Register of Members' Interests Contents


CLELLAND, David (Tyne Bridge)
6.Overseas visits
9-13 September 2004, to Gibraltar for Gibraltar National Day, accompanied by my partner, at the invitation and expense of the Gibraltar Government. (Registered 12 October 2004)
8.Land and Property
House in Gateshead, jointly owned with my partner.
Two flats in Gateshead, jointly owned with my brother.
CLIFTON-BROWN, Geoffrey (Cotswold)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Arable farming in the UK.
Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
6.Overseas visits
29 April-4 May 2004, to Doha, Qatar, to improve relations between UK parliamentarians and the Government of Qatar. Costs of the visit paid by the Government of Qatar. (Registered 12 May 2004)
19-26 September 2004, to China, to improve relations between UK parliamentarians and the Government of China. I was a guest of the International Department of the Chinese Communist Party, who paid for hotel accommodation and internal flights within China. International air fares were paid for by Maurice Bennett, of Phase Eight. (Registered 20 December 2004)
8.Land and Property
Agricultural holdings in Norfolk and Gloucestershire.
Small amount of forestry in Scotland.
CLWYD, Mrs. Ann (Cynon Valley)
8.Land and Property
I am the owner of a small house in Mid Wales from which I receive a small rental.
COAKER, Vernon (Gedling)
COFFEY, Ann (Stockport)
COHEN, Harry (Leyton and Wanstead)
COLEMAN, Iain (Hammersmith and Fulham)
COLLINS, Tim (Westmorland and Lonsdale)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation from Lord Feldman of Frognal to pay for a Chief of Staff and other costs associated with my membership of the Shadow Cabinet. (Registered 16 February 2005)
8.Land and Property
Golf course, equestrian centre, farmland and buildings in Essex, as eventual joint beneficiary of my late father's estate; not currently owned by me, or generating any income for me.
COLMAN, Anthony (Putney)
6.Overseas visits
2-6 March 2005, to the Republic of Korea for the annual meeting of the UK-Korea Forum for the Future. My air travel and hotel costs were met by the UK-Korea Forum. (Registered 15 March 2005)
CONNARTY, Michael (Falkirk East)
6.Overseas visits
24-26 August 2004, to Stavanger, Norway, to visit Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference and exhibition, with the British Offshore Oil and Gas All-Party Parliamentary Group. Flights, accommodation, transport and hospitality sponsored by UK Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA), Statoil and Chevron Texaco. (Registered 9 September 2004)
6-8 November 2004, to Italy to attend the First Portofino Conference, a tri-lateral UK/US/conference on the future of the transatlantic alliance as an unpaid participant from the British-Italian Parliamentary Group. Flights paid for personally. Accommodation provided by Orient Express Hotels plc in Portofino. (Registered 4 February 2005)
15-19 November 2004, to India to study the call centre industry in New Dehli and Pune. All travel and accommodation costs paid for by Aviva plc. (Registered 4 February 2005)
CONWAY, Derek (Old Bexley and Sidcup)
6.Overseas visits
April 2004, to Turkey as guest of the Government. Economy class airfare and accommodation, two nights in Ankara and two in Istanbul. (Registered 27 April 2004)
October 2004, five day visit to Rabat, accompanied by my wife, in my capacity as Chairman of the British-Moroccan All-Party Parliamentary Group, as guests of the Moroccan House of Representatives who paid the cost of our airline tickets and hotel accommodation. (Registered 29 October 2004)
COOK, Frank (Stockton North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary adviser, with particular emphasis on environmental issues, to DSM Demolition Ltd. and its associated companies. (£5,001-£10,000)
6.Overseas visits
13-17 April 2004, to Turkey. Economy class air fare and two nights' accommodation in Ankara and two in Istanbul provided by the Government of Turkey. (Registered 1 June 2004)
COOK, Rt. Hon. Robin (Livingston)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to the Tote, providing advice on public policy in relation to horseracing. (£15,001-£20,000)
Contract for weekly article for The Guardian from October 2004. (£25,001-£30,000)
Payment from Simon & Schuster for the paperback edition of 'The Point of Departure'. (£45,001-£50,000) (Registered 28 January 2005)
Occasional articles for:  The Sunday Mirror (£1,000) (Up to £5,000)
The London Standard (Up to £5,000)
Monthly article for the Racing Post. (£5,001-£10,000)
Occasional broadcasting fees from BBC. (Up to £5,000)
20 February 2004, lecture in Tokyo for Royal Bank of Scotland. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 13 July 2004)
5 May 2004, lecture in Athens for Economist Intelligence Unit. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 13 July 2004)
6 September 2004, speech to an AMT-Sybex conference. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 4 October 2004)
23 September 2004, speech to the Yorkshire Fiscal Group. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 4 October 2004)
14 October 2004, speech to the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 28 January 2005)
28 October 2004, television appearance for Hat Trick Productions. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 28 January 2005)
29 October 2004, speech to the Irish Auctioneers & Valuers' Institute, Dublin. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 28 January 2005)
18 November 2004, speech to the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 28 January 2005)
7 December 2004, speech to Russian Foundation. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 28 January 2005)
16 December 2004, speech to the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 28 January 2005)
17 December 2004, speech for Granada Television. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 28 January 2005)
3 March 2005, speech to a KPMG conference. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 7 March 2005)
2 April 2005, speech to the Association of British Tour Operators in France. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 8 April 2005)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
13 May 2004, gold necklace given to my wife on behalf of the Arab Women's Association in appreciation of her and my attendance at their charity dinner. (Registered 13 July 2004)
8.Land and Property
One residential property in London from which rental income is received.
COOPER, Yvette (Pontefract and Castleford)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I receive support from a former constituent, David Newton of Newton-Smith Associates, who is creating and will service a website for me free of charge.
CORBYN, Jeremy (Islington North)
CORMACK, Sir Patrick (South Staffordshire)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Quarterly article for First Magazine, entitled Parliamentary Round-up. (Up to £5,000)
President of First Magazine.
Programme adviser to the Catholic University of America. (The fee includes the cost of secretarial assistance.)
Editor of the House Magazine, in which capacity I chair occasional seminars and conferences.(£25,001-£30,000)
Adviser to the publishers of the House Magazine.
Public affairs and parliamentary adviser to Machinery Users' Association, which advises its members on the rating of industrial plant and machinery. (£5,001-£10,000)
Heritage adviser to Linford-Bridgeman Ltd.; conservation and restoration company.
Regular participant in "Parliamentary Questions" BBC radio programme. I receive a fee of £265 for each appearance. (Up to £5,000)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Received from colleagues at First Magazine, in recognition for ten years as International President, a watercolour of the Palace of Westminster by Karen Neale. (Registered 1 June 2004)
Received from Keith Young, former owner and publisher of the House Magazine, a gift of a clock to mark our twenty-five years' association and a gift from Mrs Young in appreciation of my support for her husband over twenty five years. (Registered 21 July 2004)
I have been presented with a watch by First Magazine in recognition of the fact that for five years I have chaired the annual award ceremony at which the First Award for Responsible Capitalism is presented. (Registered 16 December 2004)
CORSTON, Jean (Bristol East)
6.Overseas visits
18-25 September 2004, to Hong Kong, sponsored by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administration Region. (Registered 4 October 2004)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Barrister at Law (no longer practising).
COTTER, Brian (Weston-Super-Mare)
COUSINS, Jim (Newcastle­upon­Tyne Central)
COX, Tom (Tooting)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary adviser to Ancient Order of Foresters Friendly Society. (Up to £5,000)
8.Land and Property
Rental income from house in Wandsworth, London.
CRAN, James (Beverley and Holderness)
CRANSTON, Ross (Dudley North)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
CRAUSBY, David (Bolton North East)
CRUDDAS, John (Dagenham)
CRYER, Ann (Keighley)
CRYER, John (Hornchurch)
CUMMINGS, John (Easington)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Visits to the Stadium of Light as a guest of the Chairman of Sunderland AFC.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Parliamentary adviser to the National Association of Licensed House Managers. Honorary position, not remunerated in any form.
Parliamentary adviser to the National Association of Councillors. Honorary position, not remunerated in any form.
CUNNINGHAM, Rt. Hon. Dr. Jack (Copeland)
1.Remunerated directorships
Partner, Brinkburn Associates (political and public policy consultancy).
Anderson MacGraw (Partner) (political and public policy consultancy).
Sovereign Strategy Ltd. (non-executive) (a management skills company).
6.Overseas visits
20-24 May 2004, to Monaco. Accommodation provided by the Automobile Club of Monaco. Travel costs were met by Sovereign Strategy. (Registered 27 July 2004)
12-18 June 2004, to Washington DC, USA, to discuss nuclear policy issues. Travel and accommodation costs were met by Cumbria Inward Investment Agency. (Registered 27 July 2004)
28-30 July 2004, to Amsterdam. Travel and accommodation costs were met by Transrapid International. (Registered 9 August 2004)
20-23 September 2004, to Washington DC, to discuss nuclear policy issues. Travel and accommodation costs were provided by the Transatlantic Nuclear Energy Forum. (Registered 15 November 2004)
23-27 September 2004, to Shanghai, to discuss policy issues. Travel and accommodation costs were provided by Sovereign Strategy Ltd and Siemens plc. (Registered 15 November 2004)
10-15 October 2004, to Amelia Island, Florida, USA, to speak at the Monitor Conference on Nuclear Decommissioning. Travel and accommodation costs were provided by the conference organisers. (Registered 15 November 2004)
CUNNINGHAM, Jim (Coventry South)
CUNNINGHAM, Tony (Workington)
6.Overseas visits
17-22 October 2004, to Israel and the Palestinian Territories with Labour Friends of Israel to meet members of the Israeli Government, Parliament and military; the Palestinian Authority and grassroots organisations promoting Arab-Israeli co-operation. Travel and accommodation paid for by the Labour Friends of Israel. Part accommodation paid for by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Registered 28 October 2004)
CURRY, Rt. Hon. David (Skipton and Ripon)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Monthly column for Local Government Chronicle. (Up to £5,000)
Monthly column for Builder Magazine. (Up to £5,000)
Fortnightly column for Yorkshire Post. (Up to £5,000)
CURTIS-THOMAS, Claire (Crosby)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I receive £6,000 from the Engineering Technical Board to support my parliamentary duties. (Registered 21 May 2004)
The services of a research assistant sponsored by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales until August 2005. (Registered 19 October 2004)
8.Land and Property
With my sister, I own a house in Crosby and a house in Crewe which are held in trust for family members (and on which rental income is received).

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