House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 31st October 2016

Abbott, Ms Diane (Hackney North and Stoke Newington)

Abbott, Ms Diane (Hackney North and Stoke Newington)

1. Employment and earnings

Fees received for co-presenting BBC’s ‘This Week’ TV programme. Address: BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA. (Registered 04 November 2013)

8 January 2016, received £700 for an appearance on 17 December 2015. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 14 January 2016)

21 March 2016, received £4,000 via Speakers Corner (London) Ltd, Unit 31, Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, London N7 8EL, from Thompson Reuters, Canary Wharf, London E14 5EP, for speaking and consulting on a panel. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 06 April 2016)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: (1) Stop Aids (2) Aids Alliance
Address of donor: (1) Grayston Centre, 28 Charles St, London N1 6HT (2) Preece House, 91-101 Davigdor Rd, Hove BN3 1RE
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): for myself and a member of staff, flights £2,784, accommodation £380.52, other travel costs £172, per diems £183; total £3,519.52. These costs were divided equally between both donors.
Destination of visit: Uganda
Date of visit: 11-14 November 2015
Purpose of visit: to visit the different organisations and charities (development) in regards to AIDS and HIV.
(Registered 09 December 2015)

Name of donor: Muslim Charities Forum
Address of donor: 6 Whitehorse Mews, 37 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7QD
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): for a member of staff and myself, return flights to Nairobi £5,170; one night's accommodation in Hargeisa £107.57; one night's accommodation in Borama £36.21; total £5,313.78
Destination of visit: Somaliland
Date of visit: 7-10 April 2016
Purpose of visit: to visit the different refugee camps and charities (development) in regards to the severe drought in Somaliland.
(Registered 18 May 2016)

Name of donor: British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce
Address of donor: Bleicherweg, 128002, Zurich, Switzerland
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £200.14; one night's accommodation £177, train fare Geneva to Zurich £110; total £487.14
Destination of visit: Geneva and Zurich, Switzerland
Date of visit: 28-29 April 2016
Purpose of visit: to participate in a public panel discussion in Geneva in front of British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce, its members and guests.
(Registered 18 May 2016)

Name of donor: Oxford and Cambridge Club of Nigeria
Address of donor: Secretariat 5th Floor, 72 Broad Street, Lagos, Nigeria
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): for myself and a member of staff, accommodation, breakfast and dinner £1,155.88 plus flights at an estimated value of £1,405, total £2,560.88
Destination of visit: Nigeria
Date of visit: 29 May - 2 June 2016
Purpose of visit: to deliver speech on education and visit education and maternal health development projects.
(Registered 27 June 2016)

8. Miscellaneous

Since December 2015, a trustee of the Diane Abbott Foundation, which works to excel and improve education. (Registered 26 October 2016)

 

Prepared 2nd November 2016