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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)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
8-10 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 October 2008)
  
  
DAVID, Wayne (Caerphilly)
Nil.
  
  
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)
23-30 July 2008, to Cayman, accompanied by my wife to meet political, business and community leaders, to discuss matters of interest to Cayman and its relationship with Britain. The Government of the Cayman Islands paid the cost of one return business class flight and hotel accommodation for us both. (Registered 9 November 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Half share of a house in Galashiels.
  
  
DAVIES, David (Monmouth)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
14 February 2009, I attended the Wales v England Six Nations Rugby International at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Ticket and hospitality provided courtesy of Johnsey Estates (1990) Limited. (Registered 18 February 2009)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
12-19 April 2009, 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 and the Syrian Government. (Registered 29 April 2009)
  
  
DAVIES, Dai (Blaenau Gwent)
Nil.
  
  
DAVIES, Philip (Shipley)
Nil.
  
  
DAVIES, Quentin (Grantham and Stamford)
  
  
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 29 September 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in France from which rental income is received.
  
  
DAVIS, Rt. Hon. David (Haltemprice and Howden)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment from Associated Newspapers (Daily and Sunday Mail) for two articles. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 25 February 2009)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
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)
Robert C B Miller, London (personal donation)
(Registered 28 August 2008)
Donation from Michael Hintze towards my Afghan Project. The donation was used to meet the costs of a visit to the region, 1-11 October, 2008, including provision of a video camera. (Registered 10 November 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)
17 July 2008, helicopter flight from Sennybridge, Powys to London Battersea Heliport provided by Tony Buckingham, of Beaulieu, Hampshire. (Registered 31 July 2008)
  
  
DEAN, Janet (Burton)
Nil.
  
  
DENHAM, Rt. Hon. John (Southampton, Itchen)
Nil.
  
  
DEVINE, Jim (Livingston)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
6-11 January 2009, to Pakistan, visiting Islamabad and the Punjab. The purpose of the trip was to establish a Pakistan-UK Forum to promote dialogue between Pakistani and UK parliamentarians, including meetings with the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan and other ministers. The trip was organised by Pakistan's Ambassador at Large and was funded wholly by the Pakistani Government. (Registered 15 February 2009)
  
  
DHANDA, Parmjit (Gloucester)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees for speeches for Westminster Explained. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Sponsorship of my website by Connect trade union.
  
  
DISMORE, Andrew (Hendon)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Solicitor, consultant to Russell, Jones and Walker.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
26-30 September 2008, to Beijing, China, on study visit as Chair of the Chinese in Britain All-Party Parliamentary Group. Air fare sponsored by Christine Lee and Co; in-country costs met by the Department of Overseas Chinese, Chinese Government. (Registered 1 October 2008)
6-7 November 2008, to Paris, to attend the policy conference of European Friends of Israel; expenses paid by European Friends of Israel. (Registered 10 November 2008)
26 November-2 December 2008, to Cyprus for study visit as vice-chair of Friends of Cyprus. Accommodation costs and car provided by Cyprus House of Representatives. (Registered 4 December 2008)
  
  
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
8-10 September 2008, to Gibraltar with the All-Party Gibraltar Group, to celebrate National Day. Air travel and accommodation for my wife and me provided by the Gibraltar Government. (Registered 7 October 2008)
31 August-5 September 2008, to Romania with the All-Party Rail Group, to look at rail freight systems, sponsored by the Rail Freight Group. (Registered 7 October 2008)
1-3 March 2009, to Johannesburg to present a paper on pneumococcal vaccines to 4th Regional Pneumococcal Symposium in my role as vice-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pneumococcal Disease Prevention in the Developing World. My flights, accommodation and transfers were paid for by Ruder Finn UK. (Registered 19 May 2009)
22-24 March 2009, to Taiwan to present a paper on pneumococcal vaccines to Asian Strategic Alliance for Pneumococcal Disease Prevention. Flights paid for by Ruder Finn UK. (Registered 19 May 2009)
  
  
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 from Associated Newspapers for articles in Mail on Sunday. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 29 July 2008)
  
  
DODDS, Nigel (Belfast North)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Minister of Finance and Personnel in the Northern Ireland Executive.
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.; (family holding company - an investor in The Wensum Company PLC)
The Wensum Company PLC (a quoted corporatewear business)
The following trading subsidiaries of The Wensum Company PLC:
Rainbow Corporatewear Ltd.
Faithful Ltd.
Albashow Ltd
Crown East Europe BV
Crown East International Ltd
  
  
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)
Nil.
  
  
DREW, David (Stroud)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
I am provided with an intern sponsored by CARE (Christian Action, Research and Education).
  
  
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.
  
  
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.
My wife and I received tickets for the Conservative Party's 'Black and White Party' on 4 February 2009, paid for by Aventis Pharma Ltd. (Registered 4 March 2009)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in London, from which rental income is received.
  
  
DUNCAN, Alan (Rutland and Melton)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
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 Leader of the House from Mr Andrew Brannon, of London. (Registered 5 June 2008)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I received a ticket for the Conservative Party's 'Black and White Party' on 4 February 2009, paid for by Rainham Steel Co Ltd. (Registered 3 March 2009)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
30 October-3 November 2008, to Oman as part of cross-party group, in my capacity as Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Oman. Flights, accommodation and internal travel were paid for by the State Council of the Sultanate of Oman. (Registered 13 November 2008)
30 December 2008-4 January 2009, to Oman, as a guest of the Government of Oman. (Registered 8 January 2009)
13-16 March 2009, to Bahrain as part of cross-party group, organised by the Gulf Policy Forum. Accommodation and flights paid for by the Government of Bahrain. (Registered 18 March 2009)
  
  
7.Overseas benefits and gifts
Gift of a watch from the Government of Oman. (Registered 8 January 2009)
  
  
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)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I receive honorary membership of Buck's Club.
  
  
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)
8-13 March 2009, to Washington and Canada, to attend a conference run by the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (IMFC) and give evidence to a select committee of the Canadian House of Commons. My flights and accommodation in Canada were paid by the IMFC and my accommodation in Washington by the Centre for Social Justice. (Registered 21 March 2009)
  
  
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.
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
6 July 2008, I attended the Wimbledon Men's Singles Finals accompanied by my wife, both at the invitation of Strategic Real Estate Advisors Limited, London. (Registered 21 August 2008)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
14-19 November 2008, to the United Arab Emirates with an all-party delegation to meet Government representatives, as guest of the Government of the UAE. The costs of flights and accommodation were met by the Government of the UAE. (Registered 20 November 2008)
  
  
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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