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3 December 2018 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Tunisian National Tourism Office UK and Ireland
    Address of donor: Third Floor, 111 Baker Street, London W1U 6SG

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, travel, food and drink, with a value of £2,312.41

    Destination of visit: Tunis, Tunisia

    Dates of visit: 6 - 9 November 2018

    Purpose of visit: To strengthen bilateral relations between UK and Tunisian Parliamentarians and respective democratic institutions.

    (Registered 03 December 2018)

19 November 2018 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
    Address of donor: 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £636; accommodation £476; total £1,112

    Destination of visit: Gibraltar

    Dates of visit: 7 - 11 September 2017

    Purpose of visit: Delegation from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Gibraltar to attend the National Day Celebrations, briefings and visit Parliament.

    (Registered 10 October 2017)
 

1 October 2018 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: (1) Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation (2) Mamont Foundation (3) WWF UK (4) British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union, all via the APPG for the Polar Regions.
    Address of donor: (1) Villa Girasole, 16 Boulevard de Suisse, 98000, Monaco

    (2) PO Box 472, St Julian’s Court, St Julian’s Avenue, St Peter Port, GY1 6AX, Guernsey, Channel Islands

    (3) The Living Planet Centre, Rufford House, Brewery Rd, Woking GU21 4LL

    (4) 6th Floor, Millbank House, 1 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 4RP

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) £1,021.59

    (2) £970.30 (3) £204.32 (4) £510.79

    The APPG for the Polar Regions used these sums to meet the costs of flights, local travel, food, accommodation and tour fees, which together had a total value of approximately £2,707, after a personal contribution of £200.

    Destination of visit: Greenland

    Dates of visit: 24 – 30 August 2018

    Purpose of visit: To establish and develop dialogue with the Parliament and Government of Greenland; promote awareness and understanding among UK Parliamentarians of challenges and opportunities facing Greenland as a consequence of environmental, geopolitical and economic change; to visit British scientists and learn more about Britain’s contribution to Arctic science.

    (Registered 26 September 2018)
  • Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
    Address of donor: 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Original flights £666.30; change to flight £403; accommodation £516; total £1,585.30

    Destination of visit: Gibraltar

    Dates of visit: 6-10 September 2018

    Purpose of visit: Delegation from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Gibraltar to attend the National Day Celebrations, briefings and visit Parliament.

    (Registered 26 September 2018)

13 August 2018 - View full entry

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

  • Name of donor: Unite the Union
    Address of donor: 128, Theobalds Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

    Donor status: trade union

    (Registered 07 July 2017)
 

18 June 2018 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Government of Kazakhstan
    Address of donor: Kazakhstan Embassy, 125 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5EA

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flight £2,392; accommodation £400; total value £2,792

    Destination of visit: Astana

    Dates of visit: 29 May – 2 June 2018

    Purpose of visit: As part of the APPG on Kazakhstan, meetings with Parliament, Foreign Minister, Chairman of Defence and Foreign Affairs Committee, Chairman of State Committee on Anti-Corruption, Nur Otan political party, Ak Zhol political party, Kazakh Invest and Nazarbayev University.

    (Registered 13 June 2018)

23 October 2017 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
    Address of donor: 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £636; accommodation £476; total £1,112

    Destination of visit: Gibraltar

    Dates of visit: 7 - 11 September 2017

    Purpose of visit: Delegation from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Gibraltar to attend the National Day Celebrations, briefings and visit Parliament.

    (Registered 10 October 2017)

7 July 2017 - View full entry

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

 
  • Name of donor: Unite the Union
    Address of donor: 128, Theobalds Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

    Donor status: trade union

    (Registered 07 July 2017)

9 November 2015 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
    Address of donor: 150 Strand, London, WC2R 1JA

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and meals; cost £980

    Destination of visit: Gibraltar

    Date of visit: 8-11 September 2014

    Purpose of visit: to attend National Day Celebrations.

    (Registered 20 October 2014)
 

7 September 2015 - View full entry

6. Land and property: (i) value over 100,000 (ii) rental income of over 10,000 a year

  • Residential property in London: (i)
 

13 July 2015 - View full entry

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: JTI
    Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 3QU

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket to the Chelsea Flower Show, including hospitality, to a value of £702.

    Date of receipt of donation: 20 May 2014

    Date of acceptance of donation: 20 May 2014

    Donor status: company, registration 01501573

    (Registered 18 June 2014)
 

8 June 2015 - View full entry

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

 
  • Name of donor: JTI
    Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 3QU

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket to the Chelsea Flower Show, including hospitality, to a value of £702.

    Date of receipt of donation: 20 May 2014

    Date of acceptance of donation: 20 May 2014

    Donor status: company, registration 01501573

    (Registered 18 June 2014)

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
    Address of donor: 150 Strand, London, WC2R 1JA

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and meals; cost £980

    Destination of visit: Gibraltar

    Date of visit: 8-11 September 2014

    Purpose of visit: to attend National Day Celebrations.

    (Registered 20 October 2014)

6. Overseas visits

6. Land and property: (i) value over 100,000 (ii) rental income of over 10,000 a year

  • Name of donor: UCATT
  • Address of donor: 177 Abbeville Road, Clapham, London SW4 9RL
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, etc. to a value of £1041.49
  • Destination of visit: Qatar
  • Date of visit: 24-28 March 2014
  • Purpose of visit: fact finding visit to examine the circumstances of migrant workers building the 2012 World Cup infrastructure.
  • (Registered 12 May 2014)
  • Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
  • Address of donor: 150 Strand, London, WC2R 1JA
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and meals; cost £980
  • Destination of visit: Gibraltar
  • Date of visit: 8-11 September 2014
  • Purpose of visit: to attend National Day Celebrations.
  • (Registered 20 October 2014)
  • Residential property in London: (i)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • Name of donor: JTI
  • Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 3QU
  • Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket to the Chelsea Flower Show, including hospitality, to a value of £702.
  • Date of receipt of donation: 20 May 2014
  • Date of acceptance of donation: 20 May 2014
  • Donor status: company, registration 01501573
  • (Registered 18 June 2014)
 

8. Land and Property

  • Income received from a residential property in London until end March 2014. (Updated 11 June 2014).
 

26 January 2015 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

 

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • Donor status: company, registered 01501573
  • Donor status: company, registration 01501573

8. Land and Property

 

    10 November 2014 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • Name of donor: Government of Taiwan
    • Address of donor: Taiwan Representative Office, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
    • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, food and travel within the country with a total value of £3,810
    • Destination of visit: Taiwan
    • Date of visit: 2-9 September 2013
    • Purpose of visit: as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group as part of an inquiry into the growth and regeneration potential of light rail, meeting with politicians, officials and industry experts.
    • (Registered 25 October 2013)
     

    27 October 2014 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

     
    • Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
    • Address of donor: 150 Strand, London, WC2R 1JA
    • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and meals; cost £980
    • Destination of visit: Gibraltar
    • Date of visit: 8-11 September 2014
    • Purpose of visit: to attend National Day Celebrations.
    • (Registered 20 October 2014)

    30 June 2014 - View full entry

    5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

     
    • Name of donor: JTI
    • Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 3QU
    • Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket to the Chelsea Flower Show, including hospitality, to a value of £702.
    • Date of receipt of donation: 20 May 2014
    • Date of acceptance of donation: 20 May 2014
    • Donor status: company, registered 01501573
    • (Registered 18 June 2014)

    16 June 2014 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • Address of donor: 177 Abeville Road, Clapham, London SW4 9RL
    • Address of donor: 177 Abbeville Road, Clapham, London SW4 9RL

    8. Land and Property

    • Income received from a residential property in London.
    • Income received from a residential property in London until end March 2014. (Updated 11 June 2014).

    2 June 2014 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
    • Address of donor: 11-12 St James Square, London SW1Y 4LB
    • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,100
    • Destination of visit: Azerbaijan
    • Date of visit: 27-30 March 2013
    • Purpose of visit: meetings with Azerbaijan Trade Unions, visit to British War Memorial, meetings with MPs and visit to BP facility to discuss workers’ terms.
    • (Registered 16 May 2013)
     

    12 May 2014 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

     
    • Name of donor: UCATT
    • Address of donor: 177 Abeville Road, Clapham, London SW4 9RL
    • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, etc. to a value of £1041.49
    • Destination of visit: Qatar
    • Date of visit: 24-28 March 2014
    • Purpose of visit: fact finding visit to examine the circumstances of migrant workers building the 2012 World Cup infrastructure.
    • (Registered 12 May 2014)

    9 December 2013 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • Name of donor:  H M Government of Gibraltar
    • Address of donor:  150 Strand, London, WC2R 1JA
    • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air fare with a value of £375 and hotel accommodation with a value of £445; total: £820
    • Destination of visit: Gibraltar
    • Date of visit: 6-11 September 2012
    • Purpose of visit:  Visit as part of a Parliamentary Delegation with the APPG on Gibraltar, to celebrate Gibraltar Day.
    • (Registered 2 November 2012)
     

    28 October 2013 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

     
    • Name of donor: Government of Taiwan
    • Address of donor: Taiwan Representative Office, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
    • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, food and travel within the country with a total value of £3,810
    • Destination of visit: Taiwan
    • Date of visit: 2-9 September 2013
    • Purpose of visit: as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group as part of an inquiry into the growth and regeneration potential of light rail, meeting with politicians, officials and industry experts.
    • (Registered 25 October 2013)

    9 September 2013 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • Date of visit: 18-22 July 2012
    • Purpose of visit: meetings with Deputy Head of OSCE Office, a delegation from the EU office in Baku, UK Ambassador, IPDs at a refugee camp, local MPs and visit to British War Memorial.
    • (Registered 21 August 2012)
     

    20 May 2013 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

     
    • Date of visit: 27-30 March 2013
    • Purpose of visit: meetings with Azerbaijan Trade Unions, visit to British War Memorial, meetings with MPs and visit to BP facility to discuss workers’ terms.
    • (Registered 16 May 2013)

    5 November 2012 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

     
    • Name of donor:  H M Government of Gibraltar
    • Address of donor:  150 Strand, London, WC2R 1JA
    • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air fare with a value of £375 and hotel accommodation with a value of £445; total: £820
    • Destination of visit: Gibraltar
    • Date of visit: 6-11 September 2012
    • Purpose of visit:  Visit as part of a Parliamentary Delegation with the APPG on Gibraltar, to celebrate Gibraltar Day.
    • (Registered 2 November 2012)

    22 October 2012 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • Name of donor: Government of the Faroe Islands
    • Address of donor: Tinghusvegúr 1-3, Postboks 208, 100 Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
    • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,543.59
    • Destination of visit: Faroe Islands
    • Date of visit: 27-30 September 2011
    • Purpose of visit: All-Party Parliamentary Group visit
    • (Registered 11 October 2011)
     

    3 September 2012 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • (Registered 11 October 2011
    • (Registered 11 October 2011)
    • Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
    • Address of donor: 11-12 St James Square, London SW1Y 4LB
    • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,100
    • Destination of visit: Azerbaijan
    • Date of visit: 18-22 July 2012
    • Purpose of visit: meetings with Deputy Head of OSCE Office, a delegation from the EU office in Baku, UK Ambassador, IPDs at a refugee camp, local MPs and visit to British War Memorial.
    • (Registered 21 August 2012)

    17 October 2011 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

     
    • Name of donor: Government of the Faroe Islands
    • Address of donor: Tinghusvegúr 1-3, Postboks 208, 100 Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
    • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,543.59
    • Destination of visit: Faroe Islands
    • Date of visit: 27-30 September 2011
    • Purpose of visit: All-Party Parliamentary Group visit
    • (Registered 11 October 2011

    19 July 2011 - View full entry

    8. Land and Property

     
    • Income received from a residential property in London.

    20 June 2011 - View full entry

    4. Sponsorships

    • (a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
    • (a)
    • (a) Name of donor: UCATT
    • (a) Address of donor: 177 Abbeville Road, London SW4 9RL
    • (a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
    • (a) Donor status: trade union
    • (a) (Registered 10 June 2010)
     

    6 September 2010 - View full entry

    4. Sponsorships

     
    • (a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
    • (a)
    • (a) Name of donor: UCATT
    • (a) Address of donor: 177 Abbeville Road, London SW4 9RL
    • (a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
    • (a) Donor status: trade union
    • (a) (Registered 10 June 2010)

    24 February 2010 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • 30 November-6 December 2008, to Nigeria as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nigeria, on a fact-finding and relationship building visit. Costs of the visit including flights and accommodation were met by Virgin Nigeria Airways and Shell International. (Registered 10 February 2009)
     

    24 June 2009 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • 15-17 May 2008, to Guernsey at the invitation of the States of Guernsey to play a football match with accommodation and hospitality provided by the States of Guernsey and a contribution to the air fare provided by our club sponsors National Grid. (Registered 10 June 2008)
     

    10 June 2009 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • 7-12 February 2008, to Ghana, to play a football match against the Ghanaian Parliament at their invitation to celebrate their 50th anniversary of independence, to visit an SOS Villages project and a refugee camp at the invitation of PLAY Ghana, and to attend the African Nations Cup Final, with accommodation, food and local transport provided by the Parliament of Ghana and a contribution towards the air fare provide by our club sponsors National Grid,who also helped provide a charitable donation to SOS Villages. (Registered 3 June 2008)
     

    25 February 2009 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

     
    • 30 November-6 December 2008, to Nigeria as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nigeria, on a fact-finding and relationship building visit. Costs of the visit including flights and accommodation were met by Virgin Nigeria Airways and Shell International. (Registered 10 February 2009)

    8 July 2008 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • 18-22 March 2007, to Turkey with the All-Party British-Turkish Parliamentary Group. Flights, accommodation and in-country costs were met by the Turkish Government. (Registered 29 March 2007)
     

    16 June 2008 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

     
    • 7-12 February 2008, to Ghana, to play a football match against the Ghanaian Parliament at their invitation to celebrate their 50th anniversary of independence, to visit an SOS Villages project and a refugee camp at the invitation of PLAY Ghana, and to attend the African Nations Cup Final, with accommodation, food and local transport provided by the Parliament of Ghana and a contribution towards the air fare provide by our club sponsors National Grid,who also helped provide a charitable donation to SOS Villages. (Registered 3 June 2008)
    • 15-17 May 2008, to Guernsey at the invitation of the States of Guernsey to play a football match with accommodation and hospitality provided by the States of Guernsey and a contribution to the air fare provided by our club sponsors National Grid. (Registered 10 June 2008)

    18 December 2007 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • 8-11 June 2006, to Germany as a member of the UK Parliamentary Football Club, to attend the World Cup and play football matches for charity. I received match ticket, hospitality and coach transport from McDonald's, and hospitality and coach transport from National Grid. (Registered 13 December 2006)
     

    1 May 2007 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

     
    • 18-22 March 2007, to Turkey with the All-Party British-Turkish Parliamentary Group. Flights, accommodation and in-country costs were met by the Turkish Government. (Registered 29 March 2007)

    9 January 2007 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

     
    • 8-11 June 2006, to Germany as a member of the UK Parliamentary Football Club, to attend the World Cup and play football matches for charity. I received match ticket, hospitality and coach transport from McDonald's, and hospitality and coach transport from National Grid. (Registered 13 December 2006)

    21 May 2004 - View full entry

    5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

    • 20 February 2003, I attended the Brit Awards as a guest of the British Phonographic Industry. (Registered 26 February 2003)
     

    4 December 2003 - View full entry

    5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

     
    • 20 February 2003, I attended the Brit Awards as a guest of the British Phonographic Industry. (Registered 26 February 2003)

    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 11 September 2002)
     

    26 November 2002 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • 26 June-16 July 2001, to Australia and Japan, representing the British and Irish Parliamentary Rugby Union team against the Japanese Diet and Australian Parliament. Over 70% of the tour expenses were funded by contributions from the players and the balance from sponsorship and advertising generated on behalf of the Club/Parliamentary Lions. The sponsors and advertisers were: Arlington Lodge, Ashurst Morris Crisp, Bell Design, GEM Construction, Glaxosmithkline, HIFX Ltd., Irish Independent News & Media, Japan Airlines, ntl, Rickitt Grant & Partners, Rickitt Mitchell, Rolls Royce, R Smith, Sweet Chariot, Toyota, Waterford Crystal. (Registered 15 October 2001)
    • 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 11 September 2002)

    5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

    • I receive a free car parking pass provided by Newcastle Airport. (Registered 22 October 2001)
    • I receive a free car parking pass for Newcastle Station provided by GNER. (Registered 22 October 2001)
     

    14 May 2002 - View full entry

    5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

     
    • I receive a free car parking pass provided by Newcastle Airport. (Registered 22 October 2001)
    • I receive a free car parking pass for Newcastle Station provided by GNER. (Registered 22 October 2001)

    6. Overseas visits

    • 20-31 March 2000, to the People's Republic of China and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Flights paid for by All-Party Britain China Parliamentary Group, costs in China paid for by People's Republic of China, costs in Hong Kong paid for by Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. (Registered 12 April 2000)
    • 3-9June 2000, to Killarney, Ireland, as a participant in my trade union's annual conference. Accommodation and travel paid for by Union of Construction Allied Trades and Technicians. (Registered 21 June 2000)
    • 23-25 July 2000, to Epinay, France, for the occasion of the 'Meeting of the Rivers' festival, as a guest of the Mayor of Epinay-sur-Seine who paid for my accommodation. I paid for my travel costs. (Registered 26 July 2000)
    • 23 August-2 September 2000, to Cyprus, for meetings with political leaders and others, partly paid for by the World Federation of Overseas Cypriots. (Registered 15 November 2000)
    • 2-8 November 2000, to Falkland Islands for a fact-finding visit, paid for by the Falkland Islands Government. (Registered 15 November 2000)
    • 26-29 January 2001, to Epinay, France, for the Fête de la Rose, as a guest of the Mayor of Epinay-sur-Seine, who paid for my accommodation. I paid for my travel costs. (Registered 28 February 2001)
    • 26 June-16 July 2001, to Australia and Japan, representing the British and Irish Parliamentary Rugby Union team against the Japanese Diet and Australian Parliament. Over 70% of the tour expenses were funded by contributions from the players and the balance from sponsorship and advertising generated on behalf of the Club/Parliamentary Lions. The sponsors and advertisers were: Arlington Lodge, Ashurst Morris Crisp, Bell Design, GEM Construction, Glaxosmithkline, HIFX Ltd., Irish Independent News & Media, Japan Airlines, ntl, Rickitt Grant & Partners, Rickitt Mitchell, Rolls Royce, R Smith, Sweet Chariot, Toyota, Waterford Crystal. (Registered 15 October 2001)

    14 May 2001 - View full entry

    6. Overseas visits

    • July 1999, to Copenhagen on behalf of the Parliamentary Beer Club, Licensing Law Reform Panel, who paid for travel, hotel and subsistence costs. (Registered 5 November 1999)
    • 16-23 July 1999, to Ethiopia with the All-Party British-Ethiopia Parliamentary Group. Travel and accommodation met by the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. (Registered 28 July 1999)
    • 23-25 July, to Epinay, France, for the occasion of the 'Meeting of the Rivers' festival, as a guest of the Mayor of Epinay-sur-Seine who paid for my accommodation. I paid for my travel costs. (Registered 17 July 2000)
    • 23-25 July 2000, to Epinay, France, for the occasion of the 'Meeting of the Rivers' festival, as a guest of the Mayor of Epinay-sur-Seine who paid for my accommodation. I paid for my travel costs. (Registered 26 July 2000)
    • 23 August-2 September 2000, to Cyprus, for meetings with political leaders and others, partly paid for by the World Federation of Overseas Cypriots. (Registered 15 November 2000)
    • 2-8 November 2000, to Falkland Islands for a fact-finding visit, paid for by the Falkland Islands Government. (Registered 15 November 2000)
    • 26-29 January 2001, to Epinay, France, for the Fête de la Rose, as a guest of the Mayor of Epinay-sur-Seine, who paid for my accommodation. I paid for my travel costs. (Registered 28 February 2001)

    5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

    • 28-29 January 1999, to Edinburgh on behalf of the Parliamentary Beer Club, Licensing Law Reform Panel. Travel, hotel and subsistence costs met by the Parliamentary Beer Club. (Registered 13 March 1999)
    • Regular attendance at Sunderland AFC's home games, as a guest of the Club. (Registered 26 March 1999)
     

    10 November 2000 (first entry we have)

    5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

    • 28-29 January 1999, to Edinburgh on behalf of the Parliamentary Beer Club, Licensing Law Reform Panel. Travel, hotel and subsistence costs met by the Parliamentary Beer Club. (Registered 13 March 1999)
    • Regular attendance at Sunderland AFC's home games, as a guest of the Club. (Registered 26 March 1999)

    6. Overseas visits

    • July 1999, to Copenhagen on behalf of the Parliamentary Beer Club, Licensing Law Reform Panel, who paid for travel, hotel and subsistence costs. (Registered 5 November 1999)
    • 16-23 July 1999, to Ethiopia with the All-Party British-Ethiopia Parliamentary Group. Travel and accommodation met by the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. (Registered 28 July 1999)
    • 20-31 March 2000, to the People's Republic of China and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Flights paid for by All-Party Britain China Parliamentary Group, costs in China paid for by People's Republic of China, costs in Hong Kong paid for by Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. (Registered 12 April 2000)
    • 3-9June 2000, to Killarney, Ireland, as a participant in my trade union's annual conference. Accommodation and travel paid for by Union of Construction Allied Trades and Technicians. (Registered 21 June 2000)
    • 23-25 July, to Epinay, France, for the occasion of the 'Meeting of the Rivers' festival, as a guest of the Mayor of Epinay-sur-Seine who paid for my accommodation. I paid for my travel costs. (Registered 17 July 2000)