House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 6 March 2017

Clarke, Mr Kenneth (Rushcliffe)

Clarke, Mr Kenneth (Rushcliffe)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments received via Chartwell Partners, 3rd Floor, King House, 5-11 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UA:

Payment of £7,500 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement on 10 March 2016 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Chalky Lane, Dogmersfield, Hampshire. One night’s hotel accommodation and incidental expenses are also to be reimbursed. Payer: Deutsche Bank AG, 1 Great Winchester Street London EC2N 2DB. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 17 hrs. (Registered 30 March 2016)

Payment of £10,000 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement on 17 March 2016 at the Hotel d’Angleterre, Copenhagen. The cost of a return Business Class flight to Copenhagen, one night’s accommodation and incidental expenses is also to be reimbursed. Payer: Royal Bank of Scotland Markets & International Banking, 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom EH2 2YB. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 27 hrs.
(Registered 30 March 2016)

Payments received via Speakers Corner (London) Ltd, Unit 31, Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, London N7 8EL:

Payment of £5,750 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement on 5 May 2016 at the offices of KPMG Manchester. Travel expenses (train and taxi) and one night’s accommodation were also paid. Payer: KPMG UK LLP, 15 Canada Square, London E14 5GL. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 12 hrs. (Registered 02 June 2016)

Payment of £5,750 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement on 26 May 2016 at the offices of KPMG, Leeds. Travel expenses (car mileage) were also paid. Payer: KPMG UK LLP, 15 Canada Square, London E14 5GL. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 10 hrs. (Registered 02 June 2016)

Payment of £7,000 plus VAT expected for speaking at an event at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Berlin on 9 November 2016. Payer: Citywire, 87 Vauxhall Walk, Lambeth SE11 5HJ. Hours (including travel and preparation time): 12 hrs. Hotel accommodation (1 night) and flights and taxis were also paid. (Registered 21 November 2016)

Payment of £7,000 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement undertaken on 9 December 2016 at Claridge's, London. Payer: Curtin & Co, 299 Oxford Street, London W1C 2DZ. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 6 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2016)

Payment of £6,500 plus VAT expected for attendance at a dinner and delivery of a keynote speech on 24 January 2017 at Claridges Hotel, London. Payer: EY, 1 More London Place, London SE1 2AF. Hours (including travel and preparation time): 5 hrs. (Registered 13 February 2017)

Payments received via Jeremy Lee Associates, 14 Berners Street, London W1T 3LJ:

16 June 2016, received £6,000 plus VAT for speaking in a debate for Allen & Overy at their London offices. Payer: Allen & Overy, One Bishops Square, London E1 6AD. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 5 hrs. (Registered 15 July 2016)

20 June 2016, received £6,500 plus VAT for a speaking engagement at the Luton Hoo Hotel, Luton, from Automotive Fellowship International Limited, 7 Old Square, Warwick CV34 4RA. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 7 hrs. (Registered 22 July 2016)

15 September 2016, received £6,500 plus VAT for a speaking engagement at an event hosted by Macquarie Group at the Four Seasons Hampshire. Overnight hotel accommodation and travel expenses (car mileage) were also paid. Payer: Macquarie Group, Ropemaker Place, 28 Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9HD. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 8 hrs. (Registered 22 September 2016)

Payment of £6,000 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement on 3 November 2016. Payer: HSBC, 8 Canada Square, London E14 5HQ. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 5 hrs. (Registered 21 November 2016)

Payment of £6,000 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement undertaken on 28 November, 2016 at the Four Seasons Hotel, London. Payer: Standard Life Investments, 1 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2LL. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 6 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2016)

Payments received via Champions (UK) plc (speaking agency), Barrington House, Leake Road, Costock, Loughborough LE12 6XA:

Payment of £7,000 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement in Dublin on 9 March 2016. The cost of a return flight to Dublin and one night’s hotel accommodation and incidental expenses is also to be reimbursed. Payer: Allied Irish Bank of AIB Bank Centre, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Hours: 27 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 30 March 2016)

17 June 2016, received £4,000 plus VAT and travel expenses for a speaking engagement for the Swansea Business Club at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea on Friday 20 May, 2016. Payer: Swansea Bay Business Club, 19 William Gannon Drive, Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4HR. Hours: 12 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 22 June 2016)

Payments from Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2 Wharf Road, London N1 2RR, via United Agents, 12-26 Lexington Street, London W1F 0LE:

26 April 2016, payment of £148,500 plus VAT as an advance payment for a book. From this I paid a fee of £37,000 to my editors. Hours: impossible to calculate. (Registered 24 May 2016)

9 August 2016, payment of £110,000 plus VAT as an advance on delivery and acceptance for a book. From this I paid a fee of £16,000 to my editor. Hours: impossible to calculate. (Registered 06 September 2016)

13 October 2016, payment of £125,000 plus VAT as an advance on first publication of a book. From this I paid a fee of £5,000 to my editor. Hours: impossible to calculate. (Registered 09 November 2016)

Payment of £8,000 plus VAT expected for a speaking engagement on 7 June 2016 at the Mayfair Hotel, Stratton Street, London W1J 8LT. Payer: Société Générale, 10 Bishops Square, London E1 6EG. Hours: 6 hrs (including preparation and travel time). (Registered 06 July 2016)

29 June 2016, received £10,000 plus VAT and flights, hotel accommodation and incidental expenses, for a speaking engagement for Optiver Europe, Strawinskylaan 3095, 1077 ZX Amsterdam, Netherlands, paid by Raise the Bar, WeWork, Moorgate, 1 Fore Street, London EC2Y 5EJ. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 20 hrs. (Registered 22 July 2016)

16 October 2016, received a fee of £150 plus VAT for a speaking event at the Cheltenham Literary Festival. Overnight hotel accommodation was also paid. Payer: Cheltenham Festivals, 109-111 Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7LS. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 7 hrs. (Registered 25 October 2016)

Payment of £150 plus VAT expected for a speaking event at the Stratford Literary Festival on 28 October 2016. Payer: Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival, Hill Cottage, Loxley, Warwickshire CV35 9JT. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 6 hrs. (Registered 21 November 2016)

Payment of £350 plus VAT expected for a speaking event at the Ilkley Literary Festival on 6 November 2016. Payer: Ilkley Literature Festival, 9 The Grove, Ilkley LE29 9LW. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 6 hrs. Overnight hotel accommodation was also paid. (Registered 21 November 2016)

Payment of £150 plus VAT for a speaking event at the Dulwich Book Festival on 13 November 2016. Payer: Dulwich Books Ltd., 6 Croxted Road, London SE21 8SW. Hours (including preparation and travel time): 3 hrs. (Registered 21 November 2016)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Motor Sports Association
Address of donor: Motor Sports House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for British Grand Prix and hospitality, with a total value of £1,032
Date received: 10 July 2106
Date accepted: 10 July 2016
Donor status: company, registration 1344829
(Registered 26 July 2016)

 

Prepared 8th March 2017