House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 30th January 2012

MICHAEL, Rt. Hon. Alun (Cardiff South and Penarth)

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support

I receive support for my work in chairing the Internet Governance Forum and the Internet Crime and Disorder Reduction from Nominet (the not-for-profit company that runs the UK’s Domain Name Registry) and from EURIM (European Information Society Group) whose e-Crime Group I chair. A researcher who works for me four days week is employed by EURIM for the fifth day to support their work. (I receive no personal payments.)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Nominet, the .uk Domain Registry

Address of donor: Minerva House, Edmund Halley Road, Oxford Science Park, Oxford, OX4


Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel and incidental costs;

total value £3,300

Destination of visit: Nairobi, Kenya

Dates of visit: 25-30 September 2011

Purpose of visit: to attend the annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as part of a parliamentary delegation. This relates to my work as an MP and specifically as Chair of the Parliamentary Internet & Communications Technology Forum (PICTFOR) and Chair of the UK IGF and other IT-related Parliamentary activities (Registered 12 October 2011)

Prepared 8th February 2012