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House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 28th October 2013

STEWART, Rory (Penrith and The Border)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments from Aitken Alexander Associates; literary agent, 18-21 Cavaye Place, London SW10 9PT

9 November 2012, £947. 48 for royalty payment. Books written before the election. Hours worked: zero. (Registered 13 November 2012)

Payments from the Financial Times Ltd, Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL:

5 November 2012, payment of £300 for article published in September 2012. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 9 January 2013)

Payment from JLA Speakers Agency, 80 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7NW:

19 October 2012, payment of £1,500 for giving a lecture on 20 September 2012. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 October 2012)

Payment from Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP:

9 August 2012, £600 for two articles. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 December 2012)

9 November 2012, £450 for book review: Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 21 December 2012)

Payments from Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc., 65 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012:

23 October 2012, payment of £28,841.46 for advance on book (2012). Hours: none so far. (Registered 21 December 2012)

21 November 2012, payment of £1,489.26 for American royalties. Books written before the election (2002 and 2005). Hours worked: zero. (Registered 21 December 2012)

15 May 2013, payment of £1,366.27 for American royalties. Books written before the election (2002 and 2005). Hours worked: zero. (Registered 2 July 2013)

Payment of £4,000 from the Nexus Institute, Postbus 90153 5000LE Tilburg for article written in connection with the Nexus Institute conference on 1-2 December 2012. Hours: 5 hrs. Travel expenses of approximately £464 to and from conference also paid. (Registered 27 March 2013)

300 books (approx value of £600) received from Penguin, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, as payment in kind for writing preface to book. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2013)

Member of Advisory Board for Brenthurst Foundation, E Oppenheimer & Son, St Andrew’s House, 6 St Andrew’s Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa; meeting once a year. Payment of £3,335.55 received to fund conference attendance, travel, and research assistance on foreign policy. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2013)

16 May 2013, payment of £150 from The Wordsworth Trust, Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH, for talk at Wordsworth Trust Arts and Book Festival. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 31 May 2013)

17 June, payment of £1,000 from The London Chapter of the Larry Bernstein Book Club, 45 Phillimore Gardens, London W87QG for giving a speech at dinner on 11 June 2013. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 2 July 2013)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Irrawaddy Literary Festival

Address of donor: Rangoon, Burma

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): two return flights and three nights’ accommodation for me and my wife were paid for by the Irrawaddy Literary Festival which was sponsored by the British Council and two Burmese businesses, YOMA FMI and Michael Moe Myint Associates. Sponsorship was also received from the British Embassy (non-registrable source); total costs of visit £2,100.70.

Destination of visit: Rangoon, Burma

Date of visit: 1-4 February 2013

Purpose of visit: to deliver lecture and seminar at first Irrawaddy Literary Festival

(Registered 8 April 2013)

Name of donor: Museum of Islamic Art Doha

Address of donor: P.O. Box 2777, Doha, Qatar

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): one return flight and one night’s accommodation; total £1,080

Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar

Date of visit: 19-20 March 2013

Purpose of visit: to deliver lecture on "culture and conflict" at Islamic Museum in Doha, Qatar.

(Registered 8 April 2013)

8. Land and Property

House in London from which rental income is received. The rental income is paid to other family members.

11. Miscellaneous

Unremunerated directorship of the Cumbria Broadband Rural & Community Projects Limited.

Prepared 11th November 2013