House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 10 April 2017

Blackman, Bob (Harrow East)

Blackman, Bob (Harrow East)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:

21 January 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)

9 March 2016, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)

11 March 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)

24 March 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)

16 May 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2016)

18 July 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 22 July 2016)

12 October 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 04 November 2016)

25 October 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 04 November 2016)

9 December 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 21 December 2016)

21 December 2016, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 January 2017)

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

8 January 2016, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

18 February 2016, payment of £30. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

30 March 2016, payment of £20. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

12 May 2016, payment of £80. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

23 June 2016, payment of £40. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

28 June 2016, payment of £10. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

22 August 2016, payment of £80. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 06 September 2016)

25 November 2016, received £60. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 December 2016)

14 December 2016, payment of £60. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 21 December 2016)

28 December 2016, payment of £25. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 January 2017)

Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for opinion surveys:

15 January 2016, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 September 2016)

1 September 2016, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 September 2016)

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)

Name of donor: Golden Tours
Address of donor: 156 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4ES
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Date received: 15 June 2016
Date accepted: 15 June 2016
Donor status: company, registration 02608886
(Registered 27 June 2016)

Name of donor: Shore Capital Group Ltd
Address of donor: Bond Street House, 14 Clifford Street, London W1S 4JU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Date received: 21 June 2016
Date accepted: 21 June 2016
Donor status: company, registration 03841076
(Registered 27 June 2016)

Name of donor: Golden Tours
Address of donor: 156 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4ES
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Date received: 20 October 2016
Date accepted: 20 October 2016
Donor status: company, registration 02608886
(Registered 24 October 2016)

Name of donor: Golden Tours
Address of donor: 156 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4ES
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Date received: 19 January 2017
Date accepted: 19 January 2017
Donor status: company, registration 02608886
(Registered 02 February 2017)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

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: two tickets to attend the Special Royal Windsor Horse Show and Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations, total value £620 (£310 per ticket)
Date received: 13 May 2016
Date accepted: 13 May 2016
Donor status: company, registration 06635743
(Registered 27 June 2016; updated 29 June 2016)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: (1) Here and Now 365 Ltd (2) Anmol Ganjoo (3) Pragnesh Podar
Address of donor: (1) 20 Rampart Street, London E1 2LS (2) private; (3) private;
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) international travel for one member of staff and myself, £1,970 (2) local travel, accommodation and meals in Delhi for two members of staff and myself, £4,529.35 (3) for two members of staff and myself, travel to and from Srinagar and Jammu, accommodation and meals in Jammu & Kashmir, £1,084.21
Destination of visit: Jammu & Kashmir, India
Date of visit: 12-21 February 2016
Purpose of visit: fact finding political visit
(Registered 11 April 2016)

Name of donor: (1) Art of Living Foundation (UK); (2)Vyakti Vikas Kendra India
Address of donor: (1) 96 Hartland Drive, Edgware, Middlesex HA8 8RH; (2) 21st Kanakpura Road, Art of Living International Ashram, Bangalore 560 082
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) Flights costing £709; (2) Meals, accommodation and internal transport valued at £450;
Destination of visit: India
Date of visit: 11-14 March 2016
Purpose of visit: Attending the World Culture Festival in Delhi.
(Registered 15 April 2016)

Name of donor: (1) Sewa UK Ltd (2) Vikram Bansal
Address of donor: (1) 1100 Stratford Road, Hall Green, Birmingham B28 8AD (2) private
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) accommodation for one member of staff and myself £491; food/drink for two members of staff and myself £161; transport for myself only £1,222.50; total £1,874.50 (2) transport for one member of staff £470
Destination of visit: India
Date of visit: 4-9 April 2016
Purpose of visit: To support Sewa International India and Sewa UK projects, including a residential school for children with disabilities, and meet with trustees, volunteers and political figures.
(Registered 11 May 2016)

Name of donor: Joseph Nick Sear
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Eurostar costs for myself and one member of staff, and joint accommodation, with a total approx. value of £605
Destination of visit: Paris, France
Date of visit: 8-10 July 2016
Purpose of visit: to attend the annual Free Iran Rally organized by the National Council of Resistance of Iran, in my role as a supportive British MP.
(Registered 13 July 2016)

Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 15 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): for myself and one member of staff, flights, accommodation with a total value of £4,110 (£2,055pp)
Destination of visit: Baku, Azerbaijan
Date of visit: 26 July - 31 July 2016
Purpose of visit: to meet with political and parliamentary figures, HM Ambassador, business representatives and IDP/Refugee camp of displaced people from the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.
(Registered 02 September 2016)

Name of donor: Indian High Commission
Address of donor: India House, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £2,500; accommodation and hospitality valued at £1,500; £4,000 in total
Destination of visit: New Delhi
Dates of visit: 12-18 February 2017
Purpose of visit: Indo-British APPG familiarisation visit to India. To develop understanding of Indian policy aims and meet key decision makers in the Indian government and business.
(Registered 03 March 2017)

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

Six buy-to-let properties in Welwyn Garden City owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (ii).

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my wife, Nicola Blackman, as Office Manager.

 

Prepared 18th April 2017