House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 19 November 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:

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)

11 July 2018, payment of £200. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 11 July 2018)

Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for surveys. Fees paid direct to charities or organisations in my constituency:

8 January 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 21 August 2018)

23 April 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 August 2018)

22 May 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 August 2018)

20 August 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 August 2018)

17 September 2018, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 17 September 2018)

Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys. Fees paid direct to charities in my constituency:

21 March 2018, payment of £90. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 October 2018)

12 June 2018, payment of £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 October 2018)

1 August 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 October 2018)

3 October 2018, payment of £60. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 October 2018)

29 October 2018, payment of £70. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 30 October 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)

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)

From 1 October 2018, a Trustee (unpaid) of the John Smith Trust, which seeks to promote good governance, social justice and the rule of law. (Registered 01 October 2018)

 

Prepared 21st November 2018