House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 19 November 2018

Gray, James (North Wiltshire)

Gray, James (North Wiltshire)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:

12 January 2018, payment of £100 for participating in a parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 24 April 2018)

8 February 2018, payment of £100 for participating in a parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 24 April 2018)

23 March 2018, payment of £75 for participating in a parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 24 April 2018)

24 April 2018, payment of £75 for participating in a parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 24 April 2018)

30 May 2018, payment of £75 for participating in a parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 13 June 2018)

13 August 2018, payment of £75 for participating in a parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)

28 August 2018, payment of £75 for participating in a parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)

Payments from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT:

9 February 2018, payment of £50 for MP Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)

7 March 2018, payment of £50 for research project survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)

27 March 2018, payment of £50 for MP Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)

23 April 2018, payment of £50 for MP Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)

10 July 2018, payment of £50 for research project survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)

7 September 2018, payment of £50 for MP Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)

7 September 2018, payment of £50 for research project survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)

7 September 2018, payment of £50 for MP Panel Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)

Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing online surveys:

12 January 2018, payment of £30. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 21 June 2018)

15 March 2018, payment of £60. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 21 June 2018)

28 March 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 June 2018)

22 May 2018, payment of £70. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 21 June 2018)

20 June 2018, payment of £80. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 21 June 2018)

16 August 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)

7 September 2018, payment of £60. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Polar Regions (with sponsorship from the Mamont Foundation)
Address of donor: c/o House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): economy class return flight value £1,565; accommodation and food value £394.50; £1,959.50 in total
Destination of visit: Falkland Islands and South Georgia
Dates of visit: 4–21 March 2018
Purpose of visit: Stakeholder visit to South Georgia, with the Commissioner of the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, to learn more about emerging challenges and opportunities facing South Georgia and the broader sub-Antarctic.
(Registered 23 April 2018)

Name of donor: (1) Clarion Defence (UK) Ltd (2) CAE Aircrew Training Services plc, both via the APPG on the Armed Forces
Address of donor: (1) Bedford House, 69 - 79 Fulham High Street, London SW6 3JW (2) MSHATF RAF Benson, Wallingford OX10 6AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) £250; (2) £250. The APPG for the Armed Forces used these sums to meet the costs of travel, food, accommodation and museum entry fees, which together had a total value of approx. £250 per person, £500 in total, after personal contributions of £100 each.
Destination of visit: The Netherlands
Dates of visit: 25–27 July 2018
Purpose of visit: Operation Market Garden Battlefield Tour by the APPG for the Armed Forces. This included visits to the sites of World War II battles and Commonwealth cemeteries.
(Registered 16 August 2018; updated 30 August 2018)

Name of donor: (1) Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation (2) Mamont Foundation (3) WWF UK (4) British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union, all via the APPG for the Polar Regions.
Address of donor: (1) Villa Girasole, 16 Boulevard de Suisse, 98000, Monaco
(2) PO Box 472, St Julian’s Court, St Julian’s Avenue, St Peter Port, GY1 6AX, Guernsey, Channel Islands
(3) The Living Planet Centre, Rufford House, Brewery Rd, Woking GU21 4LL
(4) 6th Floor, Millbank House, 1 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 4RP
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) £1,021.59
(2) £970.30 (3) £204.32 (4) £510.79
The APPG for the Polar Regions used these sums to meet the costs of flights, local travel, food, accommodation and tour fees, which together had a total value of approximately £2,707, after a personal contribution of £200.
Destination of visit: Greenland
Dates of visit: 24 – 30 August 2018
Purpose of visit: To establish and develop dialogue with the Parliament and Government of Greenland; promote awareness and understanding among UK Parliamentarians of challenges and opportunities facing Greenland as a consequence of environmental, geopolitical and economic change; to visit British scientists and learn more about Britain’s contribution to Arctic science.
(Registered 11 September 2018)

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

Two residential properties in Wiltshire, acquired in 2013: (i) and (ii). (Registered 03 September 2015)

One residential property in Reading, acquired in 2010: (i) and (ii). (Registered 03 September 2015)

From 18 October 2015, house in Wiltshire, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and, from 30 March 2017, (ii). (Registered 07 July 2017)

From 23 March 2016, house in Wiltshire, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and from 5 July 2016, (ii). (Registered 07 July 2017)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my wife, Philippa Gray, as Executive and Diary Secretary.

 

Prepared 21st November 2018