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Register of Members' Interests Contents


GALE - GUMMER

GALE, Roger (North Thanet)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Freelance consultant on media and presentation to Omni 2010 (Glasgow); PR company. (Up to £5,000)
3.Clients
Of Omni 2010 (Glasgow):
TMA; PR company.
6.Overseas visits
10-13 October 2003, to Cyprus to take part in the memorial service in Morphou and to visit the Head of State and other party leaders in the Republic of Cyprus. Air fare and accommodation provided by the Morphou Municipality. (Registered 9 December 2003)
24-29 April 2004, to Macedonia as an International Election Observer. Flight and accommodation funded by the National Endowment for Democracy. (Registered 5 May 2004)
4-7 July 2004, to the Republic of Cyprus at the invitation of the House of Representatives, to attend meetings with the UK High Commissioner, the President of the Republic, the Speaker of the House, leaders of the Opposition and Civic Leaders. All expenses paid by Friends of Cyprus. (Registered 6 September 2004)
8.Land and Property
A barn in France.
 
GALLOWAY, George (Glasgow Kelvin)
1.Remunerated directorships
Finjan Ltd.; a media company.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Regular column in the Mail on Sunday. (£85,000-£90,000)
6.Overseas visits
17-20 October 2003, to Canada at the invitation of the Canadian Muslim Congress, who provided hotel accommodation for three nights. (Registered 17 December 2003)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Twice-monthly column in The Morning Star (unpaid).
 
GAPES, Mike (Ilford South)
Nil.
 
GARDINER, Barry (Brent North)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Sponsorship of my Constituency Reports by the Asian Marketing Group.
I employ for one day a week a research assistant who is employed for four days a week by Business in Sport and Leisure.
 
 
GARNIER, Edward (Harborough)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Private practice at the Bar.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
26 September 2003, a day's shooting in Bedfordshire as a guest of the Tobacco Manufacturers' Association. (Registered 6 January 2004)
5 January 2004, a day's shooting and overnight hotel accommodation in Oxfordshire as a guest of Associated Newspapers Limited. (Registered 6 January 2004)
6.Overseas visits
10-11 September 2004, to Gibraltar, flights and accommodation paid for by the Government of Gibraltar. (Registered 18 October 2004)
16-24 October 2004, to Hong Kong, flights and accommodation paid for by the Government of Hong Kong. (Registered 18 October 2004)
 
GEORGE, Andrew (St. Ives)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Income from books published by Patten Press, Cornwall. (Up to £5,000)
 
GEORGE, Rt. Hon. Bruce (Walsall South)
6.Overseas visits
27-30 June 2004, to Brussels accompanied by my wife as guests of the International Security Management Association (ISMA) to receive their Distinguished Achievement Award. I received an inscribed Steuben Glass Eagle and a cash gift. Our Eurostar economy class travel expenses and three nights' accommodation were paid for by ISMA. (Registered 17 August 2004)
22-27 October 2004, to Georgia, to participate in a series of meetings at the Georgian Parliament organised by the International Association of Business and Parliament. My economy class airfare and hotel accommodation was paid by the organisation. (Registered 12 November 2004)
 
GERRARD, Neil (Walthamstow)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I am a member of the Commission of Inquiry which was established by the joint Middle East Councils of the Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Labour Parties to inquire into the status of the Palestinian refugees under United Nations Resolution 194. The Commission undertakes visits to the region to take evidence and meet with academics and international lawyer and publishes its findings. Donations of more than £1000 towards the funding of the Commission have been received from:
Mr A Qattan
The Council of Arab Ambassadors in London
The Al Maktum Foundation.
 
GIBB, Nick (Bognor Regis and Littlehampton)
Nil.
 
GIBSON, Dr. Ian (Norwich North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Regular articles on science policy in the British Association for Advancement of Science Journal. (Up to £5,000)
16-21 February 2004, five day visit to Cuba with All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cuba, to visit hospitals, schools and scientific establishments. Cost of airfare met by IPU and cost of accommodation met by the Cuban National Assembly. (Registered 16 March 2004)
6.Overseas visits
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 14 July 2004)
 
GIDLEY, Sandra (Romsey)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Pharmacist - not currently practising.
Member of Test Valley Borough Council.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
8 January 2004, dinner and overnight stay on board ship provided to my husband and me by Cunard on the occasion of the naming ceremony for the Queen Mary 2. (Registered 12 January 2004)
 
GILDERNEW, Michelle (Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
 
GILL, Parmjit Singh (Leicester South)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Elected councillor on Leicester City Council.
 
 
GILLAN, Cheryl (Chesham and Amersham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant on marketing to Pannell Kerr Forster, chartered accountants. (£10,001-£15,000)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
15 April 2004, BA provided me with upgrade from Business Class to First Class on outward flight to Uganda made in my capacity as International Treasurer of the CPA attending the Annual Meeting. I was accompanied by my husband who was upgraded from economy to Business Class on the outward journey and return on 26 April. (Registered 12 May 2004)
 
GILROY, Linda (Plymouth Sutton)
6.Overseas visits
30 September-5 October 2004, to Kazakhstan. Accommodation paid for by the Parliament of Kazakhstan Travel paid for by the Consolidated Construction International Company (CCC) and British Gas (BG). (Registered 16 November 2004)
 
GODSIFF, Roger (Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath)
6.Overseas visits
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 9 July 2004)
18-25 September 2004, to Vietnam as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Vietnam Group. The in-country costs were met by the National Assembly of Vietnam. (Air fares were met by IPU with a contribution from the British Council.) (Registered 1 October 2004)
 
GOGGINS, Paul (Wythenshawe and Sale East)
Nil.
 
GOODMAN, Paul (Wycombe)
Nil.
 
GRAY, James (North Wiltshire)
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman, James Gray Consultants Ltd.; a business consultancy (currently dormant, but may be reactivated).
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I am in receipt of the services of a research assistant from CARE (Christian Action for Research and Education.)
 
GRAYLING, Chris (Epsom and Ewell)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Reception sponsored by Toyota in my constituency in June 2004. (Registered 2 August 2004)
8.Land and Property
October 2004, to Botswana to see and discuss the issues facing the country, including AIDS, its economic prospects and the future of the Bushmen of the Kalahari, funded by the Government of Botswana. (Registered 15 November 2004)
8.Land and Property
Two terraced houses in Wimbledon, from which rental income is received.
 
GREEN, Damian (Ashford)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fee for writing a paper for the European Media Forum, as part of a project on the Review of Public Service Broadcasting. (Registered 12 July 2004)
6.Overseas visits
20-22 May 2004, to Portugal, to address the Annual Convention of the Road Haulage Association. Travel and accommodation for my wife and me were provided by the Road Haulage Association. (Registered 26 August 2004)
 
GREEN, Matthew (Ludlow)
1.Remunerated directorships
Democracy for Young People Limited.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Commission from sales of timber products on behalf of Traditional Products Ltd.
 
 
GREENWAY, John (Ryedale)
1.Remunerated directorships
Stewart Title Insurance Company (UK) Ltd.
Chairman of Skills Active Trading (formerly Register of Industry Professionals Limited), which manages the Register of Exercise Professionals.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
President of the Institute of Insurance Brokers. (£10,001-£15,000)
Parliamentary Adviser to the incentives industry supported by:
The Institute of Sales Promotion. (Up to £5,000)
The British Promotional Merchandising Association. (Up to £5,000)
The Incentive Travel and Meetings Association. (Up to £5,000)
Reed Exhibitions Ltd. in respect of the Incentive World Exhibition. (Up to £5,000)
Business consultant to Smart and Cook Group Ltd.
Fee, travel and accommodation from IMEX for chairing the annual politicians tourism forum in Frankfurt, Germany, 11-14 May 2004. (Registered 20 May 2004)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
As a director of the Register of Industry Professionals I receive complimentary membership of Living Well Health Clubs.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Trustee of the National Playing Fields Association (NPFA) (unremunerated).
 
GRIEVE, Dominic (Beaconsfield)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister.
Ex-member of Lloyds' reinsured into Equitas and a member of NACDE, a Names Action Group.
8.Land and Property
House in West Kensington, London.
I am part-owner of building land in France.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Rio Tinto
Shell
Diageo
GlaxoSmithKline
GUS
Marconi
Taylor Woodrow
LUMA
 
GRIFFITHS, Jane (Reading East)
6.Overseas visits
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 8 July 2004)
 
GRIFFITHS, Nigel (Edinburgh South)
8.Land and Property
My constituency high street office in South Edinburgh.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
I am the founder of the Unsung Heroes' Award Scheme, which acknowledges worthy contributions to the community from unsung heroes nominated by constituents. The awards scheme, including prizes and promotion, is sponsored by Mrs I Hunter, a constituent, and Mr William Sullivan, a local businessman.
 
GRIFFITHS, Win (Bridgend)
Nil.
 
GROGAN, John (Selby)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I write a column for The Morning Advertiser every five weeks (£250 per article). (Up to £5,000)
I write a column four times a year for Eagleye, the in-house magazine for Enterprise Inns (£200 for each article) (Up to £5,000). (Registered 28 January 2004)
6.Overseas visits
4-7 April 2004, to Qatar, to attend Qatari Conference on Democracy and Free Trade on behalf of the Inter Parliamentary Union. Travel and accommodation provided by the Government of the State of Qatar. (Registered 15 April 2004)
17-20 June 2004, to India to attend a conference on global security and terrorism, organised by Strategic Foresight Group (an Indian think tank) and sponsored by Essar Shipping Ltd of India, who paid for my return flight from London to Delhi and three nights' accommodation. (Registered 16 August 2004)
 
GUMMER, Rt. Hon. John Selwyn (Suffolk Coastal)
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman, Sancroft International Ltd.; consultants in corporate responsibility, environment, and of its subsidiary Earthcare Products Ltd.
Chairman, Veolia (formerly Vivendi UK); water companies.
Chairman (non-executive), Valpak Ltd.; not-for-profit organisation for compliance with packaging waste directive.
Kidde PLC (non-executive); fire prevention.
Chairman of the Association of Independent Financial Advisers; a representative trade organisation.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Articles in: Catholic Herald, Country Life, Estates Gazette, High Life, Planning, Evening Standard. I also chair conferences. The subjects in both cases are usually property, sustainable development and religious issues. The commitments arise largely from my previous profession of journalism and all payments go to Sancroft which provides research staff, information services, and all other facilities. Currently Sancroft would expect about £60,000 in payments, in respect of which I would receive some £20,000 in fees and dividends.
Chairman of the Association of Independent Financial Advisers.
8.Land and Property
A residential and commercial property in London SW1, owned by the family.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Sancroft International Ltd.





 
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