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The Register of Members' Financial Interests Contents


WALKER - WYATT

WALKER, Charles (Broxbourne)
Nil.
  
  
WALLACE, Ben (Lancaster and Wyre)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
15 May 2009, private plane from Dundee to Oxford, provided by Malcolm Scott, of West Lothian. (Registered 11 June 2009)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
28 July-1 August 2008, to Iran in my capacity as Chairman of the British-Iranian All-Party Parliamentary Group, for meetings with Iranian politicians and officials. Flights and accommodation were paid for by the Conservative Middle East Council. Some internal travel and hospitality was provided by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (Registered 28 August 2008)
  
  
WALLEY, Joan (Stoke­on­Trent North)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
The Lighting Industry Federation pay part of the salary of a researcher in my office who provides support to the All-Party Parliamentary Lighting Group of which I am Joint Chair.
  
  
WALTER, Robert (North Dorset)
  
  
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 21 May 2009)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Residential investment property in London.
Farmland in Devon.
  
  
WALTHO, Lynda (Stourbridge)
Nil.
  
  
WARD, Claire (Watford)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
30-31 January 2009, to Berlin to visit the Total Hydrogen Station, to discuss hydrogen fuel projects. Flights, accommodation and hospitality provided by Total UK, Watford. (Registered 27 February 2009)
13-21 February 2009, to Kenya, as speaker at the Sigma Independent Retail Pharmacists Conference, accompanied by my husband. Flights, travel, accommodation and hospitality were provided by Sigma Pharmaceuticals (Watford), who received sponsorship for the conference from a large number of generic drug and retail pharmacist companies. (Registered 27 February 2009)
  
  
WAREING, Robert N. (Liverpool, West Derby)
Nil.
  
  
WATERSON, Nigel (Eastbourne)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
An intern sponsored by the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales from October 2008-July 2009. (Registered 23 October 2008)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Honorary membership of the Baltic Exchange.
  
  
6.Overseas visits
10-13 October 2008, to Cyprus, to attend annual Morphou Rally; flights and accommodation paid for by the Municipality of Morphou. (Registered 21 October 2008)
18-19 May 2009, to Monaco to address Retirement Planning Summit. Travel and accommodation provided by Money Marketing. (Registered 20 May 2009)
  
  
WATKINSON, Angela (Upminster)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
9-12 September 2008, to Gibraltar to participate in the commemoration of Gibraltar's National Day. Flights and three nights' accommodation provided by Government of Gibraltar. (Registered 8 October 2008)
4-11 April 2009 to China as a guest of the Chinese Association of Friendship and Understanding. Accommodation and food paid for by the Association and flight sponsored by Mr Maurice Bennett; businessman, London. (Registered 13 April 2009)
  
  
WATSON, Tom (West Bromwich East)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Regular column in PA News. (Up to £5,000) (Fee donated to charity.)
  
  
WATTS, David (St. Helens North)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
£50 fee from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA for completing questionnaire. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid to my constituency party. (Registered 1 July 2009)
£50 fee from Populus, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London, EC1V 0AT for completing survey. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid to my constituency party. (Registered 1 July 2009)
£75 fee from BPRI, 24-28 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2PX for completing survey. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid to my constituency party. (Registered 7 July 2009)
  
  
WEBB, Steve (Northavon)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Intern provided by Christian charity, CARE.
  
  
WEIR, Mike (Angus)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
Name of donor: Total E&P UK
Address of donor:
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,077
Destination of visit: Lacq, southwest France
Date of visit: 16-17 July 2009
Purpose of visit: to visit Total's Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) demonstration plant in Lacq as a member of the British Offshore Oil and Gas Industry All Party Parliamentary Group.
(Registered 21 July 2009)
  
  
WHITEHEAD, Dr. Alan (Southampton Test)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
28-29 October 2008, to Mexico City to promote the development of NISP Mexico. Flight and accommodation paid for by the National Industrial Symbiosis Programme. (Registered 16 December 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Share in flat inhabited by my father in Southampton.
  
  
WHITTINGDALE, John (Maldon and East Chelmsford)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Audio Network plc (non-executive); an online music catalogue.
  
  
WICKS, Malcolm (Croydon North)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
15 November 2008, two tickets and hospitality at England vs Australia Rugby Investec Challenge, Twickenham, provided by Corona Energy. (Registered 20 November 2008)
  
  
WIDDECOMBE, Rt. Hon. Ann (Maidstone and The Weald)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Merry Monks Editions Limited; import and sale of gift items.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Advance of £100,000 plus performance bonuses from Weidenfeld & Nicholson for third and fourth books.
Series of lectures at theatres around the country, booked through Clive Conway Associates. (£15,001-£20,000)
Daily Express columnist. (£50,001-£55,000)
Payment of £4583 for writing weekly column for the Daily Express. Address: Express Newspapers, 10 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6EN. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2009).
Payment for Daily Telegraph Podcast (from 9 January 2008). (£5,001-£10,000)
Payment from Channel 4 for appearance in a documentary on Christianity. (£10,001-£15,000) (Registered 30 June 2008)
Three speaking engagements, via Women Speakers; 16 February 2008 for the Warrant Officers Mess, HMS Sultan, 21 and 22 June 2008 for Strathcarron Hospice. (£5,001-£10,000) (Registered 30 June 2008)
Speaking engagement via Gordon Poole; 28 June 2008 for Hadley Holding Company. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 30 June 2008)
Payment from BBC for appearance on The One Show. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 30 June 2008)
Payment from RTE for appearance on a chat show in April 2008. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 14 July 2008)
Payment for appearance on ITV1's Daily Cooks Challenge. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 23 October 2008)
Payment for appearance at the Cheltenham Literary Festival. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 23 October 2008)
Payment for an article in Daily Express. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 23 October 2008)
Speaking engagement via Gordon Poole Agency Ltd on behalf of NPIA (National Policing Improvement Agency) on 1 December 2008. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 8 December 2008)
Speaking engagement for Three Counties Ladies Luncheon Club on 22 January 2009. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 23 January 2009)
Speaking engagement via Gordon Poole Agency for Forum for the Built Environment on 27 March 2009. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 30 March 2009)
3 April 2009, speaking engagement via Gordon Poole Agency for Chartered Institute of Housing. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 7 April 2009)
22 April 2009, speaking engagement via Gordon Poole Agency for the Association of Inner Wheel Clubs. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 24 April 2009)
29 April 2009, speaking engagement via Gordon Poole Agency for the Chemical Business Association. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 29 May 2009)
6 May 2009, speaking engagement via Gordon Poole Agency for the Institute of Directors Norfolk Branch. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 29 May 2009)
4 June 2009, speaking engagement on behalf of JLA for the Centre for Sheltered/Supporting Housing Studies. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 8 June 2009)
17 June 2009, speaking engagement via Gordon Poole Agency for the Bradford Care Home Support. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 26 June 2009)
23 June 2009, speaking engagement via Women Speakers for Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 26 June 2009)
Gift of bottle of whisky for speaking engagement at Bury Hospice, 89 The Rock, Bury, BL9 0NB. Estimated value: £15. Hours: 2 hours. (Registered 15 July 2009).
Gift of bottle of whisky for speaking engagement at Cheadle Conservatives, Mellor Road, Cheadle, SK8 5AT. Estimated value: £15. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 15 July 2009).
£25 M&S Voucher for speaking engagement at Tap In To Faith, The Vicarage, Palace Place, Paignton, TQ3 3AQ. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 July 2009)
Flowers and donation of £50 to the Goat Sanctuary, Maidstone for speaking engagement at Croydon Townswoman Guild, C/O Tomlinson House, 1st floor, 329 Tyburn Road, Erdington, Birmingham, B24 8HJ. Flowers estimated value: £10. Hours:2 hrs. (Registered 15 July 2009).
Waterman's Ball Point Pen received for speaking engagement at the Friends of West London Mission, 19 Thayer Street, London, W1. Gift value: £65.66. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 July 2009)
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Provision of a student as political researcher by Hull University Politics Course for the duration of the academic year starting September 2008.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Merry Monks Editions Limited.
  
  
WIGGIN, Bill (Leominster)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Adviser to:
Green Lane Association Ltd (a national user group)
BMF (British Motorcycle Federation)
The TRF (Trail Riders Fellowship)
(£5,001-£10,000 total)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
30 August-6 September 2008, to Malaysia, on a fact-finding mission to oil palm plantations and the rainforest. The visit was organised and funded by Sine Darby, a Malaysian-based palm oil company. (Registered 23 September 2008)
  
  
WILLETTS, David (Havant)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Chairman of Universal Sensors Limited; company developing biosensors owned by Sensortec Limited.
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Author.
Senior Adviser to Punter Southall, a firm of actuaries, advising on pension issues. (£75,001-£80,000)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
22-24 January 2009, to Paris, to attend the Franco-British Colloque. Hotel accommodation paid for by the Colloque. (I paid for my own transport.) (Registered 23 February 2009)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Flat in West London, from which rental income is received.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Two hundred and seventy-five shares in Sensortec Ltd; a company developing biosensors.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Rt. Hon. Alan (Swansea West)
Nil.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Betty (Conwy)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
31 August-5 September 2008, to Hungary and Romania, with the All-Party Parliamentary Rail Group, sponsored by the Rail Freight Group. (Registered 23 September 2008)
  
  
WILLIAMS, Hywel (Caernarfon)
Nil.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Mark (Ceredigion)
Nil.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Roger (Brecon and Radnorshire)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Partner in R. H. Williams; a farming partnership. In the financial year 2007/08 the partnership made a small loss. I receive no salary or income from the partnership. I provide administrative support for the partnership, amounting to less than 3 hours a week.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Half share in farmland at Tredomen Court, Wales.
Half share in three houses in Tredomen, Brecon, from which rental income is received.
Half share in a house in Exmouth, Devon, from which rental income is received.
  
  
WILLIAMS, Stephen (Bristol West)
Nil.
  
  
WILLIS, Phil (Harrogate and Knaresborough)
Nil.
  
  
WILLOTT, Jenny (Cardiff Central)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Associate Editor of The House Magazine. (Up to £5,000)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
26 July-9 August 2008, to Zambia, to work as a volunteer through the Voluntary Service Overseas VolPols programme, as an advocacy adviser based in a HIV-TB organisation called VK Home Based Care. Costs of the visit were met by VSO. (Registered 12 March 2009)
  
  
WILLS, Michael (North Swindon)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Book contract with Hodder Headline for two works of fiction.
  
  
8.Land and Property
Commercial premises in London from which rental income is received.
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
My financial interests and those of my wife are in a blind trust, the details of which have been laid in the House.
  
  
WILSHIRE, David (Spelthorne)
Nil.
  
  
WILSON, Phil (Sedgefield)
Nil.
  
  
WILSON, Rob (Reading East)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Twelve tickets from McDonalds Corporation for the FA Community Shield at Wembley on 10 August 2008. (Registered 11 September 2008)
  
  
8.Land and Property
A flat in Reading.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(a)Revolution Ventures Ltd
(b)Vital Imaging (Europe) Ltd; health screening
  
  
WILSON, Sammy (East Antrim)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Belfast City Council.
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Member of Northern Ireland Council for Curriculum Examination and Assessments.
  
  
WINNICK, David (Walsall North)
Nil.
  
  
WINTERTON, Ann (Congleton)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
4-8 May 2009, to Finland for discussion with Members of the Finnish Parliament. The cost of hospitality and all travel within Finland was borne by the Finnish Parliament. (My travel to Finland was funded by the House of Commons.) (Registered 18 May 2009)
  
  
WINTERTON, Sir Nicholas (Macclesfield)
  
  
1.Remunerated directorships
Emerson International Inc. (overseas commercial and residential development) (non-executive).
  
  
4.Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations to my constituency party received from:
The Emerson Group Ltd
Macclesfield Conservative and Unionist Patrons' Club
John A Downs, Sutton, Nr Macclesfield (personal donation)
  
  
WINTERTON, Rosie (Doncaster Central)
Nil.
  
  
WISHART, Peter (Perth and North Perthshire)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I receive royalty payments from EMI/Ridge Records for my recorded works with Runrig, with whom I serve as an unremunerated director.
I receive payments for my published works from the Performing Rights Society.
  
  
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)
  
  
WOOD, Mike (Batley and Spen)
  
  
8.Land and Property
Terraced property in Oldham, Greater Manchester, let prior to sale.
  
  
WOODWARD, Rt Shaun (St. Helens South)
  
  
8.Land and Property
I own properties in France, New York State and the West Indies from which rental income is received.
  
  
9.Registrable shareholdings
(b)J. Sainsbury PLC.
  
  
WOOLAS, Phil (Oldham East and Saddleworth)
Nil.
  
  
WRIGHT, Anthony (Great Yarmouth)
  
  
6.Overseas visits
30 November-6 December 2008, to Lagos, Kaduna and Abuja, Nigeria, on All-Party Parliamentary Group fact-finding visit, paid for by Virgin Nigeria and Shell International B.V. (Registered 14 January 2009)
  
  
WRIGHT, David (Telford)
Nil.
  
  
WRIGHT, Iain (Hartlepool)
  
  
5.Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Free pass from Grand Central Trains for use by me on their services, 6 October 2008-31 March 2009. (Registered 29 October 2008)
  
  
WRIGHT, Jeremy (Rugby and Kenilworth)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister, specialising in criminal law, member of No. 5 Chambers, Birmingham. Not currently practising, but receiving some fees for past work.
  
  
WRIGHT, Dr. Tony (Cannock Chase)
  
  
2.Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Joint Editor of Political Quarterly (honorarium only).
Visiting professor, University of Westminster (honorarium only).
  
  
WYATT, Derek (Sittingbourne and Sheppey)
  
  
10.Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of International Advisory Committee of Whistling Woods International, Mumbai; a film and television institute. No fees attached.
  
  





 
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