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Changes to the Register of Members' Interests
Changes from 22 July 2008 to 3 September 2008

List all MPs and Register editions

This page shows all the changes in the Register of Members' Interests between the editions of 22 July 2008 and 3 September 2008, in alphabetical order by MP.

RemovedAdded

Diane Abbott - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • April-July 2007, bi-weekly fees for article in The Voice newspaper, ongoing. (Actual £600) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 27 July 2007)
 

Adam Afriyie - Register history | MP’s page

1. Remunerated directorships

  • Brafton Incorporated (non-executive chairman); news and information services company.
 

Douglas Alexander - Register history | MP’s page

8. Land and Property

  • Flat in Edinburgh
 

Hilary Armstrong - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Chair of Advisory Committee of Sita UK; recycling and resource management company. (£30,001-£35,000)

John Austin - Register history | MP’s page

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

  • Director (unremunerated), Council for the Advancement of Arab British Understanding.
  • Director (unremunerated), British Syria Society.
 

Anne Begg - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 26-28 August 2008, to Stavanger, Norway, to visit Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference and exhibition on joint visit by the British Offshore Oil and Gas Industry All-Party Parliamentary Group at Westminster and the Oil and Gas Cross Party Group at Holyrood. Overseas flights, hotel accommodation, local transport and hospitality sponsored by Oil & Gas UK, Shell, Chevron, Statoil Hydro, Wood Group, Conoco Phillips, Exxon Mobil, the Norwegian Embassy and OLF. (Registered 2 September 2008)

Hazel Blears - Register history | MP’s page

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

  • Donations to my campaign for election as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from:
  • Lorian Properties Ltd, Lancashire.
  • (Registered 24 July 2007)
  • Mr Mahmoud Khayami, of London (personal donation)
  • (Registered 15 August 2007)
 

David Blunkett - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Weekly column for The Sun newspaper commencing 3 August 2007 (renewal of contract). (£101,000-£105,000)
  • Annual contract for twelve feature articles for The Sun newspaper. (£45,001-£50,000)

Peter Bottomley - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

  • 809 August 2007, to Tallahassee, Florida, USA, in support of clemency hearing for Krishna Maharaj. Costs paid by Reprieve. (Registered 3 August 2007)
 

Simon Burns - Register history | MP’s page

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

 
  • Honorary Parliamentary Member of the Advisory Group on the World of Possibilities campaign; a joint initiative of Benjamin Franklin House and the Benjamin Franklin House Foundation (unremunerated).

Stephen Byers - Register history | MP’s page

1. Remunerated directorships

  • Chairman (non-executive) of Ritz Climate Offset Ltd; a company established to promote low carbon construction methods (from June-July 2008).
 

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 27-29 June 2008, to Tokyo, Japan, to attend the GLOBE G8+5 legislators' forum to discuss climate change and sustainability. The cost of travel and accommodation paid by the promoters of GLOBE. (Registered 2 July 2008)
  • 10-13 July 2008, to Yalta, Ukraine, to attend the annual conference of the Yalta European Strategy. Travel and hotel costs paid by Yalta European Strategy Ltd. (Registered 2 August 2008)

David Cameron - Register history | MP’s page

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

  • Following my visit to Afghanistan, I was given a rug by Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. (Registered 30 August 2007)
 

Charles Clarke - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Participation in National School of Government events during 2008. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 24 July 2008)
  • 15 May 2008, fee for speech at 'Universities and the Built Estate' Conference organised by Neil Stewart Associates. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 24 July 2008)
  • 18 June 2008, fee for speech at 'Further Education and Skills Summit' Conference organised by Neil Stewart Associates. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 24 July 2008)

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

 
  • Printing of constituency newsletter and stationery carried out by UNISON. (Registered 24 July 2008)

Nicholas Clegg - Register history | MP’s page

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

 
  • Mr Peter Dunphy, London (personal donation)

David Davis - Register history | MP’s page

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

 
  • Robert C B Miller, London (personal donation)
  • (Registered 28 August 2008)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • 17 July 2008, helicopter flight from Sennybridge, Powys to London Battersea Heliport provided by Tony Buckingham, of Beaulieu, Hampshire. (Registered 31 July 2008)

Frank Dobson - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Fee from Associated Newspapers for articles in Mail on Sunday. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 29 July 2008)

Nigel Dodds - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Minister of Finance and Personnel in the Northern Ireland Executive.

Philip Dunne - Register history | MP’s page

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • 6 July 2008, I attended the Wimbledon Men's Singles Finals accompanied by my wife, both at the invitation of Strategic Real Estate Advisors Limited, London. (Registered 21 August 2008)

Nigel Evans - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 23-28 July 2008, to the Cayman Islands with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Cayman Islands, as guest of the Cayman Islands Government, who paid for my flights and hotel accommodation. (Registered 18 August 2008)

Michael Fallon - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 23-29 July 2008, to the Cayman Islands with the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Cayman Islands, accompanied by my wife. My flights and accommodation, and my wife's accommodation, were paid for by the Government of the Cayman Islands. My wife paid for her own flight. (Registered 28 August 2008)

Robert Flello - Register history | MP’s page

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • I and my partner were the guests of Silverstone Holdings at the British Grand Prix 2008. (Registered 20 August 2008)

Liam Fox - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 27 July-4 August 2008, to Washington DC and Chicago in my capacity as Shadow Defence Secretary, to attend the Atlantic Bridge 2008 Transatlantic Leadership Exchange and to attend and speak at the 35th Annual American Legislative Exchange Council meeting. My return transatlantic flights were paid for by the Atlantic Bridge. My accommodation in Washington, internal flight to Chicago, accommodation in Chicago and conference expenses were paid for by the American Legislative Exchange Council. (Registered 19 August 2008)

Barry Gardiner - Register history | MP’s page

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • 22-24 July 2008, two days' board and accommodation at the Grove Hotel, Watford, for attendance at the Climate Works conference, sponsored by McKinsey. (Registered 21 August 2008)

David Gauke - Register history | MP’s page

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • 4 July 2007, my wife and I were guests of Nestlé Waters at Wimbledon. (Registered 15 August 2007)
 

Bruce George - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

  • 6-7 May 2007, to Oslo, to give a keynote speech at a conference on the development of defence policy in Norway. My flight and hotel accommodation paid for by the Norwegian Defence Policy Commission. (Registered 23 July 2007)
  • 14-17 June 2007, to Turkey, to speak on police reform at the 2nd Annual Conference on Democracy and Global Security at the invitation of the Interior Minister of Turkey. My flight and accommodation were paid for by the Turkish Institute for Police Studies (TIPS) and the Turkish National Police. (Registered 23 July 2007)
 

Julia Goldsworthy - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 24 July-8 August 2008, to Cameroon on Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) trip. VSO paid the cost of my flights and subsistence. (Registered 1 September 2008)

8. Land and Property

 
  • Flat in London from which I receive rental income.

Robert Goodwill - Register history | MP’s page

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • I was the guest of Mr Richard Phillips, Managing Director of Silverstone Circuits Limited at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix on 6 July 2008. (Registered 23 July 2008)

Michael Gove - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Columnist, "Building Magazine". (Up to £5,000)

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

 
  • Stanley Fink, London (personal donation)
  • Charles Pugh, Somerset (personal donation)
  • (Registered 8 July 2008)

Chris Grayling - Register history | MP’s page

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

  • Reception sponsored by Toyota for my constituency on 12 July 2007. (Registered 8 August 2007)
  • Temporary secondment of two part-time members of staff by PriceWaterhouseCoopers to my office to assist in policy development and analysis for the Shadow Work and Pensions team. (Registered 2 September 2008)
  • Financial support provided for the running of my office by Arbuthnot Banking Group plc. (Registered 2 September 2008)

William Hague - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • 4 July 2007, speech in Monaco at the 17th Annual Fund Forum. (£15,001-£20,000) (Registered 7 August 2007)
 

Stephen Hammond - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

  • 7-11 July 2007, to USA, to attend seminars and meetings with elected US officials and policy forums. My return flight and accommodation were financed by Atlantic Bridge. (Registered 23 July 2007)
 

Harriet Harman - Register history | MP’s page

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

  • Baroness Ashton (personal donation). (Registered 25 July 2007)
 

Nick Herbert - Register history | MP’s page

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

 
  • Caroline Nash, of Oxfordshire (personal donation).
  • (Registered 21 August 2008)

Adam Ingram - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Consultant to Electronic Data Systems Ltd (EDS); provision of IT services to public and private sector clients in the UK. (£50,001-£55,000)

Sadiq Khan - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 28 July-4 August 2008, to Sierra Leone, to participate in VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas) Pol Vol project, which invites MPs to use their skills as volunteers in developing countries. International travel provided by the VSO. Accommodation and other ancillary expenses provided by Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (Makeni) and VSO. (Registered 28 August 2008)

Ashok Kumar - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 10-12 August 2008, to Oskarshamn, Sweden, to visit nuclear power and nuclear waste research and storage facilities with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. The costs of the trip were met by E.ON. (Registered 26 August 2008)

David Lepper - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

  • 2-5 August 2007, to the Republic of Cyprus, to attend the Famagusta Rally and meetings associated with it. My return fare from Heathrow to Larnaca and three nights' hotel accommodation and meals there for me and my wife were paid for by the Municipality of Famagusta. My wife paid her own return air fare. (Registered 19 August 2007)
 

David Lidington - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 28 July-1 August 2008, to Iran in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Office Minister, for meetings with Iranian politicians and officials. Flights and accommodation were paid for by the Conservative Middle East Council. Some internal travel and hospitality was provided by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (Registered 7 August 2008)

Peter Luff - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Board membership and speaking engagements for Centre for Parliamentary Studies. (Actual, £1,000 approx) (Up to £5,000)

Eric Martlew - Register history | MP’s page

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • 19 June 2008, my wife and I were guests of Bechtel at Ascot Races. (Registered 26 August 2008)

Andrew Mitchell - Register history | MP’s page

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

  • Mr George Magan of London (personal donation)
  • (Registered 30 August 2007)
 

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

 
  • In my capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for International Development I have received from Pearsons PLC (company donation) 1520 English dictionaries at no cost, in support of the Project Umubano, the Conservative Party's social action project in Rwanda. (Registered 28 July 2008)

Stephen O'Brien - Register history | MP’s page

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • I was the guest of Mr Richard Phillips, Managing Director of Silverstone Circuits Limited at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix on 6 July 2008. (Registered 22 July 2008)

George Osborne - Register history | MP’s page

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

 
  • 6 July 2008, I attended the Wimbledon Men's Singles Finals accompanied by a guest, at the invitation of the BBC Trust. (Registered 24 July 2008)

John Prescott - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Second payment as part of contract with Headline Book Publishing for autobiographical book. (£65,001-£70,000) (Registered 4 March 2008)
  • First payment from Tiger Aspect productions for programme entitled 'Prescott on Class'. (£15,001-£20,000) (Registered 2 July 2008)
  • Advance payment from Headline Publishing for book entitled 'Pulling No Punches'. (£15,001-£20,000) (Registered 2 July 2008)
  • Further payment as part of contract with Headline Book Publishing for autobiographical book. (£65,001-£70,000) (Registered 4 March 2008)
  • Payment as part of contract with Tiger Aspect Productions for programme entitled 'Prescott on Class'. (£15,001-£20,000) (Registered 2 July 2008)
  • Further payment as part of contract with from Headline Publishing for book entitled 'Pulling No Punches'. (£15,001-£20,000) (Registered 2 July 2008)
  • Further payment as part of contract with Headline Book Publishers for my book 'Prezza-Pulling No Punches'. (£35,001-£40,000) (Registered 15 August 2008)

Jamie Reed - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 10-12 August 2008, to Oskarshamn, Sweden, to visit nuclear power and nuclear waste research and storage facilities with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. The costs of the trip were met by E.ON. (Registered 22 August 2008)

John Reid - Register history | MP’s page

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • 26 May 2007, flight from Glasgow Airport to London Luton following Scottish Cup Final, courtesy of Mr Dermot Desmond. (Registered 25 July 2007)
 

Andrew Robathan - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 28 July-1 August 2008, to Iran, for meetings with Iranian politicians and officials. Flights and accommodation were paid for by the Conservative Middle East Council. Some hospitality was provided by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (Registered 18 August 2008)

John Robertson - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 10-12 August 2008, to Oskarshamn, Sweden, to visit nuclear power and nuclear waste research and storage facilities with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. The costs of the trip were met by E.ON. (Registered 22 August 2008)

Angus Robertson - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Consultancy for Vienna Business Agency - Wiener Wirtschaftsfoerderungsfonds.
 

8. Land and Property

 
  • A flat in Moray providing rental income.

Grant Shapps - Register history | MP’s page

1. Remunerated directorships

  • Printhouse Corporation Ltd; design and print.
  • How To Corp Ltd.; marketing.
  • PrintHouse Corporation Ltd; design and print.

9. Registrable shareholdings

  • (a) Printhouse Corporation
  • (a) How To Corp
  • (a) PrintHouse Corporation Ltd

Virendra Sharma - Register history | MP’s page

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

 
  • I held a '1 year as an MP' celebration party on 12 July 2008 and received in kind donations from the following UK businesses for the cost of this event:
  • KSC 1T trading as Chana Chemist, Southall, Middlesex
  • Kenilworth House Nursing Home, Ealing, London
  • Hotel Top Limited trading as Days Hotel, South Ruislip, Middlesex
  • (Registered 11 August 2008)

Jim Sheridan - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 10-12 August 2008, to Oskarshamn, Sweden, to visit nuclear power and nuclear waste research and storage facilities with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. The costs of the trip were met by E.ON. (Registered 25 August 2008)

Clare Short - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 14-17 July 2008, to Accra, Ghana, to receive the Order of the Volta Award in recognition of my work for Ghana during my time as Secretary of State for International Development. My flights were paid for by the Government of Ghana. (Accommodation provided by the British High Commissioner to Ghana. ) (Registered 23 July 2008)

Bob Spink - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 10-12 August 2008, to Oskarshamn, Sweden, to visit nuclear power and nuclear waste research and storage facilities with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. The costs of the trip were met by E.ON. (Registered 26 August 2008)

Richard Spring - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 10-13 July 2008, to Yalta, Ukraine, to attend the fifth annual conference of the Yalta European Strategy. Travel and accommodation paid by Yalta European Strategy Ltd. (Registered 31 July 2008)

Peter Tapsell - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • International adviser to Sun Chlorella Corporation; a Japanese health food company, operating world-wide.
 

Dari Taylor - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 26-28 August 2008, to Stavanger, Norway, to visit Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference and exhibition on joint visit by the British Offshore Oil and Gas Industry All-Party Parliamentary Group at Westminster and the Oil and Gas Cross Party Group at Holyrood. Overseas flights, hotel accommodation, local transport and hospitality sponsored by Oil & Gas UK, Shell, Chevron, Statoil Hydro, Wood Group, Conoco Phillips, Exxon Mobil, the Norwegian Embassy and OLF. (Registered 1 September 2008)

Stephen Timms - Register history | MP’s page

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • 12 July 2007, guest of West Ham United plc at the dinner 'Celebrating 10 years of sport with Labour', Wembley Stadium. (Registered 27 August 2007)
 

Edward Timpson - Register history | MP’s page

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

 
  • Timpson Ltd has paid for the fitting out of my constituency office. (Registered 14 August 2008)

Ben Wallace - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 28 July-1 August 2008, to Iran in my capacity as Chairman of the British-Iranian All-Party Parliamentary Group, for meetings with Iranian politicians and officials. Flights and accommodation were paid for by the Conservative Middle East Council. Some internal travel and hospitality was provided by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (Registered 28 August 2008)

Ann Widdecombe - Register history | MP’s page

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Daily Express columnist. (£45,001-£50,000)
  • Payment from Leagas Delaney for appearance in an advertisement. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 30 July 2007)
  • Daily Express columnist. (£50,001-£55,000)

David Willetts - Register history | MP’s page

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

  • Louise EC Pugh, Oxford. (Registered 11 June 2008)
  • Louise EC Pugh, Oxford.
  • (Registered 11 June 2008)

David Wilshire - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

  • 21-25 July 2007, to Tehran on fact-finding visit, funded by the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 5 August 2007)
 

Sammy Wilson - Register history | MP’s page

6. Overseas visits

  • 20-30 April 2007, to China, to look at the Chinese education system, paid for by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. (Registered 31 July 2007)
 

Tim Yeo - Register history | MP’s page

1. Remunerated directorships

 
  • First London Securities Group plc; investment bankers.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Member of Advisory Board of Oxinia, a group of recruitment consultants and head-hunters.