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House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 6th January 2014

ABBOTT, Diane (Hackney North and Stoke Newington)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Articles written for The Guardian. Address: Guardian News & Media, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU.

Payments from Places for People Individual Support, 4 the Pavilions, Portway, Preston PR2 2YB:

18 February 2013, payment of £1,500 as second part of fee for speaking at ‘Places for People’ Annual Conference. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 18 February 2013)

January 2013, fee of £600 for taking part in BBC Two University Challenge TV programme. Address of payer: Granada ITV Studios, 4th Floor, Manchester M60 9EA. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 4 February 2013)

18 May 2013, fee of £1,000 as VIP guest speaker at Manchester Metropolitan University Education Conference. Address of payer: Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6 BH. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 21 May 2013)

5 June 2013, fee of £500 as guest on 10 O’Clock Live Series 3. Address of payer: Endemol UK, Shepherds Building Central, Charecroft Way, London W14 OEE. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 5 June 2013)

Payments from MRL Public Sector Consultants, Pepple House, 8 Broad Street, Great Cambourne, Cambridge CB23 6HJ:

17 June 2013, I received a fee of £1,000 for speaking at a conference entitled "Emerging Democracies in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities" organized by the Nigerian National Institute for Legislative Studies. Hours: 8 hrs. The cost of my flights, transfers and hotel accommodation in Abuja from 15-18 June 2013 were also met; estimated value £1,500. (Registered 28 June 2013)

26 November 2013, I received a fee of £1,000 for speaking at the 1st African Legislative Summit, National Assembly, Abuja, Nigeria. Hours: 8 hrs. The cost of my flights, transfers and hotel accommodation in Abuja were also met; estimated value £5,000. (Registered 3 December 2013)

23 July 2013, I received a fee of £5,000 for appearing as a contestant on ITV’s ‘The Chase Celebrity – Series 3’ television programme. Address of payer: ITV Studios Ltd, London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9Lt. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 23 July 2013)

Fees received for co-presenting BBC’s ‘This Week’ TV programme. Address: BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 7RJ: (Registered 4 November 2013)

24 October 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 November 2013)

31 October 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 November 2013)

28 November 2013, received £700. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 12 December 2013)

3 December 2013, received fee of £150 for speaking at London Street Play event at City Hall. Address of payer: London Play, Unit F3, 89-93 Fonthill Road, London N4 3JH. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 12 December 2013)

7. Overseas benefits and gifts

See my entry in Category 2.

Prepared 9th January 2014