House of Commons

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

Robertson, Mr Laurence (Tewkesbury)

Robertson, Mr Laurence (Tewkesbury)

1. Employment and earnings

Position on the Advisory Board of Veolia Environmental Services, 210 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9JY from 1 June 2013. Expected annual remuneration of £6,000, plus £1,000 for each meeting of the Advisory Board; a total of £9,000-£10,000 p.a. Expected commitment of about 60 hrs a year. (Registered 25 February 2014)

9 February 2016, received £6,500. Hours: 48 hrs. (Registered 29 February 2016)

11 September 2016, received £3,000. Hours: 28 hours. (Registered 11 October 2016)

Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA for completing surveys:

20 October 2015, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)

21 August 2015, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)

7 July 2015, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)

22 April 2015, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)

15 December 2015, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 16 December 2015)

Payment from Ipsos MORI UK Ltd, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:

15 January 2016, £200 received for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr and 15 mins. (Registered 08 February 2016)

13 July 2016, received £200 for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 July 2016)

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

12 November 2015, received £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)

20 October 2015, received £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)

6 July 2015, received £70. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)

14 April 2015, received £100. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)

14 December 2015, received £30. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 05 January 2016)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: a metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to certain horse racing meetings in the UK during 2016. The badge is not available for purchase but its estimated value is between £0 - £1,000, depending on usage.
Date received: 1 January 2016
Date accepted: 30 January 2016
Donor status: company, registration no 93447
(Registered 29 February 2016)

Name of donor: Gala Coral
Address of donor: New Castle House, Castle Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 1FT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality for my wife and me at Chepstow racecourse, approximate value £280 (registered with subsequent hospitality received on 16 March 2016)
Date received: 9 January 2016
Date accepted: 9 January 2016
Donor status: company, registration 07254686
(Registered 11 April 2016)

Name of donor: Gala Coral
Address of donor: New Castle House, Castle Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 1FT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Cheltenham racecourse for my wife and me, approximate value £600
Date received: 16 March 2016
Date accepted: 16 March 2016
Donor status: company, registration 07254686
(Registered 11 April 2016)

Name of donor: Ladbrokes plc
Address of donor: Imperial House, Imperial Drive, Rayners Lane, Harrow HA2 7JW
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Cheltenham racecourse for my wife and me, approximate value £486
Date received: 17 March 2016
Date accepted: 17 March 2016
Donor status: company, registration 00566221
(Registered 11 April 2016)

Name of donor: William Hill plc
Address of donor: Greenside House, 50 Station Road, Wood Green, London N22 7TP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Cheltenham racecourse for my wife and me, approximate value £700
Date received: 18 March 2016
Date accepted: 18 March 2016
Donor status: company, registration 4212563
(Registered 11 April 2016)

Name of donor: Jockey Club Racecourses Ltd - Cheltenham Racecourse
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality provided to my wife and me at Cheltenham, approx. value £600
Date received: 15 March 2016
Date accepted: 15 March 2016
Donor status: company, registration 2909409
(Registered 13 April 2016)

Name of donor: Jockey Club Racecourses Ltd - Aintree Racecourse
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality provided to my wife and me at Aintree, approx. value £800
Date received: 9 April 2016
Date accepted: 9 April 2016
Donor status: company, registration 2909409
(Registered 13 April 2016)

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: hospitality provided to my wife and me at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, approx. value £620
Date received: 13 May 2016
Date accepted: 13 May 2016
Donor status: company, registration 06635743
(Registered 30 June 2016)

Name of donor: Gala Coral
Address of donor: New Castle House, Castle Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 1FT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality received by my wife and me at Ascot Racecourse, approx. value £500
Date received: 16 June 2016
Date accepted: 16 June 2016
Donor status: company, registration 07254686
(Registered 20 July 2016)

Name of donor: Ladbrokes plc
Address of donor: Imperial House, Imperial Drive, Rayners Lane, Harrow HA2 7JW
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Conservative Party conference for my wife and me, approx. value £200
Date received: 3 October 2016
Date accepted: 3 October 2016
Donor status: company, registration 00566221
(Registered 11 October 2016)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: (1) Westminster Africa Business Group (2) Eagle Scientific Ltd
Address of donor: (1) Regent House, Sandiacre, Nottingham NG10 5DJ (2) Lenton St, Sandiacre NG10 5DJ
Amount of donation (or estimate of probable value): (1) flights, hotel, visas and parking for my wife and me, with a total value of £2,868.26 (2) upgrade of return flights on 18 February 2016 for my wife and me, £743
Dates of visit: 13 to 18 February 2016
Destination of visit: Abuja, Nigeria
Purpose of visit: Trade mission to promote British businesses.
(Registered 29 February 2016; updated 1 March 2016)

Name of donor: Westminster Africa Business Group
Address of donor: Regent House, Sandiacre, Nottingham NG10 5DJ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, hotel and UK travel for my wife and me, with a total value of £2,154.25
Destination of visit: Nairobi, Kenya
Dates of visit: 21-29 September 2016
Purpose of visit: Trade mission to promote British businesses.
(Registered 11 October 2016)

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

Flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 24 February 2014; updated 08 June 2015)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my wife, Anne Marie Robertson, as Office Manager.

 

Prepared 2nd November 2016