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Hilary Benn

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This page shows how Hilary Benn's entry in the Register of Members' Interests has changed over time, starting at the most recent and working back to the earliest we have managed to parse. Please be aware that changes in typography/styling at the source might mean something is marked as changed (ie. removed and added) when it hasn't; sorry about that, but we do our best with the source material.

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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: GMB Yorkshire Region and National
    Address of donor: 22 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

    Donor status: trade union

    (Registered 06 July 2017)

2 May 2017 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

 
  • 12 April 2017, received £150 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on Any Questions. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 19 April 2017)

23 January 2017 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: (1) Party of European Socialists (PES) (2) the Irish Labour Party
    Address of donor: (1) Rue Guimard 10, 1040 Brussels, Belgium (2) 11 Hume Street, Dublin 2

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights with a value of £261 (2) Meeting room, taxis and refreshments with a total value of £66

    Destination of visit: Dublin

    Dates of visit: 13 Dec 2016

    Purpose of visit: to attend a PES/Irish Labour Party seminar on Brexit and Ireland.

    (Registered 10 January 2017)

9 January 2017 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Forward Thinking
    Address of donor: The Griffin Building, 83 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5AR

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, conference and refreshments to the value of £693.41

    Destination of visit: Berlin

    Date of visit: 9 Dec 2015

    Purpose of visit: to attend a meeting of the Helsinki Policy Forum on improving stability in the Middle East.

    (Registered 21 December 2015)
 

19 December 2016 - View full entry

1. Employment and earnings

 
  • 2 December 2016, received £150 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on Any Questions. Hours: 3 hrs. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 12 December 2016)

5 December 2016 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Oxfam GB
    Address of donor: Oxfam House, John Smith Drive, Cowley, Oxford, OX4 2JY

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, accommodation and food at a value of £742.09

    Destination of visit: Jordan

    Date of visit: 25-28 October 2015

    Purpose of visit: to assess the situation facing Syrian refugees in Jordan, including visiting the Zaatari refugee camp and meeting Syrian refugees living there and in the host community, to learn about Oxfam’s work in support of refugees, and to hold meetings with UNHCR and the Jordanian Government.

    (Registered 05 November 2015)
  • Name of donor: Forward Thinking
    Address of donor: The Griffin Building, 83 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5AR

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, conference and refreshments to the value of £693.41

    Destination of visit: Berlin

    Date of visit: 9 Dec 2015

    Purpose of visit: to attend a meeting of the Helsinki Policy Forum on improving stability in the Middle East.

    (Registered 21 December 2015)
  • Name of donor: Forward Thinking
    Address of donor: The Griffin Building, 83 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5AR

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, conference and refreshments to the value of £693.41

    Destination of visit: Berlin

    Date of visit: 9 Dec 2015

    Purpose of visit: to attend a meeting of the Helsinki Policy Forum on improving stability in the Middle East.

    (Registered 21 December 2015)

7 March 2016 - View full entry

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

  • Part-owner of house (Updated 24 November 2014) and small nature reserve in Essex: (i)
  • Part-owner of house and small nature reserve in Essex: (i). (Updated 24 November 2014)

8 February 2016 - View full entry

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

  • Part–owner of flat in London; until January 2015 (Updated 10 February 2015): (i) (Registered 24 November 2014)
 

11 January 2016 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Forward Thinking
    Address of donor: The Griffin Building, 83 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5AR

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, conference and refreshments to the value of £693.41

    Destination of visit: Berlin

    Date of visit: 9 Dec 2015

    Purpose of visit: to attend a meeting of the Helsinki Policy Forum on improving stability in the Middle East.

    (Registered 21 December 2015)

9 November 2015 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Oxfam GB
    Address of donor: Oxfam House, John Smith Drive, Cowley, Oxford, OX4 2JY

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, accommodation and food at a value of £742.09

    Destination of visit: Jordan

    Date of visit: 25-28 October 2015

    Purpose of visit: to assess the situation facing Syrian refugees in Jordan, including visiting the Zaatari refugee camp and meeting Syrian refugees living there and in the host community, to learn about Oxfam’s work in support of refugees, and to hold meetings with UNHCR and the Jordanian Government.

    (Registered 05 November 2015)

8 June 2015 - View full entry

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

 
  • Part-owner of house (Updated 24 November 2014) and small nature reserve in Essex: (i)
  • Part–owner of flat in London; until January 2015 (Updated 10 February 2015): (i) (Registered 24 November 2014)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

 
  • I employ my wife, Sally Clark, as part-time Research/Parliamentary Assistant.

4. Sponsorships

  • (a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
  • (a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
  • (a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
  • (a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
  • (a) Donor status: trade union
  • (a) (Registered 16 April 2014)
 

8. Land and Property

  • Part-owner of house and small nature reserve in Essex. (Updated 24 November 2014)
  • Part–owner of flat in London; until January 2015. (Registered 24 November 2014; updated 10 February 2015)
 

23 February 2015 - View full entry

8. Land and Property

  • Part–owner of flat in London. (Registered 24 November 2014)
  • Part–owner of flat in London; until January 2015. (Registered 24 November 2014; updated 10 February 2015)

26 January 2015 - View full entry

4. Sponsorships

 

8. Land and Property

 

    8 December 2014 - View full entry

    8. Land and Property

    • Part-owner of house and small nature reserve in Essex.(Updated 24 November 2014)
    • Part–owner of flat in London. .(Registered 24 November 2014)
    • Part-owner of house and small nature reserve in Essex. (Updated 24 November 2014)
    • Part–owner of flat in London. (Registered 24 November 2014)

    24 November 2014 - View full entry

    8. Land and Property

    • Part-owner of small nature reserve in Essex.
    • Part-owner of house and small nature reserve in Essex.(Updated 24 November 2014)
    • Part–owner of flat in London. .(Registered 24 November 2014)

    28 April 2014 - View full entry

    4. Sponsorships

     
    • (a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
    • (a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
    • (a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
    • (a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
    • (a) Donor status: trade union
    • (a) (Registered 16 April 2014)

    14 October 2013 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Payments for speeches to Civil Service Learning (formerly National School of Government, which closed on 31 March 2012), Sunningdale Park, Larch Avenue, Ascot, SL5 0QE:
    • Received £150 for speech on 13 September 2012. Hours 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 13 September 2012)
     

    8 July 2013 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150 for speech on 14 June 2012. Hours 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 14 June 2012)
     

    8 April 2013 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150 for speech on 1 March 2012. Hours 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 1 March 2012)
    • Received £150 for speech on 15 March 2012. Hours 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 19 March 2012)
     

    11 March 2013 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150 for speech on 2 February 2012. Hours 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 2 February 2012)
     

    4 February 2013 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150 for speech on 12 January 2012. Hours 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 16 January 2012)
    • Payments for speeches to Westminster Explained, 4 Grosvenor Place, London SW1X 7DL:
    • Received £150 for speech on 12 January 2012. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 16 January 2012)
     

    19 December 2012 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150 for speech on 15 December 2011. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 15 December 2011)
     

    19 November 2012 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150 for speech on 15 November 2011. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 15 November 2011)
     

    22 October 2012 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150 for speech on 13 October 2011. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 17 October 2011)
     

    1 October 2012 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

     
    • Received £150 for speech on 13 September 2012. Hours 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 13 September 2012)

    8. Land and Property

    • Part-owner of house in London.
     

    25 June 2012 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Payments for speeches to National School of Government, Sunningdale Park, Larch Avenue, Ascot, SL5 0QE:
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 13 June 2011)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 13 June 2011)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 13 June 2011)
    • Payments for speeches to Civil Service Learning (formerly National School of Government, which closed on 31 March 2012), Sunningdale Park, Larch Avenue, Ascot, SL5 0QE:
    • Received £150 for speech on 14 June 2012. Hours 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 14 June 2012)

    11 June 2012 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 12 May 2011)
     

    16 April 2012 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 24 March 2011)
     

    19 March 2012 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 17 March 2011)
    • Received £150 for speech on 15 March 2012. Hours 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 19 March 2012)

    5 March 2012 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Payment of £150 from BBC Radio 4 for taking part in ‘Any Questions on 22 October 2010. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 4 November 2010)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 21 February 2011)
    • 6 October 2010, I received a book, a china plate and two crystal glasses; total value £69, plus one night’s hotel accommodation, £99, and a return rail fare, £103, when I gave the Ebor Lecture in York. Address: York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York YO31 7EX. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 October 2010)
    • Received £150 for speech on 1 March 2012. Hours 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 1 March 2012)

    20 February 2012 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 3 February 2011)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 17 February 2011)
    • Received £150 for speech on 2 February 2012. Hours 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 2 February 2012)

    30 January 2012 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 1 September 2010)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 4 November 2010)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 20 December 2010)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 13 January 2011)
    • Received £150 for speech on 12 January 2012. Hours 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 16 January 2012)
    • Payments for speeches to Westminster Explained, 4 Grosvenor Place, London SW1X 7DL:
    • Received £150 for speech on 12 January 2012. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 16 January 2012)

    13 January 2012 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

     
    • Received £150 for speech on 15 December 2011. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 15 December 2011)

    16 November 2011 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

     
    • Received £150 for speech on 15 November 2011. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 15 November 2011)

    17 October 2011 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

     
    • Received £150 for speech on 13 October 2011. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 17 October 2011)

    6 July 2011 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 28 June 2010)
     

    20 June 2011 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Payment of £150 from BBC Radio 4 for taking part in ‘Any Questions’ on 11 June 2010. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 June 2010)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 13 June 2011)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 13 June 2011)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 13 June 2011)

    16 May 2011 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

     
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 12 May 2011)

    28 March 2011 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

     
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 17 March 2011)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 24 March 2011)

    28 February 2011 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

     
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins (Registered 17 February 2011)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 21 February 2011)

    7 February 2011 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

     
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 3 February 2011)

    24 January 2011 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

     
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 13 January 2011)

    20 December 2010 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

     
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 20 December 2010)

    8 November 2010 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • 6 October 2010, I received a book, a china plate and two crystal glasses; total value £69, plus one night’s hotel accommodation, £99, and a return rail fare, £103, when I gave the Ebor Lecture in York. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 October 2010)
    • Payment of £150 from BBC Radio 4 for taking part in ‘Any Questions on 22 October 2010. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 4 November 2010)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 4 November 2010)
    • 6 October 2010, I received a book, a china plate and two crystal glasses; total value £69, plus one night’s hotel accommodation, £99, and a return rail fare, £103, when I gave the Ebor Lecture in York. Address: York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York YO31 7EX. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 October 2010)

    25 October 2010 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Received a bottle of whisky, a box of chocolates and a key ring (total value approximately £25) at a celebration at the Leeds Irish Centre, York Road, Leeds. 2 hours. (Registered 7 June 2010
    • Received £150 for speech to National School of Government, Sunningdale Park, Larch Avenue, Ascot, SL5 0QE. Hours 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 1 September 2010)
    • Payment of £150 from BBC Radio 4 for taking part in ‘Any Questions’ on 11 June 2010. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 June 2010)
    • Payments for speeches to National School of Government, Sunningdale Park, Larch Avenue, Ascot, SL5 0QE:
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 28 June 2010)
    • Received £150. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 1 September 2010)
    • 6 October 2010, I received a book, a china plate and two crystal glasses; total value £69, plus one night’s hotel accommodation, £99, and a return rail fare, £103, when I gave the Ebor Lecture in York. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 October 2010)

    6 September 2010 - View full entry

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

     
    • Received a bottle of whisky, a box of chocolates and a key ring (total value approximately £25) at a celebration at the Leeds Irish Centre, York Road, Leeds. 2 hours. (Registered 7 June 2010
    • Received £150 for speech to National School of Government, Sunningdale Park, Larch Avenue, Ascot, SL5 0QE. Hours 1 hr 20 mins. (Registered 1 September 2010)

    8. Land and Property

     
    • Part-owner of small nature reserve in Essex.

    8 October 2008 - View full entry

    4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

    • Donations to my campaign for election as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party received from:
    • Lord Mitchell (personal donation)
    • R A Nelson, of London (personal donation)
    • Leonard Collinson, of Formby (personal donation)
    • David Abrahams, of Newcastle (personal donation)
    • Sir Sigmund Sternberg, of London (personal donation
    • Donation in kind from the Co-operative Party
    • (Registered 17 September 2007)
     

    8 July 2008 - View full entry

    4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

    • Kevin McGrath, of London (personal donation)
    • Mark McDonald, of London (personal donation).
    • (Registered 23 April 2007)
    • Gilad Hayeem, of London (personal donation).
    • (Registered 3 May 2007)
     

    16 June 2008 - View full entry

    9. Registrable shareholdings

    • (b) United Business Media.
     

    9 October 2007 - View full entry

    4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

     
    • Lord Mitchell (personal donation)
    • R A Nelson, of London (personal donation)
    • Leonard Collinson, of Formby (personal donation)
    • David Abrahams, of Newcastle (personal donation)
    • Sir Sigmund Sternberg, of London (personal donation
    • Donation in kind from the Co-operative Party
    • (Registered 17 September 2007)

    3 July 2007 - View full entry

    9. Registrable shareholdings

    • b) United Business Media.
    • (b) United Business Media.

    5 June 2007 - View full entry

    9. Registrable shareholdings

    • (b) United Business Media.
    • b) United Business Media.

    15 May 2007 - View full entry

    4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

     
    • Gilad Hayeem, of London (personal donation).
    • (Registered 3 May 2007)

    1 May 2007 - View full entry

    4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

     
    • Donations to my campaign for election as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party received from:
    • Kevin McGrath, of London (personal donation)
    • Mark McDonald, of London (personal donation).
    • (Registered 23 April 2007)

    12 May 2006 - View full entry

    9. Registrable shareholdings

    • b) United Business Media.
    • (b) United Business Media.

    1 November 2005 - View full entry

    8. Land and Property

    • Part-owner of small nature reserve in Essex.
     

    9. Registrable shareholdings

     
    • b) United Business Media.

    26 November 2002 - View full entry

    5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

    • Occasional attendance at football matches at Elland Road as a guest of Leeds United Football Club.
    • August 2001, my son and I attended one day's play at the Test Match at Headingley as guests of Yorkshire Enterprises. (Registered 24 September 2001)
     

    10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

    • Director (unremunerated): UNIONS 21.
    • Shareholdings below registrable value in:
    • United Business Media
    • Garban Intercapital
    • Halifax
     

    14 May 2002 - View full entry

    5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

    • 9 September 2000, my wife and I attended the St. Leger at Doncaster as guests of Ladbrokes. (Registered 11 September 2000)
    • August 2001, my son and I attended one day's play at the Test Match at Headingley as guests of Yorkshire Enterprises. (Registered 24 September 2001)

    8. Land and Property

     
    • Part-owner of house in London.
    • Part-owner of small nature reserve in Essex.

    10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

     
    • Shareholdings below registrable value in:
    • United Business Media
    • Garban Intercapital
    • Halifax

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Councillor, London Borough of Ealing (resigned September 1999).
    • Occasional fees from writing, lecturing and broadcasting.
     

    9. Registrable shareholdings

    • (b) United News and Media.
     

    14 May 2001 - View full entry

    4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

    • A contribution of more than 25% of my by-election expenses was made by MSF.
     

    10 November 2000 (first entry we have)

    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    • Councillor, London Borough of Ealing (resigned September 1999).
    • Occasional fees from writing, lecturing and broadcasting.

    4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

    • A contribution of more than 25% of my by-election expenses was made by MSF.

    5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

    • Occasional attendance at football matches at Elland Road as a guest of Leeds United Football Club.
    • 9 September 2000, my wife and I attended the St. Leger at Doncaster as guests of Ladbrokes. (Registered 11 September 2000)

    9. Registrable shareholdings

    • (b) United News and Media.

    10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

    • Director (unremunerated): UNIONS 21.