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HAGUE - HILLIER

HAGUE, Rt. Hon. William (Richmond (Yorks)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
AES Engineering, Rotherham.
AMT-SYBEX Group Ltd, Dublin (non-executive). The company is a systems integrator which focuses on the utility, transport and energy retail industries.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary adviser to the JCB Group. (£45,001-£50,000)
Member of the Political Council of Terra Firma Capital Partners. (£25,001-£30,000)
Parliamentary adviser to Dunalastair Ireland Ltd. (£10,001-£15,000)
1 November 2007, speech in Brighton at a dinner hosted by the Royal Bank of Scotland. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 10 December 2007)
9 November 2007, speech in Brighton at a dinner for the South East Society of Chartered Accountants. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 10 December 2007)
30 January 2008, hosted the European Venture Capital Journal Awards in London. (£15,001-£20,000) (Registered 21 February 2008)
7 February 2008, hosted the Legal Business Awards in London. (£15,001-£20,000) (Registered 21 February 2008)
8 March 2008, speech at Halliwell's Partners Conference in Brussels. (£25,001-£25,000) (Registered 3 April 2008)
2 May 2008, speech at Baker Tilly National Partners' Conference in London. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 20 May 2008)
7 May 2008, speech at Barclays Capital Markets Dinner in London. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 20 May 2008)
7 June 2008, speech at a lunch in London hosted by Orange Business Services. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 17 June 2008)
19 September 2008, speech at the Azur Business Networking Lunch in London. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 24 October 2008)
8 October 2008, speech at the Mortgage Intelligence Annual Conference dinner in Newport. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 24 October 2008)
16 October 2008, speech at the South Wales Society of Chartered Accountants Annual Dinner in Cardiff. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 24 October 2008)
Contract with HarperCollins Publishers to write a book about William Wilberforce.
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
A donation made to Conservative Central Office by Mr Alan Morgan of London has helped to provide one member of staff in my office who supports me in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Secretary. (Registered 14 February 2008)
Funds have been provided by the following to cover the cost of research in my role as Shadow Foreign Secretary:
Merebis Capital Management LLP (Registered 21 February 2008)
Bruce Macfarlane, London (personal donation) (Registered 9 July 2008)
Alan Morgan , London (personal donation) (Registered 9 July 2008)
The cost of a reception for Ambassadors which I hosted on 4 June 2008 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Hyde Park was met by CQS. (Registered 9 July 2008)
The cost of a reception for Ambassadors which I hosted on 30 September 2008 at the International Conference Centre in Birmingham during the Conservative Party Conference was met by CQS. (Registered 24 October 2008)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
29 November 2007, I received a first class upgrade, as part of a promotional offer from British Airways, on a flight from Washington DC to London which was paid for by the Conservative Party. (Registered 10 December 2007)
19 May 2008, helicopter from Crewe to London provided by Bearwood Corporate Services Ltd, Southampton. (Registered 17 June 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
7-9 December 2007, to Bahrain, to attend the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Manama Conference. The cost of my accommodation and return flights from London to Bahrain was met by the IISS. (Registered 10 December 2007)
15-17 February 2008, to the United Arab Emirates in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Secretary. The cost of my accommodation was covered by the Government of the UAE and the cost of my return flights from London to Abu Dhabi was met by Flying Lion Ltd. (Registered 21 February 2008)
13-15 May 2008, to Egypt in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Secretary. The cost of my return flights was met by Flying Lion Ltd and I stayed at the residence of the British Ambassador in Cairo. (Registered 20 May 2008)
20-23 October 2008, to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia and Georgia in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Secretary. The cost of my flights was met by Flying Lion Ltd. (I covered the cost of my hotel accommodation throughout the visit.) (Registered 24 October 2008)
  
  
HAIN, Rt. Hon. Peter (Neath)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Advance on a book from Octopus Publishing. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 16 June 2008)
Fee for lecture to United Kingdom Pensions Industry conference. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 3 November 2008)
Fee for article in the Sunday Times. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 11 November 2008)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my campaign for election as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party received from:
Mr Bill Bottriell, of London (personal donation). (Registered 18 December 2007)
Mr Mike Cuddy, of Vale of Glamorgan (personal donation. (Registered 11 January 2008)
Mr Patrick Head, of London (personal donation) (Registered 11 January 2008)
TM Communications (company donation) (Registered 11 January 2008)
Mr Bill Bottriell, of London (personal donation) (Registered 11 January 2008)
Mr David Goldstone, of London (personal donation) (Registered 11 January 2008)
Mr Robert Davies, of Newport (personal donation) (Registered 11 January 2008)
UCATT (trade union donation) (Registered 11 January 2008)
Mr Ronnie Harris, of London (personal donation) (Registered 11 January 2008)
Mr Willie Nagel, of London (personal donation: two separate donations made) (Registered 11 January 2008)
Mr Christopher Campbell, of London (personal donation) (Registered 11 January 2008)
Mr Steve Morgan, of London (personal donation) (Registered 11 January 2008)
GMB (trade union donation: two separate donations, one in kind) (Registered 11 January 2008)
Mr Isaac Kaye, of London (personal donation: two separate donations made) (Registered 11 January 2008)
HRA Ltd (company donation: donation made in kind) (Registered 11 January 2008)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
5 and 6 July 2008, I received hospitality from the Motor Sports Association at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. (Registered 14 July 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
5 June 2008, to US, to give a lecture in Manhattan. Fee (£15,001-£20,000) and travel and hotel accommodation for my wife and me provided by Glucksman Ireland House, New York University. (Registered 16 June 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in London, jointly owned with parents and aunt.
Share in small family property near Malaga, Spain.
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Partner in my wife's limited liability partnership, Haywood Hain LLP (no remuneration.).
  
  
HALL, Mike (Weaver Vale)
Nil.
  
  
HALL, Patrick (Bedford)
Nil.
  
  
HAMILTON, David (Midlothian)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
During a non-registrable flight from Johannesburg to London Heathrow in October 2008 I received an upgrade from premium class to business class from Virgin Airlines. (Registered 12 November 2008)
  
  
HAMILTON, Fabian (Leeds North East)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Honorary President of the International Association of Bookkeepers.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
11-13 June 2008, to Moscow, to give a lecture for the Moscow School of Political Studies. Air fare and accommodation for two nights paid for by the School (no fee paid). (Registered 9 June 2008)
  
  
HAMMOND, Philip (Runnymede and Weybridge)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Technical advice, analysis and drafting assistance in relation to scrutiny of the Finance Bill 2008 provided by PriceWaterhouseCoopers to the Conservative Shadow Treasury Team. (Registered 24 April 2008)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
20 May 2008, my wife and I were guests of Gallaher plc for lunch at the Chelsea Flower Show. (Registered 23 June 2008)
4 July 2008, my wife and I were guests of Royal Bank of Scotland at Wimbledon Tennis Championships. (Registered 10 July 2008)
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Castlemead Ltd.; a company whose principal activity is property development.
  
  
HAMMOND, Stephen (Wimbledon)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Director and chairman of Alacrity Associates; PR company with particular expertise in the social enterprise sector and East Europe. (Remuneration in the form of an equity stake of below registrable value.)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
My wife and I are guests of the All England Tennis Club in the Royal Box for one day during the Championships.
My wife and I were entertained at the Black and White Party on 6 February 2008 by EWS Group plc. (Registered 20 February 2008)
My wife and I were entertained by National Grid plc at the England vs Australia rugby international on 15 November 2008. (Registered 3 December 2008)
My wife and I were entertained by Toyota at the England vs South Africa rugby international on 22 November 2008. (Registered 3 December 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
30 March-5 April 2008, to Sri Lanka as part of a delegation to meet Government, Opposition and civil society leaders, and visit different parts of the island. Air fares, hospitality and accommodation costs met by the Government of Sri Lanka. (Registered 29 April 2008)
7-11 July 2008, to Israel, hosted by Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI), to gain an understanding of the current state of affairs in the region including East Jerusalem, Gaza and the Golan Heights. CFI contributed the cost 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 meals. I was accompanied by my wife and daughter. (Registered 15 October 2008)
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
Peal Gas Ltd; Delaware Registered Company, fiscal domicile Portugal property.
  
  
HANCOCK, Michael (Portsmouth South)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Councillor and an Executive Member of Portsmouth City Council.
  
  
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 from Iranians resident in the UK through the National Council of the Iranian Resistance. (Registered 26 February 2008)
  
  
HANDS, Greg (Hammersmith and Fulham)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fee from Associated Newspapers Ltd for article (unpublished ) for Mail on Sunday. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 21 July 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
5-8 April 2008, to Troms Province and Svalbard, Norway, at the invitation of the Royal Norwegian Embassy, to examine issues surrounding global warming in the Arctic region, relations with Russia and the rights of indigenous peoples. All transport and accommodation paid for by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Registered 28 April 2008)
6-11 July 2008, to Israel and the West Bank, hosted by Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI). CFI contributed the cost of flights, accommodation and meals. (Registered 15 July 2008)
  
  
HANSON, Rt Hon David (Delyn)
Nil.
  
  
HARMAN, Rt Hon Harriet (Camberwell and Peckham)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Part ownership of house in Suffolk.
  
  
HARPER, Mark (Forest of Dean)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Self-employed chartered accountant. (non-practising)
  
  
HARRIS, Dr. Evan (Oxford West and Abingdon)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Provision of office rented at reduced - but still market - rate by Wellister Investments.
  
  
HARRIS, Tom (Glasgow South)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment for article for the Mail on Sunday. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 13 November 2008)
  
  
HARVEY, Nick (North Devon)
Nil.
  
  
HASELHURST, Rt. Hon. Sir Alan (Saffron Walden)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Earnings from publication of novels.
  
  
HAVARD, Dai (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney)
Nil.
  
  
HAYES, John (South Holland and The Deepings)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Lecturer in British Government and Politics at the American International University in London, from January 2005 (one hour weekly) (Up to £5,000).
Lecturer for American Institute for Foreign Study, June-July 2008. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 16 July 2008)
  
  
HEAL, Sylvia (Halesowen and Rowley Regis)
Nil.
  
  
HEALD, Oliver (North East Hertfordshire)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Barrister (not currently practising).
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations to my constituency association received from:
Bill Floyd of Ashwell (auction bid at fundraising dinner)
Eve Mitchell of Letchworth Garden City (auction bid at fundraising dinner)
Lady Valerie Dixon of Letchworth Garden City (auction bid at fundraising dinner)
Eric Lyall of Old Hall Green (personal donation)
Philip Bennett of Weston, Hertfordshire (personal donation)
(Registered 7 December 2007)
Geoffrey Woods of Aspenden (donation of lot for auction at fundraising dinner)
(Registered 15 January 2008)
  
  
HEALEY, John (Wentworth)
Nil.
  
  
HEATH, David (Somerton and Frome)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
13-15 April 2008, to Moscow, to speak on corruption at the Annual Congress of the United Russia Party. Fares and accommodation for two nights were paid for by the United Russia Party of Russia. (Registered 23 April 2008)
31 August-7 September 2008, to India as member of a delegation from the Liberal Friends of India, visiting Delhi and Kolkata. All flights and accommodation paid for by the Government of India. (Registered 8 October 2008)
  
  
HEATHCOAT-AMORY, Rt. Hon. David (Wells)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Lowman Manufacturing Co. Ltd.; agricultural machinery retail and investment company.
Chairman of LDT (London and Devonshire Trust Ltd); property and hotel management and related businesses.
I am an unremunerated director of two subsidiaries of LDT:
Dragon Hotel Ltd.
Devonshire Homes Ltd; housebuilding
WPA (non-executive); health insurance company.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Farm in Scotland with holiday lettings .
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Lowman Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
(b)LDT (London and Devonshire Trust Ltd.).
  
  
HEMMING, John (Birmingham, Yardley)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
JHC plc; software.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I am Senior Partner of John Hemming and Company; a software house.
Sole trader of MarketNet and Music Mercia International (part of John Hemming Trading).
Councillor, Birmingham City Council.
Software consultant to OMX Securities Ltd.
I have written, recorded and released a song "Bring the sunshine in", proceeds to Justice for Families (of which I am unremunerated chairman) and the Angela Cannings Foundation.
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The salary of a member of my staff is paid by Birmingham City Council.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Two flats in London, from one of which rental income is received.
House in Birmingham.
Farmland and woodland in Devon.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Highway Capital; stock market shell company
JHC plc
OMX Securities LLP; securities clearing.
Justice for Families Ltd, of which I am an unremunerated chairman.
(b)Greencore plc
Northern Foods
Royal Bank of Scotland
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Partner and director of JHC LLP; software.
Partner in OMX Securities LLP.
  
  
HENDERSON, Doug (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Ergonomy Ltd.; marketing company.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Advisory Board of McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. ; food retailers.
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Occasional research assistance from the GMB, linked to the GMB Parliamentary Group, which I chair.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
13-16 April 2008, to Doha, to attend the 8th Doha Forum on Democracy, Development and Free Trade, at the invitation of the Government of Qatar who paid for my fares and accommodation. (Registered 21 April 2008)
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Ergonomy Ltd.
  
  
HENDRICK, Mark (Preston)
Nil.
  
  
HENDRY, Charles (Wealden)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
24-25 May 2008, hospitality, tickets and two nights' accommodation at the Hay Literary Festival for me and my family, provided by Sky Television. (Registered 4 June 2008)
Economy return flights to Washington DC provided for me and my family by Virgin Atlantic, departure 5 August, return 18 August 2008. (Registered 5 October 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
27-28 April 2008, to France, to visit La Rance tidal barrage facility near Dinard, Brittany. Flights, accommodation and hospitality provided by William Cook Holdings Ltd of Sheffield. (Registered 12 May 2008)
30 August-2 September 2008, to Slovenia, to attend and speak at the Bled Strategic Forum. Transport, accommodation and hospitality for my wife and me provided by the Government of Slovenia. (Registered 5 October 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Occasional rental income from London property.
  
  
HEPBURN, Stephen (Jarrow)
  
  
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 3 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 10 June 2008)
  
  
HEPPELL, John (Nottingham East)
Nil.
  
  
HERBERT, Nick (Arundel and South Downs)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Financial support towards my office costs from:
Mr Ian Miller, of Findon, West Sussex (personal donation)
Overgoal Limited (company donation).
(Registered 29 January 2008)
Mr Derek Sayer, of London (personal donation)
(Registered 4 April 2008)
Chime Communications plc (company donation)
(Registered 9 June 2008)
Caroline Nash, of Oxfordshire (personal donation).
(Registered 21 August 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
8-11 November 2007, to Cape Town, South Africa, to see HIV/TB programmes and attend the World Lung Conference, paid for by Results UK. (Registered 10 December 2007)
  
  
HERMON, Lady Sylvia (North Down)
Nil.
  
  
HESFORD, Stephen (Wirral West)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Barrister (now non-practising).
  
  
HEWITT, Rt. Hon. Patricia (Leicester West)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
BT Group plc (non-executive)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Special consultant, Alliance Boots Ltd. (£45,001-£50,000)
Senior Adviser, Cinven. (£55,001-£60,000)
Fee from Centre for Parliamentary Studies for speech to seminar on legislation, 10 July 2008. (Actual £150) (Up to £5,000) (Registered 15 July 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
29-31 October 2008, to Brisbane, Australia, to attend a seminar and conference organised by Policy Network and Per Capita, who provided return business class airfare and two nights' hotel accommodation. (Registered 5 November 2008)
  
  
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
May 2008, provision of return business class airfare to Canberra, Australia provided by Woolcott Research. (Registered 12 June 2008)
  
  
HEYES, David (Ashton-under-Lyne)
Nil.
  
  
HILL, Rt Hon Keith (Streatham)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
7-12 September 2008, to Israel and Palestine with Labour Friends of Israel (LFI). Travel and hospitality within Israel and Palestine paid for by LFI. Accommodation paid for by LFI at a rate discounted through the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Some hospitality provided by the Palestinian Legislative Council, Palestinian Authority and the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Registered 9 October 2008)
21 September-5 October 2008, to Ghana, to participate in VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas) Project PolVol, which invites MPs to use their skills as volunteers in developing countries. International travel, accommodation and other ancillary expenses provided by VSO. (Registered 9 October 2008)
  
  
HILLIER, Meg (Hackney South and Shoreditch)
Nil.
  
  





 
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