House of Commons

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

Whittingdale, Mr John (Maldon)

Whittingdale, Mr John (Maldon)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments received from AlphaSights Ltd, Thames Court, 1 Queenhithe, London EC4V 3DX, for advice on state of UK media industry and regulatory issues:

4 January 2017, received £500. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 31 January 2017)

17 January 2017, received £500. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 31 January 2017)

18 January 2017, received £850. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 31 January 2017)

13 June 2017, received £375. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 04 July 2017)

16 June 2017, received £1,000. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 04 July 2017)

26 June 2017, received £420. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 04 July 2017)

5 April 2017, received £3,000 from Association of British Bookmakers, Warwick House, 25 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0PP, for giving a speech to Annual General Meeting on 21 March 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 April 2017)

From 22 April 2017 until further notice, member of an advisory board providing advice on media policy issues and regulatory developments to South West News Service, Media Centre, Emma Chris Way, Filton, Bristol BS34 7JU, for which I receive £1,000 a month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. First payment received 1 May 2017. Hours: 6 hrs a month. (Registered 04 July 2017)

1 April 2017 until further notice, providing advice on regulatory issues and policy development to Authors Licensing and Collecting Society, Barnard's Inn, 86 Fetter Land, London EC4A 1EN, for which I receive £1,500 a quarter. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. First payment received 30 June 2017. Hours: 12 hrs a quarter. (Registered 04 July 2017)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 04 July 2017)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: NBC Universal International
Address of donor: Central St Giles, St Giles High Street, London WC2H 8NU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one ticket for the BAFTA Film Awards and Dinner, value: £1,239
Date received: 12 February 2017
Date accepted: 12 February 2017
Donor status: company, registration 04415234
(Registered 24 February 2017)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Viacom UK
Address of donor: 17-29 Hawley Crescent, London NW1 8TT.
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): hotel, return flights and show ticket for myself and a guest; total value £1,529.07
Destination of visit: Amsterdam
Date of visit: 9 to 11 November 2013
Purpose of visit: To attend 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards
This item is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 1 September 2016. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers.
(Registered 01 September 2016)

Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd
Address of donor: PO Box 72288, London SW1P 9LB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and subsistence worth approx. £2,000
Destination of visit: Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and West Bank
Dates of visit: 25-30 September 2016
Purpose of visit: Fact finding delegation to Israel, West Bank and Gaza Border.
(Registered 10 October 2016)

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

Flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 08 October 2012)


Prepared 21st July 2017