House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 20 February 2017

Starmer, Keir (Holborn and St Pancras)

Starmer, Keir (Holborn and St Pancras)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments for articles from Guardian News and Media, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU:

14 January 2016, received £559.22. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 10 February 2016)

22 March 2016, received £400. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 20 April 2016)

From 1 June 2016 until 30 September 2016, I received £4,500 (excluding VAT) a month for legal advice provided to the Mishcon de Reya Academy, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London WC2B 6AH. Hours: approx. 6 hrs per month. (Registered 22 June 2016; updated 10 October 2016)

17 June 2016, received £4,000 for legal advice from Simons Muirhead & Burton, Solicitors, 8/9 Frith Street, London, W1D 3JB. Hours: approx. 12 hrs. (Registered 29 June 2016)

14 November 2016, received £3,200 for legal advice from Simons Muirhead & Burton, Solicitors, 8/9 Frith Street, London W1D 3JB. Hours: approx.10 hrs. (Registered 14 December 2016)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Labour Friends of Bangladesh
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and meals with a total value of £1,200
Destination of visit: Dhaka and Sylhet, Bangladesh
Date of visit: 13-19 February 2016
Purpose of visit: to meet political leaders and Bangladeshis with connections in my constituency, in order to strengthen the ties between our two countries.
(Registered 16 March 2016)

Name of donor: British Office Taipei
Address of donor: 26/F, President International Tower, No.9-11 Songgao Road, Taipei 10073, Taiwan
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights £4,932.32; accommodation £465.13; meals £150; total value £5,547.45
Destination of visit: Taipei, Taiwan
Dates of visit: 4-7 October 2016
Purpose of visit: to meet political leaders, Ministry of Justice, judges and prosecutors, and civil society in Taiwan, specifically on the issue of the death penalty, human rights and criminal justice reform.
(Registered 14 December 2016)

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

Co-owner of house in Surrey, inhabited by family members: (i). (Registered 09 June 2015)

8. Miscellaneous

Member of the Youth Justice Legal Centre’s advisory board. The centre was set up by Just for Kids Law. (Registered 05 June 2015)

Leeds University Law Faculty Advisory Board. (Registered 05 June 2015)

Director of The Death Penalty Project. (Registered 05 June 2015)

From 1 October 2015, Member of Advisory Board, European Institute, University College, London. (Registered 06 January 2016)

From 1 December 2015, Patron, Sante Refugee Mental Health Project, 12 Salcombe Lodge, Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1LZ. (Registered 06 January 2016)

From 1 May 2015, Associate Tenant, Doughty Street Chambers. (Registered 06 January 2016)


Prepared 22nd February 2017