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BINLEY - BYRNE

BINLEY, Brian (Northampton South)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman (non-executive), B.C.C. Marketing Services Ltd; a company which I founded in 1989.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member and Finance Portfolio Holder, Northamptonshire County Council.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
26-31 July 2006, to Washington DC, for meetings with US politicians, paid for by the National Council for Resistance in Iran. (Registered 7 August 2006)
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)B.C.C. Marketing Services Ltd.
  
  
BLACKMAN, Liz (Erewash)
Nil.
  
  
BLACKMAN-WOODS, Dr Roberta (City of Durham)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
7-11 February 2007, to India, to visit outsourced operations in Bangalore, a charity for street children and the UK Consular Entry Clearance Section in Mumbai. All travel and accommodation costs met by Norwich Union. (Registered 21 February 2007)
  
  
BLAIR, Rt. Hon. Tony (Sedgefield)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
My wife receives royalties from a book "The Goldfish Bowl: Married to the Prime Minister 1955-1997" (2004, Chatto & Windus) which makes reference to her life in No 10 Downing Street.
  
  
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
August 2006, accompanied by my family I spent summer holidays at a private villa in Barbados owned by Sir Cliff Richard. I have made charitable donations in lieu of the cost of this accommodation. I paid for all other expenses including flights. (Registered 21 September 2006)
26 December 2006-5 January 2007, accompanied by my family, I rented the residence of Robin Gibb for a holiday in Florida. This was a private commercial agreement made through Mr Gibb's manager. I met the cost of all flights. My wife and I were upgraded by British Airways on the flight to Miami and I was upgraded by British Airways on my return flight from Miami. (Registered 8 January 2007)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Two residential flats in Bristol from which rental income is received.
A residential house in London from which rental income is received.
  
  
BLEARS, Hazel (Salford)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my campaign for election as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from John Wilkinson, Wilkinson Star Ltd, Manchester. (Registered 16 April 2007)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
20-21 January 2007, I received hospitality from Charles Allen, businessman, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hampshire, on the occasion of his 50th birthday. (Registered 31 January 2007)
  
  
BLIZZARD, Bob (Waveney)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
22-26 August 2006, to Stavanger, Norway, to visit Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference and exhibition, with the British Offshore Oil and Gas Industry All-Party Parliamentary Group. Overseas flights, hotel accommodation, local transport and hospitality sponsored by the UK Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA), Shell, Chevron, BP, Exxon Mobil and Statoil. (Registered 9 October 2006)
13-15 December 2006, to Calgary, Canada, as Chair of British Offshore Oil and Gas Industry All-Party Parliamentary Group, paid for by British Airways. (Registered 18 December 2006)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in London, from which rental income is received.
  
  
BLUNKETT, Rt. Hon. David (Sheffield, Brightside)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd, to which is payable income from:
A contract with Bloomsbury for the rights to my forthcoming journals. Signature payment due (£95,001-£100,000). Further payment (£60,001-£65,000) (Registered 12 October 2006)
Making available to, and granting rights relating to, the Blunkett Tapes - Juniper Productions for Channel 4. (£10,001-£15,000)
Advising and taking part in the Blunkett Tapes for Juniper Productions for Channel 4. (£10,001-£15,000)
Guardian and Daily Mail joint serialisation of Blunkett Tapes. (£100,001-£105,000)
October 2006, fee for BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week recording. (Actual £650) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 2 November 2006)
Further payment from Bloomsbury. (£80,001-£85,000) (Registered 30 November 2006)
April 2007, preparing for presentation for Channel 5 programme for 'Big Ideas That Changed the World' series. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 24 April 2007)
I have not yet drawn down any income from this directorship.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Weekly column for The Sun newspaper commencing 1 December 2005. (£75,000)
Weekly column for The Sun newspaper commencing 1 June 2006 (renewal of contract). (£75,000)
Total annual remuneration (£145,001-£150,000)
26 June 2006, PR Week Forum after dinner seminar. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 28 June 2006)
Interview for Finestripe Productions. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 30 November 2006)
15 November 2006, fee for speaking engagement for Insolvency Lawyers Association. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 30 November 2006)
16 November 2006, fee for speaking engagement for Publicans Weekly (Annual Conference). (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 30 November 2006)
Chair of International Advisory Committee to Entrust Inc. (from 1 March 2007); company providing internet security systems.
22 March 2007, fee for speaking engagement at Pet Food Manufacturers Annual Conference. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 4 April 2007)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Second home in London, from which I temporarily receive rental income.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)HADAW Productions and Investments Ltd.
  
  
BLUNT, Crispin (Reigate)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
18-29 September 2006, to Oman, Syria and Lebanon with the Conservative Middle East Council, with accommodation provided in Oman by the Government of the Sultanate of Oman. (Registered 5 October 2006)
17-21 November 2006, to Bahrain as Co-Chairman of the Council for Advancement of Arab British Understanding, with flights and accommodation paid for by the Council. (Registered 22 November 2006)
7-11 December 2006, to Delhi, to attend conference of Le Cercle on India, with flight and accommodation expenses contributed to by the conference organisers and the Conservative Parliamentary Friends of India. (Registered 19 December 2006)
26-28 January 2007, to Israel and Palestine, to engage in dialogue with Israeli and Palestinian Parliamentarians and others on solutions to the current conflict. Return flight from London to Tel Aviv and accommodation and travel within Israel and Palestine funded by Forward Thinking, a registered charity. (Registered 7 February 2007)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director of CAABU (The Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding Ltd.) (appointed 25 November 2004).
  
  
BONE, Peter (Wellingborough)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
16 December 2006-7 January 2007, to Australia and New Zealand with the Lords and Commons Cricket Team for inter-parliamentary matches. I was accompanied by my wife and two children and I paid my own and my family's travel and accommodation costs. Sponsorship was received from Diageo, Microsoft, Colliers, Vauxhall, Visa and the Australian Parliament Sports Club which was given to the following charities: the Trew Foundation (New Zealand), the Lord's Taverners (Australia) and Chance to Shine (UK), with the exception of a small proportion retained for incidental expenses. (Registered 5 February 2007)
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)AJWB Travel Ltd; travel company
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director of AJWB Travel Ltd; non-remunerated at present.
Owner of P W Bone Chartered Accountants; non-remunerated at present.
  
  
BORROW, David (South Ribble)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
27 May-1 June 2006, to the British Virgin Islands with the British Virgin Islands All-Party Parliamentary Group. All costs of the visit were paid by the British Virgin Islands Government. (Registered 11 October 2006)
7-9 June 2006, to Moscow, to attend a conference on HIV/AIDS at the Duma. Travel and hotel expenses paid for by Transatlantic Partners against AIDS. (Registered 8 November 2006)
11-12 February 2007, to Nairobi, Kenya, and Entebbe, Uganda, to view HIV vaccine trials. All costs met by iavi (International Aids Vaccine Initiative). (Registered 10 April 2007)
17-19 February 2007, to Israel, on fact-finding visit to consider Israel/Palestine security issues. All costs met by the Labour Friends of Israel. (Registered 10 April 2007)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in London from which rental income is received.
  
  
BOSWELL, Tim (Daventry)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Self­employed partner in family farming business at Lower Aynho Grounds (see item 8).
  
  
8.Land and Property
Lower Aynho Grounds Farm (as at item 2), Northants/Oxon, from which rental income is also received.
Land at Great Leighs, Essex (with family interests), from which rental income is received.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Barclays PLC; banking.
Glaxo Smith Kline PLC; pharmaceuticals.
Reckitt Benckiser PLC; household products.
Tesco PLC; food retailing.
Target Corporation Inc.; US retailer.
BASF; German, chemicals
  
  
BOTTOMLEY, Peter (Worthing West)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I am president of the Westminster Circle, a business group who choose to give surplus funds to Conservative associations, including Worthing West, and to charity.
  
  
BRADSHAW, Ben (Exeter)
Nil.
  
  
BRADY, Graham (Altrincham and Sale West)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees for occasional lectures to groups of students from the United States on behalf of the American Institute for Foreign Study and International Enrichment. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
30 May 2006, to Berlin to speak at a conference organised by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, who paid my air fare. (Registered 31 May 2006)
8-11 September 2006, to Gibraltar with the All Party Parliamentary Group for Gibraltar, to attend and speak at the National Day celebration on 10 September. Meetings with Chief Minister, Leader of the Opposition, Minister for Trade and Commander of British Forces. Travel and accommodation met by Government of Gibraltar. (Registered 14 September 2006)
24-25 April 2007, to Warsaw, to address British Polish Chamber of Commerce (BPCC) Conference, attend political meetings and a briefing at the British Embassy. Travel and accommodation provided by BPCC. (Registered 26 April 2007)
  
  
BRAKE, Tom (Carshalton and Wallington)
Nil.
  
  
BRAZIER, Julian (Canterbury)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of parliamentary panel at Arcadia University, providing courses for visiting American students. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
16-18 April 2006, to Beirut, to attend a demonstration and press conference, paid for by "Lawyers for Lawyers", a Dutch charity which exists to protect lawyers facing persecution for defending political prisoners. (Registered 10 May 2006)
September 2006, to USA for lecture tour of universities. Fee received from Akron University, Ohio; Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas; University of the South, Tennessee; Rhodes College, Tennessee; The English Speaking Union, Shreveport, Louisiana. The costs of the tour were met from the fees I received. (Registered 24 October 2006)
  
  
BREED, Colin (Cornwall South East)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Lay Associate Member of General Medical Council. I receive expenses relating to meetings and work undertaken in that role. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
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 18 April 2006)
14-18 November 2006, to Lebanon on a fact-finding visit. Flights and accommodation provided by the Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians. (Registered 29 November 2006)
26-28 January 2007, to Israel and Palestine, to engage in dialogue with Israeli and Palestinian parliamentarians and others on solutions to the current conflict. Return flight from London to Tel Aviv and accommodation and travel within Israel and Palestine funded by Forward Thinking, a registered charity. (Registered 1 February 2007)
  
  
BRENNAN, Kevin (Cardiff West)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I attended the Heineken Cup Final on 20 May 2006 and the Madonna concert, with a guest, on 30 July 2006. Both events took place at the Millennium Stadium and on both occasions tickets and hospitality were provided by Western Power Distribution. (Registered 3 August 2006)
25 November 2006, two tickets and hospitality at the Wales v. New Zealand rugby match at the Millennium Stadium from the Western Mail and Echo. (Registered 18 December 2006)
4 February 2007, two tickets and hospitality at the Wales v. Ireland rugby match at the Millenium Stadium, Cardiff, from Western Power Distribution. (Registered 16 February 2007)
14 February 2007, tickets and hospitality at the Brit Awards at Earls Court, from the British Phonographic Industry. (Registered 16 February 2007)
  
  
BROKENSHIRE, James (Hornchurch)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Solicitor (non-practising).
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
9 July 2006, my wife and I received hospitality and attended the opera at Glyndebourne as guests of Jones Day, solicitors, of London. (Registered 4 August 2006)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
1-8 April 2006, to Botswana at the invitation of the Botswana Government, as part of an all-party visit to investigate HIV/Aids, sustainable wildlife, relocation in the CKGR and diversification of the economy, to better understand the help and support which can be given to the Botswana Government by the UK. All travel, accommodation and subsistence was paid for by the Botswana Government. (Registered 28 April 2006)
  
  
8.Land and Property
House in Essex, from which rental income is received.
  
  
BROOKE, Annette (Mid-Dorset and North Poole)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Joint owner with my husband of Broadstone Minerals; small retail and wholesale business dealing in rocks, minerals and gemstones.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
2-9 September 2006, to Rwanda and Kenya, to look at TB programmes, with Results UK, who met the costs of travel, hotel and food. (Registered 14 September 2006)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Business premises (retail shop and store) in Poole.
  
  
BROWN, Rt. Hon. Gordon (Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)
Nil.
  
  
BROWN, Lyn (West Ham)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
13 May 2006, ticket, flight and hospitality for FA Cup Final, provided by West Ham United FC. (Registered 21 June 2006)
  
  
8.Land and Property
One quarter share in a holiday cottage in Ambleside, Cumbria.
  
  
BROWN, Rt Hon Nicholas (Newcastle upon Tyne East and Wallsend)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
22-26 August 2006, to Stavanger, Norway, to visit Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference and exhibition, with the British Offshore Oil and Gas Industry All-Party Parliamentary Group. Overseas flights, hotel accommodation, local transport and hospitality sponsored by the UK Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA), and individual member companies. (Registered 21 December 2006)
  
  
BROWN, Russell (Dumfries and Galloway)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
8-15 September 2006, to Democratic Republic of Congo as joint-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Street Children. Flight and accommodation paid by War Child. (Registered 12 October 2006)
  
  
BROWNE, Des (Kilmarnock and Loudoun)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Non-practising Member of Faculty of Advocates, Edinburgh.
  
  
BROWNE, Jeremy (Taunton)
Nil.
  
  
BROWNING, Angela (Tiverton and Honiton)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees for lectures to Civil Service College, which are paid direct to charities. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Gift of an engraved Dartington glass bowl from the West Hill Conservative Branch. (Registered 21 June 2006)
  
  
BRUCE, Malcolm (Gordon)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
20-23 April 2006, to Slovenia, to attend a seminar of Balkan country parliamentarians in my capacity as a member of the steering committee of the East West Parliamentary Practice Project based in Amsterdam. Economy return flight to Lubljana, transfer, accommodation for three nights and all meals and hospitality provided by the EWPPP. (Registered 12 May 2006)
9-13 September 2006, to Uganda, as a guest of Oxfam, to see Oxfam's work in IDP camps in northern Uganda. Oxfam paid for economy return flights, internal travel including a charter flight to and from Kitgum, accommodation for four nights and food. (Registered 10 October 2006)
13-16 February 2007, to Washington DC, to attend the GLOBE Legislators Forum in my capacity as Vice Chair, GLOBE (UK) and Vice President, GLOBE International. Business class return travel and two nights' accommodation and all meals were provided by GLOBE International. (Registered 15 March 2007)
  
  
BRYANT, Chris (Rhondda)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
22-26 May 2006 and 24-28 July 2006, fees for appearance on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 31 July 2006)
20-24 November 2006, fee for appearance on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 9 January 2007)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
10-15 September 2006, to Israel and Palestine with Labour Friends of Israel (LFI). Travel and hospitality paid for by LFI. Accommodation paid for by LFI at a rate discounted through the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Some hospitality provided by the Palestinian Legislative Council/Palestinian Authority. Travel within Israel/Palestine provided by LFI. Some travel within Israel provided by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Registered 19 September 2006)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Buy as you View have made available to me a range of goods for distribution to victims of the collapse of Farepak. (Registered 9 January 2007)
  
  
BUCK, Karen (Regent's Park and Kensington North)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Weekly article for 'Regeneration and Renewal' magazine. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
BURDEN, Richard (Birmingham, Northfield)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
11 June 2006, the Motor Sports Association provided me with passes to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone where I was presenting a trophy for one of the races. (Registered 5 July 2006)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
26-28 January 2007, to Israel and Palestine, to engage in dialogue with Israeli and Palestinian parliamentarians and others on solutions to the current conflict. Return flight from London to Tel Aviv and accommodation and travel within Israel and Palestine funded by Forward Thinking, a registered charity. (Registered 31 January 2007)
24-29 March 2007, to Nanjing and Shanghai, to attend Nanjing Automobile Company's launch of MG car production in China and to hold a range of meetings on the automotive industry and economic development/investment in my constituency. Return travel to China, transport within China and accommodation funded by Nanjing Automobile Company. (Registered 6 April 2007)
  
  
BURGON, Colin (Elmet)
Nil.
  
  
BURNHAM, Andy (Leigh)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Office rent abatement by Wigan Council to reflect public services offered from the offices, and benefits to the community and the Council from the use of the premises.
  
  
BURNS, Simon (West Chelmsford)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
16-22 September 2006, to Hong Kong, to study how the agreement following handover to China is working. Flights and accommodation paid for by the Hong Kong Government. (Registered 22 September2006)
7-11 February 2007, to India, to visit outsourced operations in Bangalore and the UK Consular Entry Clearance Section in Mumbai. All travel and accommodation costs met by Norwich Union. (Registered 16 February 2007)
13-16 April 2007, to Dubai, UAE, to give a speech at the World Forum. Economy flight and hotel accommodation paid for by the World Forum. (Registered 16 April 2007)
22-25 April 2007, to Qatar to attend the 7th Conference on Democracy, Security and Trade. Flights and accommodation paid for by the Government of Qatar. (Registered 26 April 2007)
  
  
BURROWES, David (Enfield, Southgate)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to Shepherd Harris and Co, Enfield, as a solicitor specialising in criminal law.
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Intern provided by Christian charity, CARE. (Registered 28 February 2007)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
9-19 April 2006, to Cyprus on family visit. Travel provided by Democratic Rally UK and accommodation by the Greek Cypriot Brotherhood. (Registered 2 May 2006)
  
  
BURSTOW, Paul (Sutton and Cheam)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my constituency party received from:
Mr Brian S Burstow (father)
Mr and Mrs Campbell (private donation from constituents)
  
  
BURT, Alistair (North East Bedfordshire)
Nil.
  
  
BURT, Lorely (Solihull)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
17-24 March 2007, to Brazil, visiting Santarem, Brasilia and Sao Paolo, to explore how the UK Government can support Brazil with its action on climate change. All travel and accommodation costs were met by the World Wildlife Fund. (Registered 23 April 2007)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Residential house in West Midlands, from which rental income is received.
  
  
BUTLER, Dawn (Brent South)
  
  
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
During a non-registrable visit to Jamaica in June 2006 I received a flight upgrade from Air Jamaica. (Registered 13 April 2007)
  
  
BUTTERFILL, Sir John (Bournemouth West)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Partner, Butterfill Associates (financial, corporate and real estate consultants).
Consultant to Curchod and Co. (Chartered Surveyors) (non-parliamentary).
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
In the course of a non-registrable CPA visit to Botswana, my wife and I were upgraded by Virgin Atlantic on 14 and 21 April 2007. (Registered 25 April 2007)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Director and shareholder of Gold Ísland Ltd which holds minerals exploration licences in Iceland (currently unremunerated).
  
  
BYERS, Rt Hon Stephen (North Tyneside)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant in relation to the non-UK commercial activities of Consolidated Contractors International Co., an international construction company founded in Lebanon with its head office now in Athens.
Chairman of the Board of YES (the Yalta European Strategy); a policy network established to promote ideas, debate and Ukraine's membership of the European Union.
Fee for speech to the Ukrainian Investment Summit on 23 May 2006 organised by Adam Smith Conferences. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 24 May 2006)
Fee for an article in the Sunday Telegraph. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 20 September 2006)
Fee for speech to Climate Change 2007 conference for Newsquest Specialist Media on 12 March 2007. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 19 March 2007)
Fee for speaking at the Financial Security Assurance's European Infrastructure Leaders Forum in Venice on 27 April 2007 (Up to £5,000). The costs of travel and accommodation from 26-29 April for my partner and myself were paid by Financial Security Assurance. (Registered 30 April 2007)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
7-9 June 2006, to Mexico City, to attend the Dialogue on Climate Change, clean energy and sustainable development established at the Gleneagles G8 Summit. Travel and hotel costs paid by the governments of Mexico and the United Kingdom. (Registered 13 June 2006)
23-25 June 2006, to Odessa, Ukraine, to speak at and attend a Bergedorf Round Table. Travel and accommodation paid by the Körber Foundation. (Registered 28 June 2006)
13-16 July 2006, to Yalta, Ukraine, to attend the annual conference of the Yalta European Strategy. Travel and accommodation paid by Yalta European Strategy Ltd. (Registered 18 July 2006)
25-29 October 2006, to Beijing, for a meeting of the Gleneagles dialogue on climate change, clean energy and sustainable development. Travel and hotel costs paid by GLOBE, an alliance of international legislators. (Registered 1 November 2006)
12-18 February 2007, to Boston and Washington DC, USA, to give a lecture at Harvard University and attend the GLOBE conference on climate change. International travel and hotel costs paid by GLOBE (an alliance of international legislators). Internal travel costs in the US paid by the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. (Registered 21 February 2007)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Rental income received from property in Forest Hall, Newcastle.
  
  
BYRNE, Liam (Birmingham Hodge Hill)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Interest free loan from NM Rothchilds to help finance my business school education, issued in 1999 and predating my election to the House.
  
  





 
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