House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 2 July 2018

Gethins, Stephen (North East Fife)

Gethins, Stephen (North East Fife)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys. Fees paid direct to charity:

17 August 2017, payment of £200. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 13 October 2017)

15 January 2018, payment of £200. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 22 January 2018)

22 March 2018, payment of £200. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 29 March 2018)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Address of donor: Voßstraße 20, 10117 Berlin
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel £722; one night’s hotel accommodation £132; total value £854
Destination of visit: Budapest
Dates of visit: 26-27 October 2017
Purpose of visit: To take part in a seminar with other European parliamentarians.
(Registered 09 November 2017)

Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £3,000
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates
Dates of visit: 10-13 February 2018
Purpose of visit: Cross party group visit to attend the World Government Summit, meet with Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures.
(Registered 20 February 2018)

Name of donor: (1) Great Britain China Centre (with sponsorship from BP and Prudential) (2) International Liaison Department of the Chinese Communist Party (IDCPC)
Address of donor: (1) 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS (2) No.4 Fuxing Road, Beijing
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Airfare £2,356; hotel and breakfast in Beijing and Wuhan £531.39; total £2,887.39 (2) train fare to Wuhan £95.76; food and drink (estimated at £60/day) £240; domestic travel (estimated at £10/day) £40; total £375.76
Destination of visit: Beijing and Wuhan, China
Dates of visit: 8-13 April 2018
Purpose of visit: To attend the 2018 UK-China Leadership Forum, organised by the Great Britain China Centre and IDCPC; to engage with Chinese Communist Officials on a broad range of topics and to strengthen UK-China bilateral relations.
(Registered 23 April 2018)

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

From 23 February 2016 until 1 September 2017, a flat in Edinburgh, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (ii). (Registered 25 February 2016; updated 09 November 2017)

8. Miscellaneous

Adviser (unpaid) at Beyond Borders Scotland, a not-for profit organisation facilitating international dialogue and cultural exchange. (Registered 01 September 2015)

When elected to the House on 7 May 2015, I automatically became an unremunerated trustee of the Links Trust, St Andrews. It manages the golf courses owned by the public around the town. As a trustee I receive a card entitling me to 25% discount in the golf course shops or restaurants. (Registered 13 April 2016)

On 21 December 2017, I received Christmas hampers, each valued at less than £300, from the Embassies of Iraq and Qatar. The foodstuff was donated to charity. (Registered 28 December 2017)


Prepared 4th July 2018