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House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests: Part 1
As at 30th March 2015

COAKER, Vernon (Gedling)

4. Sponsorships

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

Name of donor: Unite the Union

Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, Holborn WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 7 April 2014)

(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:

Name of donor: KPMG

Address of donor: 15 Canada Square, London E14 5GL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of an analyst to support me in my opposition front bench role, from 1 September 2014 to 28 February 2015; value £13,039

Date of receipt: 1 September 2014

Date of acceptance: 1 September 2014

Donor status: company, registration OC301540

(Registered 11 March 2015)

6. Overseas visits

Name of donor: US Embassy

Address of donor: 24 Grosvenor Square, London W1A 2LQ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation, domestic transport and food valued at £1,428.71 per person for myself and an adviser; £2,857.42 in total

Destination of visit: United States

Date of visit: 17-23 August 2014

Purpose of visit: As Shadow Defence Secretary, to take part in a US government sponsored programme involving meetings across Washington, including the White House.

(Registered 6 October 2014)

Name of donor: Japanese Government

Address of donor: Japanese Embassy, 101-104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value) for me and a member of staff: air tickets £9,462.02, accommodation £1,081.08, transportation £2,054.05, interpreter £1,045.41 and other costs £297.30; total £13,939.86

Destination of visit: Japan

Date of visit: 28 February – 4 March 2015

Purpose of visit: As Shadow Defence Secretary, to take part in a Japanese Government sponsored programme involving a series of meetings with senior members of the military, and both Foreign and Defence Ministers.

(Registered 18 March 2015)

Prepared 1st April 2015