House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 7th July 2017

Clarke, Mr Kenneth (Rushcliffe)

Clarke, Mr Kenneth (Rushcliffe)

1. Employment and earnings

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

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

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 21st July 2017