 October 2009)
  • Received 85 for writing an article for the Guardian's Comment is Free column. Address of payer: Guardian Newspaper, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 October 2009)
  • Received 500 for writing an article for the Times. Address: 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1XY. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 11 March 2010)
  • Received 1,000 for two articles published in The Times. Address: News International Group, News International Ltd, 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1XY. (Registered 12 April 2010)
  • Received 650 for writing an article. Address: Serco Group plc, Serco House, 16 Bartley Wood Business Park, Bartley Way, Hook, Hampshire RG27 9UY. (Registered 12 April 2010)
 

6. Overseas visits

  • Name of donor: Government of Chile
  • Address of donor: Palacio de la Moneda, Plaza de la Ciudadania, Santiago, Chile.
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights for myself and my partner. Amount: 3375.53
  • Destination of visit: Chile
  • Date of visit: 31 July to 19 August 2009
  • Purpose of visit: to give speech at Progressive Governance seminar
  • (Registered 15 October 2009)
  • Name of donor: Foundacion Ideas para el progreso
  • Address of donor: Calle Gobelas, 31 - Madrid 28023, Spain.
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): 743.93 (flights and accommodation for two and a taxi)
  • Destination of visit: Madrid, Spain.
  • Date of visit: 2-3 October 2009
  • Purpose of visit: to attend a conference
  • (Registered 16 December 2009)
  • Name of donor: Policy Network
  • Address of donor: Third Floor, 11 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QB.
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights 2,000; accommodation approximately 420.
  • Destination of visit: New Delhi, India.
  • Date of visit: 24-29 March 2010
  • Purpose of visit: to attend the Foresight India symposium.
  • (Registered 30 March 2010)
 

12 April 2010 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Received payment of 1,685.82. Hours: 64 hrs. (Registered 12 April 2010)
  • Received 1,000 for two articles published in The Times. Address: News International Group, News International Ltd, 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1XY. (Registered 12 April 2010)
  • Received 650 for writing an article. Address: Serco Group plc, Serco House, 16 Bartley Wood Business Park, Bartley Way, Hook, Hampshire RG27 9UY. (Registered 12 April 2010)

6. Overseas visits

 
  • Name of donor: Policy Network
  • Address of donor: Third Floor, 11 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QB.
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights 2,000; accommodation approximately 420.
  • Destination of visit: New Delhi, India.
  • Date of visit: 24-29 March 2010
  • Purpose of visit: to attend the Foresight India symposium.
  • (Registered 30 March 2010)

24 March 2010 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Received payment of 1,685.82. Hours: 64 hrs. (Registered 10 March 2010)
  • Received 500 for writing an article for the Times. Address: 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1XY. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 11 March 2010)

3 February 2010 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Received payment of 1685.82. Hours: 64 hrs. (Registered 15 January 2010)

6 January 2010 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Received payment of 1685.82. Hours: TBC. (7 November 2009)
  • Received payment of 1685.82. Hours: 64 hrs. (Registered 7 November 2009)
  • Received payment of 1685.82 for November 2009. Hours: 64 hrs. (Registered 16 December 2009)

6. Overseas visits

 
  • Name of donor: Foundacion Ideas para el progreso
  • Address of donor: Calle Gobelas, 31 - Madrid 28023, Spain.
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): 743.93 (flights and accommodation for two and a taxi)
  • Destination of visit: Madrid, Spain.
  • Date of visit: 2-3 October 2009
  • Purpose of visit: to attend a conference
  • (Registered 16 December 2009)

25 November 2009 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Receives 40,000 per annum as Director of Open Left, a project run under the auspices of DEMOS. Started on 7 September 2009. Address of payer: DEMOS, Third Floor, Magdalen House, 136 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TU. Hours: TBC. (Registered 15 October 2009)
  • Received 1000 for writing an article for Prospect magazine. Address of payer: Prospect Publishing, 2 Bloomsbury Place, London WC1A 2QA. Hours: TBC. (Registered 15 October 2009)
  • Receives 40,000 per annum as Director of Open Left, a project run under the auspices of DEMOS. Started on 7 September 2009. Address of payer: DEMOS, Third Floor, Magdalen House, 136 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TU. (Registered 15 October 2009)
  • Received payment of 1685.82. Hours: TBC. (7 November 2009)
  • Received 1000 for writing an article for Prospect magazine. Address of payer: Prospect Publishing, 2 Bloomsbury Place, London WC1A 2QA. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 15 October 2009)

6. Overseas visits

  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): 3375.53
  • Date of visit: August 2009
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights for myself and my partner. Amount: 3375.53
  • Date of visit: 31 July to 19 August 2009

11 November 2009 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Receives 40,000 per annum as Director of Open Left, a project run under the auspices ofDEMOS. Started on 7 September 2009. Address of payer: DEMOS, Third Floor, Magdalen House, 136 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TU. Hours: TBC. (Registered 15 October2009)
  • Received 1000 for writing an article for Prospect magazine. Address of payer: ProspectPublishing, 2 Bloomsbury Place, London WC1A 2QA. Hours: TBC. (Registered 15 October2009)
  • Received 85 for writing an article for the Guardian's Comment is Free column. Address ofpayer: Guardian Newspaper, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 October 2009)
  • Receives 40,000 per annum as Director of Open Left, a project run under the auspices of DEMOS. Started on 7 September 2009. Address of payer: DEMOS, Third Floor, Magdalen House, 136 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TU. Hours: TBC. (Registered 15 October 2009)
  • Received 1000 for writing an article for Prospect magazine. Address of payer: Prospect Publishing, 2 Bloomsbury Place, London WC1A 2QA. Hours: TBC. (Registered 15 October 2009)
  • Received 85 for writing an article for the Guardian's Comment is Free column. Address of payer: Guardian Newspaper, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 October 2009)

6. Overseas visits

  • Date of visit: TBC
  • Date of visit: August 2009

28 October 2009 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Receives 40,000 per annum as Director of Open Left, a project run under the auspices ofDEMOS. Started on 7 September 2009. Address of payer: DEMOS, Third Floor, Magdalen House, 136 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TU. Hours: TBC. (Registered 15 October2009)
  • Received 1000 for writing an article for Prospect magazine. Address of payer: ProspectPublishing, 2 Bloomsbury Place, London WC1A 2QA. Hours: TBC. (Registered 15 October2009)
  • Received 85 for writing an article for the Guardian's Comment is Free column. Address ofpayer: Guardian Newspaper, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 October 2009)

6. Overseas visits

 
  • Name of donor: Government of Chile
  • Address of donor: Palacio de la Moneda, Plaza de la Ciudadania, Santiago, Chile.
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): 3375.53
  • Destination of visit: Chile
  • Date of visit: TBC
  • Purpose of visit: to give speech at Progressive Governance seminar
  • (Registered 15 October 2009)

1 November 2005 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Articles in Financial Times.(Up to 5,000)
 

6. Overseas visits

  • 11-14 June 2004, to Portugal as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Football Team, with travel, accommodation and hospitality provided by McDonalds, and football facilities and hospitality by the Portuguese Parliament. (Registered 13 July 2004)
 

28 January 2005 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • 18-23 January 2004, to Israel and Palestinian Authority to meet members of the Israeli Government, Palestinian Authority and others to discuss the furthering of the peace process. Travel and accommodation paid by Labour Friends of Israel and Israeli Foreign Ministry. (Registered 23 January 2004)
 

8 September 2004 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Speech writing consultancy work in April and June 2003 for Sky, commissioned by Portland. (Registered 23 July 2003)
 

6. Overseas visits

  • 30 June -4 July 2003, to Israel and Palestinian Authority to meet members of the Israeli Government and Palestinian Authority and others. Travel and accommodation paid by Labour Friends of Israel and Israeli Foreign Ministry. (Registered 21 July 2003)
 

16 July 2004 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • 1-5 December 2002, to Israel, in my capacity as Chair of Labour Friends of Israel, to meet with politicians of all parties involved in the Middle East Peace Process, Israeli and British officials and victims of terrorism. Travel and accommodation were paid for by Labour Friends of Israel and the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Registered 16 December 2002)
  • 11-14 June 2004, to Portugal as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Football Team, with travel, accommodation and hospitality provided by McDonalds, and football facilities and hospitality by the Portuguese Parliament. (Registered 13 July 2004)

21 May 2004 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • 30 June-4 July 2003, to Israel and Palestinian Authority to meet members of the Israeli Government and Palestinian Authority and others. Travel and accommodation paid by Labour Friends of Israel and Israeli Foreign Ministry. (Registered 21 July 2003)
  • 30 June -4 July 2003, to Israel and Palestinian Authority to meet members of the Israeli Government and Palestinian Authority and others. Travel and accommodation paid by Labour Friends of Israel and Israeli Foreign Ministry. (Registered 21 July 2003)

31 January 2004 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • 30 June -4 July 2003, to Israel and Palestinian Authority to meet members of the Israeli Government and Palestinian Authority and others. Travel and accommodation paid by Labour Friends of Israel and Israeli Foreign Ministry. (Registered 21 July 2003)
  • 30 June-4 July 2003, to Israel and Palestinian Authority to meet members of the Israeli Government and Palestinian Authority and others. Travel and accommodation paid by Labour Friends of Israel and Israeli Foreign Ministry. (Registered 21 July 2003)
  • 18-23 January 2004, to Israel and Palestinian Authority to meet members of the Israeli Government, Palestinian Authority and others to discuss the furthering of the peace process. Travel and accommodation paid by Labour Friends of Israel and Israeli Foreign Ministry. (Registered 23 January 2004)

4 December 2003 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Articles in Financial Times.(Up to 5,000)
  • Speech writing consultancy work in April and June 2003 for Sky, commissioned by Portland. (Registered 23 July 2003)

6. Overseas visits

  • 21-31 January 2002, to India as part of a delegation of MPs sponsored by Labour Friends of India. Airline tickets and hospitality in India were provided by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Government of India. (Registered 11 February 2002)
  • 28 May-8 June 2002, to Japan as a member of the Parliamentary Football Club, with a contribution towards the cost of the trip from Nomura Bank, First Group, T-Mobile and Waterfront Properties; hospitality and transport provided by Nomura Bank, transport by First Group; sports kit by Nike; and suits and accessories at discounted price by Burtons. (Registered 22 July 2002)
  • 1-5 December 2002, to Israel, in my capacity as Chair of Labour Friends of Israel, to meet with politicians of all parties involved in the Middle East Peace Process, Israeli and British officials and victims of terrorism. Travel and accommodation were paid for by Labour Friends of Israel and the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Registered 16 December 2002)
  • 30 June -4 July 2003, to Israel and Palestinian Authority to meet members of the Israeli Government and Palestinian Authority and others. Travel and accommodation paid by Labour Friends of Israel and Israeli Foreign Ministry. (Registered 21 July 2003)

26 November 2002 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 28 May-8 June 2002, to Japan as a member of the Parliamentary Football Club, with a contribution towards the cost of the trip from Nomura Bank, First Group, T-Mobile and Waterfront Properties; hospitality and transport provided by Nomura Bank, transport by First Group; sports kit by Nike; and suits and accessories at discounted price by Burtons. (Registered 22 July 2002)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Before the 2001 General Election I acted as a freelance strategy consultant for the Independent Television Commission (ITC).
  • Occasional publications and articles including: chapter of recent ITC book "Culture and Communication", Prospect and the Financial Times.
 

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

  • Donation of 2,000 to Stalybridge and Hyde Constituency Labour Party from the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union, of which I am a member. (Registered 20 December 2001)
 

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

  • Board member, Young Vic Theatre.
  • Director, Tameside Sports Trust.
  • Director, Enterprise Europe.
  • Member, Advisory Council, SMF.
  • All the above are unremunerated positions.
 

14 May 2002 (first entry we have)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Before the 2001 General Election I acted as a freelance strategy consultant for the Independent Television Commission (ITC).
  • Occasional publications and articles including: chapter of recent ITC book "Culture and Communication", Prospect and the Financial Times.

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

  • Donation of £2,000 to Stalybridge and Hyde Constituency Labour Party from the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union, of which I am a member. (Registered 20 December 2001)

6. Overseas visits

  • 21-31 January 2002, to India as part of a delegation of MPs sponsored by Labour Friends of India. Airline tickets and hospitality in India were provided by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Government of India. (Registered 11 February 2002)

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

  • Board member, Young Vic Theatre.
  • Director, Tameside Sports Trust.
  • Director, Enterprise Europe.
  • Member, Advisory Council, SMF.
  • All the above are unremunerated positions.