House of Commons

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

AUSTIN, Ian (Dudley North)

AUSTIN, Ian (Dudley North)

4. Sponsorships

(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:

Name of donor: Dudley North CLP

Address of donor: c/o Turner House, Wrens Nest Road, Dudley DY1 3RU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Money raised at a fundraising event for the benefit of Dudley North Constituency Labour Party and one other constituency Labour Party in support of me and another Labour MP. The total raised was £23,366.86 which includes no registrable donations, and Dudley North CLP received £12,683.43

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 18 July 2013)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor:  All-Party Parliamentary China Group (sponsored by HSBC, Arup, GKN, Cambridge Assessment, John Swire & Sons and City of London).

Address of donor: c/o House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, Chinese visas, accommodation and transport; total cost £1,633

Destination of visit: Shanghai and surrounding area

Date of visit: 18-24 October 2013

Purpose of visit: To learn more about the business environment in China and to promote economic contact and trade between the UK and China.

(Registered 28 November 2013)

Prepared 9th January 2014