House of Commons

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

ALEXANDER, Douglas (Paisley and Renfrewshire South)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: Editorial Intelligence

Address of donor : South Wing, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality, travel and accommodation at a conference in Suffolk at which I spoke, estimated value £1,200

Date of receipt of donation:17-18 March 2013

Date of acceptance of donation: 17-18 March 2013

Donor status: company, registration no 04763083

(Registered 10 April 2013)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: Harvard Kennedy School

Address of donor: John F Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights with an estimated value of £1,400 and hotel costs estimated at £1,000, and a dinner hosted in my honour

Destination of visit: Harvard Kennedy School, Boston, MA

Date of visit: 24-28 March 2013

Purpose of visit: Making a speech at Harvard on the UK’s relationship with the EU and visiting the Kennedy School in my role as a visiting fellow.

(Registered 11 April 2013)

Name of donor: People’s Government of Suzhou

Address of donor: No. 5 Building, 998 Sanxiang Rd, Jinchang, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, 215004

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation, dinners, airport airport transfers for me and a member of my staff; estimated value £800. (Flights paid from non-registrable source.)

Destination of visit: Suzhou, China

Date of visit: 22-24 April 2013

Purpose of visit: to take part in the 4th China-Europe High-Level Political Parties Forum.

(Registered 22 May 2013)

Name of donor: Government of Australia

Address of donor: Australia High commission, Strand, London WC2B 4LA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and internal travel with an approx value of £7,000

Destination of visit: Sydney and Canberra, Australia

Date of visit: 23-30 June 2013

Purpose of visit: At the invitation of the Australian Government to discuss UK-Australian relations

(Registered 15 July 2013)

Name of donor: (1) Chatham House, supported by (2) Akbank

Address of donor: (1) Royal Institute of Foreign Affairs, 10 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LE; (2) Sabanci Center 34330 4 Levent Istanbul, Turkey

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) air fares and internal transfers with a value of £983.45 plus accommodation and dinner with a value of £587.70; total value £1,571.15; (2) lunch and dinner with a total value of £60

Destination of visit: Istanbul, Turkey

Date of visit: 27-29 September 2013

Purpose of visit: to participate in the Chatham House Round Table 2013 conferencec

(Registered 18 October 2013)

Prepared 9th January 2014