House of Commons

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

Shapps, Grant (Welwyn Hatfield)

Shapps, Grant (Welwyn Hatfield)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments from Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London W8 5TT:

13 December 2017, received £1,000 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 22 December 2017)

From 30 October 2017 until further notice, adviser to Avanti Communications Group plc, a satellite communications company of Cobham House, 20, Black Friars Lane, London EC4V 6EB. I will receive £2,000 a month for an expected monthly commitment of approx. 7 hours, advising on the company's corporate responsibility programme. I am donating pay from my first month to charity. I consulted ACoBA about this role. (Registered 02 November 2017)

Payments received from News UK & Ireland Ltd, 1 London Bridge St, London, SE1 9GF:

26 September 2018, received £850 for article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 October 2018)

5 November 2018, received £150 for taking part in radio panel. Hours: 2.5 hrs. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 19 November 2018)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

Name of donor: Mr Sarbjit Singh Jhooty
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Donor status: individual
(Registered 25 September 2018)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: APPG on General Aviation
Address of donor: c/o House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): £591
Destination of visit: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Dates of visit: 19-20 April 2018
Purpose of visit: Visit to AERO, a General Aviation exhibition, for meetings with stakeholders including the European Aviation Safety Agency.
(Registered 03 May 2018)

Name of donor: APPG on General Aviation (with sponsorship from Heathrow Airport Ltd, JLT Management Services Ltd, London Luton Airport Operations Ltd, Boeing Defence UK Ltd, London Southend Airport Ltd, Royal Oak Strategic Partners and Boeing UK Ltd)
Address of donor: c/o House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): travel and accommodation to a value of £3,238
Destination of visit: Washington, D.C. and Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States of America
Dates of visit: 25 – 30 July 2018
Purpose of visit: meetings with US Government and Congressional representatives, the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board and other General Aviation stakeholders.
(Registered 13 August 2018)

Name of donor: (1) EasyJet; (2) APPG on General Aviation, with funding from Heathrow Airport Ltd; JLT Management Services Ltd; London Luton Airport Operations Ltd; Boeing Defence UK Ltd; London Southend Airport Ltd; Royal Oak Strategic Partners; Boeing UK Ltd and Cargo Logic Air
Address of donor: (1) Hangar 89, London Luton Airport, LU2 9PF; (2) House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) flights costing £100; (2) hotel accommodation, food and airport transfers costing £637
Destination of visit: Vienna, Austria
Dates of visit: 5 - 7 November 2018
Purpose of visit: Visit to EASA Safety Conference, a General Aviation Conference, to speak on a panel and for meetings with stakeholders including the European Aviation Safety Agency.
(Registered 16 November 2018)

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

PrintHouse Corporation Ltd.

8. Miscellaneous

From 2016, Chair of the British Infrastructure Group of MPs (BIG) which brings together cross-party Members of Parliament dedicated to promoting better infrastructure across the United Kingdom. The group has received no external funding or other benefits. (Registered 25 January 2017)

From 1 July to 31 July 2018, unpaid Chair of the Governance Board for OpenBrix Ltd, a real-estate technology service start-up. (Registered 2 July 2018; updated 31 July 2018)

 

Prepared 21st November 2018