Register of Members' Interests Contents


USSHER, Kitty (Burnley)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional articles for The Guardian newspaper on-line edition. (Up to £5,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my constituency party from:
Lord Sainsbury of Turville
Amicus trade union
(Registered 14 July 2005)
VAIZEY, Edward (Wantage)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees from appearances on The Wright Stuff (Channel 5). (Up to £5,000)
Fees from The Guardian. (Up to £5,000)
Public relations consultant to Lodestone Patient Care Ltd. (£20,001-£25,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my constituency party from Michael Lewis, of London (businessman). (Registered 19 July 2005)
6.Overseas visits
1-9 January 2006, to India with the Conservative Friends of India, to discuss economic and industrial/commercial issues. Visits to Delhi, Mumbai, Bombay and Jaipur. I was accompanied by my wife. The Government of India and the Confederation of Indian Industry paid for all my flights and accommodation and for my wife's accommodation. I paid for her international and domestic air fares. (Registered 12 January 2006)
2-4 April 2006, to Boston, USA, to attend a seminar at Harvard University organised by the Center for European Studies. Flights and accommodation paid for by Harvard University. (Registered 1 June 2006)
29-30 May 2006, to Canada, to attend bilateral meeting in Ottawa with Canadian MPs. Flight and one night's accommodation paid for by GLOBE UK. (Registered 1 June 2006)
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b) Consolidated Communications Ltd; consumer public relations company (shareholding plus share options) (Shares sold on 31 October 2005).
VARA, Shailesh (North West Cambridgeshire)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations to my constituency party received from:
Robert Kilgour (personal donation)
Trevor Pears (personal donation)
Manubhai Madhvani (personal donation)
Ranjit Baxi (personal donation)
(Registered 4 August 2005)
Dolar Popat (personal donation)
John Watt (personal donation)
Bulley Davey, chartered accountants
(Registered 27 October 2005)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
29 June 2005, Wimbledon tickets and hospitality for my wife and myself provided by Lloyds TSB. (Registered 4 August 2005)
8.Land and Property
Two residential leasehold flats, in London and Northampton, from which rental income is received.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Non-practising solicitor.
VAZ, Keith (Leicester East)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Barrister (non-practising).
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I am invited from time to time into the directors' box at Leicester City Football Club to watch matches.
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
I was upgraded from Business Class to First Class by Air India on flights to and from India in December 2005. (Registered 16 January 2006)
8.Land and Property
I own a property at 144 Uppingham Road, Leicester, which is used as my constituency office.
VIGGERS, Peter (Gosport)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Residual Lloyd's underwriting involvement through Equitas.
Chairman of the Trustees of Lloyd's Pension Fund.
Occasional fees for speaking to MBA students from the University of Arizona. (Up to £5,000)
6.Overseas visits
24-28 July 2005, to Washington DC, to meet congressional and business interests and British diplomats, to discuss UK/US defence trade, especially current technology transfer issues and UK/US defence policy. My flights and accommodation were paid for by the UK Defence Forum. (Registered 15 September 2005)
1-7 January 2006, to Taiwan, with a group of parliamentarians from the All-Party British-Taiwanese Group, as guest of the Taiwanese Government. (Registered 16 January 2006)
31 March-6 April 2006, to Egypt with UK-Egypt All-Party Parliamentary Group, to further political relations between the UK and Egypt. I was accompanied by my spouse and our visit was made at the invitation and expense of the Egyptian Government. (Registered 26 April 2006)
VILLIERS, Theresa (Chipping Barnet)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my constituency party from Mr Tony Yerolemou, of London (personal donation). (Registered 1July 2005)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
27 June 2005, tickets and lunch for two people at Wimbledon Tennis Championships provided by Barclays Bank PLC. (Registered 18 July 2005)
15 February 2006, invitation to attend the Brit Awards provided by the International Federation of Phonographic Industries. (Registered 9 March 2006)
6.Overseas visits
8-10 October 2005, to Cyprus, to attend the annual Morphou Rally. The trip was organised and paid for by the office of the Mayor of Morphou, Charalambous Pittas, and covered flights, hotel accommodation, meals and transport. (Registered 21 October 2005)
VIS, Dr. Rudi (Finchley and Golders Green)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Annual donation to my constituency party from Amicus Union, of which I am a member.
Donation to my constituency party made by Labour Finance and Industry Group. (Registered 23 November 2005)
6.Overseas visits
7-10 October 2005, to Cyprus to attend the annual rally at the 'Green Line' near Morphou, supported by the Morphou Municipality (in Exile). (Registered 11 October 2005)

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