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House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 29th July 2013

BLUNT, Crispin (Reigate)

1. Directorships

On 30 January 2013 I was appointed as a non-executive director of the Social Investment Business Group, Address 1st Floor, Derbyshire House, St Chad's Street, London WC1H 8AG. 

27 February 2013, received £364.11. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 13 March 2013)

27 March 2013, received £333.34. Hours: 12 hours (estimated).  (Registered 3 June 2013)

26 April 2013 received £333.34. Hours: 12 hours (estimated).  (Registered 3 June 2013)

24 May 2013, received £333.34. Hours: 12 hours (estimated).  (Registered 3 June 2013)

27 June 2013, received £333.34. Hours: 8 hrs (estimated). (Registered 27 June 2013)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Consultant to Ethos Capital Advisers Ltd of 156 Clifford’s Inn, Fetter lane, London EC4A 1BY to provide public affairs and public relations advice and assistance around specific projects to help recover losses for sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East and North Africa. The role is unpaid unless Ethos Capital Advisors Ltd earns revenue as a result of these projects in which case a proportionate fee will be paid. Expected monthly time commitment: 12 hrs. (Registered 25 June 2013)

Consultant to Zarbuezhugol India, 227 Sector 16-a, Faridabad.121002, Haryana, India, engaged to provide public affairs and corporate finance advice and assistance around specific European infrastructure construction projects. Annual contracted time commitment is two working weeks for a twice yearly payment of £6,250. (Registered 16 July 2013)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Government of the United Arab Emirates

Address of donor: c/o Embassy of the UAE, 30 Princes Gate, London SW7 1PT

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of visit; value £3,500

Destination of visit: Abu Dhabi and Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Date of visit: 23-28 November 2012

Purpose of visit: to meet with Government ministers, Members of the Federal National Council, UK diplomatic and armed forces personnel, senior UK and Emirati business figures to better understand the regional security perspective, the state of the bilateral relationship and the scale of UK-UAE trade, investment, security and cultural ties, to strengthen the political relationship and identify opportunities to promote the trade and investment relationship.

(Registered 5 December 2012)

Name of donor:  Jamaica Tourist Board

Address of donor:  1 - 2 Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): approximately £2,950 for air travel and accommodation

Destination of visit: Kingston and St Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica

Date of visit: 14-21 February 2013

Purpose of visit: to officiate at the opening of the Lords and Commons Pavilion at the BREDS Foundation Community Project. Visit also included bilateral talks with the Jamaican Prime Minister and other ministers, prison visit, meeting with human rights organisation, cricket matches and youth coaching.

(Registered 13 March 2013)

Name of donor: Nael Farargy

Address of donor: private

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £4,730 covering costs of flights,

accommodation, subsistence and road travel

Destination of visit: Cairo, Egypt

Date of visit: 9-12 July 2013

Purpose of visit: to meet political, public, security and diplomatic figures in the current Egyptian political crisis and to make an assessment of the situation.

(Registered 16 July 2013)

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

See my entry under Category 2 above.

Prepared 1st August 2013