Registration of members' Financial Interests

Members' Allowances – in the House of Commons at 5:00 pm on 30th April 2009.

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Motion made, and Question proposed,

(1) That, for the purpose of complying with the Resolution of the House of 22 May 1974 relating to Registration of Members' Financial Interests, in respect of interests falling within Category 1 (Directorships), Category 2 (Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc) or Category 3 (Clients), hon. Members shall furnish the Registrar with the following particulars—

(a) the precise amount of each individual payment made in relation to any interest,

(b) the nature of the work carried out in return for that payment,

(c) the number of hours worked during the period to which the payment relates, and

(d) except where disclosure of the information would be contrary to any legal or established professional duty of privacy or confidentiality, the name and address of the person, organisation or company making the payment;

(2) That such interests shall be registered whether or not their value in any given year exceeds one per cent. of the current Parliamentary salary;

(3) That the provisions of this Resolution shall apply whether or not the interest in question depends essentially upon, or arises out of, the hon. Member's position as a Member of Parliament; and

(4) That the provisions of this Resolution shall come into effect on 1 July 2009. —[Chris Bryant.]

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Question put.

The House divided: Ayes 305, Noes 31.

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Division number 106 MPs' financial interests — Full and complete registration

Aye: 305 MPs

No: 31 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name


Nos: A-Z by last name


Absent: 306 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

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Question accordingly agreed to.

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