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Register of Members' Interests Contents


DARLING - DURKAN

DARLING, Rt. Hon. Alistair (Edinburgh South West)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Non-practising member of the Faculty of Advocates in Edinburgh.
  
  
8.Land and Property
My wife and I own a small flat in London which is presently let.
  
  
DAVEY, Edward (Kingston and Surbiton)
Nil.
  
  
DAVID, Wayne (Caerphilly)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Two tickets for rugby international and hospitality at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff on 6 October 2007 provided by National Grid. (Registered 25 October 2007)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
6-7 March 2008, to Berlin, to participate at the 'II. British-German Parliamentarians' Dialogue on Defence and Security Policies - EU Defence: Sustaining the Effort'. Accommodation catering, flights and other transport costs funded by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. (Registered 27 March 2008)
  
  
DAVIDSON, Ian (Glasgow South West)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
25-31 May 2008, to Syria, with a parliamentary delegation, funded by the British Syrian Society and the Syrian Parliament. (Registered 10 June 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Half share of a house in Galashiels.
  
  
DAVIES, David (Monmouth)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the National Assembly for Wales.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
14-19 September 2007, to Iran to meet with Iranian politicians and organisations to discuss the future relations between the UK and Iran and current political issues. Flights, accommodation and meals paid for by the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 25 September 2007)
  
  
DAVIES, Dai (Blaenau Gwent)
Nil.
  
  
DAVIES, Philip (Shipley)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
20-21 October 2007, I attended the Rugby World Cup in Paris as a guest of Betfair, who paid for my ticket, travel and hotel accommodation for one night. (Registered 24 October 2007)
  
  
DAVIES, Quentin (Grantham and Stamford)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Vinci SA; construction , public works, concessions.
Vinci UK PLC (subsidiary of Vinci SA); construction, public works, concessions.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Parliamentary Consultant to the Chartered Institute of Taxation.(£5,001-£10,000)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in France from which rental income is received.
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of the Board of the Association of Lloyd's Names (unremunerated).
Director, Sumac Underwriting Ltd (unremunerated).
  
  
DAVIS, Rt. Hon. David (Haltemprice and Howden)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation from Mr Michael Hintze on 29 August 2007 for the purposes of office research and other office expenses. (Registered 13 September 2007)
Contribution were made through Conservative Campaign Headquarters towards my office costs to support me in my former capacity as Shadow Home Secretary from:
Midlands Industrial Council. (Registered 21 November 2007)
Harris Ventures Limited (Registered 15 May 2008)
Donations to fund my campaign for civil liberties, which includes, but is not limited to, the by-election campaign, from:
P J Hall, London (personal donation)
Anders U Schroder, London (personal donation)
(Registered 18 June 2008)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
1-3 June 2008, to New York, to participate in a conference on social mobility hosted and organised by the Sutton Trust, a UK charity. The Trust paid my airfare, accommodation and incidental local travel expenses in New York. (Registered 30 May 2008)
  
  
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
20 October 2007, I attended the final of the Rugby World Cup in Paris as a guest of Lord Ashcroft, who also provided transport from Paris to Stansted in a private plane. (Registered 25 October 2007)
  
  
DEAN, Janet (Burton)
Nil.
  
  
DENHAM, Rt. Hon. John (Southampton, Itchen)
Nil.
  
  
DEVINE, Jim (Livingston)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
11-14 September 2007, to Connecticut, USA, to First Student (yellow school buses) locations in the State on fact-finding visit on trade union representation and health and safety. Hotel accommodation and fares paid by First Group plc. (Registered 4 December 2007)
  
  
DHANDA, Parmjit (Gloucester)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Sponsorship of my website by Connect trade union. (Registered 4 December 2007)
  
  
DISMORE, Andrew (Hendon)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Solicitor, consultant to Russell, Jones and Walker.
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my election campaign fund from Mr Matt Wrack, of Kingston upon Thames (in a personal capacity). (Registered 26 October 2007)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
30 September-3 October 2007, study visit to Cyprus with Friends of Cyprus delegation. Accommodation costs, use of car and driver provided by Republic of Cyprus House of Representatives. (Registered 4 October 2007)
  
  
DJANOGLY, Jonathan (Huntingdon)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Partner, S. J. Berwin, LLP, solicitors.
Membership of Lloyds (resigned 31 December 2006).
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
From time to time S. J. Berwin second a trainee solicitor to carry out research for me.
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
24-25 May 2008, hospitality, tickets and two nights' accommodation at the Hay Literary Festival for my family and me as guests of BSkyB. (Registered 5 June 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Woodland in Dumfriesshire.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Barclays PLC; banks
Carpetright PLC; general retailers
HSBC Holdings PLC; banks
Lloyds TSB Group PLC; banks
Next PLC; retailers
Royal Bank of Scotland PLC; banks
Shell Transport & Trading Co. PLC; oil and gas
Tesco PLC; food retailers
WPP Group PLC; media and photography
AccSys Chemical PLC; chemicals
Medicsight Inc; healthcare
Amlin plc; insurance
Aviva PLC, insurance
BP plc; oil
De la Rue plc; printers
Imperial Tobacco; tobacco
TXU Corp; industrial
RIT Capital Partners PLC
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Minority partner in The Djanogly Family LLP (member of Lloyd's).
  
  
DOBBIN, Jim (Heywood and Middleton)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
9-11 September 2007, to Gibraltar with the All-Party Gibraltar Group, to celebrate National Day. Air travel and accommodation for my spouse and me provided by the Gibraltar Government. (Registered 23 October 2007)
  
  
DOBSON, Rt. Hon. Frank (Holborn and St. Pancras)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees from GMTV. (Up to £5,000)
Fees from The Guardian. (Up to £5,000)
Fees from The Independent. (Up to £5,000)
Fee for lecture on health care systems in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA on 10 September 2007 from the DeVos Family Foundation (Up to £5,000), who also met the air fares and accommodation costs of my wife and me. (Registered 15 October 2007)
Fee for lecture at event organised by CHKA Limited of Alcester on 21 April 2008. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 20 May 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
3-8 November 2007, to Vancouver, Canada, to deliver a speech on the future of health care systems and meet various interested parties. The costs of my trip were met by the British Columbian Health Employees Union. (Registered 15 November 2007)
  
  
DODDS, Nigel (Belfast North)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Member of Belfast City Council.
  
  
DOHERTY, Pat (West Tyrone)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
  
  
DONALDSON, Rt Hon Jeffrey (Lagan Valley)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Junior Minister in the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM) in the Northern Ireland Executive.
Member of Lisburn City Council.
Independent Financial and Property Services Adviser.
  
  
DONOHOE, Brian (Central Ayrshire)
Nil.
  
  
DORAN, Frank (Aberdeen North)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
A researcher based in my office works exclusively for two days per week for the Trade Union Group of Labour MPs, of which I am Secretary. In this role she receives funding from Thompsons Solicitors.
  
  
DORRELL, Rt. Hon. Stephen (Charnwood)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Faithful Group Ltd.; supplier of corporate clothing, and its majority-owned subsidiaries:
Faithful Holdings Ltd.
UKH Ltd.
Faithful Ltd.
Rainbow Corporatewear Ltd.
Faithful Nederland BV.
BTQ Ltd.; supplier of protective clothing.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Faithful Group Ltd.
  
  
DORRIES, Nadine (Mid Bedfordshire)
  
  
8.Land and Property
House in Gloucestershire, from which rental income is received.
Holiday home in South Africa.
  
  
DOWD, Jim (Lewisham West)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
28 September-5 October 2007, to Taiwan, with delegation of parliamentarians from All-Party British-Taiwanese Group and All-Party Railways Group to look at developments in transport policy, as guest of the Taiwanese Government. (Registered 1 November 2007)
  
  
DREW, David (Stroud)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I am provided with an intern sponsored by CARE (Christian Action, Research and Education).
  
  
6.Overseas visits
22-29 August 2007, to Sudan, leading the Associate Parliamentary Group on Sudan's delegation to assess progress on implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, also to assess the human rights and humanitarian situation in Darfur and get update on the Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement. Costs of the visit were paid for by Christian Aid, Tearfund, Care, World Vision (and the Inter-Parliamentary Union). (Registered 5 December 2007)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
The costs of the plaintiffs in the case of Lord Alton and others vs the Secretary of State for the Home Department, of whom I was one, were met by contributions form Iranian residents in the UK through the National Council of the Iranian Resistance. (Registered 6 February 2008)
  
  
DUDDRIDGE, James (Rochford and Southend East)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
My website is designed and maintained by Local Life, a company based in my constituency.
A donation solicited or encouraged by me from Mr Philip Miller, managing director of the Stockvale Group (personal donation). (Registered 18 February 2008)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
My wife and I are regular guests in the Directors Box at Southend United Football Club.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council provide me with a car parking season ticket for parking two cars around Southend, and a permit to park at Southend Civic Centre.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in London, from which rental income is received.
  
  
DUNCAN, Alan (Rutland and Melton)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Catalytic Solutions Inc, California (non-executive); developer and manufacturer of catalytic coating solutions.
Arawak Energy Ltd (non-executive); company involved in oil exploration and production, mainly in the former Soviet Union.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Owner of Harcourt Consultants; advisers on oil and gas matters for non-UK business projects.
Broadcasting fees from BBC. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation received through Conservative Campaign Headquarters used to support my office in my capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform from:
Mr Ian Taylor. (Registered 15 May 2008)
Mr Andrew Brannon, of London. (Registered 5 June 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
30 December-6 January 2008, to Oman as a guest of the Government of Oman. (Registered 8 January 2008)
  
  
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
Gift of a pair of cufflinks from the Government of the Sultanate of Oman. (Registered 8 January 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Rental income from residential property in London.
  
  
DUNCAN SMITH, Rt. Hon. Iain (Chingford and Woodford Green)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Global Data Centre Management (non-executive); software house in London. (A proportion of my remuneration will go to the Centre for Social Justice.)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Television programme: a regular contributor on BBC3's "Live at Johnny's" from February 2004. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
23-27 April 2008, to Atlanta and Washington DC, USA, to give a speech on Social Justice. Flights to Atlanta and return Washington DC including hotels paid for by The Heritage Foundation, Washington DC, USA. (Registered 2 June 2008)
  
  
DUNNE, Philip (Ludlow)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Baronsmead VCT-4-PLC (non-executive); venture capital trust.
Ruffer Investment Management Limited (non-executive); investment managers.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Partner, Gatley Farms; farming partnership.
Non-executive member of Management Board of Ruffer LLP; investment managers.
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donor and purchasers of auction bids at a fundraising event undertaken by the Ludlow Constituency Conservative Association:
Roger Gabb, Bridgnorth
Nick Lawson, Ludlow
John Nesbitt, Ludlow
Patrick Holcroft, London
John Parry, Kidderminster
(Registered 25 March 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
11-21 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 30 October 2007)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Land and property in Herefordshire held in trust for life, from which rental income is received.
Interest in land and property in Surrey, from which rental income is received.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)Baronsmead VCT-4-PLC
GP Bullhound Sidecar LLP; venture capital investment partnership investing in technology companies.
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
A family trust currently pays my children's school fees.
  
  
DURKAN, Mark (Foyle)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Chairman of the Enterprise, Trade and Investment Committee of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
 
  
  





 
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