House of Commons

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

SHERIDAN, Jim (Paisley and Renfrewshire North)

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA.

Payment of £75, received 28 February 2013, for interview on 6 February 2012. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 1 March 2013)

Payment of £75, received 3 April 2013, for interview on 22 February 2013. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 3 April 2013)

Payment of £75, received 22 May 2013, for interview on 13 May 2013. Hours: 35 mins. (Registered 22 May 2013)

Payment of £75, received 9 September 2013, for interview on 17 July 2013. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 9 September 2013)

Payment of £75, received 18 November 2013, for interview on 31 October 2013. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 18 November 2013)

Payments from Populus Ltd, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT:

Payment of £75 received on 7 January 2013 for interview on 13 December 2012. Hours: 33 mins. (Registered 7 January 2013)

Payment from YouGov plc, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT:

Payment of £80, received 6 January 2014, for interview on 27 November 2013. Hours: 27 mins. (Registered 6 January 2014)

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)

Name of donor: Scottish Racing

Address of donor : Hamilton Race Park, Bothwell Road, Hamilton ML3 0DW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: racecourse pass for 2013, approximate value £1,800

Date of receipt of donation: 3 January 2013

Date of acceptance of donation: 17 January 2013

Donor status: company, registration number SC207648

(Registered 17 January 2013)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: European Azerbaijan Society

Address of donor: 2 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of visit; £3,100

Destination of visit: Baku, Azerbaijan

Date of visit: 26-29 March 2013

Purpose of visit: to meet with local trade unionists to discuss issues of mutual concern. The trip also included a visit to the British War Memorial, meetings with local MPs and a visit to a BP facility where workers’ terms were discussed.

(Registered 14 May 2013)

Name of donor: Unite the Union

Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobald’s road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of visit; £2,704.24

Destination of visit: Toronto, Canada

Date of visit: 19-22 May 2013

Purpose of visit: to participate in a conference with trade unionists from the United States, Canada and Ireland under the banner of Workers Uniting.

(Registered 3 June 2013)

Name of donor: Hong Kong Government

Address of donor: c/o Economic and Trade Office, 6 Grafton Street, London W1S 4EQ

Amount of donation: Flights with a value of £7,500; hotel costs with a value of £1,500 and hotel services allowance of £250, making a total of £9,250

Destination of visit: Hong Kong

Date of visit: 16 February 2013 to 21 February 2013

Purpose of visit: As part of All-Party China Group, to exchange views with senior representatives from Hong Kong Government and civil society.

(Registered 11 July 2013)

Prepared 9th January 2014