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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 of Northamptonshire County Council.
  
  
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)
  
  
BLEARS, Hazel (Salford)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations to my campaign for election as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from:
John Wilkinson, Wilkinson Star Ltd, Manchester. (Registered 16 April 2007)
Peninsula Business Services, Salford
Anthony Bailey, of London (personal donation)
Mrs I Harrison, of Doncaster (personal donation)
(Registered 21 June 2007)
USDAW
B M Creative Management Ltd, London
Mr J Ramsbottom, of Wilmslow (personal donation)
Donation in kind for working up the 'Hazel for Deputy' website from Mr Howard Dawber, Canary Wharf Group, London
(Registered 10 July 2007)
Lorian Properties Ltd, Lancashire.
(Registered 24 July 2007)
Mr Mahmoud Khayami, of London (personal donation)
(Registered 15 August 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
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:
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)
Payment from Bloomsbury in respect of my published journals. (£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)
Chair of Commission on School Transport - First Group Ltd (phased payments £20,001-£25,000)
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)
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. (£25,001-£30,000)
22 March 2007, fee for speaking engagement at Pet Food Manufacturers Annual Conference. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 4 April 2007)
10 May 2007, Sky Television appearance. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 24 May 2007)
6 June 2007, fee for speech on security and risk management from the Association of Insurance and Risk Management. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 4 July 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)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Connaught Search Solutions Ltd; an executive search company.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
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)
22-26 April 2007, to Iran, to engage in dialogue with Iranian Parliamentarians and others on current affairs in Iran. Travel and subsistence expenses were met by the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 9 May 2007)
10-22 September 2007, to Israel, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Jordan and Syria with the Conservative Middle East Council, to make visits, receive briefings on the region and meet Government ministers, parliamentarians and others. Flight from London to Tel Aviv and flight from Damascus to London and accommodation and travel within Israel and Palestine funded by the Conservative Middle East Council; travel and accommodation costs within Jordan and Syria paid for by the Governments of Jordan and Syria respectively. (Registered 15 October 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
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)
24-29 August 2007, to Israel and Palestine on fact-finding visit, including various meetings and attendance at a peace conference. All travel and other expenses met by Middle East Peace Initiative. (Registered 4 October 2007)
9-13 September 2007, to Johannesburg, South Africa, to examine the work being undertaken by South African businesses to combat the spread of AIDS and treat those infected. All travel and other expenses met by Business Action for Africa. (Registered 4 October 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.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
809 August 2007, to Tallahassee, Florida, USA, in support of clemency hearing for Krishna Maharaj. Costs paid by Reprieve. (Registered 3 August 2007)
  
  
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
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)
9-11 September 2007, to Gibraltar with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Gibraltar to attend and speak at the National Day celebration on 10 September. Travel and accommodation provided by the Government of Gibraltar. (Registered 30 September 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
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
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)
29 July-4 August 2007, to Taiwan with the Liberal Democrat Taiwan Group, to further political relations between UK and Taiwan. My visit was made at the invitation and expense of the Taiwan Government. (Registered 11 October 2007)
8-12 September 2007, to Gibraltar with the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Gibraltar, to attend the National Day celebrations, accompanied by my spouse. Our visit was made at the expense of the Gibraltar Government. (Registered 11 October 2007)
  
  
BRENNAN, Kevin (Cardiff West)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
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).
  
  
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.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Business premises (retail shop and store) in Poole.
  
  
BROWN, Rt. Hon. Gordon (Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations to Leadership Campaign Fund received from:
Lord Bhattacharyya
Mr Paul Myners, of London
Sir Sigmund Sternberg
Lord Leitch
Lord Gregson
Community Trade Union
Caparo Industries plc
Mr John Miskelly, of Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Lord Gavron
Vehicle and driver support for Leadership Campaign from the Co-operative Party.
Design services for Leadership Campaign from Abbot Mead Vickers BBDO Ltd.
(Registered 25 May 2007)
 
Donations to Leadership Campaign Fund received from:
Lord Robertson of Port Ellen
Lord Haskel
Ballathie Estates Ltd
Jonathan Mendelsohn, of London
The Cooperative Party
Ms Ursula Barnes, of London
Mr David Pitt-Watson, of London
Lord Simon of Highbury
USDAW Trade Union
Mr William Nabarro, of Ripon, Yorkshire
Mr Paul Myners, of London
GMB Trade Union
Caparo Industries PLC
Accountancy services for Leadership Campaign from PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP
(Registered 25 June 2007)
  
  
BROWN, Lyn (West Ham)
  
  
8.Land and Property
One quarter share in a holiday cottage in Ambleside, Cumbria.
  
  
BROWN, Rt Hon Nicholas (Newcastle upon Tyne East and Wallsend)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional lecture to the Civil Service College. This involves no payment to myself, but a donation is made to the Newcastle East & Wallsend Parliamentary Association, which is the local political campaign fund. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 31 May 2007)
  
  
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
2-10 June 2007, to Burundi and Rwanda as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Great Lakes Region of Africa. Flight and accommodation paid by funding provided by Christian Aid, Oxfam Novib, Action Aid and International Alert. (Registered 17 July 2007)
  
  
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)
I was the recipient of two Centre Court tickets for Wimbledon on 4 July 2007, as a guest of Lord and Lady Ashcroft. (Registered 5 July 2007)
  
  
BRUCE, Malcolm (Gordon)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
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
20-24 November 2006, fee for appearance on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 9 January 2007)
  
  
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)
6-8 July 2007, passes to British Grand Prix at Silverstone provided by the Motor Sports Association. (Registered 10 July 2007)
  
  
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)
4-11 September 2007, fact-finding visit to Palestine and Israel. Accommodation and travel funded by the Welfare Association UK. (Registered 28 September 2007)
  
  
BURGON, Colin (Elmet)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
25 August-1 September 2007, to Colombia, for meetings with victims of human rights abuses, talks with government ministers and leaders of Colombian trade unions. Return flights and hotel accommodation provided by Justice for Colombia, a human rights NGO. (Registered 9 October 2007)
1-7 September 2007, to Venezuela for fact-finding visit. Accommodation paid for by the Government of Venezuela. (I paid for my flights.) (Registered 9 October 2007)
  
  
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
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)
6-11 September 2007, to Bahrain to meet the Government and Ministers to discuss the Middle East situation and Iraq. Flights and accommodation paid for by the Government of Bahrain. (Registered 11 September 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)
  
  
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)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
25-28 February 2007, to Israel, hosted by Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI). CFI contributed the costs of flights, accommodation and some meals. The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Official Guests Department) contributed to the costs of travel inside Israel, some accommodation and three meals. (Registered 29 May 2007)
5-8 May 2007, to Israel, hosted by the European Coalition for Israel, a pan-European Christian organisation, which contributed to the costs of flights, accommodation and some meals. (Registered 29 May 2007)
  
  
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)
  
  
BUTLER, Dawn (Brent South)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
1-4 October 2007, to New York and Washington, to meet the Mayor of New York, visit the New York Stock Exchange and Members of Congress in connection with capital markets and financial regulation. All travel, accommodation and hospitality paid by Deutsche Bank. (Registered 18 October 2007)
  
  
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)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman (non-executive) of ACWA Services Ltd; a water treatment company based in Skipton, North Yorkshire.
  
  
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 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)
Fee for taking part in ITN Blair programme on 10 May 2007. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 11 May 2007)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
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)
28 June-1 July 2007, to Kiev and Yalta in Ukraine, to attend the fourth annual conference of the Yalta European Strategy, an organisation established to promote debate, discussion and Ukraine's membership of the European Union. All hotel and travel costs paid by Yalta European Strategy Limited. (Registered 4 July 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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