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SLAUGHTER, Andrew (Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister, Lamb Chambers, London.
  
  
8.Land and Property
One residential property in Eastbourne.
  
  
SMITH, Rt. Hon. Andrew (Oxford East)
Nil.
  
  
SMITH, Angela C (Sheffield, Hillsborough)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Subsidised constituency office accommodation from Sheffield City Council.
  
  
SMITH, Angela E (Basildon)
Nil.
  
  
SMITH, Geraldine (Morecombe and Lunesdale)
Nil.
  
  
SMITH, Jacqui (Redditch)
Nil.
  
  
SMITH, John (Vale of Glamorgan)
Nil.
  
  
SMITH, Sir Robert (West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine)
  
  
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 13 September 2006)
13-15 December 2006, to Calgary, Canada, as Vice-Chair of UK Offshore Oil and Gas All-Party Parliamentary Group, on BA inaugural flight. Flight and two nights' accommodation provided by British Airways. (Registered 9 January 2007)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Farm and cottages in Aberdeenshire, from which rental income is received.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Glaxosmithkline; pharmaceuticals.
Legal and General; life assurance.
Rio Tinto; mineral extraction.
Shell Transport and Trading; oil-integrated.
  
  
SNELGROVE, Anne (South Swindon)
Nil.
  
  
SOAMES, Hon. Nicholas (Mid Sussex)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Aegis Defence Services Limited (non-executive).
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Senior Vice-President, MMC Group; insurance brokers.
Business development and strategic adviser to:
Investcorp; fund management company.
Welcome Break; operator of motorway service stations.
GSC Partners; an investment company.
Scythian; a management consultancy.
  
  
SOULSBY, Sir Peter (Leicester South)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Two season tickets from Leicester City Club for the 2006-2007 season. (Registered 19 October 2006)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
1-9 April 2006, to India with Labour Friends of India. International travel provided by the Confederation of Indian Industry and all accommodation, domestic travel and hospitality provided by the Government of India. (Registered 19 October 2006)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Holiday flat in Dorset, jointly owned.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Cassbar Ltd; trades as 'Entropy' as a bar and a restaurant on two sites in central Leicester.
  
  
SOUTHWORTH, Helen (Warrington South)
Nil.
  
  
SPELLAR, John (Warley)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
25 February-1 March 2007, to Washington DC, to meet Members of Congress and business interests, US officials and British diplomats including the UK Defence Attaché, to discuss UK/US defence trade, especially technology transfer issues, and UK/US defence policy. My travel and accommodation were paid for by the UK Defence Forum. (Registered 16 March 2007)
  
  
SPELMAN, Caroline (Meriden)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The salary of my Research Assistant is met by Christian Action, Research and Education (CARE).
  
  
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 husband and three 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 6 February 2007)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Unremunerated director of Spelman, Cormack and Associates; family business specialising in food and biotechnology.
  
  
SPICER, Sir Michael (West Worcestershire)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Non-executive President of the Association of Electricity Producers. (£10,001-£15,000)
  
  
SPINK, Dr Bob (Castle Point)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
1-3 April 2006, to Israel, to visit the Weizmann Institute to look at medical research and climate change issues, paid for by the Weizmann Institute. (Registered 24 April 2006)
  
  
SPRING, Richard (West Suffolk)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to Asquith & Granovski Associates Limited, London; advisers on corporate structures in Europe and worldwide. I provide advice on political, economic and current affairs matters, and occasionally travel on behalf of the firm. (£35,001-£40,000)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Car supplied at a concessionary rate by Autovillage, Eriswell, Suffolk. (Registered 28 November 2006)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
25 May-31 May 2006, to Syria, in my capacity as a Director of the British Syrian Society, with flights and accommodation paid for by the Society. (Registered 5 June 2006)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in London from which rental income is received.
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Members of my family benefit from a trust.
  
  
STANLEY, Rt. Hon. Sir John (Tonbridge and Malling)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Henderson High Income Trust PLC; investment trust.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Consultant on financial services to Fidelity Investment Management Ltd.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
2-8 September 2006, to the Republic of Korea, to meet Government Ministers, Korean parliamentarians and companies in Korea, and also to visit to the border with North Korea at Panmunjom. Travel and accommodation were funded jointly by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and by the Korean National Assembly. (Registered 12 September 2006)
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Royal Dutch Shell PLC; oil company.
  
  
STARKEY, Dr. Phyllis (Milton Keynes South West)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Former family home in Oxford, now let to tenants.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
23-26 August 2006, to Lebanon, to assess the political and humanitarian situation post-conflict, meet with religious and political leaders and see the war damage in Beirut and Southern Lebanon. My return flight from London to Beirut and hospitality in Lebanon were funded by a consortium involving the Al Khoei Foundation, Interpal and the British Muslim Forum. (Registered 3 September 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 30 January 2007)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of Parliamentary Panel of Royal College of Nurses (unpaid).
  
  
STEEN, Anthony (Totnes)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Public affairs and parliamentary adviser to the Board of Airlines of Great Britain (involves occasional travel on a number of airlines in connection with airline work; occasional free air travel for immediate family). (Up to £5,000)
Barrister at Law.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Parts of my property near California Cross, South Devon, are let from time to time.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Unilever
Glaxo Smith Klein
Shell
Land Securities
  
  
STEWART, Ian (Eccles)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
8-11 June 2006, to Germany as a member of the UK Parliamentary Football Club. Match ticket, hospitality and coach transport provided by McDonald's and National Grid. (Registered 17 June 2006)
  
  
STOATE, Dr. Howard (Dartford)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
General medical practitioner.
Occasional income from 'Westminster Experience' training health professionals. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
2-8 September 2006, to Brazil, to speak at UniChem annual Conference as Chair of All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pharmacy. Travel and accommodation for self and wife provided by UniChem. (Registered 9 January 2007)
  
  
STRANG, Rt. Hon. Dr. Gavin (Edinburgh East)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Farmland and woodland in Perthshire, from which rental income is received.
  
  
STRAW, Rt. Hon. Jack (Blackburn)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
22 June 2006, space available upgrade from Economy to Club Europe for self and wife on London to Istanbul flight provided by British Airways. (Registered 25 July 2006)
8 July 2006, two tickets for self and wife for Wimbledon Ladies Final, and hospitality, courtesy of BP plc. (Registered 25 July 2006)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
22-26 June 2006, to Istanbul with my wife, as guests of the Turkish Government who provided us with hotel accommodation. (We paid for our own flights; see Category 5 above). (Registered 5 September 2006)
13-17 September 2006, to Aspen, Colorado, accompanied by my wife, to attend and participate in 2006 Forstmann Little Aspen Conference. Hotel accommodation in Aspen and flights London/New York/Aspen and Washington DC/London paid for by Forstmann Little & Co, New York. Travel from Aspen/Washington courtesy of Mr Johan Eliasch in his private plane. (Registered 22 September 2006)
  
  
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
Payment by the Hindustan Times, New Delhi, of return London-Delhi air fare for my spouse to enable her to accompany me on my participation in the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, 16-20 November 2006. (Registered 30 January 2007)
  
  
STREETER, Gary (South West Devon)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
9-20 October 2006, to Ethiopia, to explore governance and integrity, funded by the Bible Society. (Registered 27 October 2006)
  
  
STRINGER, Graham (Manchester Blackley)
Nil.
  
  
STUART, Gisela (Birmingham, Edgbaston)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Editor of The House Magazine. (£15,001-£20,000)
Speaking at seminars for Cumberlege Connection. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
April 2006, to Berlin to speak at an Annual Meeting of a Private Equity firm, Bundesverband Deutscher Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaften, who paid for my flight, accommodation and speaking fee. (Registered 23 May 2006)
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 20 February 2007)
  
  
STUART, Graham (Beverley and Holderness)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
CSL Publishing Ltd; publisher of consumer magazines and newspapers.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
13-16 February 2007, to Washington DC, to attend the GLOBE Legislators Forum. Business class return travel and two nights' accommodation and all meals were provided by GLOBE International. (Registered 25 March 2007)
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)CSL Publishing Ltd.
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Partner in Go Enterprises, which receives licensing income for use of magazine and newspaper titles owned by the partnership.
  
  
STUNELL, Andrew (Hazel Grove)
Nil.
  
  
SUTCLIFFE, Gerry (Bradford South)
Nil.
  
  
SWAYNE, Desmond (New Forest West)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Lewis Charles Sofia Property Fund Limited; company acquires, develops and sells property in Bulgaria.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Major, Territorial Army.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Residential leasehold flat in West London, for which rent is received.
  
  
SWINSON, Jo (East Dunbartonshire)
Nil.
  
  
SWIRE, Hugo (East Devon)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Photo-Me International Plc (non-executive).
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
New business consultant, Aon Limited; professional risks.
Member of Advisory Board of Quest; corporate intelligence company.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
18-23 May 2006, to the United Arab Emirates with an All-Party delegation to meet Government representatives as guest of the Government of the UAE, who met the cost of flights and accommodation. (Registered 13 July 2006)
6-9 January 2007, to United Arab Emirates. My accommodation was provided by the Abu Dhabi Tourist Authority. I paid for my own outward flight and received an upgrade from Etihad Airways. Return by private charter from UAE to Nice provided by Sir Michael Smurfit. (I paid my own fare from Nice to London.) (Registered 22 January 2007)
  
  
SYMS, Robert (Poole)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Marden Holdings Ltd - family business with interests in property.
C Syms and Sons Ltd - family building business.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Marden Holdings Ltd - family business with interests in property.
(b)C Syms and sons Ltd - family building business.
  
  





 
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