House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 8 January 2018

Courts, Robert (Witney)

Courts, Robert (Witney)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments received for my work at the bar of England and Wales, all done before my election:

21 December 2016, received £1,625 plus VAT from Blackburns Solicitors, Wessex Chambers, 33 Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1TT. (Registered 20 January 2017)

5 January 2017, received £250 plus VAT from Dalgarno Solicitors, 59 Wilson Patten Street, Warrington WA1 1NF. (Registered 20 January 2017)

11 January 2017, received £1,250 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, 9a Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 20 January 2017)

7 February 2017, £2,750 plus VAT from Collins Solicitors, 20 Station Rd, Watford WD1 1AP. (Registered 09 February 2017)

27 January 2017, received £1,577.20 plus VAT from Dorset County Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester DT1 1XJ. (Registered 14 February 2017)

29 March 2017, received £6,187.50 plus VAT from Coles Miller LLP, 44/46 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2PG. (Registered 30 March 2017)

6 April 2017, received £2,119.17 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill B46 3AD. (Registered 11 April 2017)

21 April 2017, received £1,000 plus VAT from Henmans Freeth, 5000 Oxford Business Pk South, Oxford OX4 2BH. (Registered 25 April 2017)

28 April 2017, received £600 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, 9a Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 02 May 2017)

10 May 2017, received £675 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 20 June 2017)

23 May 2017, received £7,362.50 plus VAT from Mills & Bann, 8 Cheap Street, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5DD. (Registered 20 June 2017)

26 May 2017, received £1,600 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, 9a Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 20 June 2017)

2 June 2017, received £1,662.50 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 20 June 2017)

14 June 2017, received £472.50 plus VAT from Thorneycroft Solicitors, 9a Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6QA. (Registered 20 June 2017)

13 July 2017, received £2,450 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill B46 3AD. (Registered 24 July 2017)

24 July 2017, received £1,500 plus VAT from Dalgarno Solicitors, 59 Wilson Patten Street, Warrington WA1 1NF. (Registered 24 July 2017)

24 July 2017, received £710 plus VAT from Slater Gordon Solutions Legal, Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool L3 4UU. (Registered 24 July 2017)

1 August 2017, received £1,650 plus VAT from True Personal Injury Solicitors, Percy Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4PW. (Registered 02 August 2017)

3 August 2017, received £400 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 46 Chelmsley Circle , Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham B37 5UH. (Registered 03 August 2017)

8 August 2017, received £200 plus VAT from True Personal Injury Solicitors LLP, Percy House, Percy Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4PW. (Registered 09 August 2017)

9 August 2017, received £1,625 plus VAT from Blackburn & Co,Wessex Chambers, 33 Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1TT. (Registered 09 August 2017)

17 August 2017, received £5,000 plus VAT from Coles Miller LLP - Poole, 44/6 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2PG. (Registered 17 August 2017)

22 August 2017, received £2,200 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill B46 3AD. (Registered 04 September 2017)

2 October 2017, received £1,500 plus VAT from Coles Miller LLP, 44/46 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2PG. (Registered 03 October 2017)

4 October 2017, received £1,968.75 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill B46 3AD. (Registered 05 October 2017)

11 October 2017, received £4,000 plus VAT from Boyes Turner, Abbots House, Abbey Street, Reading RG1 3BD. (Registered 11 October 2017)

17 October 2017, received £2,083.33 plus VAT from Collins, 20 Station Road, Watford WD1 1AP. (Registered 27 November 2017)

16 November 2017, received £600 plus VAT from Evans Derry, 5 Church Hill, Coleshill, Warwickshire B46 3AD. (Registered 27 December 2017)

29 November 2017, received £3,100 plus VAT from Boyes Turner, Abbots House, Abbey Street, Reading RG1 3BD. (Registered 27 December 2017)

Until March 2017, allowance of £375 a month received from West Oxfordshire District Council, Elmfield, New Yatt Road, Witney OX28 1PB, for my role as a district councillor. Hours: up to 8 hours a month. This allowance was paid direct to charity. (Registered 18 November 2016; updated 04 August 2017)

24 November 2017, payment of £1,800 made to my local Association by SP Broadway Consultants, 50 Broadway London SW1H 0RG in return for a speech which I gave on 16 November 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 December 2017)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: Boeing Defence UK
Address of donor: Building 630, Bristol Business Park, The Crescent, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1EJ?
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: For myself and a staff member, tickets for hospitality area and refreshments at the Royal International Air Tattoo with a total value of £340 plus VAT (£170 plus VAT each)
Date received: 14 July 2017
Date accepted: 14 July 2017
Donor status: company, registration no 01290439
(Registered 16 August 2017)

Name of donor: APPG for the Armed Forces
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: eleven dinners value £40 each; four breakfasts value £14.25 each; total £ 497.00
Date received: 1 January 2017 to 31 July 2017
Date accepted: 1 January 2017 to 31 July 2017
Donor status: other
(Registered 16 August 2017)

Name of donor: International Churchill Society (UK)
Address of donor: Churchill College, Cambridge CB3 0DS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket for the Sir Winston Churchill Awards dinner, value £500
Date received: 7 November 2017
Date accepted: 7 November 2017
Donor status: other
(Registered 20 December 2017)

8. Miscellaneous

Member of the Bar of England and Wales, not currently practising. (Registered 18 November 2016)

I received passes for myself and a staff member to enter the hospitality area at the Royal International Air Tattoo on 14 July 2017. These are not available to buy but I estimate that their total value, for two people, was £110 (two entry passes from Royal Airforce Charitable Enterprises; Douglas Bader House; Horcott Hill, Fairford GL7 4RB) and £136 (two entry passes, and incidental refreshments, from Airbus, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage SG1 2AS.). I also received passes from Boeing which are registered under Category 3. (Registered 16 August 2017)

 

Prepared 9th January 2018