House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 3rd October 2016

Byrne, Liam (Birmingham, Hodge Hill)

Byrne, Liam (Birmingham, Hodge Hill)

1. Employment and earnings

18 March 2016, £129.11 royalty payment from The Authors Licencing and Collecting Society Ltd, Barnard’s Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London EX4A 1EN. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 29 June 2016)

7 June 2016, received £1,275 from Said Business School, University of Oxford, Executive Education Centre, Egrove Park, Oxford OX1 5NY, for being a guest course speaker on their AFCA Programme. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 18 July 2016)

Payments from Biteback Publishing, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP, received via Georgina Capel Associates Ltd, 29 Wardour St, London W1D 6PS:

25 August 2016, advance of £500 for a book. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 26 September 2016)

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

Until February 2016, I employed my wife, Sarah Harnett, as part-time Office Manager. (Updated 04 July 2016)


Prepared 6th October 2016