House of Commons

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

Vaizey, Mr Edward (Wantage)

Vaizey, Mr Edward (Wantage)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments from the International Business Times, 25 Canada Square, London E14 5LQ:

Payment of £250 expected for writing an article on 9 January 2017. Hours 1.5 hrs. This fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 10 January 2017)

Payment of £250 expected for writing an article on 13 January 2017. Hours 1.5 hrs. This fee will be donated to charity. (Registered 17 January 2017)

Payments from the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, New York University, 285 Mercer St, 7th floor, New York, NY 10003:

20 March 2017, payment of £400 for attending and speaking at a discussion on global political trends in London on 19 March 2017. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 20 March 2017)

From 20 December 2016 until further notice, consultant to LionTree LLC, 660 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10065. I provide general analysis of European telecom, media and technology sector developments, and host seminars and events. From 1 October 2017, I will be paid a monthly retainer of £6,333 plus VAT and related expenses. Hours: approx. 32 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 13 January 2017; updated 19 June and 31 October 2017)

From 1 January 2017 until 30 April 2017, Chairman, International eGames Committee, c/o International Group Management Limited, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks SL2 4PG, a board established to promote international competition in e-sports. I received a monthly fee of £2,083 for this role, plus related expenses. Hours: approx. 8 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 03 February 2017; updated 21 June 2017)

Payments from The Drum, Carnyx Group, 4th Floor Mercat Building, 26 Gallowgate, Glasgow G1 5AB:

Payment of £200 expected for an article written on 29 January 2017 and published the following day. Hours: approx. 1.5 hrs. (Registered 06 February 2017)

Payment of £200 expected for an article written on 15 March 2017. Hours: approx. 1.5 hrs. (Registered 20 March 2017)

3 November 2017, received payment of £400 for two articles written on 20 May 2017 (published 22 May 2017) and 9 September 2017 (published 20 September 2017). Hours: approx. 3 hrs. (Registered 13 November 2017)

31 March 2017, received £1,500 for speech to Navisite Europe Ltd, Thameside House, Hurst Road, East Molesey KT8 9AY. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 04 April 2017)

From 1 May 2017 until further notice, consultant to International Group Management Limited, Stoke Park Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks SL2 4PG, on esports and leisure. I receive a monthly fee of £2,083 (from 1 October 2017, £2,083 plus VAT) for this role, plus related expenses. Hours: approx. 8 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 21 June 2017; updated 31 October 2017)

From 1 September 2017 until further notice, adviser to Digital Theatre.com Limited, 4th Floor, 35 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6BW. I receive a monthly fee of £2,500 plus VAT for an expected commitment of 8 hrs a month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 30 October 2017)

Payment of £250 plus VAT expected from the Evening Standard, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5EE, for an article written on 5 November 2017. Hours: approx. 4 hrs. (Registered 13 November 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: Sir Adrian Swire
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for election campaigning
Donor status: individual
(Registered 14 June 2017)

Name of donor: Laurence Hollingworth
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for election campaigning
Donor status: individual
(Registered 14 June 2017)

Name of donor: James Lonsdale
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for election campaigning
Donor status: individual
(Registered 14 June 2017)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: This is Global
Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: four tickets and hospitality to Capital FM Summertime Ball with a value of £1,000
Date received: 10 June 2017
Date accepted: 10 June 2017
Donor status: company, registration 06251684
(Registered 21 June 2017)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Improbable Worlds Ltd
Address of donor: 20 Farringdon Road, London EC1M 3HE
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights costing £4,105.77 and accommodation costing £627.93; £4,733.70 in total
Destination of visit: Los Angeles
Dates of visit: 23-24 February 2017
Purpose of visit: To speak at a conference.
(Registered 03 March 2017)

Name of donor: Copenhagen Film Fund
Address of donor: Gothersgade 55, 4. Sal, 1123 KBH K, Copenhagen, Denmark
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights costing £962.50 and accommodation costing £295, total £1,257.50
Destination of visit: Copenhagen
Dates of visit: 20-21 June 2017
Purpose of visit: to speak at a conference.
(Registered 21 June 2017)

8. Miscellaneous

From November 2016, Council Member (unpaid) of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. (Registered 28 November 2016)

From November 2016, Trustee (unpaid) of BritDoc Charitable Trust. (Registered 28 November 2016)

From November 2016, Member (unpaid) of the Advisory Board of the London Festival of Architecture. (Registered 28 November 2016)

From 1 December 2016, Chairman, Creative Fuse North East, an enquiry into the creative, design and IT industries in the NE (unpaid, though travel and accommodation expenses will be met). (Registered 30 November 2016)

From June 2017, judge, Indigo prize (unpaid), an economics prize funded by Letter One. (Registered 21 June 2017)

 

Prepared 9th January 2018