House of Commons

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

Vaizey, Mr Edward (Wantage)

Vaizey, Mr Edward (Wantage)

1. Employment and earnings

Payment of £1,000 expected for a speech and Q&A session on 15 September 2016, from the Solus Club (a dining club for the UK media industry), [private address]. Hours: 3 hrs. This fee will be paid direct to charity. (Registered 21 September 2016)

Payments of £350 expected from the BBC, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on 'This Week' on 22 September 2016. Hours: 3 hrs. This fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 29 September 2016)

Payments from the International Business Times, 25 Canada Square, London E14 5LQ:

Payment of £250 expected for writing an article on 3 October 2016. Hours: 1.5 hrs. This fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 11 October 2016)

Payment of £250 expected for writing an article on 25 October 2016. Hours: 1.5 hrs. This fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 31 October 2016)

Payment of £250 expected for writing an article on 9 January 2017. Hours 1.5 hrs. This fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 10 January 2017)

Payment of £250 expected for writing an article on 13 January 2017. Hours 1.5 hrs. This fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 17 January 2017)

Payment of £805 expected from the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, New York University, 285 Mercer St, 7th floor, New York, NY 10003, for attending and speaking at a conference on Referendums and Democratic Politics in New York City on 3 and 4 November 2016. Hours: 4 hrs. The Center for European and Mediterranean Studies also paid for my flights and accommodation. (Registered 15 November 2016)

From 20 December 2016 until further notice, consultant to LionTree LLC, 660 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10065. For providing general analysis of European telecom, media and technology sector developments, and hosting seminars and events, I will be paid a monthly retainer of £4,166 plus related expenses. Hours: approx. 32 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 13 January 2017)

From 1 January 2017 until further notice, Chairman, International eGames Committee, c/o International Group Management Limited, Stoke Park Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks SL2 4PG, a board established to promote international competition in e-sports. I will receive a monthly fee of £2,083 for this role, plus related expenses. Hours: approx. 8 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 03 February 2017)

Payment of £200 expected from The Drum, Carnyx Group, 4th Floor Mercat Building, 26 Gallowgate, Glasgow G1 5AB, for an article written on 29 January 2017 and published the following day. Hours: approx. 1.5 hrs. (Registered 06 February 2017)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Chelsea Football Club
Address of donor: Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London SW6 1HS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets, including hospitality, to a football match at Chelsea Football Club, value £1,428
Date received: 15 August 2016
Date accepted: 15 August 2016
Donor status: company, registration 1965149
(Registered 16 August 2016)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
Address of donor: 7918 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 300McLean, VA 22102, USA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flight £95.31 and accommodation £269.61, total value £364.92
Destination of visit: Madrid
Dates of visit: 9-10 November 2016
Purpose of visit: to speak at ITechLaw’s annual European conference.
(Registered 16 November 2016)

Name of donor: CM Norte SLU
Address of donor: Calle Pintor Losada 7, 48004 Bilbao
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air fares £286 and hotel £153.00, total value £439
Destination of visit: Bilbao
Dates of visit: 28-29 November 2016
Purpose of visit: Attended Fun & Serious Games Festival as a guest of the Festival.
(Registered 30 November 2016)

Name of donor: Improbable Worlds Ltd
Address of donor: 20 Farringdon Road, London EC1M 3HE
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights costing £4,105.77 and accommodation costing £627.93; £4,733.70 in total
Destination of visit: Los Angeles
Dates of visit: 23-24 February 2017
Purpose of visit: To speak at a conference.
(Registered 03 March 2017)

8. Miscellaneous

From November 2016, Council Member (unpaid) of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. (Registered 28 November 2016)

From November 2016, Trustee (unpaid) of BritDoc Charitable Trust. (Registered 28 November 2016)

From November 2016, Member (unpaid) of the Advisory Board of the London Festival of Architecture. (Registered 28 November 2016)

From 1 December 2016, Chairman, Creative Fuse North East, an enquiry into the creative, design and IT industries in the NE (unpaid, though travel and accommodation expenses will be met). (Registered 30 November 2016)

 

Prepared 8th March 2017