House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 6th June 2016

Clarke, Mr Kenneth (Rushcliffe)

Clarke, Mr Kenneth (Rushcliffe)

1. Employment and earnings

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

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)

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)

1 December 2015, received £10,000 plus VAT and cost of a single business class Eurostar ticket, hotel accommodation and other incidental expenses, for speaking at a RBS Markets and International Banking Client Dinner at the Intercontinental Amstel Hotel in Amsterdam. Payer: The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2YB. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 24 hrs. (Registered 23 December 2015)

Payment of £7,500 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement on 10 March 2016 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Chalky Lane, Dogmersfield, Hampshire. One night’s hotel accommodation and incidental expenses are also to be reimbursed. Payer: Deutsche Bank AG, 1 Great Winchester Street London EC2N 2DB. Hours (including preparation and travel time) 17 hrs.
(Registered 30 March 2016)

Payment of £10,000 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement on 17 March 2016 at the Hotel d’Angleterre, Copenhagen. The cost of a return Business Class flight to Copenhagen, one night’s accommodation and incidental expenses is also to be reimbursed. Payer: Royal Bank of Scotland Markets & International Banking, 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom EH2 2YB. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 27 hrs.
(Registered 30 March 2016)

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)

Payments received via Speakers Corner (London) Ltd, Unit 31, Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, London N7 8EL:

6 October 2015, received £8,000 plus VAT 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)

4 February 2016, received £6,000 plus VAT for speaking at the Gordon Dadds Client Evening. Payer: Gordon Dadds LLP, 6-11 Agar Street, London. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 6 hrs. (Registered 29 February 2016)

Payment of £5,750 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement on 5 May 2016 at the offices of KPMG Manchester. Travel expenses (train and taxi) and one night’s accommodation were also paid. Payer: KPMG UK LLP, 15 Canada Square, London E14 5GL. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 12 hrs. (Registered 02 June 2016)

Payment of £5,750 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement on 26 May 2016 at the offices of KPMG, Leeds. Travel expenses (car mileage) were also paid. Payer: KPMG UK LLP, 15 Canada Square, London E14 5GL. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 10 hrs. (Registered 02 June 2016)

3 December 2015, received £10,000 plus cost of single business class flight, hotel accommodation and other incidental expenses, for speaking at a dinner hosted by Nerine Fiduciaries SA, Rue Terreaux-du-Temple, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland. Payer: Nerine Fiduciaries. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 12 hrs. (Registered 23 December 2015)

29 January 2016, via Jeremy Lee Associates, 14 Berners Street, London W1T 3LJ, received £6,000 plus VAT for speaking at the Investment Property Forum Annual Lunch at London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel, London. Payer: Investment Property Forum, New Broad Street House, 35 New Broad Street, London EC2M 1NH. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 6 hrs. (Registered 29 February 2016)

Payment of £7,000 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement in Dublin on 9 March 2016. The cost of a return flight to Dublin and one night’s hotel accommodation and incidental expenses is also to be reimbursed. Payer: Allied Irish Bank of AIB Bank Centre, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. This was arranged through Champions (UK) PLC, (speaking agency) of Barrington House, Leake Road, Costock, Loughborough Leicestershire LE12 6XA. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 27 hrs. (Registered 30 March 2016)

26 April 2016, payment of £148,500 plus VAT received from Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2 Wharf Road, London N1 2RR, via United Agents, 12-26 Lexington Street, London W1F 0LE, as an advance payment for a book. From this I paid a fee of £37,000 to my editors. Hours: impossible to calculate. (Registered 24 May 2016)

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 8th June 2016