Register of Members' Interests Contents


CABLE, Dr. Vincent (Twickenham)
CABORN, Rt. Hon. Richard (Sheffield Central)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Office accommodation and car parking provided by Sheffield City Council at an annual charge of £2,000 toward rent and rates. Staff, furniture, telephone and cleaning costs are paid by myself; heating and lighting are provided by the Council.
CAIRNS, David (Inverclyde)
CAMERON, Rt Hon David (Witney)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
To facilitate my travel in my capacity as Leader of the Opposition in the period covered by this Register I have received helicopter and private plane travel from the following:
JCB Research Ltd
Jonathan Green, a retired businessman from London
Lord Harris
Harris Ventures Ltd
Michael Spencer
JC Bamford Excavators Ltd
Henry Lawson, of Henfield Lodge Aviation Ltd, Henfield
Mr Andrew Cook, through William Cook Holdings, Sheffield
(The details of the travel provided have been provided to the office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.)
26 October 2006, private flight from Farnborough, to Belfast, Manchester and return to Farnborough, provided by Mr John Hoerner, of Chipping Norton. (Registered 16 November 2006)
Gift of an oil painting of myself from Sir Jack Harvie CBE. (Registered 10 January 2007)
4 January 2007, return flight from Oxford to Shobdon, near Hereford, for myself, my wife and my daughter, provided by Richard Smith, of HR Smith Group of Companies, Leominster, Herefordshire. (Registered 29 January 2007)
26 March 2007, private plane from Edinburgh to Blackpool, provided by Mr Michael Peagram, of Oxford. (Registered 13 April 2007)
29 June 2007, helicopter from Battersea, London, to Leeds Bradford Airport and return, provided by Mr Tim James on behalf of Kensington & Chelsea Aviation Ltd, Guildford. (Registered 10 July 2007)
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
Gift of a Harrods hamper from the Sultan of Brunei. (Registered 10 January 2007)
During a visit to Israel, 28 February-2 March 2007, I was provided with one night's hotel accommodation and a helicopter flight for myself and my Chief of Staff by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (All other costs were met by the Conservative Party, the British Consulate General in Jerusalem and the British Embassy in Tel Aviv.) (Registered 29 March 2007)
Following my visit to Afghanistan, I was given a rug by Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. (Registered 30 August 2007)
20 October 2007, I attended the final of the Rugby World Cup at the Stade de France in Paris as a guest of the Rugby Football Union, accompanied by my wife, as guests of Lord Ashcroft, who provided transport from Paris to Stansted for our return journey only. (Registered 29 October 2007)
CAMPBELL, Alan (Tynemouth)
CAMPBELL, Gregory (East Londonderry)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Member of the City Council of Londonderry.[1]
CAMPBELL, Rt. Hon. Sir Menzies (North East Fife)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Advance under contract with Hodder & Stoughton for autobiographical book. (£35,001-£40,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd provides assistance to me in my capacity as Leader of the Liberal Democrat Party. Projects so far sponsored are:
Computer equipment for my office
Training for the Liberal Democrat Shadow Cabinet
(Registered 6 November 2006)
A 2005 registered "Mini One" vehicle to be used as a pool car by my office.
(Registered 16 May 2007)
Salary of personal spokesman.
(Registered 14 September 2007)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
15 February 2007, on the return flight from a visit to the USA made in my capacity as Chancellor of St Andrew's University, I received an upgrade from Business to First Class from British Airways. (Registered 28 February 2007)
September 2007, use of a car for six days during the Liberal Democrat Conference in Brighton provided by General Motors Ltd. (Registered 18 October 2007)
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Queen's Counsel. (Resigned from practice at the Bar with effect from 30 June 2006.)
CAMPBELL, Ronnie (Blyth Valley)
CARMICHAEL, Alistair (Orkney and Shetland)
6.Overseas visits
2-7 September 2007, to Palestine and Israel on fact-finding visit. Travel and accommodation funded by the Welfare Association UK. (Registered 9 October 2007)
CARSWELL, Douglas (Harwich)
8.Land and Property
Residential property in Hertfordshire, from which rental income is received.
CASH, William (Stone)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Solicitor - William Cash & Co.
Consultant to Halliwells; solicitors. (£20,001-£25,000 plus bonus)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Research and organisational assistance from the European Foundation (nil remuneration).
8.Land and Property
Three houses at Upton Cressett, Shropshire from which rental income is received.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Africa Speaks Holdings (UK) Limited (not trading); African data, information and culture.
CATON, Martin (Gower)
CAWSEY, Ian (Brigg and Goole)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
14 February 2007, tickets and hospitality at the Brit Awards at Earls Court, from the British Phonographic Industry. (Registered 20 February 2007)
CHALLEN, Colin (Morley and Rothwell)
6.Overseas visits
30 September-1 October 2007, to Italy, for visit to European Space Agency at Frascati, accompanied by my researcher. Our travel and accommodation was paid for by EADS Astrium Ltd. (Registered 4 October 2007)
CHAPMAN, Ben (Wirral South)
6.Overseas visits
27 May-1 June 2007, to Hong Kong at the invitation of the Hong Kong Government. Transport, accommodation and some meals were provided by the Hong Kong authorities. (Registered 6 June 2007)
6-16 September 2007, to China as Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary China Group, to discuss bilateral relations and human rights and the impact of China's economic growth on the UK. All internal travel and some food costs in China were met by the National People's Congress. The cost of the return flights from London to Beijing and accommodation costs were met from the funds provided by the registered sponsors of the All-Party Group. (Registered 18 October 2007)
CHAYTOR, David (Bury North)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation from the Association of Professionals in Education and Children's Trusts (Aspect) used to partly fund the payment of a freelance educational researcher in my office. (Registered 29 January 2007)
8.Land and Property
House in Bury, Lancashire.
Flat in London.
CHOPE, Christopher (Christchurch)
1.Remunerated directorships
Carclew Limited; small private company which provides business consultancy services but excludes advice on parliamentary or public affairs.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Carclew Limited.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
I am a barrister, currently non-practising.
CLAPHAM, Michael (Barnsley West and Penistone)
CLAPPISON, James (Hertsmere)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member of Lloyd's. (Resigned 31 December 1994.)
Categories of business underwritten for open years: All.
8.Land and Property
Farmland in Patrington, East Yorkshire, from which rental income is received.
17 rented houses in Patrington and in Withernsea, North Humberside, four of which are registered in joint name with my wife.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Barrister, not undertaking work.
CLARK, Greg (Tunbridge Wells)
CLARK, Katy (North Ayrshire and Arran)
CLARK, Paul (Gillingham)
CLARKE, Charles (Norwich South)
1.Remunerated directorships
LJ Group, Norwich; educational systems provider.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to Beachcroft LLP; commercial law firm. (£25,001-£30,000)
Strategy Adviser to Charles Street Securities, Investment Bankers.
Articles for Evening Standard. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 21 March 2007)
Presenter of Channel 4 'The Insider' documentary. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 21 March 2007)
Contributor to 'Public Matters: reviving the Public Realm'. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 21 March 2007)
Article for Mail on Sunday. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 21 June 2007)
Articles for Guardian. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 21 June 2007)
Participation in debate on 24 April 2007 organised by the Gruter Institute for Law and Behavioral Research. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 21 June 2007)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Printing of constituency newsletter carried out by Union Labour Link. (Registered 21 March 2007)
6.Overseas visits
12-17 February 2007, to Moscow, to attend UK-Russia Roundtable. Travel to value of one business class fare and my accommodation during the seminar (15-17 February) met by UK-Russia Roundtable; I was accompanied by my family whose additional expenses I met personally. (Registered 21 March 2007)
1-2 October 2007, to Washington, to attend Policy Network Conference on 'Globalisation, growth and social equity: American and European perspectives'. Travel and accommodation met by Policy Network. (Registered 6 November 2007)
CLARKE, Rt. Hon. Kenneth (Rushcliffe)
1.Remunerated directorships
Deputy Chairman (non-executive) of British American Tobacco PLC.
Director (non-executive) of Independent News and Media (UK).
Independent News and Media plc.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
9 November 2006, fee for speaking engagement for Stockton Staunton, arranged by JLA Ltd. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 14 November 2006)
15 and 16 November 2006, fee for two speaking engagements, one in Jersey and one in Guernsey, for Ashburton (Jersey) Limited, who also paid for my flights and accommodation. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 18 December 2006)
27 November 2006, fee for speaking at 'A' Level Economics Conference, organised by Philip Allan Associates. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 18 December 2006)
Member of Advisory Board of Centaurus Capital Limited.
14 June 2007, fee for addressing a conference of the CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy) in Bournemouth. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 26 June 2007)
5 October 2007, fee for speaking engagement at a luncheon for the Monte Carlo Business Group in Monte Carlo who also paid for my flights and accommodation. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 15 October 2007)
11 October 2007, fee for speaking engagement for the Milton Keynes Chamber Business Excellence Awards Dinner. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 15 October 2007)
6.Overseas visits
31 May-3 June 2007, to Istanbul, Turkey, to attend a Bilderberg Conference. My hotel accommodation was paid for by the Turkish sponsors of the conference; I paid all my own expenses and travel. (Registered 14 June 2007)
CLARKE, Rt. Hon. Tom (Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill)
6.Overseas visits
23-30 March 2007, to India, to investigate TB, organised and sponsored by Results UK. (Registered 19 April 2007)

1   Pursuant to the Seventh Report of the Committee on Standards and Privileges, HC 992 Session 2006-07. Back

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