House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 27th June 2016

Byrne, Liam (Birmingham, Hodge Hill)

Byrne, Liam (Birmingham, Hodge Hill)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments from Head of Zeus, Clerkenwell House, 45-47 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0HT, received via Capel and Land, 29 Wardour St, London W1D 6PS:

18 August 2015, advance of £1,804 for a book. Hours: approx. 20 hrs. (Registered 25 September 2015)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: UK China Forum Ltd
Address of donor: 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS
Amount of donation: flights from Doha to Beijing, and from Shanghai to London, value £1,688.50;
Two nights in a hotel in Beijing and two nights in a hotel in Shanghai at £140 per night, value £560; £2,248.50 in total
Date of visit: 16 to 19 November 2015
Destination: Beijing and Shanghai
Purpose of visit: Cross-party Parliamentary visit to Beijing and Shanghai, to attend the 2015 UK-China Leadership Forum, for the purpose of promoting UK-China dialogues.
(Registered 03 December 2015)

Name of donor: (1) Qaiwan Group (2) Kurdistan Regional Government
Address of donor: (1) 4th Floor Sulaymaniyah Mall, Iraq (2) Council of Ministers, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights, approx. £2,400 and one night's hotel accommodation in Slemani, £300; total £2,700 (2) 3 nights' hotel accommodation in Erbil, £450 and internal transport, £555; total £1,005
Destination of visit: Kurdistan Region of Iraq, including Erbil, Slemani and Kirkuk
Date of visit: 11-16 November 2015
Purpose of visit: APPG Kurdistan fact-finding delegation to meet senior political leaders including the Prime Minister, UK Consul-General, Kurdistan Britain Business Group, two camps for internally displaced people, the American University of Iraq and the Peshmerga in Kirkuk.
(Registered 10 December 2015)

Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley Street, London W1K 1NB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel, food and accommodation with an approximate value of £6,550
Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar
Date of visit: 16-18 February 2016
Purpose of visit: All Party Britain-Qatar Parliamentary Group visit in order to meet Ministers, Qatar officials, visit world cup sites to discuss issues of bilateral relations and regional crises.
(Registered 29 February 2016)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my wife, Sarah Harnett, as part-time Office Manager.


Prepared 29th June 2016