House of Commons

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

Stuart, Ms Gisela (Birmingham, Edgbaston)

Stuart, Ms Gisela (Birmingham, Edgbaston)

1. Employment and earnings

Editor of The House Magazine (Dods Parliamentary), 21 Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BP. Paid £2,200 per month until further notice. Hours 16 hrs per month. (Updated 7 and 8 July 2015)

Speaking at seminars for Cumberlege Connections. Address: Cumberlege Connections, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA.

8 July 2016, payment of £400 for leadership training. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2016)

19 January 2017, payment of £350 for leadership training. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2017)

Payments from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA:

10 February 2016, received £150 for appearance on Any Questions. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 10 February 2016)

26 July 2016, received £150 for an appearance on 'Any Questions'. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 27 July 2016)

Payments from Hans Seidel Stiftung, Lazarettstrasse 33, 80636 Munich:

11 February 2016, received £137.50 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 February 2016)

5 February 2016, received £150 from Pier Production, 8 St George’s Place, Brighton BN1 4GB, for contributing to a radio programme. Hours: 2 hours. (Registered 08 February 2016)

8 February 2016, received £150 from the Cheltenham Festival, 109-111 Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7LS, for taking part in a debate. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 February 2016)

29 July 2016, received £200 from the Daily Telegraph, Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0DT, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 08 August 2016)

28 July 2016, received £500 from Intelligence Squared Ltd, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LQ, for taking part in a debate. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 30 August 2016)

9 November 2016, received £870 from Allianz Kulturstiftung, Pariser Platz, D 10117 Berlin for participating in a debate. Flights also paid for. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 14 November 2016)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: (1) Labour Friends of Israel (2) Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: (1) BM LFI, London WC1N 3XX (2) 9 Yitzhak Rabin Blvd., Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem 9103001
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights, accommodation, meals, airport and taxi transfers, with a value of £1,800 (2) fast track access through security check, passport control, registration and customs, value £75. Minibus also provided but value unavailable.
Destination of visit: Israel and Palestinian territories
Date of visit: 20-24 March 2016
Purpose of visit: fact-finding visit. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian politicians, academics, journalists and diplomats.
(Registered 13 April 2016)

Name of donor: Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Address of donor: Astana 010000, Kazakhstan
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Total value of £3,850, comprising flights £2,000, accommodation £1,500, transport and hospitality £350
Destination of visit: Astana
Dates of visit: 4–8 October 2016
Purpose of visit: as part of the APPG on Kazakhstan, meetings with Senate, Parliament, Prime Minister, Education Minister, Human Rights Commissioner and Sovereign Wealth Fund managers to discuss bilateral relationships.
(Registered 18 October 2016)

7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000

Until 15 June 2016, Vestra Wealth LLP; a private wealth management company. This interest achieved registrable value on 25 January 2016. (Registered 27 January 2016; updated 20 June 2016)

8. Miscellaneous

Unremunerated trustee of Reading Force, a charity which supports service families. (Registered 02 June 2014)

From 13 March 2016 until 7 July 2016, unremunerated Chair of the Board of Vote Leave, Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP; a company set up to campaign in the referendum on EU membership for a Leave vote. (Registered 16 May 2016; updated 5 July 2016)

From April 2016, an unremunerated director of Living and Dying Well. (Registered 18 July 2016)


Prepared 22nd February 2017