House of Commons

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

Watling, Giles (Clacton)

Watling, Giles (Clacton)

1. Employment and earnings

From 6 April 2017, councillor and cabinet member, Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton CO15 1SE. I received the following allowances:

20 June 2017, received £431.08 plus special responsibility allowance of £744.92; £1,176 in total. Hours: approx. 12 hrs a week. (Registered 4 July 2017; updated 18 and 20 December 2017)

20 July 2017, received £431.08 plus special responsibility allowance of £744.92; £1,176 in total. Hours: approx. 12 hrs a week. (Registered 4 July 2017; updated 18 and 20 December 2017)

20 August 2017, received £431.08 plus special responsibility allowance of £216.27; £647.35 in total. Hours: approx. 8 hrs a week. (Registered 4 July 2017; updated 18 and 20 December 2017)

From 20 September 2017 until further notice, I receive a monthly allowance of £431.08. Hours: approx. 8 hrs a week. (Registered 04 July 2017; updated 12 and 20 December 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: Stalbury Trustees
Address of donor: 31 Hill St, London W1J 4LS
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Donor status: company, registration 01430799
(Registered 04 July 2017)

Name of donor: The Tandridge Club
Address of donor: c/o East Surrey Conservatives, 83 Bell St, Reigate RH2 7AN
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: friendly society
(Registered 04 July 2017)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, Arup, and EDF Energy)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Amount of benefit in kind (or estimate of the probable value): Flights valued at £908.56; accommodation valued at £540.62; food and drink valued at £67.12; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) valued at £110.84; £1,627.14 in total.
Destination of visit: China (Guangdong and Guangxi)
Date of visit: 6 – 10 November 2017
Purpose of visit: To strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; to support British businesses operating in China; and to deepen the understanding of parliamentarians of China.
(Registered 20 December 2017)

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

Half share in shop with flat above, in Epping: (i) and, until 14 November 2017, (ii). (Registered 4 July 2017; updated 18 December 2017)

8. Miscellaneous

Trustee of the Patricia Watling Trust; a trust which benefits members of my family. (Registered 04 July 2017)

 

Prepared 9th January 2018