House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 1 October 2018

Blunt, Crispin (Reigate)

Blunt, Crispin (Reigate)

1. Employment and earnings

14 November 2017, £250 paid to an NGO by Slainte Media Ltd, 133 Finnieston Street, Glasgow G3 8HB. This was in respect of an interview recorded on 14 November 2017 and broadcast by Russia Today (RT UK), 16th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP on 16 November 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 November 2017)

Payments received from Ipsos Mori, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing opinion surveys:

14 September 2017, received £200 for survey completed on 14 July 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 December 2017)

Payment of £200 expected for survey completed on 15 December 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 December 2017)

From 22 March 2018 until further notice, I am retained by Wena Consult Ltd of Cranbrook House, 61 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IP1 4PG. I provide advice on UK exports to Middle Eastern markets. I received £20,000 on 22 March 2018 and I expect to receive £20,000 in arrears each March for a minimum of 80 hours’ work each year. (Registered 17 April 2018)

8 May 2018, received £5,000 from Irvine Thanvi Natas Solicitors, No 5 The Office Village, Romford Rd, London E15 4EA, for work done as part of an advisory panel. Hours: approx. 50 hrs. (Registered 15 June 2018)

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

Name of donor: Nael Farargy
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000 to hire a part time member of staff and meet office and staff expenses.
Date received: 3 November 2017
Date accepted: 3 November 2017
Donor status: individual
(Registered 14 November 2017)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Kurdistan Regional Government UK Representation
Address of donor: 50 Broadway, London SW1H 0RG
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For myself and a member of staff, flights £2,054; accommodation £602; subsistence £110; total value £2,766
Destination of visit: Erbil, Kurdistan region of Iraq
Dates of visit: 23-28 September 2017 (22-28 September 2017 for my member of staff)
Purpose of visit: Observe the Independence Referendum in in the Kurdistan Regional of Iraq.
(Registered 13 October 2017)

Name of donor: Kingdom of Bahrain Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: P.O. Box 547, Government Road, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, transport, food and accommodation with a value of £3,250
Destination of visit: Bahrain
Dates of visit: 7-11 December 2017
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation, with the Conservative Middle East Council, to the IISS Manama Dialogue 2017 in order to gain a deeper understanding of the strategic links between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the wider Gulf States and the UK.
(Registered 13 December 2017)

Name of donor: Lords and Commons Cricket Club
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £985 towards in country accommodation costs
Destination of visit: Melbourne and Sydney, Australia
Date of visit: 27 December 2017 – 6 January 2018
Purpose of visit: to participate in an inter-parliamentary cricket tournament and to raise funds for two local charities.
(Registered 24 January 2018)

Name of donor: (1) Privateer Holdings Inc (2) Botanica Inc
Address of donor: (1) 1920 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, Washington State, USA (2) 3300 1st Avenue S, #100, WA98134, Seattle, Washington State, USA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Hotel accommodation, subsistence, air fares, air and road transport provided to a total of £2,532 (2) £3,750 paid to me on 3 April 2018 for the travel and accommodation costs of two accompanying staff members, one of whom is employed by another Member of Parliament
Destination of visit: Seattle, Washington State, USA
Dates of visit: 9-15 April 2018
Purpose of visit: To understand the regulatory, licensing and economic issues around the cannabis industry in Washington State.
(Registered 01 May 2018; updated 09 May 2018)


Prepared 2nd October 2018