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Alistair Carmichael

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23 April 2019 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Open Society Foundation
    Address of donor: 224 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019, United States

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Contribution towards flights, accommodation, sustenance and incidental expenses, total value £1,985.31. All other costs met by a non-registrable source.

    Destination of visit: Japan

    Dates of visit: 28 February - 4 March 2019

    Purpose of visit: Invited by the Japanese Federal Bar Association (JFBA) and to meet with government ministers, officials and MPs to discuss the abolition of the death penalty.

    (Registered 08 April 2019)

3 December 2018 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Kuwait National Assembly
    Address of donor: Arabian Gulf Street, Kuwait City, Kuwait, PO Box 716 Safat Postal Code 13008

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, transport, food and accommodation with a value of £3,800

    Destination of visit: Kuwait

    Dates of visit: 6 - 9 November 2018

    Purpose of visit: APPG on Kuwait delegation to visit the Kuwait Parliament and to gain a better understanding of the important Kuwait/UK bilateral relationship.

    (Registered 29 November 2018)

1 October 2018 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
    Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food and transport with a total value of £1,260

    Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

    Dates of visit: 28 August - 1 September 2017

    Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

    (Registered 08 September 2017)
 

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: Jeremy Nelson
    Address of donor: private

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

    Donor status: individual

    (Registered 07 July 2017)
  • Name of donor: Dinesh Dhamija
    Address of donor: private

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

    Donor status: individual

    (Registered 07 July 2017)
  • Name of donor: Joe Zammit-Lucia
    Address of donor: private

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

    Donor status: individual

    (Registered 07 July 2017)
 

16 April 2018 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
    Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel, food and accommodation to a value of £5,100

    Destination of visit: Qatar

    Date of visit: 14-17 February 2017

    Purpose of visit: British-Qatar APPG visit to meet Ministers and officials, visit proposed World Cup sites and discuss bilateral relations and regional issues.

    (Registered 08 March 2017)
 

23 October 2017 - View full entry

8. Miscellaneous

 
  • From 22 September 2017, unremunerated Director of the Council for Arab-British Understanding. (Registered 12 October 2017)

11 September 2017 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
    Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food and transport with a total value of £1,260

    Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

    Dates of visit: 28 August - 1 September 2017

    Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

    (Registered 08 September 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: Jeremy Nelson
    Address of donor: private

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

    Donor status: individual

    (Registered 07 July 2017)
  • Name of donor: Dinesh Dhamija
    Address of donor: private

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

    Donor status: individual

    (Registered 07 July 2017)
  • Name of donor: Joe Zammit-Lucia
    Address of donor: private

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

    Donor status: individual

    (Registered 07 July 2017)

2 May 2017 - View full entry

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd
    Address of donor: The Garden House, Water End, York YO30 6WQ

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £16,000 to help meet my legal costs

    Date received: 24 March 2016

    Date accepted: 24 March 2016

    Donor status: company, registration number 357963

    (Registered 04 April 2016)
 

10 April 2017 - View full entry

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd
    Address of donor: The Garden House, Water End, York. YO30 6WQ

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £34,000 to help meet my legal costs

    Date received: 25 January 2016

    Date accepted: 19 February 2016

    Donor status: company, registration number 357963

    (Registered 18 March 2016)
 

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
    Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel, food and accommodation to a value of £6,550

    Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar

    Date of visit: 16 to 19 February 2016

    Purpose of visit: As part of All-Party Parliamentary British-Qatar Group, to meet Ministers and officials, to visit proposed World Cup sites and to discuss labour conditions and regional issues.

    (Registered 18 March 2016)
 

20 March 2017 - View full entry

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
    Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel, food and accommodation to a value of £5,100

    Destination of visit: Qatar

    Date of visit: 14-17 February 2017

    Purpose of visit: British-Qatar APPG visit to meet Ministers and officials, visit proposed World Cup sites and discuss bilateral relations and regional issues.

    (Registered 08 March 2017)

5 December 2016 - View full entry

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd
    Address of donor: The Garden House, Water End, York. YO30 6WQ

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £34,000 to help meet my legal costs

    Date received: 25 January 2016

    Date accepted: 19 February 2016

    Donor status: company, registration number 357963

    (Registered 18 March 2016)
  • Name of donor: Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd
    Address of donor: The Garden House, Water End, York YO30 6WQ

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £16,000 to help meet my legal costs

    Date received: 24 March 2016

    Date accepted: 24 March 2016

    Donor status: company, registration number 357963

    (Registered 04 April 2016)
  • Name of donor: Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd
    Address of donor: The Garden House, Water End, York. YO30 6WQ

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £34,000 to help meet my legal costs

    Date received: 25 January 2016

    Date accepted: 19 February 2016

    Donor status: company, registration number 357963

    (Registered 18 March 2016)
  • Name of donor: Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd
    Address of donor: The Garden House, Water End, York YO30 6WQ

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £16,000 to help meet my legal costs

    Date received: 24 March 2016

    Date accepted: 24 March 2016

    Donor status: company, registration number 357963

    (Registered 04 April 2016)

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
    Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel, food and accommodation to a value of £6,550

    Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar

    Date of visit: 16 to 19 February 2016

    Purpose of visit: As part of All-Party Parliamentary British-Qatar Group, to meet Ministers and officials, to visit proposed World Cup sites and to discuss labour conditions and regional issues.

    (Registered 18 March 2016)
  • Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
    Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel, food and accommodation to a value of £6,550

    Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar

    Date of visit: 16 to 19 February 2016

    Purpose of visit: As part of All-Party Parliamentary British-Qatar Group, to meet Ministers and officials, to visit proposed World Cup sites and to discuss labour conditions and regional issues.

    (Registered 18 March 2016)

18 April 2016 - View full entry

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

 
  • Name of donor: Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd
    Address of donor: The Garden House, Water End, York YO30 6WQ

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £16,000 to help meet my legal costs

    Date received: 24 March 2016

    Date accepted: 24 March 2016

    Donor status: company, registration number 357963

    (Registered 04 April 2016)

21 March 2016 - View full entry

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

 
  • Name of donor: Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd
    Address of donor: The Garden House, Water End, York. YO30 6WQ

    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £34,000 to help meet my legal costs

    Date received: 25 January 2016

    Date accepted: 19 February 2016

    Donor status: company, registration number 357963

    (Registered 18 March 2016)

4. Visits outside the UK

 
  • Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
    Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB

    Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel, food and accommodation to a value of £6,550

    Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar

    Date of visit: 16 to 19 February 2016

    Purpose of visit: As part of All-Party Parliamentary British-Qatar Group, to meet Ministers and officials, to visit proposed World Cup sites and to discuss labour conditions and regional issues.

    (Registered 18 March 2016)

13 October 2014 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • Name of donor: VSO UK
  • Address of donor: 100 London Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6QJ
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of visit; £5,090.04
  • Destination of visit: Cameroon
  • Date of visit: 18-29 August 2013
  • Purpose of visit: participation in VSO political volunteer scheme
  • (Registered 24 September 2013)
 

7 April 2014 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of visit; £5090.04
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of visit; £5,090.04

14 October 2013 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • Name of donor: Peterson SBS Ltd
  • Address of donor: St Bride’s House, 10 Salisbury Square, London EC4Y 8EH
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, overnight accommodation and dinner; value £1,092
  • Destination of visit: Rotterdam, Holland
  • Date of visit: 29-30 August 2012
  • Purpose of visit: as guest of Petersen SBS Ltd to view their gas and oil decommissioning operations in Rotterdam and Den Helder which are relevant to business opportunities in my constituency.
  • (Registered 7 September 2012)
 

30 September 2013 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

 
  • Name of donor: VSO UK
  • Address of donor: 100 London Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6QJ
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of visit; £5090.04
  • Destination of visit: Cameroon
  • Date of visit: 18-29 August 2013
  • Purpose of visit: participation in VSO political volunteer scheme
  • (Registered 24 September 2013)

5 November 2012 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

  • Payment of £750 from Mentorn Media, 40 Pacific Drive G51 1DA, to cover the costs of appearing on Question Time. This money covered a flight from London to Glasgow, accommodation on the evening of 20 October, transport to Edinburgh airport the following morning and an onward flight to Shetland. No salary paid. (Registered 25 October 2011)
 

1 October 2012 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

 
  • Name of donor: Peterson SBS Ltd
  • Address of donor: St Bride’s House, 10 Salisbury Square, London EC4Y 8EH
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, overnight accommodation and dinner; value £1,092
  • Destination of visit: Rotterdam, Holland
  • Date of visit: 29-30 August 2012
  • Purpose of visit: as guest of Petersen SBS Ltd to view their gas and oil decommissioning operations in Rotterdam and Den Helder which are relevant to business opportunities in my constituency.
  • (Registered 7 September 2012)

31 October 2011 - View full entry

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

 
  • Payment of £750 from Mentorn Media, 40 Pacific Drive G51 1DA, to cover the costs of appearing on Question Time. This money covered a flight from London to Glasgow, accommodation on the evening of 20 October, transport to Edinburgh airport the following morning and an onward flight to Shetland. No salary paid. (Registered 25 October 2011)

8 November 2010 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • Name of donor: Faroese Government
  • Address of donor: Representation of the Faroes to London, 55 Sloane St, London SW1X 9SR
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): all costs of the visit, £900
  • Destination of visit: Faroe Islands
  • Date of visit: 17-20 August 2009
  • Purpose of visit: as a member of the All-Party Faroe Islands Group, I travelled to the islands to meet with Faroese parliamentarians and government bodies.
  • (Registered 16 September 2009)
  • Name of donor: Amnesty International
  • Address of donor: Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,500
  • Destination of visit: Washington DC and Georgia, USA
  • Date of visit: 24-30 September 2009
  • Purpose of visit: In my role as chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Abolition of the Death Penalty I assisted Amnesty International with USA campaigning, meeting US parliamentarians and representatives.
  • (Registered 4 November 2009)
 

6 September 2010 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • 25-27 March 2009, during an otherwise non-registrable visit to South Korea, I travelled to Tokyo to do some campaigning work for Amnesty International. My hotel, food and all living costs in Tokyo were paid by Amnesty International. (Registered 16 April 2009)
  • Purpose of visit: as a member of the All-Party Faroe Islands Group, I travelled to the islands to meet with Faroese parliamentarians and government bodies.
  • Purpose of visit: as a member of the All-Party Faroe Islands Group, I travelled to the islands to meet with Faroese parliamentarians and government bodies.

24 February 2010 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • 24-27 September 2008, to Oslo and Stavanger, Norway, with members of the All-Party British-Norwegian Group, as a guest of the Norwegian Government who met the costs of the visit. (Registered 29 October 2008)
 

11 November 2009 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

 
  • Name of donor: Amnesty International
  • Address of donor: Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,500
  • Destination of visit: Washington DC and Georgia, USA
  • Date of visit: 24-30 September 2009
  • Purpose of visit: In my role as chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Abolition of the Death Penalty I assisted Amnesty International with USA campaigning, meeting US parliamentarians and representatives.
  • (Registered 4 November 2009)

28 October 2009 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • Purpose of visit: as a member of the All-Party Faroe Islands Group, I travelled to the islands to meet with Faroese parliamentarians and government bodies.
  • Purpose of visit: as a member of the All-Party Faroe Islands Group, I travelled to the islands to meet with Faroese parliamentarians and government bodies.

14 October 2009 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

 
  • Name of donor: Faroese Government
  • Address of donor: Representation of the Faroes to London, 55 Sloane St, London SW1X 9SR
  • Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): all costs of the visit, £900
  • Destination of visit: Faroe Islands
  • Date of visit: 17-20 August 2009
  • Purpose of visit: as a member of the All-Party Faroe Islands Group, I travelled to the islands to meet with Faroese parliamentarians and government bodies.
  • (Registered 16 September 2009)

22 April 2009 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 25-27 March 2009, during an otherwise non-registrable visit to South Korea, I travelled to Tokyo to do some campaigning work for Amnesty International. My hotel, food and all living costs in Tokyo were paid by Amnesty International. (Registered 16 April 2009)

5 November 2008 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 24-27 September 2008, to Oslo and Stavanger, Norway, with members of the All-Party British-Norwegian Group, as a guest of the Norwegian Government who met the costs of the visit. (Registered 29 October 2008)

22 October 2008 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • 2-7 September 2007, to Palestine and Israel on fact-finding visit. Travel and accommodation funded by the Welfare Association UK. (Registered 9 October 2007)
 

9 October 2007 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 2-7 September 2007, to Palestine and Israel on fact-finding visit. Travel and accommodation funded by the Welfare Association UK. (Registered 9 October 2007)

11 April 2005 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • 17-21 February 2004, to Columbus, Ohio, USA, to visit someone on death row. Flights and accommodation met by Amnesty International. (Registered 26 February 2004)
 

28 January 2005 - View full entry

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

  • Member of the Law Society of Scotland. I resigned from paid employment as a solicitor on my election to Parliament and have received no income from professional practice as a solicitor since 1 June 2001.
 

21 May 2004 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • 13-21 February 2003, to the Falkland Islands with the All-Party Parliamentary Falklands Group, to meet His Excellency the Governor, the Commander of British Forces, Government and Council officials, members of the Chamber of Commerce and local people. Flights, accommodation, transport and hospitality were provided by the Falkland Islands Government. (Registered 25 February 2003)
  • 17-21 February 2004, to Columbus, Ohio, USA, to visit someone on death row. Flights and accommodation met by Amnesty International. (Registered 26 February 2004)

4 December 2003 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

  • 27-29 August 2002, to Norway, to visit the Offshore Northern Seas exhibition in Stavanger, to meet Norwegian parliamentary colleagues and to visit Statoil's gas terminals at Kaarsto. Flights, accommodation, transport and hospitality sponsored by UK Offshore Operators Association, Chevron Texaco and Statoil. (Registered 4 September 2002)
  • 13-21 February 2003, to the Falkland Islands with the All-Party Parliamentary Falklands Group, to meet His Excellency the Governor, the Commander of British Forces, Government and Council officials, members of the Chamber of Commerce and local people. Flights, accommodation, transport and hospitality were provided by the Falkland Islands Government. (Registered 25 February 2003)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • 10-11 September 2001, visit to the offshore Triton Floating Production in the North Sea as a guest of Amerada Hess, who paid for my overnight hotel accommodation in Aberdeen and helicopter flight to the platform. (Registered 9 January 2002)
 

26 November 2002 - View full entry

6. Overseas visits

 
  • 27-29 August 2002, to Norway, to visit the Offshore Northern Seas exhibition in Stavanger, to meet Norwegian parliamentary colleagues and to visit Statoil's gas terminals at Kaarsto. Flights, accommodation, transport and hospitality sponsored by UK Offshore Operators Association, Chevron Texaco and Statoil. (Registered 4 September 2002)

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

  • Director, Aberdeenshire Women's Aid Ltd. (unremunerated).
 

14 May 2002 (first entry we have)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

  • 10-11 September 2001, visit to the offshore Triton Floating Production in the North Sea as a guest of Amerada Hess, who paid for my overnight hotel accommodation in Aberdeen and helicopter flight to the platform. (Registered 9 January 2002)

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests

  • Director, Aberdeenshire Women's Aid Ltd. (unremunerated).
  • Member of the Law Society of Scotland. I resigned from paid employment as a solicitor on my election to Parliament and have received no income from professional practice as a solicitor since 1 June 2001.