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SMITH, Rt. Hon. Andrew (Oxford East)
Nil.
 
SMITH, Angela (Basildon)
Nil.
 
SMITH, Rt. Hon. Chris (Islington South and Finsbury)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Chairman of Classic FM Consumers' Panel, conveying views of listeners to the Board, and ensuring the station keeps to its annual promise of performance.
Adviser to the Walt Disney Company Ltd, providing guidance in relation to film and television and other media and communications regulatory matters. (£25,001-£30,000)
Visiting Professor of Culture and the Creative Industries, at the University of the Arts London (formerly the London Institute).
Remuneration from writing, broadcasting or lecturing in 2003-4 from: Financial Times (Up to £5,000), Samphire Productions (£5,001-£10,000), Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (Up to £5,000), TBWA (London) (Up to £5,000), Guardian Media Group (Up to £5,000), Tenon Conferences (Up to £5,000), Evening Standard (Up to £5,000), Mail on Sunday (Up to £5,000)
Director of the Clore Programme for Cultural Leadership.
Adviser to the Music Performers-PPL Alliance. (£15,001-£20,000)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
As a board member of the Royal National Theatre, I receive tickets for productions at the theatre; the cumulative value of these in some years may by a small margin exceed the specified amount.
6.Overseas visits
26 July-10 August 2003, to the USA, for meetings and visits in connection with the Clore Leadership Programme, financed by the Clore Duffield Foundation. (Registered 12 August 2003)
24-28 March 2004, to Salzburg, for seminar on cultural organisations in transition in Central and Eastern Europe, financed by The Salzburg Seminar. (Registered 16 April 2004)
14-17 June 2004, to Los Angeles, USA, for seminar on cultural leadership, financed by the Getty Foundation. (Registered 20 May 2004)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
I have received 1000 shares in Cabinet UK Ltd, as an adviser to the Company; this represents 2.65% of the total share value.
 
SMITH, Geraldine (Morecombe and Lunesdale)
6.Overseas visits
9-12 September 2003, to Gibraltar for National Day celebrations, paid for by the Government of Gibraltar. (Registered 9 December 2003)
 
SMITH, Jacqui (Redditch)
Nil.
 
SMITH, John (Vale of Glamorgan)
Nil.
 
SMITH, Llewellyn (Blaenau Gwent)
Nil.
 
SMITH, Sir Robert (West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine)
6.Overseas visits
1-7 March 2004, to New Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai arranged by Liberal Democrat Friends of India and funded by the Indian High Commission to meet with Government Ministers, officials, organisations and businesses to discuss trade and investment issues. (Registered 24 March 2004)
8.Land and Property
Farm and cottages in Aberdeenshire, from which rental income is received.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Glaxosmithkline; pharmaceuticals.
Legal and General; life assurance.
Rio Tinto; mineral extraction.
Shell Transport and Trading; oil-integrated.
 
SMYTH, Rev. Martin (Belfast South)
6.Overseas visits
19-22 May 2004, to Taiwan for the inauguration of the new President as a guest of the Government of Taiwan. (Registered 10 June 2004)
 
SOAMES, Hon. Nicholas (Mid Sussex)
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman, The Framlington Second Dual Trust PLC; investment trust.
Chairman of the Property Merchant Group; a property investment and management company.
Director, Wiltons Restaurant (St. James's).
Member, Supervisory Board, Asprey and Garrard.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Senior Vice-President, MMC Group; insurance brokers.
Adviser on business development to:
Investcorp; fund management company.
Welcome Break; operator of motorway service stations.
The Company Agency; a communications company.
 
SOLEY, Clive (Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush)
Nil.
 
SOUTHWORTH, Helen (Warrington South)
Nil.
 
SPELLAR, John (Warley)
Nil.
 
SPELMAN, Caroline (Meriden)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The salary of my Research Assistant is met by Christian Action, Research and Education (CARE).
6.Overseas visits
18-24 April 2002, to India to visit fair trade projects. Flights and accommodation met by Oxfam. (Registered 22 July 2003)
19-24 July 2003, to Afghanistan to meet members of government, UK and US forces and see work of the Halo Trust, and to Kuwait for meetings relevant to providing treatment in London for Iraqi boys injured by bombs. Flights, accommodation in Kuwait, paid by Flying Lion Ltd (accommodation and transport in Kabul provided by British Embassy). (Registered 12 August 2003)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Unremunerated director of Spelman, Cormack and Associates; family business specialising in food and biotechnology.
 
SPICER, Sir Michael (West Worcestershire)
1.Remunerated directorships
Non-executive President of the Association of Electricity Producers. (£10,001-£15,000)
 
SPINK, Dr Bob (Castle Point)
1.Remunerated directorships
Harold Whitehead and Partners Ltd.; management consultants.
6.Overseas visits
5-11 November 2003, to Kazakhstan at invitation of Britain-Kazakhstan All-Party Parliamentary Group to consider human rights and development, drugs trafficking routes, energy and environmental issues. Funding received from the Three C's Construction Group, British Gas and the Parliament of Kazakhstan. (Registered 14 November 2003)
22-29 November 2003, to Botswana to investigate issues of interest to the UK in Botswana and surrounding countries. All travel, accommodation and subsistence was paid for by the Government of Botswana. (Registered 17 December 2003).
12-17 January 2004, to Taiwan with the British-Taiwanese All-Party Parliamentary Group to attend the Asia Pacific Security Conference, funded by the Government of Taiwan. (Registered 25 February 2004)
20-23 February 2004, to Qatar, organised by the Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding in order to strengthen relations and to discuss Middle East issues, funded by the Qatar Government. (Registered 25 February 2004)
 
SPRING, Richard (West Suffolk)
6.Overseas visits
2-6 January 2004, to Damascus, to visit politicians in Syria, with all expenses paid for by the British Syrian Society. (Registered 7 January 2004)
27 May-5 June 2004, to Syria. Flights provided by the British Syrian Society and hospitality and accommodation provided by the Syrian Government. (Registered 15 June 2004)
8.Land and Property
Industrial property in Battersea, London, from which rental income is received.
Flat in London from which rental income is received.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Members of my family benefit from a trust.
 
SQUIRE, Rachel (Dunfermline West)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
15 March 2004, visit to Barrow in Furness at the invitation of the Managing Director of BAe Systems. Flights from Glasgow to Barrow in Furness and from Barrow to Farnborough, and shared car from Farnborough to central London were provided by BAe Systems. (Registered 19 April 2004)
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
Gold and diamond bracelet received from Mr David Michael Huron of Huntington, West Virginia, and donated to the Gurkha Welfare Trust. (Registered 27 October 2003)
 
 
STANLEY, Rt. Hon. Sir John (Tonbridge and Malling)
1.Remunerated directorships
Henderson High Income Trust PLC; investment trust.
Henderson High income Trust Securities PLC; investment trust.
Fidelity Japanese Values PLC; investment trust.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Consultant on financial services to Fidelity Investment Management Ltd.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Mr John Coldman has made a donation to the Conservative Association covering my constituency. (Registered 29 August 2003)
6.Overseas visits
16-17 October 2003, to Italy for a meeting of the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC). Hotel and travel costs were met by ICMEC. (Registered 20 October 2003)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Shell Transport and Trading Company PLC; oil company.
 
 
STARKEY, Dr. Phyllis (Milton Keynes South West)
6.Overseas visits
4-12 February 2004, to India as part of a delegation of MPs, sponsored by Labour Friends of India. Airline tickets and hospitality in India provided by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Government of India. (Registered 23 February 2004)
22-23 March 2004, to Berlin to meet German Parliamentarians and officials, funded by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. (Registered 20 April 2004)
4-7 April 2004, to Qatar, to participate in the Fourth Conference on Democracy and Free Trade in Doha. Travel and accommodation funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State of Qatar. (Registered 20 April 2004)
8.Land and Property
Former family home in Oxford, now let to tenants.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of Parliamentary Panel of Royal College of Nurses (unpaid).
 
STEEN, Anthony (Totnes)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Public affairs, parliamentary and legal adviser to the Board of Airlines of Great Britain (involves regular travel on a number of airlines in connection with airline work in UK and Europe; occasional free air travel for immediate family in UK and Europe). Fees for parliamentary advice, (£5,001-£10,000) as part of a wider agreement.
Barrister at Law (non-practising).
Former Underwriting Member of Lloyd's (resigned 31 December 1999).
One syndicate in one MAPA.
8.Land and Property
Parts of my property near California Cross, South Devon, are let from time to time.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Unilever
Glaxo Smith Klein
Shell
Land Securities
 
STEINBERG, Gerry (City of Durham)
6.Overseas visits
11-17 January 2004, to Taiwan to attend South Ayrshire/Pacific Security Conference. Travel and accommodation costs met by the Government of Taiwan. (Registered 20 January 2004)
 
STEVENSON, George (Stoke-on-Trent South)
Nil.
 
STEWART, David (Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I receive the services of an intern sponsored by CARE (Christian Action Research and Education) for four days a week.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Free use of Inverness Airport staff car park as a member of their Consultative Committee.
 
STEWART, Ian (Eccles)
6.Overseas visits
4-12 November 2003, to Kazakhstan. Travel and accommodation paid for by the Government of Kazakhstan, the Consolidated Construction Company and BG Group. (Registered 17 December 2003)
11-14 June 2004, to Portugal as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Football Team, with travel, accommodation and hospitality provided by McDonalds, and football facilities and hospitality by the Portuguese Parliament. (Registered 12 July 2004)
 
 
STINCHCOMBE, Paul (Wellingborough)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Practising barrister.
 
STOATE, Dr. Howard (Dartford)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
General medical practitioner.
General practice tutor in South Thames Region.
6.Overseas visits
6-7 December 2003, to Bangkok, Thailand, to present a paper on the Role of the Medical Parliamentarian at the 5th International Medical Parliamentarians Conference on Family Health. Travel and subsistence were provided by the International Medical Parliamentarians Organisation. (Registered 17 January 2004)
8-12 April 2004, to Cairo, Egypt, to attend Avicenna Conference. I was invited to present a paper on challenges facing community pharmacy as Chair of the All-Party Pharmacy Group. Travel and accommodation provided for myself and my wife by Avicenna, a trade association that supports community pharmacy. (Registered 22 April 2004)
 
STRANG, Rt. Hon. Dr. Gavin (Edinburgh East and Musselburgh)
8.Land and Property
House, farmland and woodland in Perthshire, from which rental income is received.
 
STRAW, Rt. Hon. Jack (Blackburn)
Nil.
 
STREETER, Gary (South West Devon)
6.Overseas visits
28 October-4 November 2003, to North Korea, partially paid for by a number of UK Churches. (Registered 3 December 2003)
10-15 January 2004, to Israel and the Palestinian Authority as guests of the Government of Israel and Conservative Friends of Israel. (Registered 19 January 2004)
8-12 March 2004, to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, to visit humanitarian projects, funded by Interserve (a charity). (Registered 21 April 2004)
4-7 April 2004, to Qatar, to attend Conference on Democracy and Free Trade, as a guest of the Government of Qatar. (Registered 21 April 2004)
27 May-2 June 2004, to Syria on all party visit, partly funded by the British Syria Society and partly by the Syrian Government. (Registered 24 June 2004)
 
STRINGER, Graham (Manchester Blackley)
Nil.
 
STUART, Gisela (Birmingham, Edgbaston)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Associate Editor of The House Magazine. (Up to £5,000)
 
STUNELL, Andrew (Hazel Grove)
Nil.
 
SUTCLIFFE, Gerry (Bradford South)
Nil.
 
SWAYNE, Desmond (New Forest West)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Major, Territorial Army, in which capacity I was on active service in Iraq 18 June 2003-3 December 2003.
8.Land and Property
Two residential properties in West London, for which rent is received.
 
SWIRE, Hugo (East Devon)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
New business consultant, Aon Limited; risk management insurance and reinsurance brokers.
6.Overseas visits
26-31 October 2003, to Israel under the auspices of the Conservative Friends of Israel and the Government of Israel. (Registered 11 November 2003)
16-19 November 2003, to Abu Dhabi as a guest of the Government of the United Arab Emirates. (Registered 18 December 2003)
27 May-5 June 2004, to Syria. Flights provided by the British Syrian Society and hospitality and accommodation provided by the Syrian Government. (Registered 24 June 2004)
 
SYMS, Robert (Poole)
1.Remunerated directorships
Marden Holdings Ltd - family business with interests in property and building.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Marden Holdings Ltd (family business with interests in property business).
 





 
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