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Register of Members' Interests Contents


WALKER - WYATT

WALKER, Charles (Broxbourne)
Nil.
  
  
WALLACE, Ben (Lancaster and Wyre)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Oculus Insight Limited; investment consultancy in the security sector.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Oculus Insight Limited.
  
  
WALLEY, Joan (Stoke­on­Trent North)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The Lighting Industry Federation pay part of the salary of a researcher in my office who provides support to the All-Party Parliamentary Lighting Group of which I am Joint Chair.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
26-28 January 2008, to China, to visit the Zhejiang BHW Insulator Electrical Appliance Manufacturing Co Ltd. Two nights' accommodation and road travel to and from Shanghai to enable me to visit the factory, local university and local authority were paid for by the company. (Registered 18 February 2008)
  
  
WALTER, Robert (North Dorset)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
25-29 August 2007, to the USA, to visit nuclear power facilities with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. The costs of the trip were met by Westinghouse Electric Company. (Registered 17 October 2007)
2-7 January 2008, to Jordan, for discussions with members and officials of the Jordanian Government, organised by the Conservative Middle East Council (CMEC). Return flights to Amman paid for by CMEC and in-country travel and accommodation costs paid for by the Jordanian Government. (Registered 31 January 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Residential investment property in London.
Farmland in Devon.
  
  
WALTHO, Lynda (Stourbridge)
Nil.
  
  
WARD, Claire (Watford)
Nil.
  
  
WAREING, Robert N. (Liverpool, West Derby)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
20-23 February 2008, to Ukraine, to discuss recent economic and political developments with politicians, diplomats and businessmen. Flights, hotel accommodation and hospitality provided by CBM (Oil) plc. (Registered 10 March 2008)
  
  
WATERSON, Nigel (Eastbourne)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Honorary membership of the Baltic Exchange.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
27-28 April 2008, to Monaco, to speak at pensions conference; flights and accommodation paid by Money Marketing. (Registered 8 May 2008)
  
  
WATKINSON, Angela (Upminster)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
6-11 September 2007, to Bahrain for meetings relating to Iraq and the situation in the Gulf. Flights and accommodation were paid for by the Government of Bahrain. (Registered 27 September 2007)
13-16 April 2008, to Qatar, to participate in the Doha Democracy Forum. Flights and three nights' accommodation provided by Qatari Embassy. (Registered 25 April 2008)
  
  
WATSON, Tom (West Bromwich East)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Regular column in PA News. (Up to £5,000) (Fee donated to charity.)
  
  
WATTS, David (St. Helens North)
Nil.
  
  
WEBB, Steve (Northavon)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Intern provided by Christian charity, CARE.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
29 October-2 November 2007, to Israel/Palestine on fact-finding visit, funded by the Bible Society. (Registered 7 November 2007)
  
  
WEIR, Mike (Angus)
Nil.
  
  
WHITEHEAD, Dr. Alan (Southampton Test)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
7-12 February 2008, to Ghana, to play a football match against the Ghanaian Parliament at their invitation to celebrate their 50th anniversary of independence, to visit an SOS Villages project and a refugee camp at the invitation of PLAY Ghana, and to attend the African Nations Cup Final, with accommodation, food and local transport provided by the Parliament of Ghana and a contribution towards the air fare provide by our club sponsors National Grid,who also helped provide a charitable donation to SOS Villages. (Registered 12 June 2008)
15-17 May 2008, to Guernsey at the invitation of the States of Guernsey, to play a football match with accommodation and hospitality provided by the States of Guernsey and a contribution to the air fare provided by our club sponsors National Grid. (Registered 12 June 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Share in flat inhabited by my father in Southampton.
  
  
WHITTINGDALE, John (Maldon and East Chelmsford)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
6-11 September 2007, to the Kingdom of Bahrain to discuss Iraq, Iran and the situation in the Gulf. Flights and accommodation were paid for by the Government of Bahrain. (Registered 26 September 2007)
  
  
WICKS, Malcolm (Croydon North)
Nil.
  
  
WIDDECOMBE, Rt. Hon. Ann (Maidstone and The Weald)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Merry Monks Editions Limited; import and sale of gift items.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Advance of £100,000 plus performance bonuses from Weidenfeld & Nicholson for third and fourth books.
Booked through Clive Conway Associates:
Series of lectures at theatres around the country, (£15,001-£20,000)
Daily Express columnist. (£45,001-£50,000)
Payment from Leagas Delaney for appearance in an advertisement. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 30 July 2007)
Payment from Talkback Thames for appearance on Cooking the Books. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 4 December 2007)
Payment from Daily Mail for article on 'Cranford'. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 4 December 2007)
Payment for appearance on Have I Got News For You. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 4 December 2007)
Payment for Daily Telegraph Podcast (from 9 January 2008). (£5,001-£10,000)
Payment made to charity in lieu of fee for speaking engagement to the Rotary Club of Sittingbourne Invicta in October 2007. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 31 January 2008)
Payment made to charity in lieu of fee for speaking engagement to the Kent Executive Club on 25 January 2008. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 31 January 2008)
Payment from ITV for appearance on Tonight with Trevor Macdonald (December 2007). (Up to £5,000) (Registered 8 February 2008)
Payment from Channel 4 for appearance on Countdown. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 3 March 2008)
Payment from ITV for Ann Widdecombe Versus (£35,001-£40,000) (Registered 3 March 2008)
Payment from Channel 4 for appearance in a documentary on Christianity. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 30 June 2008)
Three speaking engagements, via Women Speakers; 16 February 2008 for the Warrant Officers Mess, HMS Sultan, 21 and 22 June 2008 for Strathcarron Hospice. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 30 June 2008)
Speaking engagement via Gordon Poole; 28 June 2008 for Hadley Holding Company. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 30 June 2008)
Payment from BBC for appearance on The One Show. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 30 June 2008)
Payment from RTE for appearance on a chat show in April 2008. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 14 July 2008)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Provision of a student as political researcher by Hull University Politics Course for the duration of the academic year starting September 2006.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Merry Monks Editions Limited.
  
  
WIGGIN, Bill (Leominster)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Adviser to:
Green Lane Association Ltd (a national user group)
BMF (British Motorcycle Federation)
The TRF (Trail Riders Fellowship)
(Up to £5,000 total)
  
  
WILLETTS, David (Havant)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman of Universal Sensors Limited; company developing biosensors owned by Sensortec Limited.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Author.
Senior Adviser to Punter Southall, a firm of actuaries, advising on pension issues. (£75,001-£80,000)
14-16 September 2007, Gleneagles Pensions and Savings Industry Summit. I received an honorarium and air fares to Edinburgh for myself and my wife. (Registered 14 November 2007)
One-off fee in respect of directorship of Cawood, a company owned by Sensortec Ltd. (Registered 2 June 2008)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Financial support paid to my Research Account has been received from:
Mr Theodore Agnew, businessman, Norfolk, (personal donation) to assist me with education research. (Registered 4 December 2007)
Mr Michael Hintze, businessman, in support of the Childhood Review. (Registered 4 December 2007)
Mr Ian Armitage, businessman. (Registered 2 June 2008)
Donations have been provided through Conservative Central Office from:
Nicholas Mayer, Guildford.
Sophie Mayer, Guildford.
Angela Mayer, Guildford.
Jocelyn AB Pugh, London.
Clementina Mayer, Guildford.
Louise EC Pugh, Oxford.
(Registered 11 June 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
3-4 November 2007, two nights' accommodation at the Hotel Splendido, Portofino, provided by the Portofino Dialogues organisation for my participation in their Conference. (I paid for my flights.) (Registered 14 November 2007)
1-3 June 2008, to New York, to attend Education Summit Meeting, organised by the Sutton Trust, who paid for my air fare and accommodation. (Registered 13 June 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in West London, from which rental income is received.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Two hundred and seventy-five shares in Sensortec Ltd; a company developing biosensors.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Rt. Hon. Alan (Swansea West)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
25 July 2007, my wife and I were upgraded from World Traveller Plus to Club Class on our return flight with British Airways from Washington to Heathrow. (Registered 3 September 2007)
  
  
WILLIAMS, Betty (Conwy)
Nil.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Hywel (Caernarfon)
Nil.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Mark (Ceredigion)
Nil.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Roger (Brecon and Radnorshire)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Partner in R. H. Williams; a farming partnership.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Half share in farmland at Tredomen Court, Wales.
Half share in three houses in Tredomen, Brecon, from which rental income is received.
Half share in a house in Exmouth, Devon, from which rental income is received.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Stephen (Bristol West)
Nil.
  
  
WILLIS, Phil (Harrogate and Knaresborough)
Nil.
  
  
WILLOTT, Jenny (Cardiff Central)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Associate Editor of The House Magazine. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
WILLS, Michael (North Swindon)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Book contract with Hodder Headline for two works of fiction.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Commercial premises in London from which rental income is received.
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
My financial interests and those of my wife are in a blind trust, the details of which have been laid in the House.
  
  
WILSHIRE, David (Spelthorne)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
21-25 July 2007, to Tehran on fact-finding visit, funded by the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 5 August 2007)
7-11 February 2008, to Saudi Arabia for meetings with Saudi Ministers and officials. Flights, accommodation, internal travel and security were paid for by the Saudi Government. The visit was co-ordinated by the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 29 February 2008)
  
  
WILSON, Phil (Sedgefield)
Nil.
  
  
WILSON, Rob (Reading East)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Business consultant to WIN plc; a telecommunications company which bought Pocket Group Ltd, a company which I previously owned.
  
  
8.Land and Property
A flat in Reading.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Revolution Ventures Ltd
(b)Vital Imaging (Europe) Ltd; health screening
  
  
WILSON, Sammy (East Antrim)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Belfast City Council.
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Member of Northern Ireland Council for Curriculum Examination and Assessments.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
20-30 April 2007, to China, to look at the Chinese education system, paid for by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. (Registered 31 July 2007)
  
  
WINNICK, David (Walsall North)
Nil.
  
  
WINTERTON, Ann (Congleton)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
18-24 May 2008, to Taiwan with the All-Party Parliamentary British-Taiwan Group, to attend the inauguration of the President. All expenses including travel, hotel accommodation, transport and meals were paid for by the Government of Taiwan. (Registered 5 June 2008)
  
  
WINTERTON, Sir Nicholas (Macclesfield)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Emerson International Inc. (overseas commercial and residential development) (non-executive).
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations to my constituency party received from:
The Emerson Group Ltd
Macclesfield Conservative and Unionist Patrons' Club
John A Downs, Sutton, Nr Macclesfield (personal donation)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
18-24 May 2008, to Taiwan as Co-Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary British-Taiwan Group, to attend the inauguration of the President. All expenses including travel, hotel accommodation, transport and meals were paid for by the Government of Taiwan. (Registered 4 June 2008)
  
  
WINTERTON, Rosie (Doncaster Central)
Nil.
  
  
WISHART, Peter (Perth and North Perthshire)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I receive royalty payments from EMI/Ridge Records for my recorded works with Runrig, with whom I serve as an unremunerated director.
I receive payments for my published works from the Performing Rights Society.
  
  
WOOD, Mike (Batley and Spen)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Terraced property in Oldham, Greater Manchester, let prior to sale.
  
  
WOODWARD, Rt Shaun (St. Helens South)
  
  
8.Land and Property
I own properties in France, New York State and the West Indies from which rental income is received.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)J. Sainsbury PLC.
  
  
WOOLAS, Phil (Oldham East and Saddleworth)
Nil.
  
  
WRIGHT, Anthony (Great Yarmouth)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
7-12 February 2008, to Ghana, to play a football match against the Ghanaian Parliament at their invitation to celebrate their 50th anniversary of independence, to visit an SOS Villages project and a refugee camp at the invitation of PLAY Ghana, and to attend the African Nations Cup Final, with accommodation, food and local transport provided by the Parliament of Ghana and a contribution towards the air fare provide by our club sponsors National Grid, who also helped provide a charitable donation to SOS Villages. (Registered 12 June 2008)
  
  
WRIGHT, David (Telford)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
1-5 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 15 October 2007)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
N-Power have provided one hundred 'urban cricket' sets free of charge for me to distribute to local schools. (Registered 17 September 2007)
  
  
WRIGHT, Iain (Hartlepool)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
3 May 2008, two tickets to Middlesbrough Football Club as guest of Tyne Tees Television. (Registered 9 May 2008)
  
  
WRIGHT, Jeremy (Rugby and Kenilworth)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister, specialising in criminal law, member of No. 5 Chambers, Birmingham. Not currently practising, but receiving some fees for past work.
  
  
WRIGHT, Dr. Tony (Cannock Chase)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Joint Editor of Political Quarterly (honorarium only).
Visiting professor, University of Westminster (honorarium only).
  
  
WYATT, Derek (Sittingbourne and Sheppey)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Business consultancy work for KIT-digital; software company.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
17-22 September 2007, to Waterloo, Ontario; Redmond, Oregon and Mountain View, California, to see RIM (Blackberry) and Microsoft, jointly sponsored by RIM and Microsoft. (Registered 10 October 2007)
5-7 December 2007, to Washington DC, as guest speaker at Family Online Safety Institute Inaugural Conference. Costs of visit paid by Family Online Safety Institute. (Registered 17 December 2007)
9-13 April 2008, to Seoul, as co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Communications to see next generation technologies across computing, cameras and television. Costs of visit paid for by Samsung. (Registered 22 April 2008)
14-16 April 2008, to Qatar, to attend the 8th Doha Forum on Democracy, Development and Free Trade. Travel and accommodation paid for by the Government of Qatar. (Registered 22 April 2008)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of International Advisory Committee of Whistling Woods International, Mumbai; a film and television institute. No fees attached.
  
  





 
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