Register of Members' Interests Contents


USSHER, Kitty (Burnley)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional articles for New Statesman magazine. (Up to £5,000)
VAIZEY, Edward (Wantage)
1.Remunerated directorships
Edexcel plc (non-executive); educational services.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees from appearances on The Wright Stuff (Channel 5). (Up to £5,000)
Wiggin LLP made a donation to the Wantage 999 Emergency Services Ball on my behalf in return for my speaking at their dinner, October 2007. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 31 October 2007)
Fee and travelling expenses for speaking at a conference in Dublin organised by GE Money, October 2007. (Actual £1,000) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 31 October 2007)
Fees for irregular column in PR Week (July-December 2007). (Actual £900) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 31 October 2007)
Fee for speech to PR Week Forum. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 6 November 2007)
Bi-monthly column for Public Affairs newsletter. (Actual £1200 per annum) (Up to £5,000)
6.Overseas visits
7-12 September 2008, to Beijing, China, to attend the second UK-China Leadership of the Future Forum. The visit was arranged and paid for by the UK-China Forum with sponsorship from Barclays Capital, BP and Rolls-Royce, and the International Department of the Chinese Communist Party. (Registered 16 September 2008)
VARA, Shailesh (North West Cambridgeshire)
1.Remunerated directorships
Saffron Ridge Ltd; a family company which deals mainly with property and property related matters.
6.Overseas visits
23-30 October 2007, to India, as part of a parliamentary delegation at the invitation of the Government of India, to gain a better understanding of matters concerning the country. The Indian Government met the cost of travel to and from India, travel within the country as well as accommodation and some meals. (Registered 4 December 2007)
8.Land and Property
Two flats, in London and Northampton, from which rental income is received.
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a) Saffron Ridge Ltd.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Non-practising solicitor.
VAZ, Keith (Leicester East)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I am invited from time to time into the directors' box at Leicester City Football Club to watch matches.
6.Overseas visits
24-28 May 2008, to the Sultanate of Oman at the invitation of the Majlis A'Shura. All costs including flights and accommodation for myself and my spouse were paid for by the Majlis A'Shura. (Registered 6 June 2008)
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
On 20 and 23 October 2007, in connection with a family holiday, my wife and children and I were upgraded on flights from Standard class to Business class by Jet Airways from London Heathrow to International Airport Mumbai. On our return flight my wife and I were upgraded from Standard to First Class by Jet Airways. (Registered 30 November 2007)
8.Land and Property
I own a property at 144 Uppingham Road, Leicester, which is used as my constituency office.
I receive rental income from a flat in London (until 7 May 2008).
VIGGERS, Sir Peter (Gosport)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Residual Lloyd's underwriting involvement through Equitas.
Chairman of the Trustees of Lloyd's Pension Fund.
Occasional fees for speaking to MBA students from the University of Arizona. (Up to £5,000)
VILLIERS, Theresa (Chipping Barnet)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to the Conservative Party received in January 2008 from Alena Ltd, where the donor has expressed a wish for the funds to be used to support my work in Parliament both on the front bench and in relation to my wider duties as an MP. (Registered 31 January 2008)
Donations received through Conservative Campaign Headquarters used to supply my office in my capacity as Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury and then Shadow Secretary of State for Transport from:
Molyneaux Management Services Ltd, London
Patrick Evershed, London (personal donation)
Edward Lee, London (personal donation)
David Macmillan, London (personal donation)
Hilton Nathanson, London (personal donation)
(Registered 15 May 2008)
6.Overseas visits
12-14 October 2007, to Cyprus, to attend the Morphou Rally. Return flight to Cyprus, accommodation and hospitality provided by the Municipality of Morphou. (Registered 26 November 2007)
VIS, Dr. Rudi (Finchley and Golders Green)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Annual donation to my constituency party from Amicus Union, of which I am a member.

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