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ABBOTT, Diane (Hackney North and Stoke Newington)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Television programmes, as a presenter for BBC One's weekly programme "This Week", from January 2003. (£15,001-£20,000)[1]
28 July-1 August 2003, five days presentation of radio show for LBC (Up to £5,000)[2]
Arcadia Lectures in 2003 for School of Oriental and African Studies, London (Up to £5,000)[2]
2 November 2003, fee for article in the Sunday Times. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 23 December 2003)
2 November 2003, fee for article in The Mail on Sunday. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 23 December 2003)
Television programmes (as a participant) for BBC One programme "This Week", from January-May 2004. (£10,001-£15,000)
BBC "This Week" (for BBC1) weekly series, June and July 2004, and September 2004 ongoing. (£10,001-£15,000)
6.Overseas visits
28 February-11 March 2003, to Jamaica to deliver the Norman Manley Memorial Lecture. Return flight and seven nights' accommodation paid for by the Norman Manley Law School University in the West Indies. (Registered 23 December 2003)
16-23 June 2003, to Jamaica as participant in the Jamaican Environmental Trust National Awards ceremony. Return flight and three nights accommodation paid for by the Jamaica Environmental Trust. (Registered 23 December 2003)
6-10 November 2003, to Nassau in the Bahamas as a participant in the 8th Annual Caribbean Multi-National Business Conference. Return travel and four nights' accommodation paid for by Carib News publications, New York, USA. (Registered 23 December 2003)
23-27 April 2004, to Philadelphia for speaking engagement. Flights and accommodation paid for by the Philadelphia branch of the National Congress of Black Women. (Registered 25 May 2004)
26 June-2 July 2004, to Botswana at the invitation of the Botswana Government, as part of an all-party visit to investigate issues of interest to the UK in Botswana. All travel, accommodation and subsistence was paid for by the Botswana Government. (Registered 23 July 2004)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Smithville Associates; training consultancy.
ADAMS, Gerry (Belfast, West)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
ADAMS, Irene (Paisley North)
AINGER, Nicholas (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire)
AINSWORTH, Peter (East Surrey)
AINSWORTH, Bob (Coventry North East)
ALEXANDER, Douglas (Paisley South)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
17 February 2004, I attended the Brit Awards, accompanied by my wife, as guests of British Music Rights. (Registered 18 February 2004)
8.Land and Property
Rental of building attached to my house.
Rental of flat in Edinburgh
ALLAN, Richard (Sheffield Hallam)
6.Overseas visits
7-12 December 2003, to Stockholm, Sweden and Oslo, Norway, as a guest speaker on electronic democracy at the Cisco Public Services Summit. The event organisers, Cisco, provided travel, hotel accommodation, food and entertainment for conference speakers. (Registered 16 December 2003)
ALLEN, Graham (Nottingham North)
6.Overseas visits
25 September-12 October 2003, visit to Australia with the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Commons and Lords Rugby Union Football Club to participate in Third Parliamentary World Cup Tournament. Members contributed to the cost of flights and hotels. Financial support was secured from Halewood International, the Australian Hotels Association, Canberra Tourism, Aus Trade, Acumen Alliance, AMP and Eurest Supply Services. Rugby kit was provided by Nike. (Registered 12 November 2003)
AMESS, David (Southend West)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Adviser to the Caravan Club. (Up to £5,000)
6.Overseas visits
7-19 December 2003, to Cairo, Egypt, to take part in the 4th General Assembly of the World Scout Parliamentary Union in my capacity as Joint Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Scout Group. The Scout Association met the cost of the air fares and the accommodation was paid for by the Egyptian People's Assembly. (Registered 22 March 2004)
29 April-4 May 2004, to Qatar as a guest of the Government of Qatar. (Registered 4 June 2004)
ANCRAM, Rt. Hon. Michael (Devizes)
6.Overseas visits
30 November-4 December 2003, to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. The cost of my flights and all hotel accommodation was provided by Flying Lion Ltd. (Local transport and dinners in each of the countries visited was provided by the respective British Embassies.) (Registered 15 December 2003)
13-19 February 2004, to Afghanistan, Georgia and Turkey. The cost of my flights and one night's hotel accommodation in Istanbul was provided by Flying Lion Ltd. Other accommodation, local transport and dinners were provided by the respective British Embassies. (Registered 23 February 2004)
8.Land and Property
Farms on Scottish Borders, from which rental income is received.
Houses and miscellaneous property on Scottish Borders, from which rental income is received.
Industrial rents (mining) in Lothian, Scotland.
ANDERSON, Rt. Hon. Donald (Swansea East)
6.Overseas visits
29 August-3 September 2004, to Norway with the British-Norwegian All-Party Parliamentary Group, which I chair, financed by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Registered 9 September 2004)
4-9 October 2004, to Morocco, at the invitation of their Speaker for the opening of Parliament by the King. All expenses paid for by the Moroccan Parliament. (Registered 11 October 2004)
ANDERSON, Janet (Rossendale and Darwen)
ARBUTHNOT, Rt. Hon. James (North East Hampshire)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Barrister; non-practising.
Member of Lloyd's (resigned as from 31 December 2002).
Categories of business underwritten - CBS Private Capital Ltd.: All categories.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
The Cayo Foundation have made a donation of £8,000 to nine charities of my choice as sponsorship for my growing a beard. (Registered 8 January 2004)
31 October-2 November 2003, two nights' accommodation, including meals, at the Savoy Hotel in London, and other meals elsewhere, while attending a conference as a guest of the British-Spanish Tertulias. The event was funded partly by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partly by the Spanish Tertulias, with contributions from British business. (Registered 3 November 2003)
6.Overseas visits
25-25 April 2004, to Munich, to attend the Pockinger Runde weekend with the Bavarian CSU to discuss European political and security matters. Flights, hotel and hospitality paid for by Nigel Clark of Learned Lion Partners. (Registered 25 May 2004)
8.Land and Property
Two flats in London, one providing rental income.
ARMSTRONG, Rt Hon Hilary (Durham, North West)
ATHERTON, Candy (Falmouth and Camborne)
8.Land and Property
I own a cottage from which rental income is received.
ATKINS, Charlotte (Staffordshire Moorlands)
ATKINSON, David (Bournemouth East)
6.Overseas visits
8-10 April 2004, to Turkey, to visit Gallipoli WWI monuments and war graves, and other historic sites in the Cannakale region, Dardanelles, as guest of AK Party, including two nights' accommodation in party's guest house and travel from Istanbul to Cannakale. The visit followed Council of Europe meetings in Istanbul. (Registered 12 May 2004)
ATKINSON, Peter (Hexham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary and public affairs consultant, Countryside Alliance. (£10,001-£15,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Research work provided by Countryside Alliance.
AUSTIN, John (Erith and Thamesmead)
6.Overseas visits
12-17 October 2003, to Bahrain accompanied by my partner at the invitation and expense of the Bahrain Government. (Registered 3 November2003)

1   Entry added on 27 January 2004 pursuant to the Second Report of the Committee on Standards and Privileges, Session 2003-04. Back

2   Entry added on 30 January 2004 under the rectification procedure (see p iii) Back

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