Register of Members' Interests Contents


CABLE, Dr. Vincent (Twickenham)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Weekly column for Mail on Sunday. (£15,001-£20,000)
Fee from Hat Trick Productions for appearance on 'Have I Got News for You' on 30 October 2008. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 22 January 2009)
Contract with Atlantic Books for a book on the state of the economy. (£15,001-£20,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation from Mr John Walton of Richmond towards running my Westminster office. (Registered 20 February 2009)
Support received for my Westminster office from Lord Alliance, for a member of staff working part-time for me in my capacity as Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesman. (Registered 15 April 2009)
6.Overseas visits
31 August-7 September 2008, to India, as part of a Liberal Democrat delegation fostering relations between Liberal Democrats and India, paid for by the Indian Government. (Registered 29 September 2008)
CABORN, Rt. Hon. Richard (Sheffield Central)
1.Remunerated directorships
Nuclear Management Partners (NMP) (non executive).
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to AMEC; construction in the nuclear industry. (£20,001-£25,000)
Consultant to Fitness Industry Association; trade association for fitness industry. (£10,001-£15,000)
Chairman of the Football, Social and Economic Forum, which reports to the Association of European professional Football Leagues, the co-ordinating body of European professional football leagues. (Up to £5,000)
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)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment from HarperCollins Publishers, via Ed Victor Limited, for signature advance, delivery advance and hardback publication of 'Cameron on Cameron: Conversations with Dylan Jones'. All payments relating to this book will be donated to charity. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 3 September 2008)
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
Harris Ventures Ltd
Henfield Lodge Aviation Ltd, London
William Cook Holdings, Sheffield
(The details of the travel provided have been provided to the office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.)
6 May 2008, donation from Michael Hintze to the Conservative Party to help sponsor two drinks receptions hosted by me for Conservative MPs and their partners. (Registered 20 May 2008)
19 May 2008, helicopter from Crewe to London provided by Bearwood Corporate Services Ltd, Southampton. (Registered 16 June 2008)
16 August 2008, private plane from Farnborough to Istanbul for my wife and two children. Then from Istanbul to Santorini, and return to Dalaman, for myself, my wife and two children; provided by Matthew Freud, of London. (Registered 15 September 2008)
13 October 2008, helicopter from London to West Yorkshire and return, provided by Mr David Ross, of London. (Registered 29 October 2008)
7 November 2008, private plane from Glasgow to Gatwick, provided by Malcolm Scott, of Kirknewton, West Lothian. (Registered 2 December 2008)
In my capacity as Leader of the Conservative Party, I have accepted Honorary Membership for life of the Carlton Club.
My wife and I received tickets for the Conservative Party's 'Black and White Party' on 4 February 2009,paid for by Prince Rupert Loewenstein. (Registered 3 March 2009)
I have been given a decorative sterling silver casket by Lord and Lady Harris. (Registered 9 March 2009)
6.Overseas visits
28-31 January 2009, to Davos, Switzerland, to attend and participate in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. The World Economic Forum provided my conference pass, occasional car use in Davos (including airport transfers) and some hospitality. The return part of my journey was made by private plane from Altenrhein, Switzerland, to RAF Northolt, provided by IPGL Limited, London. (My outward journey was paid for by the Conservative Party.) UBS also provided occasional car use in Davos. (Registered 13 February 2009)
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
Gift of a sterling silver tray from President George W Bush, President of the United States, (Registered 16 June 2008)
Following my official visit to Pakistan in September 2008, I have been given a rug by former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mian Muhammad Nazaz Sharif, of the Pakistan Muslim League. (Registered 19 November 2008)
Gift of a Harrods hamper from the Sultan of Brunei. (Registered 18 December 2008)
CAMPBELL, Alan (Tynemouth)
CAMPBELL, Gregory (East Londonderry)
1.Remunerated directorships
A Northern Ireland publishing company.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Member of the City Council of Londonderry.[1]
Minister for Culture Arts and Leisure in the Northern Ireland Assembly.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Remunerated member of the Campaign for the Promotion of Professionalism in Assessing Parliamentary Standards. (Up to £5,000)
CAMPBELL, Rt. Hon. Sir Menzies (North East Fife)
1.Remunerated directorships
Scottish American Investment Company PLC (£15,001-£20,000)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Queen's Counsel. (Resumed practice at the Bar with effect from 1 January 2008.)
Advance under contract with Hodder & Stoughton for autobiographical book. (£35,001-£40,000)
Fees for two appearances on ITV's 'The Book Quiz'. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 7 January 2009)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation from JRSST Charitable Trust to support research for a report dealing with the military covenant and related issues. (Registered 27 October 2008)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Whilst travelling to London from the United States in my capacity as Chancellor of St Andrew's University on 1 November 2008, I was upgraded from Business to First Class by British Airways. (Registered 12 November 2008)
Whilst travelling on parliamentary business from London to Washington on 13 December, I was upgraded from Premium Economy to Business Class by British Airways. (Registered 19 December 2008)
6.Overseas visits
13-17 May 2008, to Washington, to meet members of the current US administration for discussions about Guantanamo Bay. My fares and accommodation were paid by Amnesty International. (Registered 2 June 2008)
CAMPBELL, Ronnie (Blyth Valley)
CARMICHAEL, Alistair (Orkney and Shetland)
6.Overseas visits
24-27 September 2008, to Oslo and Stavanger, Norway, with members of the All-Party British-Norwegian Group, as a guest of the Norwegian Government who met the costs of the visit. (Registered 29 October 2008)
25-27 March 2009, during an otherwise non-registrable visit to South Korea, I travelled to Tokyo to do some campaigning work for Amnesty International. My hotel, food and all living costs in Tokyo were paid by Amnesty International. (Registered 16 April 2009)
CARSWELL, Douglas (Harwich)
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Income as co-author of book 'The Plan - Twelve months to renew Britain'.
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.
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Research and organisational assistance from the European Foundation (nil remuneration).
6.Overseas visits
11-17 August 2008, to Malaysia, to attend ministerial and research meetings in respect of the economy, conservation, timber and palm oil and tourism. Accommodation provided by Malaysian Palm Oil Council for myself and my wife. (Registered 15 September 2008)
8.Land and Property
One house 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)
I am a member of MP4, the Parliamentary rock group. The group has received sponsorship towards the launch of an album for charity in the form of financial assistance towards the recording costs from Ladbrokes plc and Research in Motion UK Limited. (Registered 26 March 2009)
CHALLEN, Colin (Morley and Rothwell)
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 24 September 2008)
CHAPMAN, Ben (Wirral South)
6.Overseas visits
25 October-1 November 2008, to China as Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary China Group, at the invitation of the Jiangsu Provincial People's congress to consolidate links between the UK and China. Transport to and from China was paid for by the All-Party Parliamentary China Group from donations previously registered. All internal costs including accommodation, meals and travel were met by the Jiangsu Provincial People's Congress. (Registered 5 November 2008)
CHAYTOR, David (Bury North)
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.
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Two tickets to England v Ireland 6 Nations Rugby International match at Twickenham on 15 March 2008, as guests of the RFU Chief Executive. (Registered 28 May 2008)
8.Land and Property
Farmland in Patrington, East Yorkshire, from which rental income is received.
22 rented houses in Patrington and in Withernsea, North Humberside, five of which are registered in joint name with my wife.
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Barrister, not undertaking work.
CLARK, Greg (Tunbridge Wells)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Financial support received towards the costs of my parliamentary office from Mr Stephen Barry of London. (Registered 22 May 2008)
Financial support received by Conservative Campaign Headquarters from Mr Peter Hall of London for research support for my responsibilities as Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. (Registered 24 November 2008)
Donation received towards the costs of my parliamentary office from Mr Stephen Barry of London. (Registered 17 February 2009)
CLARK, Katy (North Ayrshire and Arran)
CLARK, Paul (Gillingham)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
During the 2007/08 season I attended twelve football matches at the Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham, as guest of the Chairman, Paul Scally. On three occasions I was accompanied by my father, my daughter or son. (Registered 11 June 2008)
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. (£35,001-£40,000)
Strategy Adviser to Charles Street Securities, Investment Bankers.
Consultant to KPMG LLP on the future of public service reform (April-31 December 2008).
Articles for Sunday Times. (Up to £5,000)
15 May 2008, fee for speech at 'Universities and the Built Estate' Conference organised by Neil Stewart Associates. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 24 July 2008)
18 June 2008, fee for speech at 'Further Education and Skills Summit' Conference organised by Neil Stewart Associates. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 24 July 2008)
Chairing British Educational Suppliers' Association 75th Anniversary Commission, whose report was published 4 November 2008. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 24 November 2008)
Participation in debate on 7 October 2008, organised by University of Maastricht Graduate School of Governance. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 24 November 2008)
Participation on 18 December 2008 in a training workshop in Sweden, organised for the Government of Sweden by the Centre for Political and Diplomatic Studies. (Up to £5,000) Travel and accommodation paid by the centre for Political and Diplomatic Studies. (Registered 16 February 2009)
Participation in National School of Government training events. (Up to £5,000)
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Printing of constituency newsletter and stationery carried out by UNISON. (Registered 24 July 2008)
Printing of constituency newsletter and stationery carried out by GMB. (Registered 16 February 2009)
Support for my Re-election Campaign from Mr Tony Colman, of Norwich. (Registered 18 March 2009)
6.Overseas visits
25-28 May 2008, to Syria, as a member of a parliamentary delegation to meet government ministers, parliamentarians and business leaders. The cost of flights and hospitality was met by the British Syrian Society. (Registered 8 July 2008)
CLARKE, Rt. Hon. Kenneth (Rushcliffe)
1.Remunerated directorships
Director (non-executive) of Independent News and Media (UK).
Independent News and Media plc.
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Advisory Board of AgCapita Partners LP.
Programmes on jazz for BBC Radio 4.
16 June 2008, fee for speaking engagement at the International Energy Credit Association Conference at the Divani Appollon Palace, Athens. (Up to £5,000) Flight, hotel and other incidental expenses paid by IECA. (Registered 7 July 2008)
18-19 June 2008, fee for speaking engagements for Cofunds Ltd, at Marriott Hotel, Bristol and Pendley Manor Hotel, Tring, organised by Speakers Corner. (£5,001-£10,000) Hotel and travel expenses paid by Cofunds Ltd. (Registered 7 July 2008)
9 July 2008, fee for speaking engagement at a conference held by Equiniti Limited at the British Film Institute. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 15 July 2008)
2 October 2008, fee for speaking engagement at the UBS Annual Leisure Sector Dinner, at The Ivy Restaurant, London, organised by DBA Speakers. (£5,001-£10,000)(Registered 7 October 2008)
16 October 2008, fee for speaking engagement at a lunch held by Goldman Sachs at their London offices, arranged by Celebrity Speakers Ltd. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 27 October 2008)
12 November 2008, fee for speaking engagement at a seminar on Credit held by BGC International at the Bloomberg Auditorium. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 17 November 2008)
20 November 2008, fee for speaking engagement at a seminar held by HG Capital at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel, London, arranged by Celebrity Speakers Ltd. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 8 December 2008)
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
25-30 September 2008, flight, three nights' accommodation and hospitality at the Singapore Grand Prix for my adult son and myself, provided by British American Tobacco PLC. (Registered 7 October 2008)
6.Overseas visits
14-15 April 2008, to Oslo, Norway, to attend and speak at a Conference on "Britain in Europe, 1973-2008" at Oslo University. My travel and accommodation expenses were paid for by Oslo University. (Registered 8 May 2008)
18-23 May 2008, to Taiwan, as guest of the Taiwanese Government, with a group of parliamentarians from the All-Party Parliamentary British-Taiwanese Group, to attend the inauguration of President Ma Ying-Jeou. My travel and accommodation was paid for by the Government of Taiwan. (Registered 12 June 2008)
5-8 June 2008, to Chantilly, Virginia, USA, to attend Bilderberg Conference. Hotel accommodation paid for by the conference sponsors. (I paid my travel costs.) (Registered 12 June 2008)
CLARKE, Rt. Hon. Tom (Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill)

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