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Register of Members' Interests Contents


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. (£15,001-£20,000)
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)
12 November 2008, speech at the Annual Dinner of the Association of Corporate Treasurers in London. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 15 December 2008)
27 November 2008, hosted the Growing Business Awards in London. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 15 December 2008)
1 December 2008, hosted the Institute of Turnaround Professionals' Awards Dinner in London. (£15,001-£20,000) (Registered 15 December 2008)
20 February 2009, speech at a dinner in Geneva for the Association of Business Recovery Professionals. (£15,001-£20,000) (Registered 31 March 2009)
4 March 2009, speech at a dinner in London for the British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 31 March 2009)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Funds have been provided by the following to cover the cost of research in my role as Shadow Foreign Secretary:
Merebis Capital Management LLP
Bruce Macfarlane, London (personal donation) (Registered 9 July 2008)
Alan Morgan , London (personal donation) (Registered 9 July 2008)
Bruce Macfarlane, London (personal donation) (Registered 31 March 2009)
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)
19 May 2008, helicopter from Crewe to London provided by Bearwood Corporate Services Ltd, Southampton. (Registered 17 June 2008)
In my capacity as Leader of the Conservative Party from 1997-2001, I have accepted Honorary Membership for life of the Carlton Club.
In my capacity as Leader of the Conservative Party from 1997-2001, I have accepted Honorary Membership for life of Buck's Club.
My wife and I received tickets for the Conservative Party's 'Black and White Party' on 4 February 2009, paid for by Cavendish Corporate Finance. (Registered 10 March 2009)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
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)
2-4 November 2008, to Israel in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Secretary. The cost of my flight from the UK to Tel Aviv was met by Flying Lion Ltd. The cost of the return flight, and my hotel accommodation in Israel, was met by Conservative Friends of Israel. (Registered 15 December 2008)
12-14 December 2008, to Bahrain in my capacity as Shadow Foreign Secretary, to attend the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Manama Dialogue. The cost of my accommodation and my return flights from Bahrain to London, was met by the IISS. (Registered 15 December 2008)
15-17 March 2009, to Havana, for meetings with the Foreign Minister and other politicians. The cost of my return flights was met by Flying Lion Ltd. (I covered the cost of my accommodation.) (Registered 31 March 2009)
  
  
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)
  
  
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)
Following the reference of my case of late reporting of donations to my Deputy Labour Leader campaign to the Metropolitan Police by the Electoral Commission, a contribution to my legal costs was paid to my solicitors by Mr Christopher Campbell, of London. (Registered 24 March 2009)
  
  
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)
  
  
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 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)
My wife and I were entertained at the Black and White Party on 4 February 2009 by DB Schenker (Rail) UK Ltd. (Registered 5 February 2009)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
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)
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 30 April 2009)
  
  
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.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
5-7 March 2009, to Baku, Azerbaijan, to speak at a conference on a Referendum in Azerbaijan. Return flight and two nights hotel accommodation paid for by the Association for Civil Society Development in Azerbaijan. (Registered 31 March 2009)
  
  
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
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)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
30 November 2008, upgrade provided by Virgin Airways on non-registrable flight to Dubai, intended as part of a visit to the 1st Battalion The Rifles in Afghanistan. (Registered 28 December 2008)
  
  
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
Articles 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).
  
  
HEALEY, John (Wentworth)
Nil.
  
  
HEATH, David (Somerton and Frome)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
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).
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.
Director of OMX Holdings Plc.
  
  
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.
  
  
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)
My wife and I received tickets for the Conservative Party's 'Black and White Party' on 4 February 2009, paid for by Mr David Ord, of Somerset. (Registered 3 March 2009)`
  
  
6.Overseas visits
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)
30 November-6 December 2008, to Nigeria as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nigeria, on a fact-finding and relationship building visit. Costs of the visit including flights and accommodation were met by Virgin Nigeria Airways and Shell International. (Registered 10 February 2009)
  
  
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:
Chime Communications plc (company donation)
(Registered 9 June 2008)
Caroline Nash, of Oxfordshire (personal donation).
(Registered 21 August 2008)
Mr Ian Miller, of Findon West Sussex (personal donation)
Overgoal Limited (company donation)
(Registered 13 January 2009)
Mr Johan Christofferson, of London (personal donation)
(Registered 16 April 2009)
  
  
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 Mr Jonathan Rowland, of London. (Registered 10 March 2009)
Two tickets for the Brit Awards on 18 February 2009 as the guest of the BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Ltd. (Registered 16 April 2009)
  
  
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)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my constituency Labour Party campaign fund from Leversedge Telecoms Services Ltd, Leicester. (Registered 16 March 2009)
  
  
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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