House of Commons

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

Gray, James (North Wiltshire)

Gray, James (North Wiltshire)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:

4 January 2017, payment of £50 for participating in a survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 26 September 2017)

3 March 2017, payment of £100 for participating in November 2016 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 26 September 2017)

22 June 2017, payment of £75 for participating in January 2017 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 26 September 2017)

5 September 2017, payment of £50 for participating in a survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 26 September 2017)

26 September 2017, payment of £75 for participating in February 2017 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 26 September 2017)

Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for opinion surveys.

20 March 2017, payment of £200 for participating in Ipsos MORI’s winter survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 20 March 2017)

9 August 2017, received £200 for participating in summer survey of MPs. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 August 2017)

Payments from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT:

27 January 2017, payment of £50 for MP Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 26 September 2017)

3 March 2017, payment of £50 for MP Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 26 September 2017)

27 March 2017, payment of £50 for MP Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 26 September 2017)

28 April 2017, payment of £50 for MP Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 26 September 2017)

13 June 2017, payment of £75 for MP Panel Survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 26 September 2017)

26 September 2017, payment of £50 for MP Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 26 September 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: Hartham Park Ltd
Address of donor: Hartham Park, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 0RP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,100
Donor status: company, registration 03371246
(Registered 07 July 2017)

Name of donor: First Corporate Consultants Ltd
Address of donor: Level 8, 71 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4AY
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
Donor status: company, registration 02155845
(Registered 07 July 2017)

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

Name of donor: Mr Selim E Shah
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
Date received: 5 May 2017
Date accepted: 10 May 2017
Donor status: individual
(Registered 07 July 2017)

Name of donor: Mr Selim E Shah
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
Date received: 30 May 2017
Date accepted: 7 June 2017
Donor status: individual
(Registered 07 July 2017)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

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: ten briefing dinners value £40 each; three briefing breakfasts value £14.25 each; total £442.75
Date received: 1 January 2017 to 26 September 2017
Date accepted: 1 January 2017 to 26 September 2017
Donor status: other
(Registered 09 August 2017; updated 26 September 2017)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: The Mamont Foundation
Address of donor: c/o Rothschild Trust Guernsey Ltd, PO Box 472, St Julian’s Court, St Julian’s Avenue, St Peter Port GY1 6AX, Guernsey, Channel Islands
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): transport, accommodation, food and drink at an estimated cost of £1,500
Destination of visit: Arkhangelsk
Date of visit: 28 – 31 March 2017
Purpose of visit: To attend the ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ International Arctic Forum.
(Registered 20 April 2017)

Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Armed Forces (with sponsorship from Clarion and CAE)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For my wife and myself, economy class one-way flight to Italy £133.40; accommodation £231.52; coach travel in Italy £108.46; food and drink £152.94; sub-total: £626.32. My wife and I each made a personal contribution of £100 towards these costs; total value of benefit to us £426.32.
Destination of visit: Italy
Dates of visit: 24–26 July 2017
Purpose of visit: To visit the sites of World War II battles and Commonwealth and Polish cemeteries as part of the Monte Cassino Battlefield Tour.
(Registered 11 September 2017)

Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Polar Regions (with sponsorship from the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the Mamont Foundation)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): return flight: £460.20; accommodation and food: £449.63; travel around Svalbard: £454.21; £1364.04 in total
Destination of visit: Svalbard, Norway
Dates of visit: 28 August – 1 September 2017
Purpose of visit: To visit British scientists at the NERC Arctic Research station in Ny-Ålesund and learn more about Britain’s contribution to polar science.
(Registered 27 September 2017)

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

Two residential properties in Wiltshire, acquired in 2013: (i) and (ii). (Registered 03 September 2015)

One residential property in Reading, acquired in 2010: (i) and (ii). (Registered 03 September 2015)

From 18 October 2015, house in Wiltshire, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and, from 30 March 2017, (ii). (Registered 07 July 2017)

From 23 March 2016, house in Wiltshire, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and from 5 July 2016, (ii). (Registered 07 July 2017)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my wife, Philippa Gray, as Executive and Diary Secretary.

 

Prepared 9th January 2018