House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 14th December 2015

Clarke, Kenneth (Rushcliffe)

Clarke, Kenneth (Rushcliffe)

1. Employment and earnings

Received £6,000 from Speakers Associates Ltd, Thistles, 15 Kinghorn Park, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 7TX, for speaking engagement on 9 December 2014 for the Centre for Political and Foreign Affairs, Paris, France. Payer: Centre for Political and Foreign Affairs, Paris, France, who also met the costs of a return Eurostar ticket, hotel and other incidental expenses. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 24 hrs. (Registered 05 February 2015)

Received £12,000 via Speakers in Partnership, 33 Sun Street, London EC2M 2PA for speaking engagement on 14 January 2015 at the Henderson Global Investors Conference at the Corinthia Hotel, London. Payer: Henderson Global Investors, 201 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 2PA. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 5 hrs. (Registered 05 February 2015)

Payments received via Chartwell Partners, 3rd Floor, King House, 5-11 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UA:

Received £8,000 for speaking engagement on 15 January 2015 at the BNP Paribas Conference at the Lancaster Hotel, London. Payer: BNP Paribas, 10 Harewood Avenue, London NW1 6AA. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 5 hrs. (Registered 05 February 2015)

17 March, 2015, received £7,500 via for a speaking engagement at the Savoy Hotel, London. Payer: RBS Markets & International Banking, 4th Floor, 280 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4RB. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 8 hrs. (Registered 24 March 2015)

23 September, 2015, received £10,000 plus VAT plus cost of a return Eurostar ticket, accommodation and other incidental expenses for a speaking engagement on 23 September at Four Seasons George V Hotel, Paris. Payer: The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 2YB. Hours (including preparation and travel time) 24 hrs. (Registered 15 October 2015)

5 February 2015, received £5,000 from Lloyds Bank plc, 10 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7AE, for speaking at their annual Business Leaders’ Summit at the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London W1K 6JP. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 5 hrs. (Registered 20 February 2015)

25 March 2015, received £6,500 from DST Global Solution, DST House, St. Mark’s Hill, Surbiton, Surrey KT6 4QD, for speaking at their Executive Networking Dinner, at Claridges, London, arranged through Celebrity Speakers Ltd., 90 High Street, Burnham, Bucks SL1 7JT. Hours (including briefing, preparation and travel time): 8 hrs. (Registered 26 March 2015)

19 March 2015, participated in a speaking engagement at the Offices of Clifford Chance LLP of 10 Upper Bank Street, London E14 5JJ. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 4 hrs. I did not receive any fee for this engagement, but after the event Clifford Chance informed me that they would be donating a sum of £2,500 to a charity in recognition of my participation. (Registered 03 June 2015)

11 June 2015, received £10,000 plus VAT from Credit Suisse Securities (Europe Limited), One Cabot Square, London E14 4QJ, for a speaking engagement at The Grove Hotel, Watford, Hertfordshire, arranged through Specialist Speakers, The Old Factory Office, 8 Hawley Road, Hinckley, Leics LE10 0PR. Hours (including briefing, preparation and travel time): 6 hrs. (Registered 8 July 2015; updated 17 August 2015)

27 July 2015, received £4,000 plus VAT from Military Speakers Ltd of The White House, 44 High Street, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset SP5 5ND for a speaking engagement at a private dinner at The Carlton Club, 69 St James Street, London for their client Mr. George W. Long of Lim Advisors Ltd, 19th Floor, Ruttonjee House, 11 Duddell Street, Hong Kong. Hours (including briefing, preparation, attendance and travel time): 6 hrs. (Registered 17 August 2015)

18 September 2015, received £10,000 from LGT Group Foundation of Herrengasse 12, FL9490 Vaduz, Liechtenstein for speaking at the LGT Global Forum in Paris, France. Hours (including briefing, preparation and travel time): 24 hours. (Registered 08 October 2015)

6 October 2015, received £8,000 plus VAT from Speakers Corner (London) Ltd, Unit 31, Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, London N7 8EL for a speaking engagement on 6 October 2015 at the Clothworkers Hall, London. Client was Clyde & Co LLP, The St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7AR. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 6 hrs. (Registered 02 November 2015)

11 November 2015, received £7,500 plus VAT plus incidental expenses for a speaking engagement on 11 November 2015 at RBS Markets and International Banking Professional Services Conference at The Auditorium, Royal Bank of Scotland, 280 Bishopsgate, London. Payer: The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2YB. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 3 hrs. (Registered 01 December 2015)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Motor Sports Association
Address of donor: Motor Sports House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook, SL3 0HG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for British Grand Prix and hospitality, with a total value of £1,088
Date of receipt of donation: 5 July 2015
Date of acceptance of donation: 5 July 2015
Donor status: company, registration 1344829
(Registered 08 July 2015)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: UK China Forum Ltd
Address of donor: 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Return (premium) economy class air ticket to Beijing and return from Shanghai, £2,117.09, two nights in a hotel in Beijing and one in Shanghai: £203 per night; total £2,726.09
Destination of visit: Beijing and Shanghai
Date of visit: 16-19 November 2015
Purpose of visit: Cross-party Parliamentary visit to attend the 2015 UK-China Leadership Forum organised by the Great Britain China Centre, UK China Forum Ltd and the International Department of the ruling Chinese party, and supported by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, to discuss how to develop UK-China relations following the State Visit to the UK by President Xi Jinping.
(Registered 09 December 2015)

 

Prepared 21st December 2015