House of Commons

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

Blackman, Bob (Harrow East)

Blackman, Bob (Harrow East)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:

14 December 2015, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 December 2015)

21 January 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)

9 March 2016, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)

11 March 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)

24 March 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)

16 May 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)

18 July 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 22 July 2016)

Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC17 8RT, for opinion surveys:

6 July 2015, payment of £70. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 23 November 2015)

28 July 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 23 November 2015)

30 October 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 23 November 2015)

17 November 2015, payment of £80. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 23 November 2015)

14 December, payment of £30. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 17 December 2015)

17 December 2015, payment of £100. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 07 January 2016)

8 January 2016, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

18 February 2016, payment of £30. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

30 March 2016, payment of £20. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

12 May 2016, payment of £80. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

23 June 2016, payment of £40. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

28 June 2016, payment of £10. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

22 August 2016, payment of £80. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

Payment from Populus, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for opinion surveys:

26 February 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 January 2016)

3 July 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 January 2016)

24 July 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 January 2016)

13 August 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 January 2016)

9 October 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 January 2016)

25 November 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 January 2016)

23 December 2015, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 January 2016)

Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for opinion surveys:

15 January 2016, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 September 2016)

1 September 2016, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 September 2016)

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)

Name of donor: Golden Tours
Address of donor: 156 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4ES
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Date received: 15 June 2016
Date accepted: 15 June 2016
Donor status: company, registration 02608886
(Registered 27 June 2016)

Name of donor: Shore Capital Group Ltd
Address of donor: Bond Street House, 14 Clifford Street, London W1S 4JU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Date received: 21 June 2016
Date accepted: 21 June 2016
Donor status: company, registration 03841076
(Registered 27 June 2016)

Name of donor: Golden Tours
Address of donor: 156 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4ES
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Date received: 20 October 2016
Date accepted: 20 October 2016
Donor status: company, registration 02608886
(Registered 24 October 2016)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 15 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9BU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to attend the Special Royal Windsor Horse Show and Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations, total value £620 (£310 per ticket)
Date received: 13 May 2016
Date accepted: 13 May 2016
Donor status: company, registration 06635743
(Registered 27 June 2016; updated 29 June 2016)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: (1) Here and Now 365 Ltd (2) Anmol Ganjoo (3) Pragnesh Podar
Address of donor: (1) 20 Rampart Street, London E1 2LS (2) private; (3) private;
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) international travel for one member of staff and myself, £1,970 (2) local travel, accommodation and meals in Delhi for two members of staff and myself, £4,529.35 (3) for two members of staff and myself, travel to and from Srinagar and Jammu, accommodation and meals in Jammu & Kashmir, £1,084.21
Destination of visit: Jammu & Kashmir, India
Date of visit: 12-21 February 2016
Purpose of visit: fact finding political visit
(Registered 11 April 2016)

Name of donor: (1) Art of Living Foundation (UK); (2)Vyakti Vikas Kendra India
Address of donor: (1) 96 Hartland Drive, Edgware, Middlesex HA8 8RH; (2) 21st Kanakpura Road, Art of Living International Ashram, Bangalore 560 082
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) Flights costing £709; (2) Meals, accommodation and internal transport valued at £450;
Destination of visit: India
Date of visit: 11-14 March 2016
Purpose of visit: Attending the World Culture Festival in Delhi.
(Registered 15 April 2016)

Name of donor: (1) Sewa UK Ltd (2) Vikram Bansal
Address of donor: (1) 1100 Stratford Road, Hall Green, Birmingham B28 8AD (2) private
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) accommodation for one member of staff and myself £491; food/drink for two members of staff and myself £161; transport for myself only £1,222.50; total £1,874.50 (2) transport for one member of staff £470
Destination of visit: India
Date of visit: 4-9 April 2016
Purpose of visit: To support Sewa International India and Sewa UK projects, including a residential school for children with disabilities, and meet with trustees, volunteers and political figures.
(Registered 11 May 2016)

Name of donor: Joseph Nick Sear
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Eurostar costs for myself and one member of staff, and joint accommodation, with a total approx. value of £605
Destination of visit: Paris, France
Date of visit: 8-10 July 2016
Purpose of visit: to attend the annual Free Iran Rally organized by the National Council of Resistance of Iran, in my role as a supportive British MP.
(Registered 13 July 2016)

Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 15 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): for myself and one member of staff, flights, accommodation with a total value of £4,110 (£2,055pp)
Destination of visit: Baku, Azerbaijan
Date of visit: 26 July - 31 July 2016
Purpose of visit: to meet with political and parliamentary figures, HM Ambassador, business representatives and IDP/Refugee camp of displaced people from the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.
(Registered 02 September 2016)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

Six buy-to-let properties in Welwyn Garden City owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (ii).

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my wife, Nicola Blackman, as Office Manager.

 

Prepared 2nd November 2016