House of Commons

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

Godsiff, Roger (Birmingham, Hall Green)

Godsiff, Roger (Birmingham, Hall Green)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Government of Thailand
Address of donor: Royal Thai Embassy, 29-30 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5JB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): in country costs, hotel, transport and certain meals; total value £1,000. The costs of flights were met by a non-registrable source.
Destination of visit: Bangkok, Thailand
Date of visit: 10-15 November 2014
Purpose of visit: discussions with the Thai government and opposition parties (Updated 2 December 2014) relating to the development of their new constitution and promotion of trade and cultural exchange.
(Registered 24 November 2014)

Name of donor: Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia
Address of donor: Casa de les Punxes, Av. Diagonal 418 1r 2a, 08037 Barcelona
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and food, total value £801.60
Destination of visit: Catalonia
Date of visit: 3-5 September 2014
Purpose of visit: cross-party fact finding visit.
(Registered 12 December 2014)

Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £1,872.02, accommodation £404.78, domestic transport £179.13, food and drink £205.06, meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire), £322.27, other (inc. transaction and cash withdrawal fees) £15.39; total £2,998.65
Destination of visit: China (Beijing, Shenyang and Dalian)
Date of visit: 19-25 September 2015
Purpose of visit: to maintain and strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; to learn about and support British businesses operating in China; and to deepen the knowledge and understanding of parliamentarians of China.
(Registered 30 September 2015)

Name of donor: The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR)
Address of donor: 73 Netftchilar Avenue, Baku, AZ1000, The Republic of Azerbaijan
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): airfares, accommodation, transportation and meals; approx. £2,500
Destination of visit: Azerbaijan
Date of visit: 12-15 November 2015
Purpose of visit: to look at energy issues.
(Registered 23 November 2015)


Prepared 21st December 2015